New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1991

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Hacks : CABS
5. H. H. Munro : SAKI
9. Bakery products : RYES
13. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
14. Dynasties that ruled China : TSINS
16. ___-1 (long-shot odds) : IOTO
17. Crowd sound : ROAR
18. Start of a translation of a Columbus log : ATTWOHOURS
20. Put out ___ (start a voyage) : TOSEA
22. "How to ___ Book": Adler-Van Doren : READA
23. ___ gratias : DEO
24. Translation: Part II : AFTERMIDNIGHT
27. Numerical suffix : TEEN
28. "I am bound ___": Shak. : TOSERVE
31. Coloring : HUE
34. "___ My Heart" : PEGO
36. Guide : LEAD
37. Translation: Part III : APPEAREDTHELAND
42. "Lord, ___ I?": Matt. 26:22 : ISIT
43. Small drink : DRAM
44. Earl Grey is one : TEA
45. Symbol of purity : GALAHAD
49. Sapphic creations : ODES
51. Translation: Part IV : ATADISTANCEOF
56. Polo Grounds star : OTT
58. Sired : BEGAT
59. Izaak Walton was his biographer : DONNE
60. End of translation : TWOLEAGUES
63. Cassius and Casca, to Caesar : FOES
64. Loser to a tortoise : HARE
65. Kind of rocket : RETRO
66. Below the true pitch : FLAT
67. Pelion's supporter : OSSA
68. Remainder : REST
69. Hacienda room : SALA
1. Map, to Columbus : CARTA
2. Disinterested : ALOOF
3. Crow : BOAST
4. Bond or Market : STREET
5. RR stop : STA
6. Constrict : ASTRINGE
7. Cheated on a check : KITED
8. Needy : INWANT
9. ___ de Oro : RIO
10. "___ if met where any bar is": Hardy : YOUDTREAT
11. Raison d'___ : ETRE
12. Not so hot : SOSO
15. A metallic element, to Columbus : SODIO
19. Harridans : HAGS
21. Tortilla's cousin : AREPA
25. Jan van der ___, Dutch painter : MEER
26. Pandemonium : HELL
29. Weathercock : VANE
30. Benito's daughter : EDDA
31. Sec. Shultz's predecessor : HAIG
32. ___-daisy : UPSA
33. Hair removers : EPILATORS
35. "___ Man Out," 1947 film : ODD
38. Coup d'___ : ETAT
39. Some Meadowlands competitors : TROTTERS
40. "Mary ___ little . . . " : HADA
41. Correct a text : EMEND
46. African native : HABE
47. "Experience keeps ___ school . . . ": Franklin : ADEAR
48. Aussie W.W. I soldier : DIGGER
50. Jeers : SCOFFS
52. Cooking direction : SAUTE
53. ___ Gay, famous B-29 : ENOLA
54. Tatum or Ryan : ONEAL
55. Holiday celebration : FESTA
56. H.R.E. emperor : OTHO
57. Start of a C. Moore poem : TWAS
61. Greensward : LEA
62. Tosspot : SOT

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