New York Times, Friday, October 22, 1993

Author: Alex K. Justin
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Alex K. Justin has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. "Fight till the last ___": Shak. : GASP
5. Takes by storm : RAIDS
10. ___-logic (evasive reasoning) : CHOP
14. "You can't pray ___": Twain : ALIE
15. Play place for toys : ATTIC
16. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
17. Unexpected gift : MANNAFROMHEAVEN
20. Mackenzie's "___ Street" : SINISTER
21. Cook up : INVENT
22. Biblical second person : THEE
23. Temperamental Met soprano: 1908-29 : ALDA
24. "Greet the unseen with ___": Browning : ACHEER
27. Police journal : BLOTTER
31. Ushering-in age : TEEN
32. Upper, in Bonn : OBER
33. Kyrgyz city : OSH
34. Collection of poems by William Morris, with "The" : EARTHLYPARADISE
39. A king of Judah : ASA
40. Roof border : EAVE
41. "___ a Song Go..." : ILET
42. Marsh gas : METHANE
44. Say yes : ASSENT
46. Greek Discordia : ERIS
47. Baseball ploy : BUNT
48. "The Real McCoys" star : CRENNA
51. Private instruction : TUTORING
55. Come-what-may choices : HELLORHIGHWATER
57. Oil-yielding tree of C.A. : EBOE
58. Wild dog Down Under : DINGO
59. Pintado : CERO
60. Jack-pudding : ZANY
61. Pan follower : SATYR
62. Think, in the Bard's day : TROW
1. Social visits : GAMS
2. Trans ___, Pamirs range : ALAI
3. ___ Fein : SINN
4. Prodigal son, e.g. : PENITENT
5. Flock of turkeys : RAFTER
6. "A billboard lovely as ___": Nash : ATREE
7. "Take ___ leave it!" : ITOR
8. Kind of view taken, at times : DIM
9. Author of "The Maid of Orleans" : SCHILLER
10. Four-in-hand : CRAVAT
11. Hold : HAVE
12. Part of a range : OVEN
13. Package-store purchase : PINT
18. Wimbledon champion: 1975 : ASHE
19. Samantha's mother in "Bewitched" : ENDORA
23. Palindromic clerical title : ABBA
24. TV's soldiers of fortune : ATEAM
25. Knock it off : CEASE
26. Afghan rug : HERAT
28. Transparent fabric : TOILE
29. Home of the Krupp works : ESSEN
30. Butler of fiction : RHETT
32. East Ender's wish : OPE
35. "___ evil..." : HEARNO
36. Ropes with deadeyes : LANIARDS
37. Actor Montand : YVES
38. Throw off the scent : DISTRACT
43. Regatta locale : HENLEY
44. Creator : AUTHOR
45. "I'm Movin' On" singer : SNOW
47. Jalopy : BUGGY
48. At the home of, in Le Mans : CHEZ
49. Country singer McEntire : REBA
50. A son of Zebulun : ELON
51. Color slightly : TINT
52. Seneca's way : ITER
53. Character in "Quo Vadis?" : NERO
54. Wax : GROW
56. Hawk parrot : HIA

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