New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 1993

Author:Alex K. Justin
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Alex K. Justin has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Stately old dance : PAVAN
6. Keloid : SCAR
10. Sidesplitter : RIOT
14. Soprano Lucine ___ : AMARA
15. Claudio's love in Berlioz's "Béatrice et Bénédict" : HERO
16. River into the Skagerrak : OTRA
17. Speed trailer, on the highway : LIMIT
18. Comic-opera composer Adolphe ___ : ADAM
19. Chaliapin or Siepi : BASS
20. Milhaud opera : LEPAUVREMATELOT
23. Tiresome one : DRIP
24. Mascagni opera composed in Mussolini's honor : NERONE
25. Critic Clive ___ : BARNES
28. Bribe : GETAT
30. Off Broadway Oscars : OBIES
31. Merrill and Milnes, e.g. : BARITONES
35. Garb for Cato : TOGA
36. Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
37. Major-___ : DOMO
38. Meyerbeer opera, with "Les" : HUGUENOTS
40. Gods of Asgard : AESIR
41. Flutters : FLITS
42. Opposite of fermé, in ballet : OUVERT
43. Flying kite : ELANET
46. ¿Quién ___? (who knows?) : SABE
47. Puccini opera : MADAMABUTTERFLY
53. Genus of curassows : CRAX
54. Dramatic poet ___ de Vega : LOPE
55. U.S. Grant's adversary : RELEE
56. "Cogito ___ sum" : ERGO
57. Obsolete curtain material? : IRON
58. Tropical fruit tree : GUAVA
59. Vision : EYES
60. ___ Domini : ANNO
61. Canadian nine : EXPOS
1. Veil of gloom : PALL
2. Parisian girlfriend : AMIE
3. Femme fatale : VAMP
4. Richard Strauss opera : ARIADNEAUFNAXOS
5. Dispositions : NATURES
6. # : SHARP
7. Throw in the towel : CEDE
8. "Eugene ___," Bulwer-Lytton novel : ARAM
9. Fanciful : ROMANTIC
10. Donizetti opera : ROBERTODEVEREUX
11. Operatic bass Tajo : ITALO
12. Bean of comedy : ORSON
13. Esthetic discernment : TASTE
21. Pompey's power : VIS
22. Small projection : TEAT
25. The pair : BOTH
26. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
27. English actress Diana ___ : RIGG
28. Walk, trot, pace, etc. : GAITS
29. Depression and Prohibition : ERAS
31. Soak up : BLOT
32. Shostakovich opera, with "The" : NOSE
33. Kuwait's ruler : EMIR
34. Categorize : SORT
36. "Il Turco ___," Rossini opera : INITALIA
39. Type of sch. : ELEM
40. Tours inn : AUBERGE
42. Kind of cake or meal : OAT
43. Show host : EMCEE
44. Holmes of boxing : LARRY
45. Gnome : ADAGE
46. Office-pool member : STENO
48. A Nobel Prize physicist: 1954 : BORN
49. Well-versed : UPON
50. Hubbub : FLAP
51. Left: Comb. form : LEVO
52. Viva-voce votes : YEAS

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