New York Times, Friday, June 21, 1991

Author:Norma Steinberg
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B C J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Beer ingredient : HOPS
5. Investment choices : TRUSTS
11. Rooter : FAN
14. ___ pricing : UNIT
15. "A Midsummer . . . " damsel : HERMIA
16. "___ Ape," Sedaka song : IGO
17. OL : HEARTOFGOLD
19. Strike violently : RAM
20. ___ de Cologne : EAU
21. Stretched the budget : EKED
22. Health resort : SPA
23. Windshield accessory : WIPER
26. Left in the lurch : DESERTED
28. Smoker's receptacle : ASHTRAY
31. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
32. A co-worker of Alice : FLO
33. Selfishness of a sort : EGOISM
37. ___ even keel : ONAN
40. Make lace : TAT
41. B.A., M.A., etc. : DEGREES
43. Golfer's concern : LIE
44. Fog and smoke : SMOG
46. Burnt ___ : SIENNA
47. Adlai's opponent : IKE
48. Not many : FEW
50. Having fixed limits : DEFINED
52. Aboriginal : PRIMEVAL
57. Where the action is : ARENA
58. Actor Silver : RON
59. Mrs. Bruce Willis : DEMI
60. Spanish gold : ORO
61. "___ was going to St. Ives" : ASI
62. D : GRANDFINALE
67. Moreover : YES
68. Respect : ESTEEM
69. Former spouses : EXES
70. Command in a library : SSH
71. Fine : DAINTY
72. Profound : DEEP
1. "Wha . . . ?" : HUH
2. ___ for the road : ONE
3. Entertainer Zadora : PIA
4. City artery : STREET
5. Quaker's pronoun : THOU
6. Grid arbiter : REF
7. Egged on : URGED
8. "Where there's ___ . . . " : SMOKE
9. Pieces in a mosaic : TILES
10. Bluer : SADDER
11. L : FIRSTINLINE
12. Slack-jawed : AGAPE
13. Wanderer : NOMAD
18. Did some paving : TARRED
23. Conveys lightly : WAFTS
24. Muslim's religion : ISLAM
25. O : PHOTOFINISH
27. Kanga's baby : ROO
29. "Rock of ___" : AGES
30. Mr. Berra : YOGI
34. Fury : IRE
35. Fax, e.g. : SEND
36. Word written on a biblical wall : MENE
38. U.S. poet: 1889-1973 : AIKEN
39. "___ body cry?": Burns : NEEDA
42. Big-game hunt : SAFARI
45. Expensive stone : GEM
49. Squeezed in : WEDGED
51. Pressed : IRONED
52. Homophone for praise : PRAYS
53. Pasadena flowers : ROSES
54. Vice ___ : VERSA
55. Strad's competition : AMATI
56. Flaxen material : LINEN
60. H. Keller's "The Story ___ Life" : OFMY
63. Body of tps. : DET
64. Paul Bunyan implement : AXE
65. Director Spike ___ : LEE
66. J. B. Rhine's interest : ESP

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