New York Times, Thursday, February 21, 1991

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, 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. Baritone Gorin : IGOR
5. A rival of ABC : CBS
8. Vesicle; sac : BURSA
13. Shade of green : NILE
14. Assay : RATE
16. Tatum or Ryan : ONEAL
17. Chew on wood, as some horses : CRIB
18. Jacob's twin : ESAU
19. Vocation : TRADE
20. What a Missourian might be : ADOUBTINGTHOMAS
23. Shoe saver : TREE
24. Of an important period : ERAL
25. Salsa's bed : PASTA
28. Anecdotal collection : ANA
29. Ko-Ko's notations : LIST
33. Wait on : ATTEND
35. Strength: Lat. : VIS
36. Mil. detector : GCR
37. Hedonist? : GOODTIMECHARLIE
41. House wing : ELL
42. Chief, in Calcutta : MIR
43. Yokels : YAHOOS
44. Ruck : SLEW
46. Hosts on TV shows : MCS
47. Birthplace of Ampère : LYONS
48. Mimic : APER
50. Steam-engine pioneer : WATT
52. Stargazer? : STAGEDOORJOHNNY
59. Charles is its prince : WALES
60. Vivacity : BRIO
61. Dairy sounds : MOOS
62. Wide-awake : ALERT
63. "___, Brute!" : ETTU
64. Man, for one : ISLE
65. Sanctify : BLESS
66. " . . . and bells on ___ toes" : HER
67. Blacken on the outside : CHAR
1. Peruvian of yore : INCA
2. Hem in : GIRD
3. Mishmash : OLIO
4. Answered a debater : REBUTTED
5. Greek isle : CRETE
6. Count who played winning numbers : BASIE
7. Musial or Getz : STAN
8. Former South African president : BOTHA
9. Ready the red carpet : UNROLL
10. Paper measure : REAM
11. Actress Thompson : SADA
12. City in S France : ALES
15. Aiming at improving the breed : EUGENIC
21. Type of goose : BRANT
22. Worthless : TRASHY
25. Senate boys : PAGES
26. Lagoon holder : ATOLL
27. Shoulder piece : STOLE
28. Maintains : AVERS
30. Dome-shaped hut : IGLOO
31. Descendant : SCION
32. Lock : TRESS
34. Lowered the lights : DIMMED
38. Pathogenic bacterium : MICROBE
39. Finnish architect: 1898-1976 : AALTO
40. Cadenced : RHYTHMIC
45. Actions at Belmont : WAGERS
49. Nuisances : PESTS
50. Compose prose : WRITE
51. Of a certain openwork pattern : AJOUR
52. Clean the deck : SWAB
53. Lofty : TALL
54. Helm position : ALEE
55. Straight: Comb. form : ORTH
56. Raid the refrigerator : NOSH
57. Lopez theme : NOLA
58. Flanders river : YSER

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