New York Times, Monday, July 12, 1993

Author:James L. Beatty
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
James L. Beatty has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Draft letters : SSS
4. Type of type : AGATE
9. Cicatrix : SCAR
13. Cry of surprise : AHA
14. Conchita's kisses : BESOS
15. The Hindu Cupid : KAMA
16. Natural disasters : CATACLYSMS
19. News bit : ITEM
20. Most diaphanous : SHEEREST
21. Alf and E.T. : ALIENS
23. Uncommon : RARE
24. Competing : VYING
25. State tree of Tex. : PECAN
28. Regret : RUE
30. "The ___ and the Ecstasy": I. Stone : AGONY
33. Subsides : ABATES
35. Imminent : NEAR
37. Caviar : ROE
38. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
39. Pedro's father : PADRE
41. Actress Kirk : LISA
42. "___ pig's eye!" : INA
43. Carry on : WAGE
44. Apprehends : SEIZES
46. Slender, graceful girl : SYLPH
48. Go astray : ERR
50. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
51. Greek mountain nymph : OREAD
53. Farm unit : ACRE
55. 0-9 : DIGITS
57. Pennant : STREAMER
61. Rake : ROUE
62. Important churches : CATHEDRALS
64. All-purpose trks. : UTES
65. Woodwinds : OBOES
66. Actress Ullmann : LIV
67. Gin pole : MAST
68. Lachrymose output : TEARS
69. Light blow : TAP
1. Black Hawk's people : SACS
2. ___ Jahan, Taj Mahal builder : SHAH
3. Gorge : SATE
4. More capable : ABLER
5. Old Faithful, e.g. : GEYSER
6. Vice prin., e.g. : ASST
7. Cat or turkey : TOM
8. Joseph Addison product : ESSAY
9. Winter sport : SKIING
10. Classify : CATEGORIZE
11. Preacher's sign-off : AMEN
12. Namath's last team : RAMS
17. Oxidize : AERATE
18. Hoist : CRANE
22. Perjurer : LIAR
24. Swerve : VEER
25. Helen's abductor : PARIS
26. Wood for 38 keys : EBONY
27. Lists : CATALOGUES
29. Kind of dog : UNDER
31. Things to count : NOSES
32. Leavening agent : YEAST
34. Resort : SPA
36. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
40. Old : AGED
41. Type of equation : LINEAR
43. Sharpen : WHET
45. Auriculate : EARED
47. Sacerdotal figure : PRIEST
49. Newsman Dan : RATHER
52. Scarf : ASCOT
54. A garnish : CRESS
55. Something to beat : DRUM
56. Jot : IOTA
57. Portico for Zeno : STOA
58. Brewer's need : MALT
59. C. Lamb : ELIA
60. Request letters : RSVP
63. Honest ___ : ABE

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