New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1991

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pilgrimage to Mecca : HADJ
5. ASAP : STAT
9. Obi : SASH
13. One of the Oceanids : ASIA
14. Garden planters : URNS
15. Rebound : RALLY
16. Petiole : STEM
17. Smidgen : IOTA
18. Rowing group : OCTAD
19. Start of a rejected suitor's "sour grapes" : TISBETTERTOHAVE
22. Cheers for a matador : OLES
23. Japanese apricot : UME
24. Fabric for shirts or shorts : MADRAS
27. Regatta implement : OAR
29. Makes lace : TATS
33. "___ Nation," 1988 film : ALIEN
34. Excuse : ALIBI
36. Court : WOO
37. More of "sour grapes" : LOVEDANDLOSTAND
40. Mon. chaser : TUE
41. Loci : SITES
42. Large artery : AORTA
43. Tots : ADDS
45. Vandalize : MAR
46. Passerine birds : VIREOS
47. Common article : THE
49. Where Anna taught : SIAM
50. End of "sour grapes" : STAYEDABACHELOR
58. Birdie beater : EAGLE
59. Diplomat's forte : TACT
60. Junction : NODE
61. Haughty : PROUD
62. An arum : TARO
63. Speaker of baseball fame : TRIS
64. Labels : TAGS
65. Transit patron : USER
66. Posted : SENT
1. "Now ___ thou thy desire": Shak. : HAST
2. Vino district : ASTI
3. Fades gradually : DIES
4. Scout gathering : JAMBOREE
5. Musical compositions : SUITES
6. Jogs : TROTS
7. Kitty sweller : ANTE
8. Former ruler : TSAR
9. Powder bag : SACHET
10. ___ Gracia, Argentine resort : ALTA
11. Balkan native : SLAV
12. Jekyll's evil alter ego : HYDE
15. Study or cuddy : ROOM
20. Impofos : ELANDS
21. Type of car : TURBO
24. Locale of 1989 summitry : MALTA
25. Not whispered : ALOUD
26. Did a gainer : DIVED
27. More antiquated : OLDER
28. Is unwell : AILS
30. Onto : AWARE
31. Radio role for John Todd : TONTO
32. Fountain treats : SODAS
34. Pier : ANTA
35. Old Testament book : ISAIAH
38. Pointed a blunderbuss : AIMED
39. Pesters : TORMENTS
44. Record needle : STYLUS
46. Mature or Jory : VICTOR
48. Mind : HEED
49. ___-Coeur (Parisian basilica) : SACRE
50. Clan division : SEPT
51. "G.W.T.W." plantation : TARA
52. Excited : AGOG
53. Northern U.S. outpost : ATTU
54. Cote sounds : BAAS
55. Knowledge : LORE
56. Jupiter's Norse counterpart : ODIN
57. Take five : REST

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