New York Times, Tuesday, November 2, 1993

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 3, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. King with a touch : MIDAS
6. Celt : GAEL
10. Currying implement : COMB
14. Santa Ana's 1836 conquest : ALAMO
15. Ligurian Sea feeder : ARNO
16. Old Hebrew measure : OMER
17. Former Israeli P.M. : BEGIN
18. Symbol : SIGN
19. Island east of Java : BALI
20. It ends the first Monday in November : CAMPAIGN
23. ___ compos mentis : NON
24. Coin of Toledo : PESETA
27. Showing scorn : SNEERING
29. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
30. High peak : ALP
32. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
33. Couch : SOFA
35. Cleaving tool : FROE
37. Marty's pal, in the movie : ANGIE
41. TV fare, the night after 20 Across : ELECTIONRETURNS
44. Palindromic detector : RADAR
45. Gardener, at times : HOER
46. Earlier period : PAST
47. Branches : RAMI
49. Mare to foal : DAM
51. ___ Dee, Carolina river : PEE
52. Three-wheeled passenger vehicles : PEDICABS
56. Hoofer's garb : TIGHTS
58. NOW's time frame? : ERA
59. On-the-spot canvass of voters : EXITPOLL
61. Millo or Sills : DIVA
63. The way for Cicero : ITER
64. Renting contract : LEASE
68. Part of RNA : ACID
69. Part of MSG : MONO
70. Canvas support : EASEL
71. Ball : LADE
72. "...pretty maids all in ___" : AROW
73. Bite between meals : SNACK
1. Fairy queen : MAB
2. ___ de la Cité, Paris : ILE
3. Hammarskjöld : DAG
4. Clerical cape : AMICE
5. Beethoven opus : SONATA
6. Inhale suddenly : GASP
7. Offerings of 61 Across : ARIAS
8. Planned and directed skillfully : ENGINEERED
9. More protracted : LONGER
10. Core of an ear : COB
11. Native of SE Arabia : OMANI
12. Pepo : MELON
13. ___ home (make very clear) : BRING
21. "The Duchess of ___": Webster : MALFI
22. Thread: Comb. form : NEMAT
24. Baffling problem : POSER
25. ___ Gay : ENOLA
26. Israeli city : SAFED
28. Made rapidly : RANUP
31. Banner? : PROHIBITOR
34. Mites : ACARI
36. Yoko ___ : ONO
38. Comparative diagram : GRAPH
39. Map within a map : INSET
40. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
42. Footprint : TRACE
43. A sister of Clio : ERATO
48. Greatest amounts : MAXIMA
50. Swedish sculptor Carl ___ : MILLES
52. Feature of 52 Across : PEDAL
53. Heath genus : ERICA
54. Patron saint of Wales : DAVID
55. Old-style word processor : STENO
57. Collect bit by bit : GLEAN
60. Bow of a ship : PROW
62. Ending for block or brig : ADE
65. Botanist Gray : ASA
66. Dry, as wine : SEC
67. Big deer : ELK

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