New York Times, Monday, November 1, 1993

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J K M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Way off : AFAR
5. Monastery head : ABBOT
10. Big brewers : URNS
14. Proverbial world rotator : LOVE
15. Steel-plow man : DEERE
16. Spree : TOOT
17. Start of a quip : SOIFTHEYCANTUNE
20. Long in the tooth : OLD
21. Mug marking : HERS
22. Fabulous moralist : AESOP
23. Well-ventilated : AIRY
24. Fits and starts : SPURTS
26. Navigator's concern : COURSE
29. Word with chard or cheese : SWISS
30. Sharpen : HONE
31. Make up for : ATONE
32. Crestfallen : SAD
35. Quip: Part II : APIANOCERTAINLY
39. Hey, softly : PST
40. Chose : OPTED
41. Scene : SITE
42. Subordinate to 5 Across : PRIOR
43. O.T.B. client : BETTOR
45. Buttery : LARDER
47. Would-be pilot's test : SOLO
48. Stopover for caravans : SERAI
49. Brevity, to wit : SOUL
50. Distillery container : VAT
53. End of the quip : THEYCANTUNAFISH
57. Lois of The Daily Planet : LANE
58. Wild goose : BRANT
59. Con : ANTI
60. Toward the mouth : ORAD
61. What liquor is quicker than à la Ogden Nash : CANDY
62. Midday : NOON
1. What's more : ALSO
2. Dunderhead : FOOL
3. Devoted : AVID
4. Library dept. : REF
5. Stick : ADHERE
6. Long John Silver portrayer : BEERY
7. Ottoman dignitaries : BEYS
8. Grampus : ORC
9. Elevenses, in England : TEA
10. Says aloud : UTTERS
11. Drive out : ROUST
12. Parental taboos : NONOS
13. Short distance : STEP
18. Not that : THIS
19. Mal de mer symptom : NAUSEA
23. Vicinity : AREA
24. Yataghan, e.g. : SWORD
25. Porter order : PINT
26. Fellow : CHAP
27. Butterfingers' bleat : OOPS
28. Military subdivision : UNIT
29. Take the helm : STEER
31. Part of a cast : ACTOR
32. Pet : SNIT
33. Kind of sax : ALTO
34. Color changer : DYER
36. Scandinavian : NORDIC
37. Andy's son in Mayberry : OPIE
38. Ratio words : ISTO
42. Said a rosary : PRAYED
43. Bligh's command : BOUNTY
44. Cinders of comics : ELLA
45. Hungarian operetta composer : LEHAR
46. Field of conflict : ARENA
47. Noise or body of water : SOUND
48. Capital of Manche department : STLO
49. Ollie's sidekick : STAN
50. Valpollcella, e.g. : VINO
51. In re : ASTO
52. Dilute : THIN
54. Basics : ABC
55. The Blue Eagle was its sym. : NRA
56. Lady Windermere's accessory : FAN

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