New York Times, Wednesday, June 12, 1991

Author: Kenneth Witte
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Companion of alas : ALACK
6. What Hannibal crossed : ALPS
10. Norse narrative : SAGA
14. Worth : VALUE
15. Castle's defense : MOAT
16. Show approval : CLAP
17. Atlanta university : EMORY
18. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
19. Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
20. The grapevine: Slang : BUSHTELEGRAPH
23. Sphere : ORB
24. Chicle product : GUM
25. Inferior performer : BUSHLEAGUER
31. Sound of contempt : BAH
34. Loosens : UNTIES
35. Bruin legend : ORR
36. Ole Miss rival : BAMA
37. Matinee stars : IDOLS
38. Possess : OWN
39. He should beware : BUYER
40. Fontanne's partner : LUNT
41. Pasture sound : BAA
42. Wise lawgivers : SOLONS
43. Ruby or Frances : DEE
44. Gas plant : BURNINGBUSH
46. This has a vestibule : EAR
47. Vane readings : NES
48. White House motto? : LETGEORGEDOIT
55. Land of Lima : PERU
56. Musical combo : TRIO
57. "Contraries" author : OATES
59. Okla. city : ENID
60. Savoir-faire : TACT
61. One source of bran : WHEAT
62. ___ down (soften) : TONE
63. Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
64. Delany role in "China Beach" : NURSE
1. Sulla's salutation : AVE
2. A k a Elia : LAMB
3. Baseball family name : ALOU
4. Mongrels : CURS
5. Areas on hoopsters' courts : KEYHOLES
6. One-celled animal : AMOEBA
7. Laze about : LOLL
8. Geraldine or Patti : PAGE
9. Reel : STAGGER
10. "Go away!" : SCRAM
11. Unsymmetrical : ALOP
12. Nasty cut : GASH
13. Simian : APE
21. Very, in Versailles : TRES
22. Capek's classic : RUR
25. Construct : BUILD
26. Improper : UNDUE
27. Suffragist Lucy ___ : STONE
28. Épée part : HILT
29. The English daisy : GOWAN
30. Coffee brewer : URN
31. Mississippi, the ___ State : BAYOU
32. Ratifies : AMENS
33. Discordant : HARSH
36. Lily's origin : BULB
38. Put one's ___ in (meddle) : OAR
39. Stops progressing : BOGSDOWN
41. Chemist's glass tube : BURETTE
42. Dagger of yore : SNEE
44. Sack : BAG
45. Gold molds : INGOTS
46. Federigo Fiorillo offering : ETUDE
48. Carson stand-in : LENO
49. Actress Moran : ERIN
50. One form of history : ORAL
51. Mears of Indy fame : RICK
52. Waikiki's island : OAHU
53. On which Juvenal journeyed : ITER
54. An anagram for seat : TEAS
55. Kind of peeve : PET
58. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE

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