New York Times, Friday, May 21, 1993

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Spa facilities : BATHS
6. Early weapon : SPEAR
11. Cold and damp : RAW
14. Cheerless : BLEAK
15. In days ahead : HENCE
16. Lawyers' org. : ABA
17. Sports prize sought in 1992 : AMERICASCUP
19. Akita or schipperke : DOG
20. Site for 17 Across : SANDIEGO
21. Digression : ASIDE
23. Objectives : ENDS
24. Divine ones : DEITIES
26. Farm for Red? : GRANGE
29. A U.S. vice admiral in W.W. II : LEARY
30. Suffer : AIL
31. Inane : SENSELESS
35. Conner's participant in race for 17 Across : STARSANDSTRIPES
39. Family derivation : PARENTAGE
40. Mobile wool factory? : EWE
41. Late comedienne Fields : TOTIE
42. Availability : ACCESS
45. Urban ___ : RENEWAL
48. Nul tiel record, e.g. : PLEA
49. Mushroom maker? : ABOMB
50. Spinnaker's birthplace : SAILLOFT
54. Angry sound : BOO
55. Sports history-maker of 1983 : AUSTRALIAII
58. Road haven : INN
59. Nostrils, to an M.D. : NARES
60. Ore pigment : OCHER
61. Stain : DYE
62. Norwegian dollar : KRONE
63. Drench : SOUSE
1. Bus. degrees : BBAS
2. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
3. Harold of comics : TEEN
4. Solidify : HARDEN
5. Mahre's activity : SKIING
6. Some rugs : SHAGS
7. Montevideo money : PESO
8. Bus.-letter abbr. : ENC
9. Needle: Comb. form : ACU
10. Mr. Fix-it : REPAIRER
11. Armbones : RADII
12. Home : ABODE
13. Laborers' payments : WAGES
18. Give in to : CEDE
22. Cutting tools : STYLI
24. Obtuse : DENSE
25. Start of a Steinbeck title : EAST
26. Shock sound : GASP
27. Singer Coolidge : RITA
28. Banned spray : ALAR
29. Shelf : LEDGE
31. Move slowly : SNAIL
32. Foil's cousin : EPEE
33. Runs up : SEWS
34. Certain dirs. : SSES
36. Desert shrub : RETEM
37. Winter sight in Me. : SNOWBANK
38. "___ boy!" : ATTA
42. Albania's ex-president : ALIA
43. Symphony instruments : CELLOS
44. Piebald horse : CALICO
45. Furious : RABID
46. Wood for 36 keys : EBONY
47. "___ Is to Blame," 1986 hit : NOONE
48. Do a grammar job : PARSE
50. Machine gun : STEN
51. Part of the 50th : OAHU
52. Sounds of reproach : FIES
53. Jade : TIRE
56. Egypt and Syria, once: Abbr. : UAR
57. B'way warning : SRO

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