New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1993

Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ morgana : FATA
5. Hidy-hole : STASH
10. Total expenses : TAB
13. Construction beam : IBAR
14. Educator Montessori : MARIA
15. Bristle : SETA
16. RIGHT HAND? : FARMWORKER
18. Comics' Harold : TEEN
19. ___ de corps : ESPRIT
20. Deceived : SPOOFED
22. Dutch city : EDE
23. Rifles' wooden parts : STOCKS
24. Thicket : COPSE
27. Mozart's "L'___ del Cairo" : OCA
28. Hearkens : HEEDS
31. Stop : HALT
32. To and ___ : FRO
33. Youthful : VERNAL
34. Orel's river : OKA
35. Get back : RECOVER
37. Gold, in Gerona : ORO
38. Site of Potomac State College : KEYSER
40. A Ritter of films : TEX
41. Bit : SNIP
42. Growing out : ENATE
43. Average grade : CEE
44. "J.F.K." director : STONE
45. Led a sure winner : CASHED
47. Examine : SEE
48. Tire of W.W. II : RETREAD
50. Plague : HARASS
54. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
55. LEFT BANK? : YROTISOPED
58. Ares, to Caesar : MARS
59. Sea duck : EIDER
60. San Marino money : LIRA
61. Ques.'s companion : ANS
62. Perfume : SCENT
63. Try to find : SEEK
1. Drum's companion : FIFE
2. Down with!: Fr. : ABAS
3. Shea cover : TARP
4. Car-door adjunct : ARMREST
5. Struck powerfully : SMOTE
6. Smoke solid : TAR
7. Torah holder : ARK
8. Brief rest : SIESTA
9. Nonspeaking Marx : HARPO
10. UPSTANDING? : TEEFSENONO
11. Suit to ___ : ATEE
12. Players for Casey : BAND
15. "Dracula" author : STOKER
17. All-inclusive : WIDE
21. Dark yellow : OCHER
23. Darted : SCOOTED
24. Throttle : CHOKE
25. Type of bucket : OAKEN
26. DOWNCAST? : PLAYACTORS
27. Killer whale : ORC
29. Singer Bobby : DARIN
30. Incline : SLOPE
32. Not agin : FER
33. Plague : VEX
35. The Little Colonel : REESE
36. Churchill's sign : VEE
39. Commences : STARTS
41. Some solid alcohols : STEROLS
43. Actor Hardwicke : CEDRIC
44. Seven big ones : SEAS
46. An Oscar winner: 1931-32 : HAYES
47. Plunger's loss : SHIRT
48. An incarnation of Vishnu : RAMA
49. Dash : ELAN
51. " . . . baked in ___" : APIE
52. Withered : SERE
53. Pierre's st. : SDAK
56. Opus by Horace : ODE
57. Decimal base : TEN

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