New York Times, Thursday, April 11, 1991

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { B F K Q }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Leader of a diminutive septet : DOC
4. Information : DATA
8. Not fully closed : AJAR
12. Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
14. Calabrian's land : ITALY
16. Bantu-speaking S. African group : PEDI
17. Earl is missing : JAMESJONES
19. Vehicle for junior : PRAM
20. Certain laces : ALENCONS
21. Polisher : EMERY
23. Zola heroine : NANA
24. Sidekick : CRONY
25. To the point that : UNTIL
28. ___ Carpenter, Lady Bird's secretary : LIZ
30. Drugstore cowboy : IDLER
33. Yellowstone attraction : GEYSER
35. Put down : LAY
37. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
38. West role : LIL
39. Ancient mall : AGORA
41. Reasoning power : WIT
42. Porter's "___ a Kick Out of You" : IGET
44. Word play : PUN
45. Famed Italian art patrons : MEDICI
48. Shoulder expression : SHRUG
50. Edinburgh wear : TAM
52. Perle of parties: 1889-1975 : MESTA
53. Units on wheels : MEALS
55. Take ___ view of (frown on) : ADIM
57. Mail, in Marseilles : POSTE
58. Trainees of sorts : PROTEGES
62. Western mountain : HOOD
63. Eva is missing : MARIESAINT
65. Rail : SORA
66. Thundering : AROAR
67. Kind of blue : NAVY
68. People generally : THEY
69. Barley beards : AWNS
70. Greek personification of night : NYX
1. ___ vu (already seen) : DEJA
2. Spoken : ORAL
3. Arrived : CAME
4. Burgundy and mustard center : DIJON
5. Like some music : ATONAL
6. Creates leather : TANS
7. Pub serving : ALE
8. Adds : APPENDS
9. Lee is missing : JERRYLEWIS
10. "___ at the Races," Marx Brothers classic : ADAY
11. Verge : RIM
13. Zina Garrison's forte : TENNIS
15. North Sea feeder : YSER
18. Climb : SCALE
22. Miss Piggy's pronoun : MOI
24. Tyrant : CZAR
25. Jamaican citrus fruits : UGLIS
26. Paddock sound : NEIGH
27. Mary is missing : TYLERMOORE
29. Actress Massey : ILONA
31. Throw out : EVICT
32. Neural networks : RETIA
34. Emulate Vanilla Ice : RAP
36. Kind of bean or tree : YAM
40. Card game : GUTS
43. Weld from N.Y.C. : TUESDAY
46. Gives off : EMITS
47. Behave : DEMEAN
49. Rod : GAT
51. Mellifluous Anderson : MARIAN
54. Former British Open champ : LEMA
56. Activists : DOERS
57. Milne character : POOH
58. Place for a figurehead : PROW
59. ___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
60. Turn green? : ENVY
61. Charon's river : STYX
62. He defeated T.E.D. : HST
64. Basso Berberian : ARA

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