New York Times, Friday, March 12, 1993

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Former Iranian ruler : SHAH
5. What novices don't know : ROPES
10. Town in Abruzzi : ATRI
14. Bee flat : HIVE
15. Reporter's assignment : EVENT
16. Cross : ROOD
17. Song for Battle : ARIA
18. This may be blank : VERSE
19. Correct procedure? : RITE
20. Larkspur : DELPHINIUM
22. ___ breve : ALLA
23. Wipes out : ERASES
24. Infernal figure : DEMON
26. Adriatic island : LIDO
28. Regal month? : AUGUST
32. Singer Lane : ABBE
36. Attestation : OATH
38. Cuttlefish ink : SEPIA
39. Strawberry's milieu : DIAMOND
41. Baum's ___ City : EMERALD
43. Counselor-___ : ATLAW
44. City north of Mt. Carmel : ACRE
46. Fast fliers : SSTS
47. Controlled : REINED
49. One of the Aleutians : ADAK
51. Select and take : ADOPT
53. Hero lived here : SESTOS
58. Tiff : SPAT
61. Ornamental flower : NASTURTIUM
63. Wise men : MAGI
64. " . . . the homage of ___": Byron : ATEAR
65. Demolish : RAZE
66. King Harald's predecessor : OLAV
67. One of the Visayans : LEYTE
68. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
69. Quayle's successor : GORE
70. Angst : DREAD
71. Vassar purchase : MALT
1. Nabokov's poet John ___ : SHADE
2. Personnel chief : HIRER
3. St. Teresa of ___ : AVILA
4. Mucho : HEAPS
5. Emendation : REVISION
6. Microwave ___ : OVEN
7. Variety of olivine : PERIDOT
8. Supervene : ENSUE
9. Genealogical scroll : STEMMA
10. Orchestrators : ARRANGERS
11. " . . . ___ and trouble": Shak. : TOIL
12. Muslim weight : ROTL
13. Theorem or noumenon : IDEA
21. Hellish goddess : HEL
25. It comes out in The Wash : OUSE
27. Tzara-Arp movement : DADA
29. Poisonous tree : UPAS
30. Delta material : SILT
31. Bits : TADS
32. Jewish month : ADAR
33. Take the bait : BITE
34. Island of dancers : BALI
35. Spreading abroad : EMANATIVE
37. Wrangle : HERD
40. Was beholden to : OWED
42. Word with mile or music : MEASURED
45. Chrysoberyl, e.g. : CATSEYE
48. Duck or Trump : DONALD
50. John ___, first Duke of Roxburgh : KER
52. Esthete Walter ___ : PATER
54. J. ___ Thurmond of S.C. : STROM
55. Papal crown : TIARA
56. European blackbird : OUZEL
57. Small food fish : SMELT
58. L.A. air problem : SMOG
59. Stick: Sp. : PALO
60. Kanten : AGAR
62. Cheerio's cousin : TATA

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