New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1991

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cordage fiber : HEMP
5. Tenth Greek letter : KAPPA
10. Virginia ___, actress from Mo. : MAYO
14. Region : AREA
15. Margarines : OLEOS
16. River in SW England : AVON
17. Liberty preceder : MISS
18. Wolf cries : HOWLS
19. Center of a Baldwin : CORE
20. N.F.L. fliers? : SEATTLESEAHAWKS
23. Sound receiver : EAR
24. Super ending : IOR
25. Combine : AMALGAM
29. Permits : ALLOWS
32. Old ___ (the sun) : SOL
33. Dip out : BAIL
35. Akin on Mom's side : ENATE
37. N.L. flier? : STLOUISCARDINAL
41. Point on a prickly plant : THORN
42. Term of imprisonment : TIME
43. J.F.K. announcement : ETA
44. Series of steps : STAIRS
46. Absorption processes : OSMOSES
49. Foot digit : TOE
50. Male swan : COB
51. A.L. fliers? : TORONTOBLUEJAYS
60. Above : OVER
61. Concur : AGREE
62. Verve : ELAN
63. Actor-musician Arnez : DESI
64. Cloudless : CLEAR
65. Relief org. : CARE
66. " . . . ___ the fray" : ONTO
67. Retains : KEEPS
68. Fork prong : TINE
1. Those who overact : HAMS
2. Buffalo-to-Albany canal : ERIE
3. Plateau : MESA
4. Pale shade : PASTEL
5. A cousin of cabbage : KOHLRABI
6. Tub plant : ALOE
7. Church benches : PEWS
8. Pope John Paul II, e.g. : POLE
9. Attack : ASSAIL
10. Pasta for Yankee Doodle? : MACARONI
11. Assert : AVOW
12. American colonies' capital: 1777-78 : YORK
13. Units : ONES
21. Label : TAG
22. Sank a putt : HOLED
25. Vice prin., for one : ASST
26. Winged flame seekers : MOTHS
27. Apportion : ALLOT
28. Ship's sail supports : MASTS
29. Noted Tex. mission : ALAMO
30. Diminishes in intensity : WANES
31. Assam or Orissa : STATE
34. Here, in Paris : ICI
36. Greek resistance force in W.W. II : ELAS
38. Handel composition : ORATORIO
39. Source of strength : UNION
40. Life guards, often : RESCUERS
45. Pin up again : RETACK
47. A Stooge : MOE
48. Remonstrate : OBJECT
51. Fuss : TODO
52. Baking chamber : OVEN
53. Nap : REST
54. Eye flirtatiously : OGLE
55. Fonda role in "Klute" : BREE
56. Vault : LEAP
57. Jai ___ : ALAI
58. Exaggerated story : YARN
59. Koko's weapon : SNEE

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