New York Times, Friday, July 12, 1991

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cotton on a stick : SWAB
5. "___ in the Dark," 1964 film : ASHOT
10. No fashion plate, he : SLOB
14. Cradle rocker : MAMA
15. Plant opening : STOMA
16. Plant of the crucifer family : COLE
17. What warriors bear : ARMS
18. Alternative to CD's : TAPES
19. He's in a class by himself : ONER
20. OR TYPE : POETRYINMOTION
23. Dairy cacophony : MOOS
24. Esthetic pursuit : ART
25. Flight members : STEPS
27. Blab : SING
29. Ltr. afterthoughts : PSS
32. "Faster ___ speeding . . . " : THANA
33. Pedro's avid assent : SISI
34. Twofold : DUAL
35. MAD TAIL : WALTZINGMATILDA
38. Tramcar contents : ORES
39. Pacific goose : NENE
40. Try : ESSAY
41. Lucy, to Linus : SIS
42. Drinks that sound helpful : ADES
43. Alley button : RESET
44. Black bird : ANI
45. Teamster's transport : SEMI
46. PILL SIEGE : DIZZYGILLESPIE
53. Brotherly baseball name : ALOU
54. Oh, Howe he could invent! : ELIAS
55. Sal's last name? : ABLE
57. Norell contemporary : DIOR
58. Electra, to Menelaus : NIECE
59. Uri marksman : TELL
60. Dotted, as with stars : SEME
61. Aquariums : TANKS
62. Event at C.C.N.Y. : EXAM
1. A little Scotch? : SMA
2. Distort : WARP
3. Magazine articles? : AMMO
4. Bargain sites : BASEMENTS
5. Colt .45's, today : ASTROS
6. Refuses to move : STAYS
7. Kachina doll makers : HOPI
8. Augury : OMEN
9. Its capital is Hobart : TASMANIA
10. Actor Bakula : SCOTT
11. Burt's spouse : LONI
12. Toast topper : OLEO
13. Swiss capital : BERN
21. Uris best seller : TOPAZ
22. Assn. : ORG
25. Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
26. Some are tall : TALES
27. Puts one's name to : SIGNS
28. "Woe ___!" : ISME
29. Sphygmometer recording : PULSE
30. Nasser's successor : SADAT
31. Roll 'em in the aisles : SLAY
32. "Terrible" numbers : TWOS
33. Koko's weapon : SNEE
34. Scatter : DISSIPATE
36. Needy : INDIGENT
37. Rains cats and dogs : TEEMS
42. Whatever's there : ANY
43. Della and Pee Wee : REESES
44. Blue shade : AZURE
45. Sans tightness : SLACK
46. June celebrities : DADS
47. Bjorn's rival, once : ILIE
48. Kind of lens : ZOOM
49. Pelvic bones : ILIA
50. Mortgage : LIEN
51. Alpine goat : IBEX
52. Author Leffland : ELLA
56. Street providing shade? : ELM

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