New York Times, Thursday, July 22, 1993

Author:Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Actor Thicke : ALAN
5. Decorative knob : BOSS
9. Problem for Santa : SOOT
13. Robot : GOLEM
15. Mentor-on-the-Lake's lake : ERIE
16. Rent : TORE
17. Soprano Lucine ___ : AMARA
18. Declaim violently : RANT
19. Simply : ONLY
20. Children's chant : RAINRAINGOAWAY
23. Strikebreaker : SCAB
24. Eng.'s continent : EUR
25. Give back : RESTORE
28. Put away for safekeeping : STASHED
33. Author LeShan : EDA
34. Hammett heroine : NORA
36. Hero's birthplace : DELI
37. Kelly hit : SINGININTHERAIN
42. A first name in comics : ETTA
43. Thin layer of ore : SEAM
44. Half a bad biter : TSE
45. Get ___ out (fix the software) : THEBUGS
49. Detached forcibly : AVULSED
51. Furrow : RUT
52. Gaucho's weapon : BOLA
53. Lockridge novel : RAINTREECOUNTY
60. Obtain for : EARN
61. Unit of pressure : TORR
62. Arrow poison : URARE
63. Hart : STAG
64. "Omnia vincit ___" : AMOR
65. Famed French battle site : SEDAN
66. Pierre's caput : TETE
67. Lenient : EASY
68. Sitters' creations : LAPS
1. Temple's first : AGAR
2. Kin of a mesa : LOMA
3. Krygyz range : ALAI
4. German Nobel chemist : NERNST
5. Thiamine-deficiency disease : BERIBERI
6. Scene of Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
7. Burns : SINGES
8. Spread : SETOUT
9. Lodge or quarter : STOW
10. Chaplin's widow : OONA
11. Companion of Le Bourget : ORLY
12. Brat Farrar's creator : TEY
14. Famed experimenter with radio waves : MARCONI
21. Composer Copland : AARON
22. Parseghian of coaching fame : ARA
25. Timer button : RESET
26. Poet Sitwell : EDITH
27. "À votre ___!" : SANTE
29. One who transmits: Abbr. : SDR
30. Excites : HEATS
31. Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
32. Ate in style : DINED
35. Reply to a ques. : ANS
38. Idle chatter : GAB
39. Red fruit of the wintergreen : TEABERRY
40. Devastation : HAVOC
41. Eager to rival : EMULOUS
46. Ossuary : URN
47. Architectural ornaments : GUTTAE
48. Matrix of a cell : STROMA
50. What Daphne became : LAUREL
53. Valuation : RATE
54. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
55. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
56. Cupid, to Agamemnon : EROS
57. Nothing, to Pedro : NADA
58. Gin : TRAP
59. Strong longings : YENS
60. Erhard's therapy : EST

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