New York Times, Wednesday, March 31, 1993

Author:Gayle Dean
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Short follower : STOP
5. Former "curtain" material : IRON
9. Pardon : REMIT
14. Kilauea output : LAVA
15. Presentment to a deejay : DEMO
16. Oranjestad's island : ARUBA
17. Copycat : APER
18. Maintain : AVER
19. Between: Prefix : INTER
20. Hoffman role : MARATHONMAN
23. Corn measure : EAR
24. Reel cylinder : SPOOL
25. Excessively flattering : SMARMY
27. Refers to in praise : CITES
29. Formidable one : TARTAR
32. Hoffman film : AGATHA
34. Bum's-rush specialists : BOUNCERS
38. Trap for lobsters : POT
39. To the point : BLUNT
41. Bribe : SOP
42. Crossings for Casey Jones : TRESTLES
45. Run out : ELAPSE
48. Carpenter's plane : ROUTER
50. Pelion maiden : OREAD
51. Celestial charioteer : HELIOS
54. Faux pas : ERROR
56. Hail : AVE
57. Hoffman role : THEGRADUATE
62. Sells : VENDS
64. Crockett's quarry : COON
65. Private room in a pub : SNUG
66. World-weariness : ENNUI
67. Hoffman role : HOOK
68. "___ boy!" : ATTA
69. Jule of Tin Pan Alley : STYNE
70. Chooses : OPTS
71. Stentorian : LOUD
1. "Grand" action : SLAM
2. Polynesian fabric : TAPA
3. Hyperbolize : OVERSTATE
4. Defensive wall : PARAPET
5. Ezra Pound's home state : IDAHO
6. Coup d'état, e.g. : REVOLT
7. Augury : OMEN
8. Schwarzkopf, to friends : NORM
9. Hoffman film : RAINMAN
10. Shore sight : ERN
11. More inexpressive : MUTER
12. Skyscraper item : IBEAM
13. Linger or loiter : TARRY
21. Balderdash : TOSH
22. Shrewd : ASTUTE
26. Part of a circle : ARC
27. Kangaroo, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
28. Operatic prince : IGOR
30. Ill-treatment : ABUSE
31. Nancy's man : RON
33. Having a rosy glow : ABLUSH
35. L.L. Zamenhof's creation : ESPERANTO
36. ___ Lee Parks, civil-rights activist : ROSA
37. Zoomed : SPED
40. "___ It Be" : LET
43. ___ Lanka : SRI
44. Hoffman role : TOOTSIE
46. Lady's man : LORD
47. Act of waking : AROUSAL
49. Plant anew : REROOT
51. Wealthy people : HAVES
52. Boxing bout : EVENT
53. Hoffman role : LENNY
55. Chessboards' horizontal rows : RANKS
58. Lover of Narcissus : ECHO
59. Sticky blob : GOOP
60. Danseuse's skirt : TUTU
61. Yikes! : EGAD
63. Importune : DUN

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