New York Times, Monday, March 18, 1991

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home of the Mets : SHEA
5. Ill-mannered ones : CADS
9. Biblical miracle site : CANA
13. Bitter : ACERB
14. Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
15. Wading bird : IBIS
16. She wrote "Emma" : JANEAUSTEN
18. Swallow fast : GULP
19. Spring mo. : APR
20. Drivel : BLAH
21. Certain marbles : AGATES
23. Mantas : RAYS
25. Race horse at Yonkers : TROTTER
27. Jabber : JAW
29. Playwright Simon : NEIL
30. Spree : JAG
33. Capital of Guam : AGANA
35. Actor O'Neal : RYAN
36. Superb : AONE
37. He wrote "The Razor's Edge" : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
40. Gardener, often : HOER
41. Franklin and Maxwell : CARS
42. Hues : TINTS
43. U.S.N. officer : ENS
44. Roman statesman : CATO
45. Mass. state tree : ELM
46. Horrifies : APPALLS
49. One, in Bonn : EINS
52. Dresser : BUREAU
55. Fish bait : LURE
57. "Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK
58. Burden of proof : ONUS
59. He wrote "War and Peace" : LEOTOLSTOY
62. Toper : WINO
63. Mt. Blanc, par exemple : ALPE
64. Jots : ATOMS
65. On which a riser rises : STEP
66. Gypsy gentlemen : RYES
67. He portrayed Zola : MUNI
1. ___ Flow, British naval base : SCAPA
2. He wrote "Washington Square" : HENRYJAMES
3. Poetic conjunction : ERE
4. Rhyme scheme : ABAB
5. Composer Franck : CESAR
6. He wrote "Barchester Towers" : ANTHONYTROLLOPE
7. E.T.O.'s C.I.C. : DDE
8. Musical composition : SONATINA
9. Cheroot, e.g. : CIGAR
10. Border on : ABUT
11. Shade of green : NILE
12. Vipers : ASPS
13. Discordant : AJAR
17. Maximum: Abbr. : ULT
22. Congeal : GEL
24. More rational : SANER
26. Cooperative groups : TEAMS
28. Conflict : WAR
30. He wrote "Paradise Lost" : JOHNMILTON
31. Med.-school subject : ANAT
32. Cat's-eyes, e.g. : GEMS
33. Tennis great : ASHE
34. Thug : GOON
35. Gaucho's rope : REATA
36. Nimble : AGILE
38. Monk's garment : SCAPULAR
39. Western Indian : UTE
44. Preparer of accts. to I.R.S. : CPA
46. Fabulous fabulist : AESOP
47. Pear-shaped instruments : LUTES
48. Box-office sign : SRO
50. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
51. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
52. Curves : BOWS
53. Entity : UNIT
54. Mystical mark : RUNE
56. Old Asian kingdom : ELAM
60. Bridge man Culbertson : ELY
61. Actor Erwin : STU

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