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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

GENETIC JUMBLE

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 1993

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 517 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,895
Across Down
1. Dabs : PATS
5. New Testament book : ACTS
9. Genetically depilated : BALD
13. Ukr. et al., once : SSRS
17. Mormons' state : UTAH
18. Track event : MEET
19. Muffet frightener : SPIDER
21. Concert halls : ODEA
22. Peaked Zebulon : PIKE
23. Phrontistery product : IDEA
24. Genetically abnormal one : ALBINO
25. He was Devine? : DNAY
26. Clark's show? : AMERICANBDNASTDNA
30. Kaline and Simmons : ALS
31. Pupil : LEARNER
32. "Ich bin ___ Berliner" : EIN
33. Silk fabric : SENDAL
35. Hawaiian hawks : IOS
36. Precisely : TOATEE
39. Pen-shaped, pointed instruments : STYLI
40. Ponti's partner : LOREN
43. Erotic dancer? : SALLYRDNA
46. Menachem's co-Nobelist for Peace: 1978 : ANWAR
48. End of a Stein line : AROSE
49. Uris hero : ARI
50. Shakespearean villain : IAGO
52. Lennon's wife : ONO
53. Cat call : MEW
54. Time piece? : GRDNAFATHERCLOCK
60. A practice of David : PSALMODY
63. A "Treasure Island" sea dog : BONES
64. Cicerone : GUIDE
65. Privations : NEEDS
66. Kind of geometry : SOLID
67. Wayne's was green : BERET
68. Ferber and Millay, genetically : EDNAS
69. Highway behemoths : SEMIS
70. Delers' choices : ERASURES
73. Battle style? : HDNATOHDNACOMBAT
76. ___ up (relish) : EAT
77. Title in Trabzon : AGA
78. Parnassian number : NINE
79. Slick, with or without pics : MAG
80. Alla ___ : BREVE
82. Sexual : GAMIC
85. Prestidigitator's tool? : MAGICWDNA
89. Do a tailor's job : RESEW
90. "M*A*S*H" character : RADAR
92. Periods for Aries and Taurus : APRILS
93. "A Few Good ___" : MEN
94. Macaws : ARARAS
96. Some M.l.T. grads : EES
97. Most insensitive : DEADEST
101. Ht. : ALT
102. Grounds beautifier? : LDNASCAPEGARDENER
107. Berth : SLIP
109. Reese and Street : DELLAS
110. Upbraid : RATE
111. By ___ (mechanically) : ROTE
112. Flog, in a way : CANE
113. Birthright : LEGACY
114. Diable and d'Yeu : ILES
115. Lamb of pork fame : ELIA
116. Part of R.P.I. : INST
117. Ovid's "it was" : ERAT
118. Sulky : CART
119. Harangue : RANT
1. Of an insect's stage : PUPAL
2. "___ to be born . . . ": Eccles. : ATIME
3. ___ powder (flee) : TAKEA
4. Spanish wines : SHERRIES
5. Vestments worn at the neck : AMICES
6. Type of chest : CEDAR
7. Ager of parents? : TEEN
8. Attempt : STAB
9. Some cover-ups : BIBS
10. This leads to 41 Down : ADIT
11. Affords temporarily : LENDS
12. Utters monotonously : DRONES
13. Kind of buster : SOD
14. Incense sources? : SDNAALWOODTREES
15. New coalition after the first failed : REALLIANCE
16. Word after Simon : SAYS
19. Soundness, to Skinner : SANITY
20. Carpenter's power machine : PLANER
27. ___ ear and . . . : INONE
28. Fir or pine board : DEAL
29. Square column : ANTA
34. Branch of physics: Abbr. : DYN
36. Like the White Rabbit : TARDY
37. Swedish actress : OLIN
38. Spliced film, etc. : EDITED
40. Nightingale's prop : LAMP
41. These may produce speiss : ORES
42. "___ Laugh-In"? : ROWANDNAMARTINS
43. Orange-red gems : SARDS
44. Slangy negatives : NAHS
45. Actuary's concern : AGE
47. S. Korea : ROK
51. Almond-flavored syrup : ORGEAT
54. Boy sponsored at a baptism : GODSON
55. S. A. snake : ABOMA
56. ___ acid (a vitamin) : FOLIC
57. Unequal: Comb. form : ANISO
58. Canine crossbreeds : CURS
59. Place : LIEU
61. First name of 37 Down : LENA
62. Crux : MEAT
66. American milkwort : SENEGA
67. Portuguese city : BRAGA
68. Contemporary of Henry Wadsworth : EDGARALLAN
69. Grit? : SDNA
70. Israel's Abba and family : EBANS
71. Overhang : EAVE
72. Ratatouille, e.g. : STEW
73. Beldam : HAG
74. Play by E. E. Cummings : HIM
75. DX x V : MMDL
80. C. G. Norris novel : BREAD
81. Actor or mason : RENDERER
83. Greek peak : IDA
84. Hubbell of Cooperstown : CARL
86. Source of emetine : IPECAC
87. Having wrinkles : CREASY
88. Something frail : WISP
91. Interweave : RADDLE
93. Most simple; least : MEREST
95. Villain's contortion : SNEER
97. Office appliance : DATER
98. ___ Gay : ENOLA
99. Begin, as winter : SETIN
100. Delicacy : TREAT
101. Spore sacs : ASCI
103. Rootless plant : ALGA
104. Bedstaff : SLAT
105. Author Ambler : ERIC
106. Inaugural ball, e.g. : GALA
108. Socks, to Chelsea : PET

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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