Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Thursday, April 1, 1993

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Alfio Micci has 89 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
JimH notes: The clues are labeled Across and Up.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Up
1. Perfume : ESSENCE
8. Subway fares : TOKENS
14. Loner : EREMITE
15. Pacific : IRENIC
16. Painstaking : DILIGENT
18. Play opener : SCENEI
19. Sated : FULL
20. Bar staple : ICE
22. Freeway feature : RAMP
23. Arcane : ESOTERIC
27. Neighbor of Leb. : SYR
30. Nuisance : PEST
31. Uptight : TENSE
35. "The Egg ___" : ANDI
36. Samovar : URN
37. Gloss : SHEEN
38. "___ I am a man" : TODAY
40. Olive or corn chaser : OIL
42. "___ clock scholar" : ATENO
43. Spinning : AREEL
44. Pub quaff : ALE
46. Goad : PROD
47. Give a tenth : TITHE
48. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
49. Exclamation of disgust : UGH
50. Tortoise's relative : TERRAPIN
53. Actress in "Nana" : STEN
56. Clairvoyance, for short : ESP
57. Musical symbol : REST
61. Sign up : ENLIST
63. Swimmer's bane : UNDERTOW
67. A silverfish : TARPON
68. Part of HOMES : ONTARIO
69. Stir : AROUSE
70. Dump : DISCARD
1. Ruby or Frances : DEE
2. Evergreens : FIRS
3. Rubber trees : ULES
4. Ade variety : LIME
5. ___ marbles : ELGIN
6. List ender : ETC
7. Born : NEE
8. Meet anew : RESIT
9. ___-Magnon : CRO
10. In trouble : UPTHECREEK
11. Actress Meara : ANNE
12. Chow follower : MEIN
13. Snapshots, briefly : PICS
17. Badly in need : UPAGAINSTIT
21. Gumshoe : TEC
24. Raises : UPS
25. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
26. Italian wine center : ASTI
27. Actor Jeremy : IRONS
28. Kind of bear : TEDDY
29. Undecided : UPINTHEAIR
32. Inexperienced : GREEN
33. Sharpens : HONES
34. Finished : DONE
35. Soho so long : TATA
39. Hard to hold : EELY
41. Straw vote : POLL
45. Pique : IRE
48. ___ Lanka : SRI
51. Stage direction : ENTER
52. Harsh : STERN
53. Roscoe of old flicks : ATES
54. Rave's partner : RANT
55. Shield border : ORLE
58. Pains : CARE
59. Liberal group : ARTS
60. Melee : RIOT
62. Mayday : SOS
64. Ho or Giovanni : DON
65. Neither Dem. nor Rep. : IND
66. Jones preceder : DOW

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