New York Times, Tuesday, June 4, 1991

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 43, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Madam, I'm ___" : ADAM
5. Sunken fence : HAHA
9. Tiff : SPAT
13. Roman tyrant : NERO
14. Gets older : AGES
15. Pisa's river : ARNO
16. Snooze : GETSOMESHUTEYE
19. Acme : TOP
20. Measure of nine inches : SPAN
21. Fr. women's titles : MMES
22. Steamed : IRED
24. Snare : ENTRAP
26. "I Like ___" : IKE
29. Lurch from side to side : CAREEN
31. Confidant : INSIDER
33. Parsimonious : FRUGAL
36. Poet who wrote "The Kiss . . . " : NIMS
37. Snooze—and then some : SLEEPLIKEATOP
41. Having wings : ALAR
42. City in Ukranian S.S.R. : ODESSA
43. Plum varieties : DAMSONS
46. Flylike insect : CICADA
50. Recede : EBB
51. Early talk-show host Jerry ___ : LESTER
54. Pairs : TWOS
55. U.S.C.G. woman : SPAR
57. Operatic prince : IGOR
59. Diving bird : AUK
60. Snooze : TAKEFORTYWINKS
64. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
65. Kind of year : LEAP
66. Algonquian Indian : CREE
67. Religious period : LENT
68. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
69. This judge is Learned : HAND
1. Goat or rabbit : ANGORA
2. More profound : DEEPER
3. Tatum or Garfunkel : ART
4. Caribou's food : MOSS
5. Purim villain : HAMAN
6. Middleman : AGENT
7. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
8. Hauler of sorts : ASHMAN
9. Gorge : SATE
10. Fortified military post : PRESIDIO
11. " . . . have you ___ wool?" : ANY
12. "Little piggy" : TOE
17. Unfold : OPENUP
18. Refs' kin : UMPS
19. Muscle contraction : TIC
23. Tables : DEFERS
25. Poet who wrote "Stories of God" : RILKE
27. HUD chief for Bush : KEMP
28. Speakers' hesitations : ERS
30. Before, poetically : ERE
32. Unimpaired : INTACT
34. Sheen : GLOSS
35. Assist : AID
37. Thick piece : SLAB
38. Certain source of clothing : LAMBSKIN
39. Trust agreement : ESCROW
40. "Do ___ say, not . . . " : ASI
41. Author of "Fables in Slang" : ADE
44. Norse king : OLAF
45. Oil used in perfumery : NEROLI
47. Rouse : AWAKEN
48. Drenched : DOUSED
49. Inquire : ASK
52. Powerful person : TITAN
53. An ally against Iraq: 1990-91 : EGYPT
56. House preceder : PENT
58. Buddy or Irene : RICH
60. ___ Aviv : TEL
61. Era reversal : ARE
62. Legal thing : RES
63. New Deal legis. act : NRA

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