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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

New York Times, Friday, July 16, 1993

Author: James E. Hinish Jr.
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
James E. Hinish Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,956
Across Down
1. Long tress : FALL
5. Hominy : SAMP
9. Reign, Hindu style : RAJ
12. Shawm of today : OBOE
13. What piton users do : CLIMB
15. Provoke wrath : RILE
16. St. ___ College, Northfield, Minn. : OLAF
17. Hogback : RIDGE
18. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
19. Sinistral : LEFTHAND
21. Bill of ___ : RIGHTS
23. Urge onward : IMPEL
24. Bangkok coin : BAHT
25. Cartoonist and river : ARNOS
27. Momentous : EVENTFUL
31. Early "L.A. Law" actor : SMITS
32. Mauritanian : MOOR
33. Yorkshire river : AIRE
34. Close to : NIGH
35. Odets's "Waiting for ___" : LEFTY
36. Outdo : BEST
37. Persistent pain : ACHE
38. Commedia dell' ____ : ARTE
39. Large pill : BOLUS
40. Tribal ceremonial feast : POTLATCH
42. Commends : LAUDS
43. Bulrush : TULE
44. Raise in rank : EXALT
46. Mews on the Meuse : ECURIE
48. Formulate anew : REDEFINE
52. Playwright Connelly : MARC
53. She was Claudia on "Knots Landing" : NOONE
55. Michael J. Fox role : ALEX
56. Ho Chi or Viet follower : MINH
57. Flight portion : STAIR
58. Applaud : CLAP
59. Ques. response : ANS
60. Seraglio sections : ODAS
61. "___ perpetua" (Idaho motto) : ESTO
1. Abderite : FOOL
2. Port attachment : ABLE
3. Bakery product : LOAF
4. Deserted and in trouble : LEFTINTHELURCH
5. Food for Fido : SCRAPS
6. Dress type : ALINE
7. Moderate : MIDDLEOFTHEROAD
8. Postal V.I.P. : PMG
9. Position for Ruth or Ott : RIGHTFIELD
10. Scads : ALOT
11. N.Y. N.F.L.ers : JETS
14. Shrub having yellow flowers : BERBERY
15. Sarge's command : RIGHTABOUTFACE
20. Med. providers : HMOS
22. John, to Jock : IAN
25. Federico's friend : AMICO
26. Certain signals on rears of cars : RIGHTTURNS
28. Suffrage : VOTE
29. Bear, to Brutus : URSUS
30. Scoreless serves : LETS
31. Cinch : SNAP
32. Temp. indicator : MERC
35. Triangular sails : LATEENS
39. Levee load : BALE
41. "Fighter of the Century" : ALI
42. Workmen on piers : LADERS
45. City near Dayton : XENIA
46. Madame Bovary : EMMA
47. Author of "Double Indemnity" : CAIN
49. "To hastening ___ a prey": Goldsmith : ILLS
50. Straight : NEAT
51. Montreal baseball player : EXPO
54. Winnebago's cousin : OTO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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