New York Times, Thursday, April 15, 1993

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Stylish : CHIC
5. Drop with a thud : PLOP
9. Does one better : TOPS
13. Daft : LOCO
14. Fictional sleuth Vance : PHILO
15. Silver screen's Jannings : EMIL
16. Aboveboard : OPEN
17. Irks : RILES
18. ___ Domini : ANNO
19. Start of a quip : DIDTSELIOTWRITE
22. Fam.-tree twig : REL
23. Finnish novelist: 1861-1921 : AHO
24. Quip: Part 2 : THATAPRILISTHE
32. Key letter : PHI
33. Decorous : STAID
34. Israeli political leader : PERES
35. Some M.D.'s specialty : EENT
37. Chemical compound : ESTER
39. Black and Red : SEAS
40. Takes the metro : RIDES
42. Dogma : TENET
44. Assuaged hunger : ATE
45. Quip: Part 3 : CRUELLESTMONTH
48. Overly : TOO
49. Onassis nickname : ARI
50. End of the quip : WITHTAXESINMIND
59. Asian range : ALAI
60. Galsworthy's "A Man of ___" : DEVON
61. Soft cheese : BRIE
62. Actor Bruce : DERN
63. Entities : UNITS
64. Do up boots : LACE
65. For men only : STAG
66. Prince Charles's game : POLO
67. Flemish river : YSER
1. Bumbling bumpkin : CLOD
2. Native American : HOPI
3. Like summer tea : ICED
4. Nicaraguan rebel : CONTRA
5. Donahue or Silvers : PHIL
6. Caron role : LILI
7. Margarine : OLEO
8. Of mail : POSTAL
9. Garden beauties : TEAROSES
10. Bus starter : OMNI
11. Pub measure : PINT
12. Gin flavor : SLOE
14. Church dignitary : PRELATE
20. Units for Seles : SETS
21. Senate big shot : WHIP
24. Churchill's "___ Finest Hour" : THEIR
25. Follower of the Vedas : HINDU
26. Lambaste : PASTE
27. Ceremonies : RITES
28. G.I.'s dog tag, e.g. : IDENT
29. Administer to : TREAT
30. Erica : HEATH
31. Being : ESSE
32. Kind of mus. instrument : PERC
36. Baby's problem : TEETHING
38. Stays : REMAINS
41. Letter drop : SLOT
43. Tattered : TORN
46. Pack the van for travel : LOADUP
47. How to jump over a candlestick : NIMBLY
50. Gobs : WADS
51. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
52. Home in a 1936 novel : TARA
53. Alien: Comb. form : XENO
54. Turpitude : EVIL
55. "And ___ bed" : SOTO
56. Levin and Eaker : IRAS
57. Riviera resort : NICE
58. Antelope's playmate : DEER

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