New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 1993

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Proceed slowly : INCH
5. "O, woe!" : AHME
9. Old strongboxes : ARCAE
14. Olive Oyl's dad : COLE
15. Canvas : SAIL
16. Mukluks : BOOTS
17. French butcher shop : ETAL
18. Wolf-pack members : SUBMARINES
20. Some galleys : BIREMES
22. Alter follower : EGO
23. Charge : FEE
24. Pleasing : AMENE
25. Originate : CREATE
27. Stump : GET
28. Dasheen : TARO
31. Tailored a tale : EDITED
34. Ventilate : AERATE
36. A Near Island : ATTU
37. Intrepid, e.g. : AIRCRAFTCARRIER
42. Author Harte : BRET
43. Wood mosaic : TARSIA
44. Bungos, e.g. : CANOES
47. Tragacanths : GUMS
48. Stern's opposite : BOW
51. Congenital : INNATE
53. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
55. Macerate : RET
57. Begum's spouse : AGA
58. Dodgson's pen name : CARROLL
60. Some commercial vessels : STEAMSHIPS
63. Engineer Sikorsky : IGOR
64. Metric weight : TONNE
65. Concubines' confines : ODAH
66. Vache's offspring : VEAU
67. Up to : UNTIL
68. Like duck soup : EASY
69. Results : ENDS
1. Morning-after container : ICEBAG
2. In ___ (quickly) : NOTIME
3. Bordeaux export : CLARET
4. Poe's "To ___" : HELEN
5. Fox of S. Africa : ASSE
6. Frau's bailiwick : HAUS
7. Playing marble : MIB
8. Rice or Fudd : ELMER
9. Overseas : ABROAD
10. "Vive le ___!" : ROI
11. A deep pink : CONFETTI
12. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
13. Being, to Ovid : ESSE
19. Author James ___ : AGEE
21. Whittier concern : METER
25. Kind of pudding : COTTAGE
26. Coronet : TIARA
29. Textile screw pine : ARA
30. Kon-Tiki, e.g. : RAFT
32. A season in Sedan : ETE
33. Major: Mus. : DUR
34. Give a decision : ACTON
35. Grayish yellow : ECRU
37. Christie's "The ___ Murders" : ABC
38. Org. in "The Crying Game" : IRA
39. Persistently opposing : RENITENT
40. A U.S. weapon : ASM
41. Stair part : RISER
45. Champlevé : ENAMEL
46. Dips : SAGS
48. Hypothetical protein molecule : BIOGEN
49. Lade : ONLOAD
50. Beatles' "I Am the ___" : WALRUS
52. Calif.-Nev. lake : TAHOE
54. Motivation : DRIVE
55. Alphabetic quartet : RSTU
56. Bond's school : ETON
58. Nos. people : CPAS
59. Like cinders : ASHY
61. Witch bird : ANI
62. Stein work: 1941 : IDA

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