New York Times, Saturday, February 13, 1993

Author: Bryant White
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Bryant White has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 28 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Tots' twisted tales : FIBS
5. Cyprinoid fish : DACE
9. ___ voce : SOTTO
14. "Dove sono" is one : ARIA
15. Of an age : ERAL
16. Parisian plane : AVION
17. Italian revolutionary group : CARBONARI
19. Slow, to a maestro : LENTO
20. Peach pit, e.g. : ENDOCARP
21. Refuse : SORDOR
22. Medusa, Stheno and Euryae : SISTERS
23. Me. motorist's menace : MOOSE
24. Capuchin monkey : SAI
25. Dried coconut meat : COPPERAH
28. Shinto temple : SHA
31. Thread: Comb. form : NEMAT
33. Canada's Cape ___ Island : SABLE
34. O.K. Corral name : EARP
36. Region of ancient Mesopotamia : SUMER
38. Have flights like kites : SOAR
39. Bud Blake comic strip : TIGER
41. Lease anew : RELET
43. Attic letters : XIS
44. Meaning the contrary : IRONICAL
46. Unter ___ Linden : DEN
48. Growing under snow : NIVAL
49. Sewing-machine pedal : TREADLE
53. Said : STATED
55. Laplanders' beasts of burden : REINDEER
56. More loyal : TRUER
57. Makes a certain bridge play : LEADSINTO
58. Spouter in 1169 : AETNA
59. Alleviate : EASE
60. Trammels : NETS
61. Overcomes : BESTS
62. Hebrew dry measure : OMER
63. Homophone for essay : ESSE
1. Confronts : FACES
2. Tabriz inhabitant : IRANI
3. Halcyon and phoenix : BIRDS
4. Clogs : SABOTS
5. Groups of 10 : DENARIES
6. Sandarac trees : ARARS
7. Cavil : CARP
8. Father of Phinehas : ELI
9. Hot drinks made from sassafras : SALOOPS
10. Abroad : OVERSEAS
11. Highly flammable object : TINDERBOX
12. Baum dog : TOTO
13. ___ about (approximately) : ONOR
18. Poseidon's realm : OCEAN
21. Something for Cerberus : SOP
23. Stopover : MOTEL
25. Bactrian : CAMEL
26. Turkish regiment : ALAI
27. Word on a towel : HERS
28. NASA project for communicating with aliens : SETI
29. Crine : HAIR
30. Heracles, Orpheus et al. : ARGONAUTS
32. Orozco opus : MURAL
35. With rue his heart is laden : PENITENT
37. Rock group who recorded "White Hot" : REDRIDER
40. Chita and Diego : RIVERAS
42. High schoolers : TEENS
45. Rotter : CAD
47. Basinger film: 1987 : NADINE
49. Needle : TEASE
50. Low sand hills, in Britain : DENES
51. Baltic group : LETTS
52. Irregular : EROSE
53. Wild attempt : STAB
54. Bumbo or ombu : TREE
55. Use a juicer : REAM
57. It verges on Virgo : LEO

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