New York Times, Saturday, November 6, 1993

Author: Alex K. Justin
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
Alex K. Justin has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tax; levy : SCOT
5. Asian fiber plant : RAMIE
10. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IOLE
14. Xanadu's sacred river : ALPH
15. Tolerant : OPENMINDED
17. Veld settler : BOER
18. Narrow escape : CLOSESHAVE
19. Branch of mil. service : USN
20. Distort : SKEW
21. Butcher linen : RAYON
22. Spain, in Mexico : ESPANA
24. Thin movie director? : LEAN
26. Antarctic penguin : ADELIE
27. Andiron or Dalmation? : FIREDOG
30. ___ Bryant Ford, Henry's son : EDSEL
31. Talk nonsense : DROOL
32. Arafat's org. : PLO
34. Hope-Crosby way : ROAD
35. Takes up with : JOINS
36. Derisive remark : JEER
37. ___ Kippur : YOM
38. Daughters of Nyx : FATES
39. ___ bouche (tidbit) : BONNE
40. Provided with new ordnance : REARMED
42. ___ punches (be blunt) : PULLNO
43. Mama Elliott : CASS
44. Pre-Aztec Indian : TOLTEC
45. Becky ___ of "Vanity Fair" : SHARP
48. Minn. river : SAUK
49. R.N.'s forte : TLC
51. Startling revelations : EYEOPENERS
54. Promenade for Plato : STOA
55. Act together defensively : CLOSERANKS
56. Chow : MESS
57. Whops : TANS
58. Clothe : ENDUE
59. Extent : AREA
1. Indian actor Dastagir : SABU
2. Designating private or secret sessions : CLOSEDDOOR
3. Magic words for Ali Baba : OPENSESAME
4. By way of: Abbr. : THR
5. Name of fame at Notre Dame : ROCKNE
6. Cop ___ (bargain with a D.A.) : APLEA
7. Gib's comment : MEOW
8. Those elected : INS
9. Angus's uncle : EME
10. Under control : INHAND
11. Jazz singer Anita ___ : ODAY
12. Left: Comb. form : LEVO
13. Anthony or Barbara : EDEN
16. Saul's kingdom : ISRAEL
20. Jib or jigger : SAIL
23. Appealed : PLED
24. Benevolent organization : LIONS
25. Flying archer : EROS
26. Ethereal : AERY
27. Egg order : FRIED
28. Public communication to an individual : OPENLETTER
29. "Dangerous Liaisons" actress : GLENNCLOSE
31. Is too adoring : DOTES
33. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
35. Traffic spreads? : JAMS
36. Give one a turn : JOLT
38. Frozen dessert : FRAPPE
39. Main body : BULK
41. On the other side : ACROSS
42. ___-café, layered liqueur drink : POUSSE
44. Seventh-century B.C. king of Egypt : TARKU
45. Doctrinaire faction : SECT
46. Tree frog : HYLA
47. Lots of time : AEON
48. Thrill, slangily : SEND
50. House in 22 Across : CASA
52. Poetic before : ERE
53. Fabray, familiarly : NAN
54. Wee : SMA

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