New York Times, Friday, January 25, 1991

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Film director Joshua : LOGAN
6. Cummerbund : SASH
10. Extensive : VAST
14. Headache remedy : BROMO
15. Shield border : ORLE
16. Division term : INTO
17. Wooden shoe : SABOT
18. Stratagem : PLAN
19. Like some colleges : COED
20. How a risky problem is handled : LIKEAHOTPOTATO
23. Letter before omega : PSI
24. Slender finial : EPI
25. Calm under stress : COOLASACUCUMBER
34. Upset : IRKED
35. What Noah's neighbors needed : ARKS
36. Avail : USE
37. Dross : SLAG
38. Mountain lakes : TARNS
40. Gaelic : ERSE
41. Type of dog or dollar : TOP
42. Vocal solo, sometimes : ARIA
43. Ready for battle : ARMED
44. Let out a secret : SPILLEDTHEBEANS
48. Cheer in Castilla : OLE
49. Okla. Indian : OTO
50. Ring memento : CAULIFLOWEREAR
58. Italian wine region : ASTI
59. Bakery flute : ROLL
60. L.S.U. mascot : TIGER
62. Bergère, e.g. : SEAT
63. Mosque feature : OGEE
64. Irregular : EROSE
65. "He saith among the trumpets, ___ . . . ": Job 39:25 : HAHA
66. Kern's "Very ___, Eddie" : GOOD
67. Mars cars : DENTS
1. Some N.F.L. defensemen : LBS
2. Type of history : ORAL
3. Asian desert : GOBI
4. Mad way to run? : AMOK
5. Steno's need : NOTEPAD
6. Hawthorne's wife : SOPHIA
7. A Guthrie : ARLO
8. Blind part : SLAT
9. Nags : HENPECKS
10. Abel was the first : VICTIM
11. Wild ox of puzzledom : ANOA
12. Editor's directive : STET
13. Fuss : TODO
21. Kiang : ASS
22. Composition : OPUS
25. Prehistoric tombs : CISTS
26. Ship's lowest deck : ORLOP
27. Giraffe's kin : OKAPI
28. Karl Shapiro's "The ___" : LEG
29. It weighs 200 milligrams : CARAT
30. Ossuarium : URN
31. Tuptim's land : BURMA
32. Ruhr valley city : ESSEN
33. Cattails : REEDS
38. Arboreal amphibian : TREEFROG
39. Lend a hand : AID
40. Prior, to Prior : ERE
42. Chesterton's "___ Survey" : ALLI
43. Called off a mission : ABORTED
45. Davidovich of "Blaze" : LOLITA
46. Ululated : HOWLED
47. Summer, in Toulon : ETE
50. Singer in black : CASH
51. On the Red : ASEA
52. A D-day beach : UTAH
53. Trademark : LOGO
54. Toast topper : OLEO
55. Gael's republic : EIRE
56. Ancient Greek competition : AGON
57. Take five : REST
61. Legal matter : RES

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