New York Times, Friday, November 19, 1993

Author: Bryant White
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Bryant White has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 28 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. "___ a Gift," W.C. Fields film : ITS
4. Starter for 100 : CENTI
9. Province of SW Ecuador : LOJA
13. Islanders' org. : NHL
14. Powerless : INERT
15. Guide : PILOT
16. P.M. refreshment : TEA
17. Water wheel : NORIA
18. Heath-family shrub : ERICA
19. Actor John ___ : ASTIN
21. ___ segno: Mus. dir. : DAL
22. "Zorba the Greek" actress : PAPAS
23. Ed Wynn's son : KEENAN
25. Thpeech problem : LISP
27. A.W.B. was his V.P. : HST
28. Photographic-process giant : EASTMAN
30. Synthetic akin to rayon : ACETATE
32. Shoot with shot : WOUND
34. Show place for retiarii : ARENA
35. Tina Louise in "Gilligan's Island" : GINGERGRANT
37. Triton's trumpet : CONCH
38. Spun stories? : YARNS
39. Ushers anew : RESEATS
41. Settle, in a way : MEDIATE
45. Signed up, for short : ENL
46. No-hitter record holder : RYAN
48. Searches the archives : DELVES
49. With lance in hand, ready for action : ATILT
51. Tumbler's need : MAT
53. Saxophone, bassoon, etc. : REEDS
54. Rajasthan princess : RANEE
55. Chilly Adriatic winds : BORAS
57. Meet a bet : SEE
58. Tent caterpillar : EGGER
59. Kind of acid : AMINO
60. Large wine cask : TUN
61. Secretary, e.g. : DESK
62. Mature : RIPEN
63. Soul of France : AME
1. Opening allowing entry of air or fluid : INTAKE
2. Debussy work, in translation : THESEA
3. Writing tablets : SLATES
4. Barbara Bain in "Mission: Impossible" : CINNAMONCARTER
5. Brian ___ of Roxy Music : ENO
6. Modern square : NERD
7. Experiment : TRIAL
8. Siciliano's land : ITALIA
9. Maltese monetary unit : LIRA
10. Scottish novelist: 1828-97 : OLIPHANT
11. Mother of Oedipus : JOCASTA
12. Delaney's "___ of Honey" : ATASTE
15. Angie Dickinson in "Police Woman" : PEPPERANDERSON
20. Weave together : INTWINE
24. Mischievous or improper : NAUGHTY
26. Left with the effects of a trauma : SCARRED
29. Rotterdam-to-Amsterdam dir. : NNE
31. Stretchable : TENSILE
33. Nation, for one : DRY
35. Little brants : GOSLINGS
36. Sei school : GAM
37. Share in hundredths : CENTAGE
39. Brought up : REARED
40. Large Asiatic deer : SAMBAR
42. Zoroastrian scripture : AVESTA
43. Latin hymn of praise : TEDEUM
44. Ancient Jewish mystic : ESSENE
47. Model Campbell : NAOMI
50. Seepy vegetable? : LEEK
52. Raise a grapnel : TRIP
56. One, to Burns : ANE

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