New York Times, Monday, March 4, 1991

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 8, Spans: 1
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Barrel part : STAVE
6. Frisco's finest: Abbr. : SFPD
10. Inquires : ASKS
14. Port of a sort : HAVEN
15. See 11 Down : TREE
16. Albacore or bluefin : TUNA
17. Watchful : ALERT
18. Traditions; legacies : HERITAGES
20. ___ thrush, state bird of 4 Down : HERMIT
22. Bravo, Latin style : EUGE
23. Hirt and Jolson : ALS
24. Sculled : OARED
26. Almost : NEARLY
28. Delineate : LIMN
31. Pother : ADO
32. Thin wedge : SHIM
33. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
34. Shade of 51 Down : LIME
36. Legislate : ENACT
39. Sixty secs. : MIN
40. Skier's asset : BALANCE
42. Luau dish : POI
43. City of India : PATNA
45. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
46. Bridge feat : SLAM
47. Ward heelers : POLS
49. Lair : DEN
50. Whale : CETE
51. Lubricate : GREASE
53. Heep of fiction : URIAH
55. Bro. or sis. : REL
56. Yemeni port : ADEN
58. Red ___, state flower of 4 Down : CLOVER
62. Puzzling : ENIGMATIC
65. Another shade of 51 Down : OLIVE
66. Summers, in Caen : ETES
67. Bye-bye, in Bath : TATA
68. Confronted : FACED
69. Tiber tributary : NERA
70. Cities in Nev. and Minn. : ELYS
71. Drift : TREND
1. Ex-sovereign of Iran : SHAH
2. Story : TALE
3. State : AVER
4. Bicentennial state: March 4, 1991 : VERMONT
5. Essences : ENTIA
6. Dixie: Abbr. : STH
7. State motto of 4 Down : FREEDOMANDUNITY
8. A neighbor of Chile : PERU
9. Condescends : DEIGNS
10. One ___ time : ATA
11. Leafy symbol of 4 Down : SUGARMAPLE
12. Toll : KNELL
13. Procacious : SASSY
19. Snicker : TEEHEE
21. Part of a refrain : TRALA
25. Circus Maximus official : EDILE
27. Rhone feeder : AIN
28. Aladdin's loss : LAMP
29. Pelvic bones : ILIA
30. Capital of 4 Down : MONTPELIER
35. Start : ENTER
37. Blazer, e.g. : COAT
38. Age; era : TIME
40. Kind of fir or apple : BALSAM
41. Shaped like a haystack : CONIC
44. Ship that picked up Glenn : NOA
46. Learned person : SCHOLAR
48. Composed : SEDATE
51. Ethan Allen and the ___ Mountain Boys : GREEN
52. Annual income: Fr. : RENTE
54. Upward : ALOFT
57. Etc. relative : ETAL
59. ___ President Coolidge: 1921-23 : VICE
60. Smooth; steady : EVEN
61. Comedian Foxx : REDD
63. J. Low org. : GSA
64. Circumstance, in Caen : CAS

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