New York Times, Monday, December 9, 1991

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.56, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 245 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hardens : SETS
5. Women servants : MAIDS
10. Level : FLAT
14. Horse's gait : TROT
15. Weird : EERIE
16. Knowledge : LORE
17. Assistant : AIDE
18. Stage play : DRAMA
19. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
20. "Sweet ___ Brown," 1925 song : GEORGIA
22. Everlasting : ETERNAL
24. Wrathful : IRATE
26. Hit the slopes : SKI
27. Weighing device : SCALE
30. Terminate : END
32. Tomato blight : EDEMA
36. ___ corpus : HABEAS
38. Large cask : TUN
40. Actor Alda : ALAN
41. Actress Lupino : IDA
42. Place where beer is served : TAPROOM
45. Part of a fish : FIN
46. High plateau : MESA
48. Low passing grade : DEE
49. Part of the eye : RETINA
51. Inscribed slab : STELA
53. Label : TAG
55. Fork prongs : TINES
56. Cigar residue : ASH
58. Seized : TAKEN
60. Furnished an excuse : ALIBIED
64. ___ Jones, H. Ford role : INDIANA
68. Monetary unit of Italy : LIRA
69. Greek goddess of peace : IRENE
71. Gabor and Bartok : EVAS
72. First man : ADAM
73. Punjabi princess : RANEE
74. Half: Prefix : SEMI
75. Jaffe or Barrett : RONA
76. Top performers : STARS
77. Very, in French : TRES
1. Male deer : STAG
2. Jay Gould's railroad : ERIE
3. Commotion : TODO
4. Barren : STERILE
5. Radio and TV : MEDIA
6. Ventilate a lawn : AERATE
7. Savings plan: Abbr. : IRA
8. Kind of novel : DIME
9. Stock-exchange memberships : SEATS
10. The Sunshine State : FLORIDA
11. Forsaken : LORN
12. Region : AREA
13. Narrate : TELL
21. "___ Day," 1929 song : GREAT
23. Supplement, with "out" : EKE
25. Petition : ENTREAT
27. Wedge-shaped pieces : SHIMS
28. V.M.I. student : CADET
29. Cast down : ABASE
31. Pair : DUO
33. Fairylike : ELFIN
34. "Remember the ___" : MAINE
35. Pavlova and Magnani : ANNAS
37. Mournful : SAD
39. And not : NOR
43. Favorite : PET
44. Allotted : METED
47. Pop-song group : ALABAMA
50. Adjective for a runt : TINIEST
52. "Unaccustomed ___ am . . . " : ASI
54. Type of dive : GAINER
57. Inheritors : HEIRS
59. Leg joints : KNEES
60. Winglike : ALAR
61. Venetian resort : LIDO
62. Kashan is here : IRAN
63. Mild oath : DRAT
65. Declare : AVER
66. Title : NAME
67. Used-car ad statement : ASIS
70. Ex-queen of Spain : ENA

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