Michael S. Maurer
Michael S. Maurer 

New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1993

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Michael S. Maurer has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 15 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Help a fugitive : ABET
5. Weapon for a trooper : SABER
10. Greeting from Giuseppe : CIAO
14. Leno piece : JOKE
15. Unextinguished : ALIVE
16. Lane sister of films : LOLA
17. Quip: Part 1 : ANEXAMINATIONOF
20. Canceled, in a way : XED
21. Couple : DUAD
22. Posy holders : VASES
23. Lawyer's girl? : SUE
24. Great in scope : EPIC
26. Quip: Part 2 : ADRILLSERGEANTS
34. Intended : MEANT
35. Tracts : AREAS
36. Beech's kin : OAK
37. Sixth of an inning : OUT
38. Entered the primary : RAN
39. Slugger's stat. : RBI
40. Cpl., but not Pfc. : NCO
41. Academy founder : PLATO
43. Carpet fiber : ISTLE
45. Quip: Part 3 : GENESSHOWEDTHEY
48. Digs : PADS
49. Dundee negative : NAE
50. "60 Minutes" newswoman : STAHL
53. Where Det. is : MICH
55. Honest name : ABE
58. End of quip : WEREMADETOORDER
62. Kuwaiti native : ARAB
63. Chef's ___ : SALAD
64. Islamic call to prayer : AZAN
65. Woman with the same two notes? : MIMI
66. Confuse : ADDLE
67. "Final Analysis" star : GERE
1. He rescued Achilles' body : AJAX
2. Off-white : BONE
3. Just made it : EKED
4. Singer Ritter : TEX
5. Coleridge or Clemens : SAMUEL
6. Inter ___ : ALIA
7. Predicament : BIND
8. A Gabor sister : EVA
9. Opposite of act. : RET
10. Ancient sewer : CLOACA
11. Charged particles : IONS
12. ___ vera (lotion plant) : ALOE
13. Louts : OAFS
18. Mature : ADULT
19. Climbers : IVIES
23. Lust or gluttony : SIN
24. Before this time : ERENOW
25. Daly's org. : PGA
26. "___ My Souvenirs," 1927 song : AMONG
27. Tennis official's call : DEUCE
28. Boca ___ : RATON
29. Bernhardt and Vaughan : SARAHS
30. Pindar's Muse : ERATO
31. "___ to Alaska," 1960 Wayne film : NORTH
32. Trencherman's setting : TABLE
33. Lofty : SKIEY
41. Song of David : PSALM
42. "Acid" : LSD
43. Moscow's state : IDAHO
44. Fr. holy woman : STE
46. Youths coming of age in ancient Athens : EPHEBI
47. Convert to Morse : ENCODE
50. Did the crawl : SWAM
51. Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
52. Syria, in the Bible : ARAM
53. Merge; blend : MELD
54. Rom. or Sic. : ITAL
55. Shaping tool : ADZE
56. Bull's antithesis : BEAR
57. Donegal Bay feeder : ERNE
59. Third king of Judah : ASA
60. Pop : DAD
61. Torment : RAG

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