New York Times, Monday, December 2, 1991

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Slacken : EASE
5. Rise : GETUP
10. Oriental nursemaid : AMAH
14. Down in the mouth : GLUM
15. Make amends : ATONE
16. Type of dancer : GOGO
17. Poisonous snakes : ASPS
18. Replaces : SUPERSEDES
20. Female deer : DOE
21. Glides over snow : SKIS
22. Most elegant : FINEST
23. What tyros must learn : ROPES
25. Await decision : PEND
26. Cam-activated lever : TAPPET
28. Departed souls : DECEASED
32. Not in a whisper : ALOUD
33. Dillon and Houston of TV : MATTS
34. Actress Hagen : UTA
35. Church benches : PEWS
36. Is foolishly overfond : DOTES
37. Cowboy's prod : SPUR
38. Before, to Keats : ERE
39. Reddish, aromatic wood : CEDAR
40. Native of Stockholm : SWEDE
41. Crumbly, sugary cake topping : STREUSEL
43. Loud, brassy sounds : BLARES
44. Detail : ITEM
45. Exploits : FEATS
46. One who barters : TRADER
49. Bedouin : ARAB
50. Rower : OAR
53. Overseer : SUPERVISOR
55. Meara or Bancroft : ANNE
56. But, in Bremen : ABER
57. Edit : EMEND
58. Ceremony : RITE
59. Roulette colors : REDS
60. Quarrels : SPATS
61. Sour : ACID
1. Euphemistic oath : EGAD
2. Too : ALSO
3. Dominant state : SUPERPOWER
4. Printers' measures : EMS
5. Leakproofing item : GASKET
6. Needle cases : ETUIS
7. Exceeds : TOPS
8. One, in Paris : UNE
9. Makes flawless : PERFECTS
10. List of things to be done : AGENDA
11. Style : MODE
12. Generations : AGES
13. Army : HOST
19. Trig. functions : SINES
21. Hastened : SPED
24. Musical work : OPUS
25. "Rob ___ to pay Paul" : PETER
26. Records of sorts : TAPES
27. Watchful : ALERT
28. Relating to appointment time : DATAL
29. Faster than sound : SUPERSONIC
30. Chopin product : ETUDE
31. Takes a risk : DARES
33. Data-transmitting device : MODEM
36. Merits : DESERVES
37. Hit with a quick blow : SWAT
39. More attractive : CUTER
40. Thick slice : SLAB
42. Large sea ducks : EIDERS
43. What little shavers don't have : BEARDS
45. Bell captain's call : FRONT
46. Despot : TSAR
47. Hayseed : RUBE
48. Imitated : APED
49. On the briny : ASEA
51. Against : ANTI
52. Oboe or clarinet : REED
54. Small demon : IMP
55. Parseghian of football : ARA

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