New York Times, Friday, April 26, 1991

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Figs. person : CPA
4. Plays tricks : JAPES
9. Small branch : TWIG
13. Elia : LAMB
15. Kind of acid : AMINO
16. Possess : HAVE
17. Dawns, in Italia : ALBE
18. He wrote a life of Jesus : RENAN
19. Level : EVEN
20. Cryptesthetic people : SEERS
22. Caterpillar's hair : SETA
23. Scow chow : MESS
24. Pastry-loving lad : HORNER
26. Borough near Pittsburgh : ETNA
28. " . . . all do fade as ___": Isa. 64:6 : ALEAF
31. Father of Theseus : AEGEUS
35. Biblical tower: Gen. 35:21 : EDAR
38. Seamstress's concealed interlacement : SLIPSTITCH
40. Some trousers : CORDS
42. Devon river : EXE
43. Actress Gia ___ : SCALA
44. Originators : COMMENCERS
47. Uninteresting : BLAH
48. Napoleon's St. Helena doctor : OMEARA
49. Ranch in "Giant" : REATA
51. Like a certain Marquand hero : LATE
53. Attic : GARRET
57. Queens stadium : SHEA
60. Single : UNAL
63. Test : PROVE
64. An "All About Eve" actress : HOLM
65. Archon, e.g. : RULER
67. Elbe tributary : EGER
68. Father, to an Arab : ABOU
69. Peloponnesian city : ARGOS
70. Camera part : LENS
71. Heal : MEND
72. Inclined : LEANT
73. Hwy. : RTE
1. Fail to harmonize : CLASH
2. Ancient: Comb. form : PALEO
3. Fossil resin : AMBER
4. Grate : JAR
5. Iowa college town : AMES
6. An evergreeen : PINE
7. Related in a way : ENATE
8. Beethoven products : SONATAS
9. Book of short stories by 14 Down : THEMAGICBARREL
10. Flutter : WAVE
11. Mrs. ___, sister of A.E.S. : IVES
12. Roman clan : GENS
14. U.S. author born on Apr. 26, 1914 : BERNARDMALAMUD
21. Salt for Escoffier : SEL
25. Legal thing : RES
27. N.J. team : NETS
29. Actor McCowen : ALEC
30. Novel by 14 Down, with "The" : FIXER
32. List abbr. : ETAL
33. Bruins' inst. : UCLA
34. Iranian leader : SHAH
35. "___ ridente," Rossini aria : ECCO
36. Gloom's partner : DOOM
37. Pollu's weapon : ARME
39. Balzac's "Le ___ Goriot" : PERE
41. Body fluids : SERA
45. Work by 14 Down, with "The": 1952 : NATURAL
46. Droop : SAG
50. Spigot : TAP
52. Habituate : ENURE
54. Sir ___ de Coverley : ROGER
55. Happening : EVENT
56. Concise : TERSE
57. Counterfeit : SHAM
58. Fla. sound : HOBE
59. A father-in-law of Esau : ELON
61. Anabaena : ALGA
62. Mexican city : LEON
66. Q-U connection : RST

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