New York Times, Thursday, May 27, 1993

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Parrots : GRASSIES
9. Parrot : KAKAPO
15. Summer refresher : LEMONADE
16. Peak topper : ICECAP
17. Military expeditions : ANABASES
18. The "lily maid" : ELAINE
19. Twelve: Abbr. : DOZ
20. Play on words : PUN
21. Kind of shot : FLU
22. Nabokov book : DAR
23. Thames town : ETON
25. Trig ratio : SINE
27. Ash or cracker preceder : SODA
28. French legislative body : SENAT
30. Glazed fabric finish : CIRE
32. Coll. entrance test : PSAT
33. Nail aslant : TOE
35. Quattro minus uno : TRE
36. River to the Seine : OISE
37. Parrots : BUDGERIGARS
40. Depreciate : SLUR
42. Nest-egg acct. : IRA
43. Pose : SIT
44. Lacerated : TORE
45. Queen of Egyptian gods : SATI
47. Resign : DEMIT
51. Coastal raptors : ERNS
52. City NNW of Auxerre : SENS
54. Lady of Spain : DAMA
55. Mus. direction : RIT
56. Disciple's emotion : AWE
58. Peg for Palmer : TEE
60. Apr.'s season : SPR
61. Famed cow owner : OLEARY
63. Parrot : COCKATOO
65. Fall fallers : LEAVES
66. Excite curiosity : INTEREST
67. Emphasize : STRESS
68. Babas, e.g. : DESSERTS
1. Open spaces in forests : GLADES
2. Observe anew : RENOTE
3. Parrot : AMAZON
4. Kind of story : SOB
5. Cookie type : SNAP
6. Atalanta's father : IASUS
7. Paradisiacal : EDENIC
8. French possessive : SES
9. Baltic seaport : KIEL
10. Rights org. : ACLU
11. Parrot : KEA
12. A blood condition : ACIDOSIS
13. Foods for ailing ones : PANADAS
14. Manage : OPERATE
21. Iron: Comb. form : FERRI
24. " . . . great ___ second course": Shak. : NATURES
26. A fertilizer : NITRATE
27. Wore jauntily : SPORTED
29. Bushy mass : TOD
31. Diagnostic tests, for short : EEGS
34. Protection : EGIS
37. Grain affliction : BURNTEAR
38. Rub out : ERASE
39. It can be foreign : AID
40. Solid alcohols found in plants : STEROLS
41. Parrot : LORILET
46. Chant : INTONE
48. Chess expert : MASTER
49. Tax : IMPOST
50. Seer's cards : TAROTS
53. Schismatic groups : SECTS
56. Bellicose god : ARES
57. "Swiss Family Robinson" author : WYSS
59. Makes do, with "out" : EKES
62. Greeting from Gaius : AVE
63. El ___, Spanish hero : CID
64. Land measure : ARE

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