Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 1993

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Alfio Micci has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Foolishly enthusiastic : GAGA
5. Presidential surname : ADAMS
10. Health resorts : SPAS
14. A companion of Aeneas : ABAS
15. Radio, TV, etc. : MEDIA
16. ___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
17. Vanishing obstruction in 1989 : BERLINWALL
19. Algerian port : ORAN
20. Part of H.S.H. : SERENE
21. Looters' activity : TAKING
23. Otherwise : ELSE
25. Monica of tennis : SELES
26. Rock-clinging marine gastropods : LIMPETS
29. Valencia and bergamot : ORANGES
32. "___ Lay Dying": Faulkner : ASI
33. Magnates : TYCOONS
35. Snitch : RAT
36. "Rose ___ rose...": Stein : ISA
37. Barley beard : AWN
38. Period of note : ERA
39. Daiquiri base : RUM
40. Satiated : REPLETE
44. Yalie : ELI
45. Usurper's action : SEIZURE
47. Repaired the car brakes : RELINED
49. Ecru's kin : BEIGE
50. Actress Thompson : SADA
51. Hot Mediterranean wind : SOLANO
53. Derelict : REMISS
57. Draw : HAUL
58. Scofflaw's nightmare : DENVERBOOT
62. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
63. More frigid : ICIER
64. "To Live and Die ___," 1985 film : INLA
65. Attention-getting sound : PSST
66. Groups of devotees : CULTS
67. Capital of Calvados : CAEN
1. Shoots the breeze : GABS
2. Have ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
3. Teri of "Miracles" : GARR
4. In dreamland : ASLEEP
5. General pardon : AMNESTY
6. "...the foggy, foggy ___" : DEW
7. City in Okla. : ADA
8. Legendary father of Irish kings : MIL
9. NaCl works : SALTERN
10. Oral : SPOKEN
11. An insecticide : PARISGREEN
12. Lyrist ___ Jay Lerner : ALAN
13. Loewe creation : SONG
18. Passage to a culvert : INLET
22. Lackaday! : ALAS
24. One that got away : ESCAPEE
25. Citizens of Pauls Valley : SOONERS
26. Beds for Leo and Elsa : LAIRS
27. Publish : ISSUE
28. Baldwin-Ward film: 1990 : MIAMIBLUES
30. U.S. inventor Pliny ___ : EARLE
31. Serious : STAID
34. Hooter : OWL
40. Destroy : RUIN
41. Statistically expected : ERGODIC
42. Blustering people : TEARERS
43. Church official : ELDER
46. Fanatic : ZEALOT
48. ___ pentameter : IAMBIC
51. Emporium : SHOP
52. Randan implements : OARS
54. Island in the Hebrides : IONA
55. Food fish : SOLE
56. Saxophonist Getz : STAN
59. Old coin of France : ECU
60. Naught : NIL
61. Examine carefully : VET

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