Alan Arbesfeld
Alan Arbesfeld 

New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 1991

Author:Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J P Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
Alan Arbesfeld has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 96 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Irreducible : BASIC
6. Moderate : EASE
10. Company : FIRM
14. Olfactory stimulus : AROMA
15. Baseball's Saberhagen : BRET
16. Light bulb, in comics : IDEA
17. Not as many : FEWER
18. Inn fare : BREAKFAST
20. Basketball strategy : FASTBREAK
22. Lofty lodging : AERIE
23. ___ 500 (popular auto race) : INDY
24. Actress Eve and family : ARDENS
25. Procrastinator's word : MANANA
29. Insect contest? : BEE
30. Unique : ALONE
31. Intimidate : STRONGARM
37. Store : MART
38. Reap : GLEAN
39. Repute : ODOR
40. Moon man : ARMSTRONG
42. Bullwinkle, for one : MOOSE
43. Ravage : EAT
44. Used a shim : WEDGED
45. Got better : HEALED
49. Card : RIOT
51. Company's publication : ORGAN
52. Certain returns from Sampras : BACKHANDS
57. Returns : HANDSBACK
59. Be in store : AWAIT
60. Canceled, as stamps : USED
61. Downwind : ALEE
62. Bête ___ : NOIRE
63. Stables : MEWS
64. Beatty film : REDS
65. Barkin or Burstyn : ELLEN
1. Golf stroke : BAFF
2. Territory : AREA
3. Distributes : SOWS
4. "___ a man with . . . " : IMET
5. Rifle : CARBINE
6. Abated : EBBED
7. Army : ARRAY
8. Look for : SEEK
9. Letter from Piraeus : ETA
10. Played a shrill flute : FIFED
11. "Do ___ to eat a peach?": T. S. Eliot : IDARE
12. Dammar or guaiacum : RESIN
13. Ends a chess game : MATES
19. Valentine delivered in Santa Rosa : KAREN
21. Genetic initials : RNA
24. Long time : AEON
25. TV role for Peggy Wood : MAMA
26. Controversial apple spray : ALAR
27. Model : NORM
28. Aardvark's delight : ANTS
29. Gasconade : BRAG
31. Casino cash collector : SLOT
32. Bo's number : TEN
33. Adjective for "no news" : GOOD
34. "My Life as ___," Swedish film : ADOG
35. Rambler, e.g. : ROSE
36. TV's talking horse : MRED
38. Alum : GRAD
41. Adolescents : TEENS
42. It's a gas! : METHANE
44. Beijing fryer : WOK
45. Boring : HOHUM
46. Rid of chalk, e.g. : ERASE
47. Ford's predecessor in 1973 : AGNEW
48. Cheryl and Diane : LADDS
49. Tore : RACED
50. Sec. of the Interior: 1933-46 : ICKES
52. Group of turtles : BALE
53. Military truant : AWOL
54. Catch : NAIL
55. Pressing : DIRE
56. British version of 5 Down : STEN
58. Shot spot : BAR

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