New York Times, Monday, May 6, 1991

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Satisfy : FILL
5. Mets' stadium : SHEA
9. Is suitable : FITS
13. Two-dimensional measurement : AREA
14. Olajuwon, e.g. : CAGER
16. Seem : LOOK
17. Sound from Simba : ROAR
18. Went up : AROSE
19. Exclusively : ONLY
20. Final stage in a chess match : ENDGAME
22. Daisy features : PETALS
24. Sixth sense : ESP
25. Teasdale and Roosevelt : SARAS
27. Sleight-of-hand artist : PRESTIDIGITATOR
34. Major artery : AORTA
35. Springsteen's "___ Fire" : IMON
36. Spy of a sort : MOLE
37. Vane reading : NNW
38. Encountered : RANINTO
41. Pewter component : TIN
42. Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
44. ___ B'rith : BNAI
45. Chaucer pilgrim : REEVE
47. Three-card monte and thimblerig : CONFIDENCEGAMES
50. Nutriments : FOODS
51. ___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
52. Séance figure : MEDIUM
55. Imaginative fiction : FANTASY
59. Idle of comedy : ERIC
60. White-plumed bird : EGRET
63. Salmon ending : ELLA
64. Paddock papa : SIRE
65. Not a soul : NOONE
66. Exude : REEK
67. Oracle : SEER
68. First Lady of the 40's : BESS
69. Rather report : NEWS
1. Cab customer : FARE
2. Something to pump : IRON
3. Vanguard : LEAD
4. Most sizable : LARGEST
5. Trattoria offering : SCAMPI
6. Hound's quarry : HARE
7. Kind of trip : EGO
8. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
9. Debris at sea : FLOTSAM
10. New Rochelle college : IONA
11. Turnpike nuisance : TOLL
12. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
15. Second edition : REPRINT
21. "When You Wish Upon ___" : ASTAR
23. Devour : EAT
25. Apes : SIMIANS
26. Not forming an angle : AGONIC
27. Wall Street disaster : PANIC
28. Sonata movement : RONDO
29. Stu of early TV : ERWIN
30. Made a racket : DINNED
31. Indian's protector : TOTEM
32. Antipasto morsel : OLIVE
33. Descartes et al. : RENES
39. Belly : ABDOMEN
40. Choir accompaniment : ORGAN
43. Policeman : OFFICER
46. Part of E.S.T. : EASTERN
48. Marker : IOU
49. Puts on cloud nine : ELATES
52. Hodgepodge : MESS
53. Gannon U. site : ERIE
54. Dreadful : DIRE
55. Marshes : FENS
56. Opposite of aweather : ALEE
57. Large number : SLEW
58. Chatters : YAKS
61. Sailor : GOB
62. Anonymous Richard : ROE

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