New York Times, Wednesday, July 7, 1993

Author:William Baxley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
William Baxley has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Chief : HEAD
5. Let up : ABATE
10. Detect : SPOT
14. Where Bill met Hillary : YALE
15. Portable chair : SEDAN
16. Samovars : URNS
17. Group at 14 Across : PROFESSORS
19. Roster : ROTA
20. Lures : ENTICES
21. Exercise power of attorney : SIGNFOR
23. Neither's partner : NOR
24. Relating to a son or daughter : FILIAL
25. Who's sorry now? : REPENTER
29. Royal fur : ERMINE
32. Sonar, to a destroyer : EARS
33. Banshee's land : ERIN
35. Not under the counter : LEGIT
36. W.W. II post for Ike : ETO
37. Redactors : EDITORS
39. Pismire : ANT
40. Source of rubber : LATEX
42. To be, to Baptiste : ETRE
43. Fits to ___ : ATEE
44. Metric units : STERES
46. Facility; simplicity : EASINESS
48. Building material : MORTAR
50. Sen. Norris's pet project : TVA
51. Manilow or Bolton : POPSTAR
53. Proceeding by degrees : GRADUAL
57. Mine, in Metz : AMOI
58. Precipice or peak : PROMINENCE
60. Joan of art : MIRO
61. Navigational device : LORAN
62. An arachnid : MITE
63. Weapon for Tommy Atkins : STEN
64. Knicks' top scorer : EWING
65. Asterisk : STAR
1. Mad. Ave. hard sell : HYPE
2. Merit : EARN
3. Loads : ALOT
4. Does lexicographic work : DEFINES
5. Declared : ASSERTED
6. Catfish Row gal : BESS
7. Foofaraw : ADO
8. Ankles : TARSI
9. Store fodder : ENSILE
10. Doe or Roe : SURNAME
11. Spendthrift : PROFLIGATE
12. Aware of a scam : ONTO
13. Old Russian title : TSAR
18. College subj. : ECON
22. Lasses : GIRLS
24. Dissipate : FRITTER
25. Bobbins : REELS
26. "___ Home," McCartney song : EATAT
27. For the time being : PROTEMPORE
28. Pa. port : ERIE
30. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
31. Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
34. Mrs. Charles in "The Thin Man" : NORA
37. Wield : EXERT
38. Mend a tennis racquet : RESTRING
41. Shoreline problem : EROSION
43. Garlands : ANADEMS
45. A word having five anagrams : STAPLE
47. Producer-director Reitman : IVAN
49. Direction indicator : ARROW
51. Dawber and Shriver : PAMS
52. Neglect : OMIT
53. F.B.I. agent : GMAN
54. Dyne or erg : UNIT
55. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
56. Lascivious look : LEER
59. Mouth: Comb. form : ORI

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