New York Times, Wednesday, October 20, 1993

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Nancy S. Ross has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
4. Growing in snow : NIVAL
9. Resort lake near Milano : COMO
13. Roomy vehicles : VANS
15. "Have ___ day" : ANICE
16. Own : AVOW
17. Anagram of IRIDESCENT : INDISCREET
19. Head of the classe : TETE
20. Free time : LEISURE
21. Anagram of RED TAPE : TAPERED
23. Withdraw formally : SECEDE
24. Classifier : RATER
25. ___ gratia artis : ARS
26. Colloid : GEL
27. Camp dwellings : TENTS
31. Bye-bye : TATA
33. Not too bright : DIM
34. Employers : HIRERS
35. Past : AGO
36. Anagram of RAIMENT : MINARET
38. Received : GOT
39. Forgive : PARDON
41. Ending for cash or cloth : IER
42. Waller of song : FATS
43. Indo-European, once : ARYAN
44. Genetic inits. : DNA
45. Bridle part : BIT
46. Franco and Peter : NEROS
48. Anagram of ENISLE : SENILE
51. Anagram of STAPLER : PLASTER
54. Anagram of REVILED : DELIVER
55. Dash, e.g. : RACE
56. Anagram of NATATORIUM : MATURATION
58. Fashion color : ECRU
59. Maid in "Die Fledermaus" : ADELE
60. Drudge of the manor : ESNE
61. "Iolanthe" marcher : PEER
62. Carols : NOELS
63. Graduate degs. : MAS
1. Iniquities : EVILS
2. Indian princess : RANEE
3. Anagram of DICTIONARY : INDICATORY
4. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
5. Apropos of : INRE
6. Compete : VIE
7. Chemist's solvent : ACETAL
8. "___ c'est moi" : LETAT
9. Anagram of TERRACE : CATERER
10. Finished : OVER
11. Speck of dust : MOTE
12. Was in the red : OWED
14. Canaanite commander : SISERA
18. Washtub residue : SUDS
22. Kind of jury : PETIT
24. Anagram of SEMINAR : REMAINS
26. Tom Collins ingredient : GIN
28. Anagram of TIMESAVING : NEGATIVISM
29. Harness race : TROT
30. J.F.K. visitors : SSTS
31. Cloth made from bark : TAPA
32. Chinese isinglass : AGAR
33. Cacophony : DIN
34. "___ Alibi," Selleck film : HER
36. Painter of haystacks : MONET
37. "The Crying Game" actor : REA
40. Anagram of ASUNDER : DANSEUR
42. Measurable : FINITE
44. Swordfish in the sky : DORADO
45. Composer Bartók : BELA
47. Furnish with fresh personnel : REMAN
48. Dry periods : SERES
49. Diva Mitchell : LEONA
50. Sea birds : ERNES
51. Kind of school : PREP
52. Burano export : LACE
53. Anagram of 55 ACROSS : ACRE
54. Blunt : DULL
57. Links necessity : TEE

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