Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

BRIEF STATE-MENTS

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1993

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 568 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
Alfio Micci has 84 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Swindle : GYP
4. High-ranking Muslim woman : BEGUM
9. Lively dance : STOMP
14. Footless : APOD
18. Puccini's "___ Angelica" : SUOR
19. Rebelled : AROSE
20. Province in NE China, old style : HOPEH
21. Venomous lizard : GILA
22. American playwright : TNWILLIAMS
24. "The ___," 1851 tune : ARTRAVELER
26. Emptied the hold : UNLOADED
27. Uses a shaker : SALTS
29. Err at bridge : RENEGE
30. Reformer Jacob ___ : RIIS
31. Moon valley : RILLE
32. In a ___ (strapped) : BIND
33. Southwest lake or river : SABINE
36. "Pagliacci" role : CANIO
37. Errata : MISTAKES
41. Alpine feature : ARETE
42. Forum garb : TOGA
43. "___ Poppa?" 1970 Segal film : WHERES
45. Jabber : YAP
46. Waiter's burden : TRAY
47. Remove type : DELE
48. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
49. Dali work, e.g. : OBRA
50. ___ de vie : EAU
51. Sousa composition : WAPOSTMARCH
55. "Come Rain . . . " composer : ARLEN
56. Hollanders : DUTCHMEN
58. Like Mom's kitchen : HOMEY
59. Deceptions : FRAUDS
60. Worth or Bordoni : IRENE
61. Ryan's daughter : TATUM
62. Actress Hasso : SIGNE
63. Suits : BEFITS
65. Jay's folks : LENOS
66. Conflict : STRUGGLE
69. Grads : ALUMS
70. A 1924 hit tune : CAHEREICOME
72. Mortar beater : RAB
73. Cabbage's kin : KALE
74. Passenger : FARE
75. "Mighty ___ Rose" : LAKA
76. Dash designators : DAHS
77. Ike's command : ETO
78. Used a chisel : GOUGED
80. Clinton's hometown : HOPE
81. "Twelfth Night" clown : FESTE
82. Prepare for an opening : REHEARSE
84. Waken : ROUSE
86. Alarm : TOCSIN
87. Captain Hook's sidekick : SMEE
88. Vanquish : WORST
89. Arias : SOLI
90. Pronouncement : DICTUM
93. Namely : TOWIT
94. Emulated an ecdysiast : STRIPPED
98. Popular spuds : IDPOTATOES
100. Berlin musical: 1940 : LAPURCHASE
102. Nureyev specialty : LEAP
103. "Gymnopédies" composer : SATIE
104. Bring out : EDUCE
105. Blast or plasm lead-in : ECTO
106. Maid : LASS
107. Head lock? : TRESS
108. Gives a rating : RANKS
109. Rooter's shout : RAH
1. Actor Moses ___ : GUNN
2. Wail : YOWL
3. Antecedence : PRIORITY
4. Scottish fishing boat : BALDIE
5. Certain Iroquoians : ERIES
6. Prod : GOAD
7. G.P.O. items : USM
8. Sicilian port : MESSINA
9. Superficial : SHALLOW
10. Rich cake : TORTE
11. Selects : OPTS
12. Debussy subject : MER
13. Rival of a Sadducee : PHARISEE
14. Program list : AGENDA
15. Carpet feature : PILE
16. Actor Vidov : OLEG
17. Bell the cat : DARE
18. ___ Sutcliffe, early Beatle : STU
23. "Mule Train" singer : LAINE
25. Gives expression to : VENTS
28. Receiver of "Fighter of the Century" award : ALI
31. Has a real fit : RAGES
32. Nativity : BIRTH
33. Replete : SATED
34. Pianist Claudio ___ : ARRAU
35. A 1918 hit song : BEAUTIFULOH
36. Punctuation mark : COLON
37. Compassion : MERCY
38. Makeup of fine lawns : KYBLUEGRASS
39. Dog or Flop attachment : EARED
40. Bridges : SPANS
42. Fox's home : TEPEE
44. Male seal's surrounders : HAREM
47. Condemns : DAMNS
49. Chimp's cousin : ORANG
51. Excites : WHETS
52. Title for Macbeth : THANE
53. Go by car : MOTOR
54. Divert : AMUSE
55. Debate : ARGUE
57. Start of a Dostoyevsky title : CRIME
59. Terra follower : FIRMA
61. Giggle : TEHEE
62. Feed the furnace : STOKE
63. Carroll or Josephine : BAKER
64. Put on cloud nine : ELATE
65. Sweater size : LARGE
66. Sea or land chaser : SCAPE
67. Actress Christine ___ : LAHTI
68. Buddy of Hollywood : EBSEN
70. Effect's partner : CAUSE
71. "___ my yellow basket" : ILOST
74. A spar : FOREMAST
76. Do cryptography : DECIPHER
78. Range : GAMUT
79. Nods off : DROWSES
80. Newman role: 1961 : HUSTLER
81. Kind of acid : FOLIC
83. Bars, at the bar : ESTOPS
85. Mouth: Comb. form : ORI
86. Toledo towers : TORRES
88. "___ me!" : WOEIS
89. In a mire : STUCK
90. Pickle choice : DILL
91. Notion : IDEA
92. Acct.-bk. examiners : CPAS
93. Kind of bag : TOTE
94. Made yarn : SPUN
95. S.A. rodent : PACA
96. Lett's neighbor : ESTH
97. ___ gratias : DEO
99. Ralph Rackstraw, e.g. : TAR
101. Nabokov book : ADA

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