New York Times, Friday, June 28, 1991

Author: Ernie Furtado
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K W }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Not in the ___ : LEAST
6. Song attachment : FEST
10. " . . . ___ souls of housemaids": Eliot : DAMP
14. "The Zoo Story" playwright : ALBEE
15. Nice notion : IDEE
16. Miscellany : OLIO
17. Dylan plays it : MOUTHORGAN
19. Merriment : GLEE
20. Chirr; stridulate : PITTER
21. Political animal : ELEPHANT
23. Slippery ones : EELS
25. Norman invasion town : STLO
26. P.G.A. winner: 1965 : MARR
29. Master Melvin of baseball : OTT
31. Flier, at times : SAUCER
35. Fuss : ADO
36. Blade of grass : SPEAR
38. Stream that starts in the Alps : ISERE
39. Beer ingredient : YEAST
41. Actress MacGraw : ALI
42. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
43. Prom queen : BELLE
44. "Dancer at the Practice Bar" painter : DEGAS
46. Morse recourse : SOS
47. Whirlpools for Arcaro? : EDDIES
49. Actor Worley : SID
50. Evenings, in Roma : SERE
51. Braid : PLAT
53. ___ Straits (rock group) : DIRE
55. D. Mann's "The ___ Party": 1957 : BACHELOR
59. Abandon : VACATE
63. Switch ending : EROO
64. Welk plays it : SQUEEZEBOX
66. Teri of Hollywood : GARR
67. Polly or Pittypat : AUNT
68. "Swan Lake" role : ODILE
69. Sandhurst weapon : STEN
70. ___ precedent : SETA
71. Orchestra section : REEDS
1. Nightingale symbol : LAMP
2. Victims in "The Time Machine" : ELOI
3. Border on : ABUT
4. Volleyballer, at times : SETTER
5. Snicker : TEHEE
6. Balsam, e.g. : FIR
7. Advantage : EDGE
8. Licks and sticks : SEALS
9. Positions : TENETS
10. Residence for one in disfavor : DOGHOUSE
11. Actress Nazimova : ALLA
12. Look : MIEN
13. Metrician : POET
18. Certain deck : ORLOP
22. Fabric patterns : PLAIDS
24. Place : STEAD
26. Gershwin song: 1926 : MAYBE
27. "___ without a name": Shak. : ADEED
28. Writer Dahl : ROALD
30. An anagram for 1 Across : TALES
32. ___-fire : CEASE
33. Blunder : ERROR
34. Dodger of yore : REESE
36. Trooper Duffy portrayer on TV : STEELE
37. Unbending : RIGID
40. Tommy Dorsey played it : SLIPHORN
45. Took ___ (threw the fight) : ADIVE
48. Does a Latin dance : SALSAS
50. Withdraw : SECEDE
52. Woman's brimless hat : TOQUE
54. Beard eraser : RAZOR
55. Makes a touch : BEGS
56. Smell ___ : ARAT
57. Apple residuum : CORE
58. Litter Lilliputian : RUNT
60. A. Nichols's hero : ABIE
61. Was effective : TOLD
62. Preceders of wyes : EXES
65. J.F.K. letters : ETA

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