New York Times, Wednesday, October 2, 1991

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Winter pear : BOSC
5. Discharge : EMIT
9. An Astaire : ADELE
14. A Faulkner woman : EULA
15. Labyrinth : MAZE
16. Birthplace of Apollo : DELOS
17. A king of Sparta : AGIS
18. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
19. Shaded in tone : OMBRE
20. Emlyn Williams work: 1938 : THECORNISGREEN
23. Tramontane : STRANGER
24. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
25. Cutting tool : DIE
26. Advent : ARRIVAL
30. Violin precursor : REBEC
33. "Comus" composer : ARNE
35. African antelope : TORA
36. Summer quaff : ADE
37. B. MacDonald's 1945 best seller, with "The" : EGGANDI
40. Cover : LID
41. Waller of jazz : FATS
43. Tibetan priest : LAMA
44. Poor : NEEDY
46. Farm vehicle : TRACTOR
48. Wife of Amen-Ra : MUT
49. Poet's always : EER
50. Quests : SEARCHES
55. H. L. Davis Pulitzer Prize novel: 1936 : HONEYINTHEHORN
58. "American Buffalo" playwright : MAMET
59. Point deep under the ocean's floor : MOHO
60. Dies ___ : IRAE
61. English county : SHIRE
62. Malay boat : PRAU
63. Houston agcy. : NASA
64. Attendant on Bacchus : SATYR
65. Dispatched : SENT
66. Turned right : GEED
1. Overcomes : BEATS
2. ___ to (should) : OUGHT
3. Wilier : SLIER
4. Waterfall : CASCADE
5. Become visible : EMERGE
6. Seine tributary : MARNE
7. Smyrna, now : IZMIR
8. Hyson and Darjeeling : TEAS
9. Crèche figure : ADORER
10. Fault : DEMERIT
11. North Sea feeder : ELBE
12. Desolate : LORN
13. Ending for Taiwan : ESE
21. In abeyance : ONICE
22. Caught the matador : GORED
26. Christie or Held : ANNA
27. Field mouse : VOLE
28. Jejune : ARID
29. The Iron ___ (Mrs. Thatcher) : LADY
30. Topless craft : RAFT
31. Tower in Genesis : EDAR
32. Second in a series : BETA
33. Petri-dish contents : AGAR
34. Aries : RAM
38. "The ___ of Love," 1936 song : GLORY
39. Habituate : INURE
42. Postcard picture : SCENERY
45. Rembrandt product : ETCHING
47. Wobble : TEETER
48. Elephant keeper : MAHOUT
50. Night sound : SNORE
51. Vt.'s Allen : ETHAN
52. Book of Hours : HORAE
53. Rub out : ERASE
54. Golf's Sam : SNEAD
55. Sunken fence : HAHA
56. Fail to include : OMIT
57. Small scamps : IMPS
58. Pubs.' needs : MSS

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