New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 1991

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Campanology item : BELL
5. Monsters : OGRES
10. First of a Latin trio : AMO
13. Writer Kingsley ___ : AMIS
14. Take to a soapbox : ORATE
15. Caesar's 504 : DIV
16. Start of a quip : BIRTHDAYCANDLES
20. Quip: Part II : ARE
21. Motorcar manufacturer : OLDS
22. Watchful : ALERT
23. Seine aits : ILES
24. Alludes : ADVERTS
26. Roves : RANGES
29. Threesome : TRIAD
30. Helm position : ALEE
31. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
32. Where good eggs often meet : PAN
35. Quip: Part III : FORTHOSEWHOMAKE
40. G-man, e.g. : FED
41. Cinders of comics : ELLA
42. Birdsong of the N.B.A. : OTIS
43. Waited : BIDED
44. Powerful : POTENT
46. Earnest : ENGAGED
49. Whom to put the blame on : MAME
50. Averse : LOATH
51. Bring home the bacon : EARN
52. Semi, for one : RIG
55. End of the quip : LIGHTOFTHEIRAGE
59. Bishopric : SEE
60. Islam's Bible : KORAN
61. Bard's river : AVON
62. Double curve : ESS
63. Exhausted : SPENT
64. Scarcely enough : MERE
1. Rum cake : BABA
2. Arabian bigwig : EMIR
3. Coins in Calabria : LIRE
4. D-day craft : LST
5. Loads : OODLES
6. Alums : GRADS
7. Sol's output : RAYS
8. Handy abbr. : ETC
9. Red or Black : SEA
10. Confused : ADDLED
11. Certain runner : MILER
12. Manifest : OVERT
17. Orifice : HOLE
18. Blanket weaver : NAVAHO
19. Main and Wall: Abbr. : STS
23. "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
24. In single file : AROW
25. Entree, for one : DISH
26. Rabble : RAFF
27. Medicinal plant : ALOE
28. "The ___," Shue play : NERD
29. Trample : TREAD
32. Noggin : PATE
33. Related : AKIN
34. Fit snugly : NEST
36. Stature : HEIGHT
37. Word with shoppe : OLDE
38. Coaster : SLED
39. Dust particle : MOTE
43. Uses the tub : BATHES
44. Progenitor : PARENT
45. All: Comb. form : OMNI
46. Building wing : ELL
47. Hubbub : NOISE
48. Personal pledges : GAGES
49. Naval historian : MAHAN
51. To be, in Toulon : ETRE
52. Talk insanely : RAVE
53. Operatic prince : IGOR
54. Heredity carrier : GENE
56. Gives a thumbs-up sign : OKS
57. Dandy : FOP
58. Aries : RAM

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