New York Times, Tuesday, June 25, 1991

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, 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. Vend : SELL
5. Rani's spouse : RAJAH
10. Kimono sashes : OBIS
14. "Not guilty" is one : PLEA
15. Superior : ELITE
16. The Darlings' dog : NANA
17. King or Bates : ALAN
18. Calligrapher's craft? : PENMANSHIP
20. John Sanford's stage name : REDDFOXX
22. Believers of sorts : DEISTS
23. Eastern leader : EMIR
24. Thin board : SLAT
25. Despot : TYRANT
27. Malevolent : SPITEFUL
31. Actor Tamblyn : RUSS
32. Gabs : CHINS
33. Slugger's stat : RBI
34. Hansel's exclamations : ACHS
35. Pedal next to a clutch : BRAKE
36. Life stories, for short : BIOS
37. ___-fi : SCI
38. Monotone : DRONE
39. "Quantum ___," TV show : LEAP
40. Most joyful : HAPPIEST
42. Lou and Lee : GRANTS
44. Formicary denizens : ANTS
45. Gotten: Abbr. : RECD
46. Sufficient : ENOUGH
49. Chunky : THICKSET
53. Will Hays's craft? : CENSORSHIP
55. Riza Pahlevi : SHAH
56. Fourth base : HOME
57. Musical form : ETUDE
58. Ireland : EIRE
59. Singles : ONES
60. Some statues : NUDES
61. Lhasa ___ : APSO
1. Go a few rounds : SPAR
2. Pronoun for Françoise : ELLE
3. The Presidential yacht? : LEADERSHIP
4. Continent, e.g. : LANDMASS
5. Gunshot noise : REPORT
6. Trebek of quiz shows : ALEX
7. Continuing bad luck : JINX
8. Bank convenience, for short : ATM
9. This may be a screamer : HEADLINE
10. Accomplished at the locale : ONSITE
11. Ebenezer's expletives : BAHS
12. Pt. of a monogram : INIT
13. Drains : SAPS
19. ___-foot oil : NEATS
21. Fiver : FIN
24. Slam a volleyball down : SPIKE
25. Deep-six : TRASH
26. Desert plant : YUCCA
27. "Can't! Don't! ___! Won't!": Kipling : SHANT
28. Craft for Damon and Pythias? : FRIENDSHIP
29. Lusitania's undoer : UBOAT
30. Speaks imperfectly : LISPS
32. Ornery : CROSS
35. Fellow members : BRETHREN
36. Water around Sevastopol : BLACKSEA
38. Australian dog : DINGO
41. Ers and ums : PAUSES
42. "The ___ of Roth," book about Portnoy? : GRIPES
43. ___ room : REC
46. Parrot : ECHO
47. Light gas : NEON
48. "This one's ___!" : ONME
49. Clunk's kin : THUD
50. Put out of sight : HIDE
51. Parts of pitchers : EARS
52. Van Gogh's brother : THEO
54. Actor Erwin : STU

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