New York Times, Thursday, July 18, 1991

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Baby's powder : TALC
5. Kilt pattern : PLAID
10. High-school event : PROM
14. Exchange rate : AGIO
15. Ronstadt from Tucson : LINDA
16. Etna product : LAVA
17. Six years in the Senate : TERM
18. On pins and needles : EAGER
19. ___ impasse : ATAN
20. Challenge to a saw : ISAFOXREALLYSLY
23. Burden : ONUS
24. Hawaiian hawks : IOS
25. Hardens : ENURES
28. Author Bontemps : ARNA
30. "___ on your life!" : NOT
33. City in Egypt : TANTA
34. July 4 sight : FLAG
35. Wartime agcy. : OPA
36. Challenge to a saw : HOWSMARTISAWHIP
40. Scottish uncle : EME
41. Crack a book : READ
42. French philosopher Hippolyte ___ : TAINE
43. Topper : LID
44. South African : BOER
45. Delivered a diatribe : RANTED
46. Cane spirit : RUM
47. New Year's Eve word : AULD
48. Challenge to a saw : WHYISAFIDDLEFIT
56. Court feature : HOOP
57. Like Milquetoast : TIMID
58. Pimlico event : RACE
59. Anent : INRE
60. Veni, in English : ICAME
61. Place west of Nod : EDEN
62. Salad-days person : TEEN
63. Rising star : COMER
64. Actor Bruce from Chicago : DERN
1. Jacques of French films : TATI
2. Gets long in the tooth : AGES
3. Ankara money : LIRA
4. Says "There, there" : COMFORTS
5. Solar companion : PLEXUS
6. Double-dealers : LIARS
7. Cherub, in Cherbourg : ANGE
8. Brainstorm : IDEA
9. Family in "Peter Pan" : DARLINGS
10. Rialto offerings : PLAYS
11. Darn! : RATS
12. Ellipse : OVAL
13. More than a few : MANY
21. Wee hour : ONEAM
22. Mauna ___ : LOA
25. Lucy's TV friend : ETHEL
26. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
27. Describing a celibate : UNWED
28. Where loving couples get taken : ALTAR
29. Vice-squad operation : RAID
30. Kind of shutout : NOHIT
31. Reckon : OPINE
32. Not live : TAPED
34. Liberate : FREE
37. Like basil or mint : AROMATIC
38. In any way : ATALL
39. Roved : WANDERED
44. Set tables : BUS
45. Boat part : RUDDER
46. Approach perfection : RIPEN
47. Stop on ___ : ADIME
48. Small amount : WHIT
49. Sharpen : HONE
50. Ye olde days : YORE
51. The least bit : FICO
52. Muslim prayer leader : IMAM
53. Bet against a dicer : FADE
54. Bakery worker : ICER
55. Neighbor of Ky. : TENN

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