Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Wednesday, March 23, 1988

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Alfio Micci has 86 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Dum ___, spero" : SPIRO
6. Partner of alas : ALACK
11. Fam. member : SIS
14. Western : OATER
15. A thermoplastic : SARAN
16. Explosive : TNT
17. Start of a punny quip : ONEMANSMEDE
19. Here, in Honduras : ACA
20. Transfer : RELAY
21. Heckled : NEEDLED
23. Kind of rags : GLAD
25. "The ___ Santini," Duvall film : GREAT
27. "Aurora" painter : RENI
28. Nymph chaser : SATYR
30. Elected ones : INS
31. "Romola" character : TESSA
32. Cow, in a way : AWE
33. "___ a little pony . . . " : IHAD
35. In a snit : IRATE
36. More of the quip : ISANOTHER
38. City in S Quebec : SOREL
40. Alert : WARN
41. Blend : MIX
44. Actress Black : KAREN
45. Designer of Harvard's Kennedy Library : PEI
46. Arthur Miller's forte : DRAMA
48. Spirit : ELAN
49. Move cautiously : SIDLE
51. ___ the finish : INAT
52. Telephone personnel : LINEMEN
54. Polecat : SKUNK
56. Journey part : LEG
57. End of the quip : MANSPERSIAN
61. Center of a well-known palindrome : ERE
62. Gum resin : ELEMI
63. Kind : GENRE
64. Sweetbread, in Sedan : RIS
65. Family car : SEDAN
66. Fisher or Cantor : EDDIE
1. ___ Canals : SOO
2. Peter or sauce follower : PAN
3. Repeat : ITERATE
4. Cure : REMEDY
5. Spoken : ORAL
6. Nineveh native : ASSYRIAN
7. Hasty escape: Slang : LAM
8. Omni and Spectrum : ARENAS
9. West Pointer : CADET
10. Genu : KNEE
11. Most trite : STALEST
12. Madden : INCENSE
13. Sports sites : STADIA
18. Pester : NAG
22. Dismal, to Donne : DREAR
23. J. Low org. : GSA
24. Partner of order : LAW
26. Provided funds : ENDOWED
29. Anagram for siren : RISEN
31. Direction : TREND
34. Producer Wallis : HAL
35. German pronoun : IHR
36. Actress Bordoni : IRENE
37. Emotional upheaval : TAILSPIN
38. Abraham's Oscar-winning role : SALIERI
39. Sunset hues : ORANGES
41. The human race : MANKIND
42. A Hogg : IMA
43. Carved Indian pole : XAT
44. Anne Sullivan's charge : KELLER
45. Held firmly in one place : PINNED
47. Removed the suds : RINSED
49. Author of "A Lonely Rage" : SEALE
50. Make do : EKE
53. Fr. married women : MMES
55. Desire : URGE
58. Wee, to Burns : SMA
59. Jackie's second : ARI
60. Formerly named : NEE

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