New York Times, Thursday, July 29, 1993

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hoofbeats : CLOPS
6. Yard supporter : MAST
10. Treasury agts. : TMEN
14. Place to which Abraham chased Chedorlaomer : HOBAH
15. Salmagundi : OLIO
16. Interlaced : WOVE
17. Aromatic herb : ANISE
18. Certain sharpeners : OILSTONES
20. Horse opera : WESTERN
22. Slope : VERSANT
23. Vigorous : ENERGETIC
25. D'Artagnan specialty : DUEL
28. Whir : BIRR
29. Arose : GOTUP
33. Wing : ELL
34. House, in Sonora : CASA
35. Siegfried's horse : GRANI
36. Anoint, old style : ANELE
38. U.S.N.A. graduate : ENS
40. Weird : EERIE
41. Goods attached to a buoy : LAGAN
42. Baker's aide : ICER
44. On the ___ (precisely) : DOT
45. Lovers' meeting : TRYST
46. Opera by Salieri : ATAR
47. Tom Mix's horse : TONY
48. R. E. Lee's horse : TRAVELLER
51. Scripts : SCENARI
54. Mythical winged horse : PEGASUS
58. Mounted procession : CAVALCADE
60. Lariat : RIATA
61. Film star Tamiroff : AKIM
62. Ending for emend : ATOR
63. Drew or Terry : ELLEN
64. TV part : TELE
65. Sundowns, to Shelley : EENS
66. Knight's armor piece : TASSE
1. Plug of tobacco in 20 Across : CHAW
2. The ___ Ranger : LONE
3. Geishas' sashes : OBIS
4. Short prose sketch : PASTEL
5. Luster : SHEEN
6. Luna's ascension above the horizon : MOONRISE
7. ___ Baba : ALI
8. Fictional steed (see 2 Down) : SILVER
9. " . . . I was born ___ it right!": Hamlet : TOSET
10. Forty : TWOSCORE
11. Actress Barrie : MONA
12. Level : EVEN
13. Cozy retreat : NEST
19. Roy Rogers's horse : TRIGGER
21. Singer McEntire : REBA
24. N.H. product : GRANITE
25. Distributed cards : DEALT
26. Of an armbone : ULNAR
27. Lamentation : ELEGY
30. Slow, to Solti : TARDO
31. Source of strength : UNION
32. Devoutness : PIETY
34. At the middle : CENTRAL
37. Direction on an application form : LASTNAME
39. Illegal sellers of tickets : SCALPERS
43. Director Kenton : ERLE
46. Fly : AVIATE
47. "There's a long, long ___-winding . . . " : TRAILA
49. Ancient strongboxes : ARCAE
50. White-plumed bird : EGRET
51. Shoo's cousin : SCAT
52. Become crusty : CAKE
53. Like hellhounds : EVIL
55. Maglie and Mineo : SALS
56. They preyed on Pueblos : UTES
57. Rational : SANE
59. Ho or Knotts : DON

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