New York Times, Saturday, May 11, 1991

Author:Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of a process : STEP
5. It plays a supporting role : BEAM
9. Not feeling put out? : SAFE
13. Retiree Mandlikova of the courts : HANA
14. Kentucky bar? : INGOT
16. Swerve : VEER
17. Nerve-cell part : AXON
18. Lot's aunt : SARAH
19. Flubs it : ERRS
20. Garbo didn't say it, exactly : IWANTTOBEALONE
23. Flag : TIRE
24. D.D.E.'s predecessor : HST
25. Resulted in : CAMETO
28. Starts the oven early : PREHEATS
33. " . . . is as good as ___" : AMILE
34. European waterway : SAAR
35. Drenched : WET
36. You didn't exactly hear it from Weissmuller : METARZANYOUJANE
40. French article : UNE
41. Chinese principles : YINS
42. Treasury : PURSE
43. Fall behind : STRAGGLE
46. "Sophie's Choice" star : STREEP
47. Angel's favorite letters : SRO
48. Je ne sais ___ : QUOI
49. Bogie never said it : PLAYITAGAINSAM
56. Actor Holliman : EARL
57. Gives off : EMITS
58. Journey with a star? : TREK
60. Name of diamond fame : ALOU
61. Marner : SILAS
62. "___ long way to . . . " : ITSA
63. Den, e.g. : ROOM
64. Bell the cat : DARE
65. Tinge : CAST
1. Rock's ___ Na Na : SHA
2. Spot for hack work : TAXI
3. It used to be sufficient : ENOW
4. Slender cigar : PANATELA
5. Cafe : BISTRO
6. Related to Mom : ENATE
7. Combiner for soil : AGRO
8. Section of Jordan : MOAB
9. Attractively slim : SVELTE
10. Dynamic beginning : AERO
11. Polypody : FERN
12. Celtic : ERSE
15. R. Harris film: 1972 : THEHERO
21. Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
22. Refuse : ASH
25. Pug-nosed: Fr. : CAMUS
26. Catkin : AMENT
27. Tall cap : MITER
28. Satin finish : PANNE
29. Bather's catch : RAYS
30. Cognizant : AWARE
31. Jittery : TENSE
32. Infuse : STEEP
34. Take the caique : SAIL
37. Fertilized egg cells : ZYGOTES
38. Author Sinclair : UPTON
39. Legal : JURISTIC
44. Haven : ASYLUM
45. Gypsy's mount : GRI
46. Bern resident, in Soissons : SUISSE
48. Persian Gulf emirate : QATAR
49. Cornice, e.g. : PEAR
50. "Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
51. Buck's last name? : AROO
52. Hemmed in by : AMID
53. Monster of a lizard? : GILA
54. Ionian gulf : ARTA
55. Meal for Beetle Bailey : MESS
59. Herriman's "Krazy ___" : KAT

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