New York Times, Monday, May 17, 1993

Author:Mary S. Snyder
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unflawed : PERFECT
8. M.D.'s : DRS
11. Bean for forage : SOY
14. He named Louisiana : LASALLE
15. Lamprey's kin : EEL
16. Bond : TIE
17. Hollywood hopeful : STARLET
18. Helixes : SPIRALS
20. Hebrew letter : MEM
21. Usher, at times : SEATER
22. Ecclesiastic title : ABBE
25. Recorded item : ENTRY
27. P.T.A. member : TCHR
30. A Mountain State senator : BYRD
31. Tidy : NEAT
32. No follower, sometimes : SIREE
33. Iron or ice : AGE
34. Sailor : TAR
35. Shot : SNORT
36. Metaphysical poet : DONNE
39. Std. time in Tacoma : PST
41. Morally lower : BASER
42. Phrase on a shop sign : ANDUP
43. Paine's nickname : TOM
45. Fed. funds to the disabled : SSI
46. Defeats : BEATS
47. Alliance acronym : NATO
48. Apportion : METE
49. Adjt., e.g. : ASST
50. Advance : GETON
51. Brouhahas : ADOS
52. Bridge holding : TENACE
54. ___ Lanka : SRI
56. Gem of a certain shape : STARCUT
58. Actor's aspiration : STARDOM
62. "___ the land . . . " : OER
63. Harem room : ODA
64. Bolides : METEORS
65. What Mars never bars : WAR
66. Neighbor of Isr. : SYR
67. Electra's brother : ORESTES
1. Opposite of sings. : PLS
2. Consume : EAT
3. Madela's home: Abbr. : RSA
4. Emulated MacDonald : FARMED
5. She, at the Sorbonne : ELLE
6. Mild; merciful : CLEMENT
7. Asian New Year : TET
8. Nefud, e.g. : DESERT
9. Indemnify : REPAY
10. Narrow opening : SLIT
11. Ill-fated : STARCROSSED
12. Lubricate : OIL
13. Affirmation : YES
19. Eye part : RETINA
21. Lone ___ (Texas) : STARSTATE
22. "The ___ Honeymoon," 1914 song : ABADABA
23. Past days : BYGONES
24. Girl reporter of comics : BRENDASTARR
26. Lowest high tide : NEAP
28. Toasting words : HERESTO
29. Attempts anew : RETRIES
32. H.H.S. gp. : SSB
37. One who gathers pecans : NUTTER
38. St. Paul's writings : EPS
40. Dorothy's dog : TOTO
44. Hydra, e.g. : MONSTER
47. Bee attracter : NECTAR
48. Mayors, in Metz : MAIRES
50. Flashy : GAUDY
53. Sgts., e.g. : NCOS
55. Fixed fee : RATE
56. Plant seeds : SOW
57. Hyson is one : TEA
58. Triage chief: Abbr. : SMO
59. Period : DOT
60. Mine find : ORE
61. Writer's output: Abbr. : MSS

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