New York Times, Thursday, May 9, 1991

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Priest at Lhasa : LAMA
5. Yugoslav native : SERB
9. Washington's follower : ADAMS
14. Iowa State Univ. locale : AMES
15. Husband of Judith : ESAU
16. Gallic headgear : BERET
17. Canter, e.g. : GAIT
18. Similar : AKIN
19. Egg-shaped : OVATE
20. Shy one : SHRINKINGVIOLET
23. "___ Woman," Reddy hit : IAM
24. Actor Wallach : ELI
25. She's not the belle of the ball : WALLFLOWER
31. Weirs : DAMS
35. Emulate Wrong Way Corrigan : AVIATE
36. TV Tarzan : ELY
37. Scottish river : DEE
38. Distaff Boone : DEBBY
39. Comic Conway : TIM
40. Rousseau's student : EMILE
42. Miss the mark : ERR
43. Cavatina : AIR
44. Having wings : ALATED
45. Ollie's partner : STAN
47. Easy life : BEDOFROSES
49. Birds ___ feather : OFA
51. E.T.'s vehicle : UFO
52. Full of energy : ASFRESHASADAISY
61. Camel's kin : LLAMA
62. Opposer : ANTI
63. Robin Cook thriller : COMA
64. Touching Phrygian : MIDAS
65. Cousin of a strada : ITER
66. Chemical compound : ENOL
67. Exhausted : SPENT
68. Warren Beatty film : REDS
69. Wise one : SAGE
1. Falls behind : LAGS
2. Oriental nanny : AMAH
3. Golda of Israel : MEIR
4. Italian wine region : ASTI
5. Coastal plant : SEAKALE
6. Ulu user : ESKIMO
7. Type of check or gauge : RAIN
8. Keg stopper : BUNG
9. Intensely hot, in poesy : ABOIL
10. Empty : DEVOID
11. Soviet sea : ARAL
12. Boundary : METE
13. Editor's mark : STET
21. Swell : NIFTY
22. Part of VHF : VERY
25. Gets one's feet wet : WADES
26. Prevent : AVERT
27. Zodiac's seventh sign : LIBRA
28. R.P.I. room : LAB
29. Bizarre : WEIRD
30. This may be slippery : ELM
32. Mine entrances : ADITS
33. Fracas : MELEE
34. Pips : SEEDS
39. Mexican standoff : TIE
40. Ex-Oriole Hendricks : ELROD
41. Chiang foe : MAO
43. Opposite of "Vive!" : ABAS
44. Philanderer's foibles : AFFAIRS
46. Golf's Great White Shark : NORMAN
48. Drove out : OUSTED
50. Hemingway's "A Moveable ___" : FEAST
52. Handout : ALMS
53. Lose one's balance : SLIP
54. Wane : FADE
55. Type of shirt or trigger : HAIR
56. Poker prelude : ANTE
57. Flying phenoms : ACES
58. Hebrides island : IONA
59. Big burg blight : SMOG
60. Bush's alma mater : YALE

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