Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1993

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Alfio Micci has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Permits : LETS
5. The Pentateuch : TORAH
10. Resort near Venice : LIDO
14. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
15. Gluck product : OPERA
16. Plunder : LOOT
17. ___ = 3 : SIXDIVIDEDBYTWO
20. Parisian's pewter : ETAIN
21. ___ de Queiroz, Portuguese novelist : ECA
22. Pointless : INANE
23. Diva Scotto : RENATA
25. Goya's duchess : ALBA
27. ___ = 5 : ONEPLUSFOUR
33. "___ tale's best . . . ": Shak. : ASAD
37. Boob tubes : TVS
38. Sporting a new décor : REDONE
39. Stanza : STROPHE
41. Book of rites : ORDINAL
42. Doting : SENILE
43. From ___ Z : ATO
44. Lewis's Timberlane : CASS
45. ___ = 4 : TWOTIMESTWO
48. Grieg's "___ Death" : ASES
49. Shiny fabric : SATEEN
54. Clipped : SHORN
58. Comedian Skelton : RED
60. Drummer Starr : RINGO
61. ___ = 1 : EIGHTMINUSSEVEN
64. Pure and simple : MERE
65. Vulcan's workshop : AETNA
66. Stood : ROSE
67. Conceit : IDEA
68. Canadian figure-skating champ : ORSER
69. Makes a lap : SITS
1. Type of beam : LASER
2. Choice : ELITE
3. Eisenhower was one, by birth : TEXAN
4. Chair, to Ciano : SEDIA
5. Mazel ___ (congratulations) : TOV
6. Ron Howard TV role : OPIE
7. Porters : REDCAPS
8. " . . . we ___ on our last cruise": R.L.S. : AREALL
9. Owned : HAD
10. Pool, in Wales : LLYN
11. Jot : IOTA
12. Eat : DOWN
13. County in Neb. : OTOE
18. Division word : INTO
19. Unfair, in a way : BIASED
24. Patriotic songs : ANTHEMS
26. Abe of Broadway : BURROWS
28. Second person : EVE
29. Fed. banking agency : FDIC
30. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
31. Merkel et al. : UNAS
32. Electrical units : RELS
33. Kind of prof. : ASST
34. Fret : STEW
35. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
36. "Let George ___!" : DOIT
40. Flexible : PLIANT
41. Memorable Giant : OTT
43. Nods : ASSENTS
46. More uncanny : EERIER
47. Bireme features : OARS
50. Stadium areas : TIERS
51. Postscript of a sort : ENVOI
52. Discharge : EGEST
53. Canonical hours : NONES
54. Half: Prefix : SEMI
55. Made haste : HIED
56. Grimm character : OGRE
57. Ostrich's kin : RHEA
59. Beach sight : DUNE
62. Former Chinese leader : MAO
63. Patriotic gp. : SAR

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