New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 1993

Author:Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Stanley B. Whitten has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Growl : GNAR
5. Atlas items : MAPS
9. Defeats : BESTS
14. Superb : AONE
15. Mine entrance : ADIT
16. Palmer of golf : ARNIE
17. Part of W. Va. : PANHANDLE
19. Cattle catcher : RIATA
20. Protect : SHIELD
21. Warehouse : ENTREPOT
23. "Do I dare to ___ peach?": T.S.E. : EATA
24. Molybdenite, e.g. : ORE
25. Groups of seven : SEPTETS
28. Decamps for romance : ELOPES
33. Money unit of Macao : AVO
34. Remaining fragments : RELICS
37. Single guy : BACH
38. Belongs : FITS
40. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
41. "To Live and Die ___" : INLA
42. Marion's ending? : ETTE
43. Stiffen, in a way : STARCH
46. Toast spread : JAM
47. Scamp : RASCAL
49. Court for heirs : PROBATE
51. Beat pounder : COP
53. Kind of corner : AMEN
54. Remedies : PANACEAS
59. Repaired : MENDED
62. High society : ELITE
63. Musical medley : POTPOURRI
65. Occupied, as a seat : TAKEN
66. Toward shelter at sea : ALEE
67. Coffee holders : MUGS
68. Saccharine : SWEET
69. Advance : LEND
70. V.I.P at college : BMOC
1. Discrepancies : GAPS
2. Ark builder : NOAH
3. "Designing Women" cast member : ANNIEPOTTS
4. Warm up again : REHEAT
5. Order : MANDATE
6. Tally : ADD
7. Mound : PILE
8. Court reporter : STENO
9. Gun tube : BARREL
10. Gannon University location : ERIE
11. Crack : SNAP
12. Josip Broz : TITO
13. Ensconce : SEAT
18. Change : ALTER
22. ___ bien : TRES
25. Less dangerous : SAFER
26. Long-running Broadway hit : EVITA
27. Berth : SLOT
29. Japanese cummerbund : OBI
30. Pretentious official : PANJANDRUM
31. Fanfare : ECLAT
32. Embarrassment : SHAME
35. Retirement-plan letters : IRA
36. Complain : CARP
39. N.Y.S.E. watchdog : SEC
43. ___ gin fizz : SLOE
44. Confining : CRAMPED
45. Similar: Comb. form : HOMEO
48. Emphasis : ACCENT
50. Paralyze : BENUMB
52. Pertaining to the Vatican : PAPAL
54. Favorites : PETS
55. "There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
56. Greek goddess of victory : NIKE
57. To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
58. Exclusive : SOLE
60. Therefore : ERGO
61. Kind of jockey : DISC
64. Sawbuck : TEN

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