New York Times, Tuesday, May 7, 1991

Author:William Baxley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F G Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
William Baxley has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Malay chief : RAJA
5. Region of Germany : BADEN
10. Lasso : ROPE
14. King or Alda : ALAN
15. Growing out : ENATE
16. Certain newspaper page : OPED
17. Faction : SECT
18. Abode of one of three pigs : STRAWHOUSE
20. Oriental breed of dog : PEKINESE
22. Biblical strongman : SAMSON
23. Kind of check : SPOT
24. Tease : RIDE
25. Thespians : ACTORS
27. Epic poem by William Carlos Williams : PATERSON
31. Minstrel : BARD
32. Changes residence : MOVES
33. Refrain syllable : TRA
34. Dies ___ : IRAE
35. Composer of "Penny Arcade" : ROREM
36. Hyde Park vehicle : PRAM
37. Matinal moisture : DEW
38. Betsy Ross, at times : SEWER
39. Respiratory sound : RALE
40. Fragrances : ESSENCES
42. Bragged : CROWED
44. Requirement : NEED
45. English essayist : LAMB
46. Blackboards : SLATES
49. John Jacob Astor et al. : TRAPPERS
53. Artist colony on the Hudson : HAVERSTRAW
55. Student's pony : TROT
56. Ended : OVER
57. Irregularly notched : EROSE
58. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
59. What golfers strive for : PARS
60. Feasted : DINED
61. Famed no-hit pitcher : RYAN
1. Scrape roughly : RASP
2. Nautical term : ALEE
3. Children's game : JACKSTRAWS
4. Exact opposite : ANTIPODE
5. Harasses : BESETS
6. Pismires : ANTS
7. Challenge : DARE
8. Greek letter : ETA
9. Brokaw broadcast segment : NEWSITEM
10. Inn patron : ROOMER
11. Musical composition : OPUS
12. Mexican coin : PESO
13. Site in Genesis : EDEN
19. Sheol : HADES
21. Correlative : NOR
24. Vocal madman : RAVER
25. Tolerate : ABIDE
26. Gives a hoot : CARES
27. Small openings : PORES
28. Met who became a Dodger : STRAWBERRY
29. Fanon : ORALE
30. Appointed : NAMED
32. Manicured the lawn : MOWED
35. Suspended a meeting temporarily : RECESSED
36. One who cues performers : PROMPTER
38. Scoff : SNEER
41. Enrolls : ENTERS
42. Scratched : CLAWED
43. Specialty of Vanilla Ice : RAP
46. Boutique : SHOP
47. Volcanic product : LAVA
48. State : AVER
49. Disney film: 1982 : TRON
50. Demolish a Soho flat : RASE
51. City of the Seven Hills : ROMA
52. Bandleader Kenton : STAN
54. Prefix with chord or corn : TRI

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