New York Times, Wednesday, January 2, 1991

Author: Christy Ridley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 7, Spans: 1
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Whips : FLOGS
6. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
10. Inflection : TONE
14. Actress-singer Blakley : RONEE
15. Lager, e.g. : BEER
16. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
17. Music hall : ODEON
18. Marian Anderson, e.g. : CONTRALTO
20. Looking glass : MIRROR
22. Abundant : RIFE
23. Sea bird : ERN
24. Composer Edvard ___ : GRIEG
26. Joins : UNITES
28. "In Spain They Say ___" : SISI
31. Memo abbr. : FYI
32. Walesa : LECH
33. Notion : IDEA
34. Jump : LEAP
36. Spiral : WHORL
39. ___ tee : TOA
40. Bypasses : DETOURS
42. "Vive le ___ !" : ROI
43. Choice : ELITE
45. Not fooled by : ONTO
46. Church area : APSE
47. Snake sound : SISS
49. Brasstown Bald, 4 Down's highest pt. : MTN
50. Youth : TEEN
51. Chap : FELLOW
53. Swiss warble : YODEL
55. Altar on high : ARA
56. Mets or Jets : TEAM
58. Mandarin, e.g. : ORANGE
62. Roman goddess of harmony : CONCORDIA
65. Cyclotron item : ANION
66. Icelandic tales : EDDA
67. Sell : VEND
68. Grand backer : STAND
69. Dry run : TEST
70. Kind of plasm : ENDO
71. Alleviates : EASES
1. Out of : FROM
2. Battle scene: May 10, 1796 : LODI
3. Corker : ONER
4. Fourth state to ratify the Constitution: Jan. 2, 1788 : GEORGIA
5. Mister, in Lima : SENOR
6. Basic principle : ABC
7. State song of 4 Down : GEORGIAONMYMIND
8. Bolognese painter : RENI
9. Dexterous : ARTFUL
10. Aunt, in Avila : TIA
11. Leader of first English settlement of 4 Down : OGLETHORPE
12. ___ Dame : NOTRE
13. Certain collars : ETONS
19. Freshens : RENEWS
21. Garand, e.g. : RIFLE
25. Give an ___ (look after) : EYETO
27. I, in Bonn : ICH
28. Location : SITE
29. Luminary : IDOL
30. Land group east of 4 Down : SEAISLANDS
35. ___ shame (abash) : PUTTO
37. Cherokee ___, state flower of 4 Down : ROSE
38. Mortgage : LIEN
40. Explorer of 4 Down, c. 1540 : DESOTO
41. Dance composition : RONDO
44. Sesame : TIL
46. Capital of 4 Down : ATLANTA
48. Veer : SWERVE
51. Phase : FACET
52. Wash away : ERODE
54. Obliterate : ERASE
57. Arabian port : ADEN
59. Island off Sumatra : NIAS
60. Auction call : GONE
61. Completes : ENDS
63. Feline : CAT
64. Pother : ADO

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