New York Times, Friday, May 31, 1991

Author: Ernie Furtado
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Jacob's substituted bride : LEAH
5. Sudden blast : GUST
9. Mist or fog : VAPOR
14. Plane starter : AERO
15. ___ facto : IPSO
16. "___'clock scholar" : ATENO
17. THE GAME : DRAWPOKER
19. Seventh of March : NONES
20. Part of a French motto : LIBERTE
21. Contour feathers : PENNAE
22. Shoe widths : EES
23. Broke fasts : ATE
24. Baseball's Stengel : CASEY
25. HAND : TWOPAIRS
27. Attorneys' gp. : ABA
30. Stu of Hollywood : ERWIN
33. This will secure a mouthpiece : RETAINER
35. Seethe : BOIL
36. Certain daggers : OBELI
38. Norman battle town : STLO
39. News flash : BULLETIN
41. Three-time Masters champ : SNEAD
42. Caesar's "but" : SED
43. HAND : STRAIGHT
46. Investigated : CASED
48. Greek letter : TAU
49. Aud. maker : CPA
52. Pit : CRATER
54. Fourth-place finisher : ALSORAN
56. Navigation system : LORAN
57. HAND : FULLHOUSE
59. Confuse : ADDLE
60. Place on a French map : ASIE
61. Some household members : PETS
62. Hoopster Malone : MOSES
63. Piquant : RACY
64. Lath : SLAT
1. Soup server : LADLE
2. Weird : EERIE
3. Yemenis, e.g. : ARABS
4. Sewing-machine inventor : HOWE
5. A pupil of Cimabue : GIOTTO
6. Cost of maintenance : UPKEEP
7. Buffalo-to-Olean dir. : SSE
8. Real ending : TOR
9. One of the Redgraves : VANESSA
10. Make amends : ATONE
11. THE STAKES : PENNYANTE
12. Draft status : ONEA
13. Tyne role : ROSE
18. Shrimp's cousin : PRAWN
21. Architect's design concept : PARTI
24. Pale blue hue : CIEL
25. "___ There Was You," 1957 song : TILL
26. Houston's The Summit, e.g. : ARENA
28. First name in chillers : BELA
29. " . . . rule them with ___ of iron": Rev. : AROD
30. Wanes : EBBS
31. Rake : ROUE
32. DEUCES? : WILDCARDS
34. "___ It Romantic?": 1932 song : ISNT
36. Weasel's cousin : OTTER
37. Celtic great : BIRD
40. Ascetics of yore : ESSENES
41. Quiet : SHUSH
44. Kind of type : ITALIC
45. Proof : GALLEY
47. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
49. Heartless : CRUEL
50. Trattoria order : PASTA
51. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
52. Quahog : CLAM
53. Uruguayan essayist: 1871-1917 : RODO
55. Oola and Alley : OOPS
57. Distant : FAR
58. "Born in the ___" : USA

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