New York Times, Wednesday, December 18, 1991

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J P Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Work gang : CREW
5. Confined, as a canary : CAGED
10. Boater, e.g. : HAT
13. Stairway piece : RISER
15. White poplar : ABELE
16. Pizarro's quest : ORO
17. City in Fla. : OCALA
18. Stropped : HONED
19. Felix or Garfield : CAT
20. Quip: Part I : COULDANUDNICKBE
23. One, to Otto : EIN
24. Per : EACH
25. Blass is one : DESIGNER
29. Helper : AIDE
32. Brink : RIM
33. Songwriter Crane : LOR
34. Pied-___ (temporary lodging) : ATERRE
36. Quip: Part II : ANOTHERNAMEFORA
40. Modus operandi : METHOD
41. Seine sight : ILE
42. Decalogue adverb : NOT
43. Evening, in Este : SERA
44. More laid-back : MELLOWER
47. Lake port : ERIE
49. Nest-egg acct. : IRA
50. End of quip : NAKEDSANTACLAUS
58. Clay today : ALI
59. "Dallas" matriarch : ELLIE
60. Similar : ALIKE
61. Staff : MAN
62. Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
63. Lorelei : SIREN
64. Sometimes it is bitter : END
65. Prepare butter clams : STEAM
66. Org. : SYST
1. Gator's kin : CROC
2. Puerto ___ : RICO
3. One of Rebekah's twins : ESAU
4. Memorable Orson : WELLES
5. Sammy, of Tin Pan Alley : CAHN
6. Father, in Arabic : ABOU
7. Sex : GENDER
8. "Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
9. Commit; pledge : DEDICATE
10. Use a pawnshop : HOCK
11. Bedouin : ARAB
12. Kind of bag : TOTE
14. Circle dimensions : RADII
21. Emulated Izaak Walton : ANGLED
22. Braves' boss : CHIEF
25. Has a feast : DINES
26. Pour on the theatrics : EMOTE
27. Neither's partner : NOR
28. Cartoonist Bushmiller : ERNIE
30. Stingless bee : DRONE
31. Mistake : ERROR
32. Aries : RAM
34. Memorable Earhart : AMELIA
35. Ingest : EAT
37. Crowd, at times : THREE
38. Pack rats : HOARDERS
39. Entire : ALL
44. South American's ear of corn : MEALIE
45. One of the San Juan Islands : ORCAS
46. Memorable Simpson : WALLIS
48. Ait : ISLET
50. Dub : NAME
51. Memorable Paton : ALAN
52. Considerate : KIND
53. Pinta sister ship : NINA
54. Abound : TEEM
55. Light; flippant : AIRY
56. Haw. music makers : UKES
57. Transmitted : SENT

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