New York Times, Friday, April 12, 1991

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Large star in 11 Down : SPICA
6. Matched group : TEAM
10. Augustan poet : OVID
14. Jeweler's unit of weight : CARAT
15. River in Ireland : ERNE
16. What L. Taylor backs : LINE
17. Sharp : ACUTE
18. Pinot ___ (a table wine) : NOIR
19. Ambracia, today : ARTA
20. Insipid : BANAL
21. City on the Neckar : ESSLINGEN
23. Painter Mondrian : PIET
25. City in Madhya Pradesh : INDORE
26. Less fresh : STALER
29. Sell : VEND
31. Caused sharp divisions : POLARIZED
33. Frequently : OFTEN
38. Castor's slayer : IDAS
39. Mont ___, Alpine pass : CENIS
41. Assumed character : ROLE
42. A work of 45 Down : NORMA
44. Students' purchases : NOTEBOOKS
46. Space : ROOM
48. Milk curdler : RENNET
49. Intrados of an arch : SOFFIT
53. Deliquesce : MELT
54. Sleuth : OPERATIVE
57. Arboreal beast of Madagascar : LEMUR
61. Poor boy or grinder : HERO
62. State solemnly : AVER
63. Harden : INURE
64. "Man of ___, " 1934 film : ARAN
65. Lament : WAIL
66. Jewish month : NISAN
67. Weaken : GELD
68. Queen who disliked Jonathan Swift : ANNE
69. Fiber for cordage : ISTLE
1. Plant disease : SCAB
2. S. A. rodent : PACA
3. Spanish port of entry : IRUN
4. Poultice : CATAPLASM
5. Studio for Seurat : ATELIER
6. Unit of orthodoxy : TENET
7. Psyche's lover : EROS
8. Black cuckoos : ANIS
9. Magician or falcon : MERLIN
10. A Chan of filmdom: 1931 : OLAND
11. A neighbor of Leo : VIRGO
12. Entomb : INTER
13. Diplomat Silas : DEANE
22. ___-European languages : INDO
24. Leif's dad : ERIC
26. Revolve : SPIN
27. Fuss : TODO
28. Winglike : ALAR
29. Poison : VENOM
30. Make the copy right : EDIT
32. Founder of Stoicism : ZENO
34. Latin American court game : FRONTENIS
35. Jet pass catcher : TOON
36. Actress Sommer : ELKE
37. Snug place : NEST
40. " . . . ___, the yellow leaf": Shak. : SERE
43. Song for Freni : ARIA
45. Composer of 42 Across : BELLINI
47. Capital of Canada : OTTAWA
49. Town S of Cairo : SOHAG
50. ___ citato : OPERE
51. Undomesticated : FERAL
52. Palm leaf : FROND
53. Blackbird : MERLE
55. Rival of Abdul the Bulbul : IVAN
56. Lode : VEIN
58. New wine : MUST
59. U.S.S.R. river : URAL
60. Poet Sully-Prudhomme : RENE

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