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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

INTERNATIONAL DOUBLE PLAYS

New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 1991

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,335
Across Down
1. Afflicted with ennui : BORED
6. W. Hoffman play: 1985 : ASIS
10. Dispatch : SPEED
15. Con game : SCAM
19. Hub of old Athens : AGORA
20. Chess castle : ROOK
21. Hawaiian porch : LANAI
22. Poet Pound : EZRA
23. Joseph's outerwear : CROATOMANICOLORS
26. Eshkol's successor : MEIR
27. Weighed by lifting : HEFTED
28. N.Y.-N.J. river : RAMAPO
29. Correctly reasoned : LOGICAL
31. Rules to follow : DOS
33. San ___, Italian resort : REMO
35. Allergy symptom : RASH
36. Like a crazy hombre : LOCO
40. Commit a gaffe at bridge : RENEGE
44. Battery terminal : ANODE
46. Olympics host country in 1988: Abbr. : KOR
49. Coup d' ___ : ETAT
50. Eaglet's birthplace : AERIE
51. Cherish : TREASURE
53. Stay away from my door! : DONTKHMERANYMOOR
58. Units of work : ERGS
59. Small planets : ASTEROIDS
60. Elec. measures : AMPS
61. Oil, watercolor, etc. : MEDIA
62. Fish with a net : TRAWL
63. Gucci of fashion : ALDO
64. "Nightline" newsman : KOPPEL
65. Ex-ember : ASH
67. Note left by a linksman : IWENTGAULFINN
72. Peer Gynt's mother : ASE
73. Virginal : CHASTE
75. Qatar ruler : EMIR
76. Applied oneself : GOTAT
78. ___ Julius Caesar : CAIUS
79. "I've Got ___ in Kalamazoo" : AGAL
80. Storm or rainwear : SOUWESTER
84. End of an O'Neill title : ELMS
85. Ferde Grofé opus : GRANDKENYANSWEDE
88. Nice : PLEASANT
90. Outlander : ALIEN
91. Jason's vessel : ARGO
92. Three times a day, in RX's : TID
93. Arboretum specimens : TREES
95. Petty tyrant : SATRAP
97. Compass abbrs. : NNES
98. "The Rome of Hungary" : EGER
100. Wild guess : STAB
102. Toper : SOT
104. Indigenous : ENDEMIC
107. Poplars : ALAMOS
111. Tenants' contracts : LEASES
116. Lorelei Lee's creator : LOOS
117. What to do after the soup course : SERBTHEMAYANDISH
120. Cambers : BOWS
121. "Swan Lake" role : ODILE
122. Capital of the Maldives : MALE
123. Another of the same : DITTO
124. Part of A.D. : ANNO
125. Now alternative : NEVER
126. Scraps that Spot gets into : ORTS
127. Lippizan, e.g. : STEED
1. One of the musical B's : BACH
2. Fairy-tale heavy : OGRE
3. What the irate raise : ROOF
4. Middle of Q.E D. : ERAT
5. Passé : DATED
6. Escort's offering : ARM
7. Go sky-high : SOAR
8. Hebrides island : IONA
9. Read on the run : SKIM
10. Skier's milieu : SLOPE
11. A daughter of Picasso : PALOMA
12. Rock-producer Brian : ENO
13. Essex's title : EARL
14. Mess : DISORDER
15. Big rigs, for short : SEMIS
16. Plaid, for one : CZECHKURDPATTERN
17. Song for Marilyn Mims : ARIA
18. Crumbly soil : MARL
24. Incense emanation : ODOR
25. Go headlong : CAREEN
30. Earth goddess : GAEA
32. Tar's unit of distance : SEAMILE
34. "___ Old Smoky" : ONTOPOF
36. Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
37. Pawnees' neighbors : OTOS
38. Bachelor's boast : CANTTHAIMEDEDOWN
39. Paravane : OTTER
41. Have to have : NEED
42. Bobbles the ball : ERRS
43. Actress Scala : GIA
45. Diamonds in Don Juan's deck : OROS
47. Bacchanalia : ORGIES
48. Thrift-shop transaction : RESALE
52. Transude : SEEP
54. Cobras' cousins : KRAITS
55. "Oh! ___ danced . . . " : HOWWE
56. Asian border river : YALU
57. Cato's 2550 : MMDL
61. Three-card games : MONTES
63. Longest Swiss river : AAR
64. Well-recognized : KNOWN
65. Receive readily : ACCEPT
66. " ___ compare thee to a summer's day?": Shak. : SHALLI
68. Denies the truth of : NEGATES
69. Financial Fed : TMAN
70. Decorate a lily : GILD
71. Large lizards : IGUANAS
74. Capital of Elam : SUSA
77. Nile dam : ASWAN
79. "Comus" composer : ARNE
80. Tizzy : SNIT
81. Terminer's partner : OYER
82. Slight advantage : EDGE
83. Vintage cars : REOS
85. Fort : GARRISON
86. Section of Fez : KASBAH
87. Guido's high note : ELA
89. Goblet feature : STEM
94. Horse's home : STABLE
96. Theda's colleague : POLA
99. Plaster of paris : GESSO
101. Do tailoring : ALTER
103. Works at the bar : TENDS
104. Exile island : ELBA
105. High time : NOON
106. Give over : CEDE
108. Exec's reminder : MEMO
109. Second caliph : OMAR
110. Table staple : SALT
112. Mine access : ADIT
113. Developer's interest : SITE
114. Borgia in-law : ESTE
115. Not barefoot : SHOD
118. "6 Rms ___ Vu," 1972 play : RIV
119. Aye : YES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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