New York Times, Saturday, May 25, 1991

Author:Ernie Furtado
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. P.O. competitor : UPS
4. Cicatrix : SCAR
8. Expect : AWAIT
13. Cager Calvin ___ : NATT
15. Manx tongue : ERSE
16. Dull finish : MATTE
17. Start of a kooky version of a fairy tale : APRINCESS
19. First unelected President : TYLER
20. Rival of Amneris : AIDA
21. Mob chaser : STER
23. Depict : LIMN
24. Like Bryce Canyon : SCENIC
26. "Star Trek . . . " android : DATA
28. Part II of version : KISSESAPRINCE
33. Cronies : PALS
35. Type of vb. : INT
36. What "ye faithful" do : ADORE
37. Dockers' org. : ILA
38. Condition : STATE
41. Knockout number : TEN
42. "Mend when thou ___": Shak. : CANST
45. Color slide : GEL
46. Promises : VOWS
47. Part III of version : ANDCHANGESHIM
51. Plane starter : AERO
52. "Tinker, ___, Soldier, Spy" : TAILOR
54. Thaw : MELT
57. Minuet part : TRIO
59. Novice : TIRO
60. Send sky-high : ELATE
62. End of version : INTOAFROG
65. Spoken for : TAKEN
66. Tall ___, Iraqi base : AFAR
67. Over there, briefly : YOND
68. Bergen creation : SNERD
69. Java's ___ man : SOLO
70. Jazz guitarist Montgomery : WES
1. ___ voce (unanimously) : UNA
2. Irene from Greece : PAPAS
3. Hero of "The Moon and Sixpence" : STRICKLAND
4. Jiff : SEC
5. Growing : CRESCENT
6. ADC : ASST
7. Grayish green : RESEDA
8. Qty. : AMT
9. Ambushed : WAYLAID
10. Huns' leader : ATLI
11. Gossip-column tidbit : ITEM
12. Set of three : TERN
14. " . . . the ___ evidently coming in": Macaulay : TIDEIS
18. Grey and Merriman : NANS
22. Rock offshoot : RAP
25. "That that ___": Shak. : ISIS
27. Refrain starter : TRA
29. Legendary college coach : STAGG
30. "There's ___," 1949 song : NOTOMORROW
31. Staff : CREW
32. Poetic twilights : EENS
33. Size of type : PICA
34. Author Villiers : ALAN
39. Abstain completely : TEETOTAL
40. Mme. Schiaparelli : ELSA
43. Go in different directions : SCATTER
44. Déjeuner beverage : THE
46. Defame : VILIFY
48. Garfunkel : ART
49. Water wheels : NORIAS
50. "A ___ very palpable . . . ": Shak. : HITA
53. TV's Arledge : ROONE
54. World Series winners: 1986 : METS
55. Ardor : ELAN
56. Actor who played Bumstead : LAKE
58. Dope : INFO
61. Remnant : END
63. Start of Mont.'s motto : ORO
64. Mdse. : GDS

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