New York Times, Friday, July 9, 1993

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Treats brutally : SAVAGES
8. Sun deflector : PARASOL
15. One of the buttercups : ANEMONE
16. Disposed to love : AMATIVE
17. Ill-fated liner: 1912 : TITANIC
18. Certain carriers : POSTMEN
19. Hemsley sitcom : AMEN
20. Laundry machine : DRIER
22. Mystery writer Catherine : AIRD
23. V.P. under G.R.F. : NAR
24. Commit a solecism : ERR
25. Old Gynt's widow : ASE
26. Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
28. Overpriced : STEEP
30. Lollapalooza : ONER
31. Retreat house : CENACLE
33. Lunch and brunch : REPASTS
35. "___ Hear a Waltz?" : DOI
36. Thames islet : AIT
37. Element's degree of combining power : VALENCE
41. Early Allen film : SLEEPER
45. Swedish politician-historian: 1848-1900 : ALIN
46. Deportee : EXILE
48. Vic's radio wife : SADE
49. Hoosegow : CAN
50. "Israfel" poet : POE
51. Schisgal play : LUV
52. Former labor leader : ABEL
54. Establish : FOUND
56. Spots : LOCI
57. Dishes in Durango : TAMALES
59. Proceeding by 10's : DECIMAL
61. Spring : EMANATE
62. Try to equal : EMULATE
63. Petted; pampered : DANDLED
64. Like Bush and Reagan : RETIRED
1. Rushdie's "___ Verses" : SATANIC
2. Work on "Aladdin" : ANIMATE
3. Experienced : VETERAN
4. To ___ (100%) : AMAN
5. Ending with deca or nona : GON
6. Writer Bagnold : ENID
7. Conceal : SECRETE
8. Hanger of a sort : PAPERER
9. Ovid's god of love : AMOR
10. Headland : RAS
11. Sweetsop : ATTA
12. Pongids : SIMIANS
13. Throw into confusion : OVERSET
14. Usurers, e.g. : LENDERS
21. Choler : IRE
27. Like a backpacker : LADEN
28. Azinger gaffe : SLICE
29. Painter Charles, James, or Rembrandt : PEALE
30. A Bruins star : OATES
32. Deceive : CON
34. Baseball's Traynor : PIE
37. Withdrew from occupancy : VACATED
38. Award-winning music group : ALABAMA
39. Alex Karras, once : LINEMAN
40. In the open : EXPOSED
41. Svelte : SLENDER
42. Observatory near San Diego : PALOMAR
43. Inform in detail : EDUCATE
44. Excoriated : REVILED
47. Sign of debt : IOU
53. Cry from a crow's-nest : LAND
54. Honor at a gala : FETE
55. Close-bred community : DEME
56. Actress Damita : LILI
58. Indian poet P. ___ : LAL
60. ___ and run (leave in haste) : CUT

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