New York Times, Tuesday, March 2, 1993

Author: Bert H. Kruse
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 5
Bert H. Kruse has 55 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Fissure : CLEFT
6. "Our Gang" author : ROTH
10. Dancer-actress Zorina : VERA
14. White oak : ROBLE
15. ___ Rios, Jamaica : OCHO
16. Schoenberg's "Moses und ___" : ARON
17. Farmer : AGRICULTURALIST
20. Bonehead : BOOB
21. Oboist's purchase : REED
22. Musical Della : REESE
23. Narrow-minded one : BIGOT
25. Word with cake or meal : OAT
26. Agree (to) : ACCEDE
29. Egg white : ALBUMEN
33. Clangor : BLARE
34. Farm unit : ACRE
36. Notable Surrealist : DALI
37. Of the study of microorganisms : BACTERIOLOGICAL
40. Italian wine center : ASTI
41. Taro root : EDDO
42. Hole-___ (golf coup) : INONE
43. Taps : SPIGOTS
45. Stigmatizes : BRANDS
46. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE
47. Exalt : HONOR
49. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
52. Soup, in Sevilla : SOPA
53. "___ first you don't succeed . . . " : IFAT
57. In a dubious way : PROBLEMATICALLY
60. Poet Sexton : ANNE
61. Richard of "Yanks" : GERE
62. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
63. Free from admixture : NEAT
64. Turned right : GEED
65. Eighteenth Hebrew letter : TSADE
1. Kind of apple : CRAB
2. Trademark : LOGO
3. River of Spain : EBRO
4. Flighty person : FLIBBERTIGIBBET
5. Gumshoe : TEC
6. Log-rolling contest : ROLEO
7. Double quartet : OCTET
8. Sound in a whodunit : THUD
9. Site of Aaron's death : HOR
10. Infirm people : VALETUDINARIANS
11. Spooky Indian? : ERIE
12. Harold or Diana : ROSS
13. Pay to play : ANTE
18. Yen : URGE
19. Bedouin : ARAB
24. Notion in Nantes : IDEE
25. Butterine : OLEO
26. Uncle of Mohammed : ABBAS
27. Embrace : CLASP
28. Spiny plants : CACTI
29. A Guthrie : ARLO
30. City in Ga. : MACON
31. Antelope of puzzledom : ELAND
32. McKinley's birthplace : NILES
34. Abets' partner : AIDS
35. Bay State cape : COD
38. Network of nerves : RETE
39. Copter's kin : GIRO
44. Track shape : OVAL
45. ___ B'rith : BNAI
47. Viscount Templewood : HOARE
48. Chose : OPTED
49. Bridge : SPAN
50. "Judith" composer : ARNE
51. Memorable Lisa : MONA
52. Hook's henchman : SMEE
54. Kind of market : FLEA
55. "When I was ___ . . . ": W.S.G. : ALAD
56. British spare : TYRE
58. Humpty Dumpty : EGG
59. Puma, e.g. : CAT

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