Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Thursday, January 12, 1989

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J K V W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
Alfio Micci has 86 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of box : SNUFF
6. Bridge coup : SLAM
10. Close or roll follower : CALL
14. ___ Wences : SENOR
15. Campus region, for short : QUAD
16. Pasticcio : OLIO
17. Outside a sudent's regular program : EXTRACURRICULAR
20. Pedicured item : TOE
21. Add whisky : LACE
22. Hole-___ (duffer's dream) : INONE
23. Bridge position : SOUTH
25. Joseph of Hollywood : COTTEN
26. Fierce : LUPINE
29. "___ but the brave . . . " : NONE
30. Funeral oration : ELOGE
31. Composer Wilder : ALEC
33. Séance sounds : RAPS
37. Described in a human form : ANTHROPOMORPHIC
40. Political cartoonist : NAST
41. Word form for "Chinese" : SINO
42. Cow Palace, for one : ARENA
43. Actress Raines : ELLA
45. Chemical compound : ISOMER
46. Atelier : STUDIO
49. Tin Pan Alley gp. : ASCAP
51. Salon rinse : HENNA
52. Bondsman of yore : ESNE
53. "___ the fields we go" : OER
56. Between schools : INTERSCHOLASTIC
60. Greek letters : PSIS
61. Kojak : THEO
62. Handel favorite : LARGO
63. Spots : SEES
64. "___ Cassius . . . " : YOND
65. Solicit : PLEAD
1. Compass reading : SSE
2. Barber's call : NEXT
3. Golden-rule word : UNTO
4. Prudence or prescience : FORESIGHTEDNESS
5. Cell occupant : FRA
6. Crouch down : SQUAT
7. Stagger : LURCH
8. Bern's stream : AARE
9. Year in Luther's time : MDI
10. Negotiating offer : COUNTERPROPOSAL
11. Distribute : ALLOT
12. Vine for Tarzan : LIANE
13. Ponti's spouse : LOREN
18. Holmes's quest : CLUE
19. Plant shoot : CION
24. Lulu : ONER
25. K. Hepburn role : COCO
26. Sprat's preference : LEAN
27. Armbone : ULNA
28. Items for Child : POTS
29. Verne's skipper : NEMO
31. Samoan port : APIA
32. ___ Nol of Cambodia : LON
34. Interruptive sound : AHEM
35. Ache : PINE
36. Duel memento : SCAR
38. Frogner Park locale : OSLO
39. Tabula follower : RASA
44. Tale twister : LIAR
45. North Atlantic isl. : ICEL
46. Liners : SHIPS
47. Past or present : TENSE
48. Loosen : UNTIE
49. Pale : ASHEN
50. Hairnet : SNOOD
52. Instant replay : ECHO
54. Basic French infinitive : ETRE
55. Latvian port : RIGA
57. Piggery : STY
58. Mont Blanc, for one : ALP
59. Torsk : COD

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