New York Times, Monday, October 25, 1993

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Play the lead : STAR
5. Oil or milk measure : QUART
10. He wrote "The Counterfeiters" : GIDE
14. "Othello" heavy : IAGO
15. Beneath, in Bonn : UNTER
16. Portentous March day : IDES
17. Irritated state : SNIT
18. Dry-climate brick structure : ADOBE
19. Comply with : MEET
20. Police interrogation strategy : GOODCOPBADCOP
23. S. Korean G.I. : ROK
24. River of Hesse : EDER
25. Rather's network : CBS
28. Clairvoyant : SEER
31. Nosh : SNACK
34. River isles : AITS
36. Part of RR : RAIL
38. Beat it! : SCRAM
40. Silent-movie police force : THEKEYSTONEKOPS
43. Slaved in the galley : OARED
44. Vision opener : TELE
45. Like an arthropod in a carpet : SNUG
46. Remnant of the past : RELIC
48. Like firewood : SAWN
50. French connectors : ETS
51. Reverberations in Spain : ECOS
53. Walton or Donaldson : SAM
55. Police-movie script direction : CUTTOTHECHASE
61. O'Casey's "___ and the Paycock" : JUNO
62. Bearlike marsupial : KOALA
63. Symbol of approval : SEAL
65. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
66. Sea eagles : ERNES
67. Librettist Harbach : OTTO
68. Roulette transactions : BETS
69. Put back to zero : RESET
70. Republican elephant creator : NAST
1. Bro's sib : SIS
2. Spice : TANG
3. Exchange premium : AGIO
4. Copter spinner : ROTOR
5. Charlatanism : QUACKERY
6. Put an end to : UNDO
7. Resting upon : ATOP
8. Hasidic spiritual leader : REBBE
9. Parts of radials : TREADS
10. Gewgaws : GIMCRACKS
11. Gram starter : IDEO
12. Far from shallow : DEEP
13. Id ___ : EST
21. Don'ts partner : DOS
22. Thickheaded : DENSE
25. Roman Punic Wars statesman : CATO
26. Patna is its capital : BIHAR
27. Cordwood measure : STERE
29. Down or Middle follower : EAST
30. Communions and bar mitzvahs : RITES
32. Hag : CRONE
33. Done for : KAPUT
35. Closet secrets : SKELETONS
37. She gets what she wants, in song : LOLA
39. Answering-machine rcds. : MSGS
41. Papal bull, e.g. : EDICT
42. TV feature : NEWSCAST
47. Pot of a kind : COOKER
49. Nope : NAH
52. "The Big ___," Marx Brothers film : STORE
54. Bricklayer : MASON
55. Preserve, in a way : CURE
56. One of a series : UNIT
57. Memorable actor Conried : HANS
58. Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
59. Stiff hair : SETA
60. Breaks bread : EATS
61. Stuart of the C.S.A. : JEB
64. Fate : LOT

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