New York Times, Thursday, February 28, 1991

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Companion of rave : RANT
5. He wrote "My People" : EBAN
9. One of the Hoggs : IMA
12. Don Ho's hello : ALOHA
14. Tired, in León : LASO
15. Of an age : ERAL
16. Sea or way follower : FARER
17. Ratite birds : EMUS
18. Core of an egg : YOLK
19. Situation about to cause disaster : TIMEBOMB
21. A Jackson : TWENTY
23. Water wheel : NORIA
24. Pierce-Arrow contemporary : REO
25. Hindu incantation : MANTRA
28. Trolley payment : CARFARE
32. Rob't ___ of the C.S.A. : ELEE
33. ___ contendere : NOLO
36. Memorable Merman : ETHEL
37. Fibber : LIAR
38. Lopez of songdom : TRINI
40. Take notice : HEED
41. Bound is bound to this : EARTH
43. Solar disk : ATEN
44. House overhang : EAVE
45. Endeavored : ESSAYED
47. Ire, colloquially : DANDER
49. Actress Lupino : IDA
50. Bread unit : SLICE
52. Genetic duplicates : CLONES
55. "___ is, is right": Pope : WHATEVER
59. Deck out : ROBE
60. Brainchild : IDEA
62. City in NE Italy : UDINE
63. State as a fact : AVER
64. Former spouses : EXES
65. Spy of a sort : PLANT
66. Turkish title of respect : BEY
67. Moreno or Coolidge : RITA
68. Gr. resistance force : ELAS
1. Finn's conveyance : RAFT
2. U.S.S.R. range : ALAI
3. Brew fancier in "Cheers" : NORM
4. Olivier film: 1960 : THEENTERTAINER
5. Oleoresin : ELEMI
6. "La ___," Valens hit : BAMBA
7. Inst. at Tempe : ASU
8. Cosa ___ : NOSTRA
9. Something to pump : IRON
10. Grain for Vassar : MALT
11. Tosspot : ALKY
13. Pergola : ARBOR
15. A Ken Follett best seller : EYEOFTHENEEDLE
20. Praying female figure : ORANT
22. Existed : WERE
25. Brouhaha : MELEE
26. A k a : ALIAS
27. Comes closer : NEARS
28. Dunce cap : CONE
29. In the lead : AHEAD
30. Superman portrayer : REEVE
31. Pliny the ___ : ELDER
34. Toward the mouth : ORAD
35. Kindled : LIT
39. Forster's "A Passage to___" : INDIA
42. Jekyll's alter ego : HYDE
46. Less difficult : EASIER
48. Become troublesome : ACTUP
50. Like success's smell : SWEET
51. Sacred city of Lamaism : LHASA
52. Shore-dinner item : CRAB
53. World mover : LOVE
54. Follow orders : OBEY
56. Perfume container : VIAL
57. Sicilian city : ENNA
58. Steeps, as flax : RETS
61. Half of MXXIl : DXI

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