New York Times, Tuesday, April 6, 1993

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J M Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. In the lead : FIRST
6. One of last year's frosh : SOPH
10. Suffix for exist : ENT
13. Muse for Pindar : ERATO
14. Thick, smooth soup : PUREE
15. Pedal digit : TOE
16. Painting by Monet : WATERLILIES
18. With 30 Across, a predicament : HOT
19. English cheese : STILTON
20. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
21. Shooting marble : TAW
24. Gannet : SOLAN
25. "Stormy Weather" man : ARLEN
26. Colorful fish : OPAH
28. Palindromic negative : NON
29. Eject : SPEW
30. See 18 Across : WATER
32. D.C. burglary site: June 1972 : WATERGATE
36. Repeat : ITERATE
38. Imagines : IDEATES
39. Elegiac : THRENODIC
41. Go furtively : SNEAK
42. Matted cotton : BATT
43. Orel's river : OKA
45. Heraldic border : ORLE
46. Tennis tourneys : OPENS
48. Adieu, in Ávila : ADIOS
50. Ukr., formerly : SSR
51. A nail : BRAD
52. Emulated a Cheshire cat : GRINNED
54. Sound receiver : EAR
55. Locale of a state college in Mass. : BRIDGEWATER
59. Fressed : ATE
60. Assistants : AIDES
61. Type size : ELITE
62. Part of H.S.H. : HER
63. Mimics : APES
64. Rot : DECAY
1. Not many : FEW
2. A Gershwin : IRA
3. Stoolie : RAT
4. Sacred Fr. women : STES
5. Legal wrongs : TORTS
6. Small, seedless grape : SULTANA
7. Hunter in the sky : ORION
8. Hammer part : PEEN
9. Men or boys : HES
10. Actress in "Pinky" : ETHELWATERS
11. Not a soul : NOONE
12. Dakota Indian : TETON
14. Cushioned : PILLOWED
17. Jungle beast : LION
20. Seasoning for pizza : OREGANO
21. Namely : TOWIT
22. " . . . ___ of gold for him": Browning : APATH
23. Aquarius : WATERBEARER
25. "___ moi le déluge" : APRES
27. ___ there (in various places) : HEREAND
29. But: Lat. : SED
31. Raves' partner : RANTS
33. Strong cotton fabrics : TICKINGS
34. Wild ducks : TEALS
35. Narrow sand ridge : ESKER
37. Young child : TOT
40. Chemical compounds : IODIDES
44. Top of the line : AONE
46. West Indian witchcraft : OBEAH
47. Chatter : PRATE
48. Take for ___ (swindle) : ARIDE
49. Emulated Dorcas : SEWED
52. Valise : GRIP
53. Valley : DALE
55. Sheep's bleat : BAA
56. Muscle contraction : TIC
57. Letters at LAX : ETA
58. Alfonso VIII, for one : REY

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