New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 1993

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3 Grid has repeated answers.
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Baby bison : CALF
5. Tempo : PACE
9. Zenana group : HAREM
14. Cupid : AMOR
15. Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
16. Andes tragedy account : ALIVE
17. Scruff : NAPE
18. Film directed by 46 Across: 1992 : LOVECRIMES
20. Solar disk : ATEN
21. St.-Lô soul : AME
22. She plays Jessica on TV : ANGELA
23. Defendant in an 1893 trial : LIZZIEBORDEN
26. Skater Midori ___ : ITO
27. Mercenary soldier of yore : HESSIAN
31. Wingding : SPREE
34. Blessings : BOONS
36. Go head to head : VIE
37. Installed, as tile : LAID
38. Deaden : BLUNT
39. Negri rival : BARA
40. Go for it : AIM
41. Superior : ELITE
42. Writer William, Stephen or Laura : BENET
43. ___ straws : GRASPAT
45. Arp's field : ART
46. Director of 18 Across : LIZZIEBORDEN
52. Spleen : MALICE
55. Sigma follower : TAU
56. Bengal buffalo : ARNA
57. Charge against 23 Across : AXEMURDERS
59. Crewel material : YARN
60. Asset of many a major city : RIVER
61. Harsh breathing sound : RALE
62. U.S.A. problem : ECON
63. Curtail : ELIDE
64. Belgian river : YSER
65. Poly preceder : ROLY
1. Venetian byway : CANAL
2. Music maker of the 16th century : AMATI
3. Nancy of the L.P.G.A. : LOPEZ
4. Feverish : FRENZIED
5. Early: Comb. form : PALAEO
6. Enola Gay cargo : ABOMB
7. I am wary of: Lat. : CAVEO
8. Tampa-to-Miami dir. : ESE
9. Utilize : HARNESS
10. Racks the pool balls : ALIGNS
11. Frost : RIME
12. Daredevil name : EVEL
13. Ariz. sight : MESA
19. Rhythmic : CADENT
24. Devotee: Suffix : ITE
25. Arles's river : RHONE
28. Foe for Boris : IVAN
29. Ouse feeder : AIRE
30. Spruce : NEAT
31. Scoria : SLAG
32. Match up : PAIR
33. Hudson heroine : RIMA
34. Crash program : BLITZ
35. No longer popular : OUT
38. Sporty jacket : BLAZER
39. Judas, e.g. : BETRAYER
41. Bon vivant : EPICURE
42. Family mem. : BRO
44. Smeared, in a way : SLIMED
45. Addict : ABUSER
47. Virginia willows : ITEAS
48. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
49. An Athenian lawgiver : DRACO
50. Start college : ENROL
51. Pram pusher : NANNY
52. Dark lunar plane : MARE
53. Branch angle : AXIL
54. A brother of Simeon : LEVI
58. Droughty : DRY

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