New York Times, Friday, May 17, 1991

Author:Ernie Furtado
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gehrig predecessor : PIPP
5. "A te, o ___," Bellini melody : CARA
9. Official records : ACTA
13. Repute : ODOR
14. Persia, today : IRAN
15. Kind of committee : ADHOC
16. San ___, Italy : REMO
17. Make progress : GAIN
18. "___ porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
19. Lily? : CAPPSABNERPLUSY
22. Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
23. Norse king : OLAF
24. Dirty tricks : RUSES
26. Actor Andrews of "The Mod Squad" : TIGE
28. Charge : FEE
31. Of timbre : TONAL
32. Bishop ___ of S. Africa : TUTU
33. Worst : BEST
34. Peony? : SMALLHORSEPLUSE
37. N.Y.C. residences : APTS
38. Solo for Stratas : ARIA
39. Brings down the house in Soho : RASES
40. Q-U go-betweens : RST
41. Soon : ANON
42. Marceau et al. : MIMES
43. Nickname for a hockey great : ESPO
45. Showed up : CAME
46. Pansy? : CONTAINERSPLUSY
53. Choice words : ANDOR
54. Yale gridders : ELIS
55. Resound : ECHO
56. Fragrance : SCENT
57. Lemon's companion : LIME
58. Cinder : SLAG
59. Lamarr : HEDY
60. Peggy and Pinky : LEES
61. Epic : SAGA
1. A meat on a French menu : PORC
2. Notion : IDEA
3. Ceremony : POMP
4. Offers of marriage : PROPOSALS
5. New daddy's handouts : CIGARS
6. "The Sheik of ___," 1921 song : ARABY
7. A blessing or bane : RAIN
8. Lace-owning saint? : ANNE
9. Writer Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
10. French fireside chair : CHAUFFEUSE
11. Fix a salad : TOSS
12. ___-deucey : ACEY
15. Fameuse, e.g. : APPLE
20. Influence : SPELL
21. Solitary, savage elephant : ROGUE
24. Gambols : ROMPS
25. Sans retinue : UNATTENDED
26. Milan rival : TURIN
27. "___ Good Day," 1946 song : ITSA
29. Double curves : ESSES
30. Hot times in Paris : ETES
31. Ivan was one : TSAR
32. Corrida principal : TORO
33. Innocent : BLAMELESS
35. An Asian capital : HANOI
36. Preen : PRIMP
41. Separate : APART
42. Hoi polloi : MASSES
44. Unfeeling : STONY
45. Start of a Dostoyevsky title : CRIME
46. Aussie netman : CASH
47. Head of a tale : ONCE
48. Carter of "Ain't Misbehavin'" : NELL
49. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
50. U.S.C. rival : UCLA
51. Dance step : SHAG
52. System of exercises : YOGA

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