New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1993

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Arum or anise : HERB
5. Of the stages in an ecological succession : SERAL
10. ___ homo : ECCE
14. Siegmeister or Wiesel : ELIE
15. Gould's tec : TRACY
16. Couples : DUOS
17. Christie's female tec : MISSMARPLE
19. Dillinger catcher : GMAN
20. Certain cleric's term of office : PASTORATE
21. Pan-fry : SAUTE
22. A past tense: Abbr. : PRET
23. Fling : HURL
24. Held and Karenina : ANNAS
27. Dangerous, difficult, military retreat : ANABASIS
31. Christie's Belgian tec : POIROT
33. Mosque prayer leader : IMAM
34. Not many : FEW
36. Denomination : SECT
37. Happen : OCCUR
39. Hobgoblin : BOGY
40. Wapiti : ELK
41. Harem room : ODAH
42. Slope at Aspen : SKIRUN
44. Script : SCENARIO
47. Russian lake : ILMEN
48. Treaty partner : ALLY
49. Sagan or Sandburg : CARL
51. Ahead of time : EARLY
53. Rubs with a leathery cloth : CHAMOISES
58. Silent : MUTE
59. Van Dine's tec : PHILOVANCE
60. Via's kin : ITER
61. "___ Bulba" : TARAS
62. Subsequent: Comb. form : RERE
63. Loyalist : TORY
64. As to : ANENT
65. ___ ex machina : DEUS
1. Cordage fiber : HEMP
2. Director Kazan : ELIA
3. European glacial stage : RISS
4. "The ___ of married life is the fights": T. Wilder : BESTPART
5. Rubberneck : STARE
6. List of mistakes : ERRATA
7. Ecstatic : RAPT
8. P.I. timber tree : ACLE
9. Caustic : LYE
10. Tec-fiction awards : EDGARS
11. Puffy; cloud-shaped : CUMULIFORM
12. Chesterfield or duster : COAT
13. Laborer of yore : ESNE
18. Bite, in Bologna : MORSO
21. Pope Paul VI's "Ecclesiam ___" : SUAM
23. Flanged metal pieces : HBARS
24. Vaulted alcove : APSE
25. Carols : NOELS
26. Dime-novel tec : NICKCARTER
28. Czar after Alex. I : NICHI
29. ___ Darya, Asian river : AMU
30. Transition for Mehta : SEGUE
32. Now : TODAY
35. Ed or Keenan : WYNN
38. Sedan, e.g. : CAR
39. Word with ball or hall : BILLIARD
41. Solely : ONLY
43. City NE of Gorki : KIROV
45. Dannay and Lee's tec Queen : ELLERY
46. Central Fla. resident : OCALAN
50. "It's ___ Unusual Day" : AMOST
51. Exude : EMIT
52. See 38 Down : AUTO
53. Biggers's tec : CHAN
54. Charter : HIRE
55. Old knife : SNEE
56. Beige's kin : ECRU
57. Envisions : SEES
59. Sch. group : PTA

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