New York Times, Thursday, December 19, 1991

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rorschach item : BLOT
5. Gorgeous George of baseball fame : SISLER
11. Gorilla, e.g. : APE
14. Stadium sound : ROAR
15. A ___ (presumptive) : PRIORI
16. Wielded a baton : LED
17. Playbill heading : ACTI
18. First commissioner of baseball : LANDIS
19. Schoolyard game : TAG
20. "___ . . . hath such grace": Donne : NOSPRING
22. Composed : SEDATE
24. Author Deighton : LEN
25. " . . . ___ bird call": Millay : LETNO
27. Having rhythm : CADENT
30. Biblical priest : ELI
31. Browning's "___ a Villa . . . " : UPAT
35. Subside : ABATE
36. Seckel's kin : BOSC
37. T addition : BONE
38. Early Germans : GOTHS
39. Goose, in Genova : OCA
40. Spent : ALLIN
41. On and on : EVER
42. Medics : DOCS
43. Bare minimum : LEAST
44. Dried up : SERE
45. Ratite bird : EMU
46. San Diego team : PADRES
47. Breathing heavily : AGASP
49. Bon ___ : AMI
50. Like Standardbreds : GAITED
53. "I love ___ of the soul": Emerson : APROPHET
58. ___ Powers : ABC
59. As good ___ word : ASONES
61. Propound : POSE
62. "___ whillikers!" : GEE
63. Deliver : RESCUE
64. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
65. Increase : ADD
66. Certain butterflies : SATYRS
67. Give off steam : REEK
1. Seed husk : BRAN
2. Off one's rocker : LOCO
3. Fare for Hansel : OATS
4. Player like Jim Thorpe : TRIPLETHREAT
5. Bonesetter's device : SPLINT
6. "___ my heedless ways": Dylan Thomas : IRAN
7. Lease stipulation : SINGLEOCCUPANCY
8. City SE of Tel Aviv : LOD
9. Controversial : ERISTIC
10. No longer recumbent : RISEN
11. Claudia ___ Johnson : ALTA
12. Type of moss : PEAT
13. Sharpness : EDGE
21. Coty and Clair : RENES
23. Hungry pensioner? : DOUBLEDIPPER
26. "___ Dream," in "Lohengrin" : ELSAS
27. Bingo devices : CAGES
28. Superior : ABOVE
29. Librarian's stamp : DATER
32. Central : POLAR
33. Kin of parsley : ANISE
34. Yurts : TENTS
36. Good times : BOOMS
40. Where Crockett fell : ALAMO
42. Part of Israel's border : DEADSEA
46. Analyzes sentences : PARSES
48. Things to shift : GEARS
50. Infatuated : GAGA
51. In the sack : ABED
52. Refrigerated : ICED
54. Fear, in France : PEUR
55. Man's castle : HOME
56. Salinger girl : ESME
57. Valuable hardwood : TEAK
60. East, in Essen : OST

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