New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1991

Author:Jeff Herrington
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oriental cookers : WOKS
5. Italian province : PARMA
10. Pequod skipper : AHAB
14. Brainstorm : IDEA
15. Of the birds : AVIAN
16. Motive leader : LOCO
17. Fourth largest plus smallest planets : NEPTUNEANDPLUTO
20. Fact : DATUM
21. Astronaut Gus : GRISSOM
22. Wheel-speed meas. : RPM
24. Capetown citizen : BOER
25. Hesitation sounds : ERS
26. Condemn : DAMN
29. Orel's river : OKA
31. Corn porridge : SAMP
33. ___ Khan : AGA
34. Honolulu's island : OAHU
36. Skoal, e.g. : TOAST
39. Eighth largest plus fifth largest planets : MERCURYANDEARTH
43. Novelist Burroughs : EDGAR
44. Muslim prince : EMIR
45. Kind of dance : TOE
46. Original donor : ADAM
48. Red ___ beet : ASA
49. An O'Neal : RYAN
50. June bug : DOR
52. Strong ales : NOGS
54. Undergarment : BRA
56. Gastronome : EPICURE
58. Swelling of plant parts : EDEMA
62. Sixth largest plus largest planets : VENUSANDJUPITER
66. Mine finds : ORES
67. Local forecasting system : SODAR
68. Military group : UNIT
69. Reo contemporary : NASH
70. Gown material : SATIN
71. Seventh largest planet : MARS
1. Bora or chinook : WIND
2. Greek theaters : ODEA
3. Held : KEPT
4. Second largest planet : SATURN
5. Move a movie camera : PAN
6. "___ Maria" : AVE
7. Estuary : RIA
8. Tropical fruit : MANGO
9. Guitarist Segovia : ANDRES
10. "___ fair in love . . . " : ALLS
11. Fraternity shindig : HOUSEPARTY
12. Thespian : ACTOR
13. Sonic noises : BOOMS
18. Strike caller, for short : UMP
19. Freebooter : PIRATE
23. Othello, e.g. : MOOR
24. Nassau's commonwealth : BAHAMAS
26. Notre ___ : DAME
27. Venerable : AGED
28. Certain spreads : MARGARINES
30. Sammy or Danny : KAYE
32. Extinct bird : MOA
35. Les √Čtats-___ : UNIS
37. Plato's promenade : STOA
38. At that time : THEN
40. Scoundrel : CAD
41. Third largest planet : URANUS
42. Colorless : DRAB
47. Marsh : MORASS
49. Curies' find : RADIUM
50. English county or cattle : DEVON
51. Gounod's forte : OPERA
53. Ligurian port : GENOA
55. Agt. : REP
57. Eldest son of Ham : CUSH
59. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
60. Memorable Israeli leader : MEIR
61. Music, drama, etc. : ARTS
63. Banned insecticide : DDT
64. ___ alai : JAI
65. Footed vase : URN

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