New York Times, Monday, March 8, 1993

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sudden, sharp pains : PANGS
6. Plunder : STRIP
11. Demijohn's cousin : JUG
14. Warning : ALERT
15. Sound: Comb. form : PHONO
16. An objective of NOW : ERA
17. Street show : RAREE
18. Musical having skits : REVUE
19. Item for candling : EGG
20. Fall drink : CIDER
21. North Sea feeder : YSER
22. Canadian Indian : CREE
23. Tipper Gore, ___ Aitcheson : NEE
25. Plant swelling : EDEMA
27. ___ acid (an antiseptic) : CARBOLIC
31. Peninsula of India : DECCAN
35. Water, to Juan : AGUA
36. Knowledge : LORE
38. Union unit : STATE
39. Theater awards : TONYS
41. Seine : NET
42. Sways with leis : HULAS
43. Packing case : CRATE
44. Ticket part : STUB
46. Delta substance : SILT
47. Strong dislike : HATRED
49. Okapis' cousins : GIRAFFES
51. Miss Doolittle : ELIZA
53. Feel sick : AIL
54. Used a loom : WOVE
57. Predicate, or part of it : VERB
59. Did a lawn job : MOWED
63. Pioneer's purchase : AXE
64. Broom ___, comics witch : HILDA
65. Marsh depression : SWALE
66. Set : GEL
67. Viper : ADDER
68. Eaglet's home : AERIE
69. Finis : END
70. Intended : MEANT
71. Tire part : TREAD
1. Parisian oasis : PARC
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Contemporary dull one : NERD
4. Bromfield novel, with "The" : GREENBAYTREE
5. Hi-fi part : STEREO
6. Agile : SPRY
7. Musical based on a Burnett book : THESECRETGARDEN
8. Wandered : ROVED
9. Habituated : INURED
10. "The Gold Bug" author : POE
11. Taunt : JEER
12. Exhort : URGE
13. Pledge or challenge : GAGE
22. Long-run 1965 play : CACTUSFLOWER
24. Building wing : ELL
26. Grill or grid : MESH
27. Seize : CATCH
28. Marketplace : AGORA
29. Charge : RUNAT
30. Cyclotron items : IONS
32. Where L.A. is : CALIF
33. Start of a Dickens title : ATALE
34. Snug places : NESTS
37. Needle case : ETUI
40. Close the eyes of a falcon : SEEL
45. Bikini part : BRA
48. Split up : DIVIDE
50. Draws a bead on : AIMSAT
52. Scott Fitzgerald's wife : ZELDA
54. Piecework payment : WAGE
55. G. Atherton's "Black ___" : OXEN
56. S. African grassland : VELD
58. The Simpson brat : BART
60. Word with hard or soft : WARE
61. Essayist Lamb : ELIA
62. Act : DEED
64. Licensed amateur radio operator : HAM

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