New York Times, Thursday, October 3, 1991

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Varlet : CAD
4. Marryin' Sam's creator : CAPP
8. Neckwear : ASCOT
13. "Scarface" star : MUNI
14. Recumbent : IDLE
15. Storehouse : ETAPE
16. Distance event : CROSSCOUNTRYRUN
19. Race officials : STARTERS
20. Least occurrent : RAREST
21. River to the Rhine : AARE
22. Roman patriot : CATO
23. Rita of "Carnal Knowledge" : MORENO
26. Motion supporter : SECONDER
30. Doctoral exams : ORALS
31. Doubly dreadful : DIRER
32. Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
33. Sequential notes : LATI
34. Paul ___, baseball's Big Poison : WANER
35. Acclivity : RISE
36. From ___ to Z : ATO
37. Descants : SINGS
38. First king of Egypt : MENES
39. Disclaim : RENOUNCE
41. Down a Jet : TACKLE
42. Sky-high box : KITE
43. Like feet after 16 or 51 Across : SORE
44. Conceive : IDEATE
47. Lewis or Owens : SPRINTER
51. Annual race ending in Central Park : NEWYORKMARATHON
53. Kabul noble : AMEER
54. Elfin creature : PERI
55. Laptev Sea feeder : LENA
56. Social flops : NERDS
57. Incipient plant : SEED
58. "Right on!" : YES
1. Short and snippy : CURT
2. Dwarf buffalo : ANOA
3. English statesman-novelist : DISRAELI
4. Tully of Rome : CICERO
5. Love to pieces : ADORE
6. Moreover : PLUS
7. Sword beater : PEN
8. Seltzer maker : AERATOR
9. "Sophie's Choice" author : STYRON
10. Mind : CARE
11. Work of art : OPUS
12. Tupik, e.g. : TENT
13. Night-spot hosts : MCS
17. Lucerne suburb : STANS
18. Private detective : TRACER
22. Ops' daughter : CERES
23. Bicuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
24. Speechify : ORATE
25. Madrileña frightener : RATON
26. Char : SINGE
27. Potation : DRINK
28. Atelier prop : EASEL
29. Roommate of Babe Ruth in 1930-31 : REESE
31. Terpsichore's specialty : DANCE
34. Hiemal period : WINTER
35. Just the other day : RECENTLY
37. Group turned down by Penelope : SUITORS
38. Ballerina Tallchief : MARIA
40. Approved : OKAYED
41. Blazing : TORRID
43. Mark for Mark Roth : SPARE
44. ___ instant (immediately) : INAN
45. Attican township : DEME
46. Jug : EWER
47. Hook's mate : SMEE
48. Friend's pronoun : THEE
49. L-o-n-g times : EONS
50. Kind of virus : RNA
52. Mil. scullions : KPS

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