New York Times, Tuesday, October 1, 1991

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q W Y }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Departed : LEFT
5. Catch on a trunk : HASP
9. ___ avis : RARA
13. "And ___ down alone": Housman : ILIE
14. Forearm bones : ULNAS
16. Moa's cousins : EMUS
17. Overlook : MISS
18. Farrier : BLACKSMITH
20. Thai monetary units : BAHTS
22. Farm machines : REAPERS
23. Household : MENAGE
26. Dundee headgear : TAM
27. Roman poet : HORACE
28. Cardinal : REDBIRD
32. Singer Peerce : JAN
33. Kitchen implement : PEELER
35. Weird-sounding lake : ERIE
36. Eggs on : URGES
38. Kind of code : ZIP
39. Verify : PROVE
40. Peak : APEX
41. Site of Harford Comm. College : BELAIR
43. Actor Beatty : NED
44. Wintry gale : NORTHER
46. Argots : IDIOMS
48. Rya, e.g. : RUG
49. Magician's word : PRESTO
50. Obliteration : ERASURE
53. After-dinner items : MINTS
56. Seth Thomas was one : CLOCKMAKER
59. Molding : OGEE
60. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
61. Franklin product : STOVE
62. Withered : SERE
63. Dabs : PATS
64. County capital : SEAT
65. Hibernia : ERIN
1. Precarious perch : LIMB
2. An essayist's pen name : ELIA
3. Piscatory purveyor : FISHMONGER
4. Canopy : TESTER
5. Boston Statehouse, to O. W. Holmes : HUB
6. Entirely : ALL
7. Gin : SNARE
8. Step : PACE
9. "I ___ You," 1942 song : REMEMBER
10. Turkish title : AMIR
11. Boring routines : RUTS
12. Ski wood : ASH
15. Peggy Fleming, e.g. : SKATER
19. Mining nail : SPAD
21. Sinecures : SNAPS
24. Perfect tennis serve : ACE
25. Eccentric fuddy-duddy : GEEZER
27. One of the Marxes : HARPO
28. Fix : REPAIR
29. Hardware dealer, in London : IRONMONGER
30. Cleaves : RIVES
31. Proof of title : DEED
32. San ___ Capistrano, Calif. : JUAN
34. Epithet for Abner : LIL
37. Pries out : EXTRACTS
39. Light refractor : PRISM
41. Widows of agas : BEGUMS
42. Food fish : IDE
45. Shuck : HUSK
47. Indolent : OTIOSE
49. Sri Lanka product : PEKOE
50. Cinders of comics : ELLA
51. Radix : ROOT
52. Cry of frustration : RATS
54. Actress Garr : TERI
55. Spotted : SEEN
56. Detonator : CAP
57. Stowe girl : EVA
58. No longer active: Abbr. : RET

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