New York Times, Monday, October 28, 1991

Author: Ernie Furtado
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of a 22-card set : TAROT
6. Lyric poems : ODES
10. Cranberry patch : BOG
13. Duck : EVADE
14. Leather substitute : VINYL
16. Miscalculate : ERR
17. Require a stylus? : NEEDANEEDLE
19. Actress Alicia : ANA
20. Perfume : SCENT
21. Microcomputer : LAPTOP
23. Enervate : SAP
26. Commercials : ADS
27. Do voice-overs : NARRATE
28. Spasms : CRICKS
30. Rub elbows (with) : HOBNOB
31. Remus or Tom : UNCLE
32. Author Bellow : SAUL
33. Harvest : REAP
36. Kon-___, Heyerdahl's raft : TIKI
37. Chili con ___ : CARNE
38. Rhyme scheme : AABA
39. Where ends meet : SEAM
40. Corrida cheers : OLES
41. Web-footed mammal : OTTER
42. Pledged; risked : PAWNED
44. Incantations : SPELLS
45. Rule by a select group : ELITISM
47. Simian : APE
48. Journal attachment : ESE
49. Late : RECENT
50. Vigilant : ALERT
52. ___ of the covenant : ARK
53. Gave Irene the role? : CASTACASTLE
58. It takes a year to get around him : SOL
59. Matriculate : ENTER
60. Care chaser : TAKER
61. Watch : EYE
62. Abound : TEEM
63. Eat into : ERODE
1. Knockout number : TEN
2. "___ Maria" : AVE
3. Charlotte or Norma : RAE
4. Probability : ODDS
5. It goes with the punch : TEACAKE
6. Hot spots : OVENS
7. Topic of many a best seller : DIET
8. Zone for gridders : END
9. Word unit : SYLLABLE
10. Outplay Ringo? : BEATABEATLE
11. "Here I come, ready ___!" : ORNOT
12. Vine item : GRAPE
15. Ascertain : LEARN
18. Beatty and Rorem : NEDS
22. Divide proportionately : PRORATE
23. Rabbit tails : SCUTS
24. "L.A. Law" character : ARNIE
25. Select a gherkin? : PICKAPICKLE
27. Cats and dogs, e.g. : NOUNS
29. Factor important to snowbirds : CLIMATE
30. Sped : HARED
32. Capital of Ore. : SALEM
34. Actor and labor leader : ABELS
35. Analyze a sentence : PARSE
37. Unremitting : CONSTANT
41. Run : OPERATE
43. Blench or flinch : WINCE
44. On ___ (at a risk) : SPEC
45. Change one's mind on paper : ERASE
46. Baby of films : LEROY
47. Apprehension : ALARM
50. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
51. Peter or Paul : TSAR
54. Fr. holy woman : STE
55. Stat for Foreman : TKO
56. Was ahead : LED
57. Afore : ERE

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