New York Times, Friday, March 26, 1993

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 4
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tiff : SPAT
5. C.S.A. soldiers : REBS
9. Dependable : SOLID
14. Solitary : LONE
15. Part of a 19th-century signature : ELEE
16. Slightest bit of evidence : TRACE
17. Second to none : AONE
18. Dish out : METE
19. More unusual : ODDER
20. Start of a quip : WHENLOVERSLEARN
23. Mine find : ORE
24. They tell tales from the dockside: Abbr. : ILA
25. Quip: Part 2 : THEYCANNOTELOPE
34. Proportion : RATIO
35. Scene of Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
36. Nickelodeon's "___ and Stimpy" : REN
37. Memorable times : ERAS
38. Mechanic's concern : MOTOR
40. Top of the abbé : TETE
41. Warbucks's henchman : ASP
42. Fruit with a hard rind : PEPO
43. Saarinen's tulip, e.g. : CHAIR
44. Quip: Part 3 : THEYAREFORCEDTO
48. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
49. Japan ingredient : LAC
50. End of the quip : ALTARTHEIRPLANS
59. A clavier : PIANO
60. It hangs about the house : EAVE
61. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
62. Irish patriot: 1778-1803 : EMMET
63. Sale stipulation : ASIS
64. Tarzan transportation : VINE
65. Cooper role: 1936 : DEEDS
66. Dried fuel : PEAT
67. Town NE of Cincinnati : ENON
1. A side dish : SLAW
2. Milne's Winnie : POOH
3. Author Tyler : ANNE
4. Harold of comics : TEEN
5. Shark's hitchhiker : REMORA
6. One plus one? : ELEVEN
7. ___ noire : BETE
8. Helenus was one : SEER
9. Sweetened bread : STOLLEN
10. Terrible experience : ORDEAL
11. "___ Dog": Terhune : LADA
12. Jack Frost role? : ICER
13. Bruce or Laura : DERN
21. Bananas : LOCO
22. Shankar's strings : SITAR
25. Pay for all : TREAT
26. Strident : HARSH
27. Storehouse : ETAPE
28. Cries of surprise : YIS
29. ___ sound mind (21 Down) : NOTOF
30. Carlos's treasure : ORO
31. Mt. Ida maiden : OREAD
32. Small, in Sarcelles : PETIT
33. Año starter : ENERO
38. Be worthy of : MERIT
39. Unclose, to the Bard : OPE
40. Tea, in Tours : THE
42. Feathered repeaters : PARROTS
43. Initials on a U.S.S.R. player's jersey : CCCP
45. Bore young : YEANED
46. De Havilland : OLIVIA
47. Least common : RAREST
50. Imitated : APED
51. Gardener's need : LIME
52. Unexciting : TAME
53. Jalopy : HEAP
54. Bed of roses : EASE
55. Start of N.H.'s motto : LIVE
56. Not "fer" : AGIN
57. Something taboo : NONO
58. Gun for Atkins : STEN

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