Michael S. Maurer
Michael S. Maurer 

New York Times, Monday, July 19, 1993

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Michael S. Maurer has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 16 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Scrap : ABORT
6. C.P.A., e.g. : ACCT
10. Commanded : BADE
14. "Let Me Go, ___" : LOVER
15. Type of salmon : COHO
16. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
17. Goddess of the chase : DIANA
18. As neat as ___ : APIN
19. Twerp's cousin : NERD
20. Start of a quip : ALLDINNERGUESTS
23. A vowel for Zeno : ETA
24. Duffer's delight : PAR
25. Lionized actor? : LAHR
28. Pasture sounds : BAAS
31. Big blows : GALES
36. Suffix with Nippon : ESE
37. Kimono sash : OBI
38. Eaten away : EROSE
39. Middle of the quip : OFARABEMIRSMUST
44. Hubs : NAVES
45. Em followers : ENO
46. Coral or Red : SEA
47. Upright : ERECT
48. Penny : CENT
49. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
50. Lyric poem : ODE
52. Makeshift bed : COT
54. End of the quip : ORDERALLAHCARTE
63. Central or Hyde : PARK
64. ___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
65. Scout unit : TROOP
66. Out of the wind : ALEE
67. Biblical ointment : NARD
68. Muse for Pindar : ERATO
69. Libidinous : LEWD
70. Salver : TRAY
71. Novices : TYROS
1. "M*A*S*H" actor : ALDA
2. Hit 212° : BOIL
3. Track shape : OVAL
4. Deliver, as a song : RENDER
5. Characteristic : TRAIT
6. ___ of worms : ACAN
7. Handle problems : COPE
8. Fledglings' sounds : CHIRPS
9. Kingdom in SW Pacific Ocean : TONGA
10. Nemesis : BANE
11. Iowa college town : AMES
12. Pub missile : DART
13. Means justifiers? : ENDS
21. Very rich man : NABOB
22. Prods : URGES
25. Sierra ___ : LEONE
26. ___ as the eye can see : ASFAR
27. Lift with effort : HEAVE
29. First name in honesty : ABE
30. ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
32. Fortify : ARM
33. Crummy : LOUSY
34. German industrial city : ESSEN
35. Bristles : SETAE
40. Kids' rm. : REC
41. Mary or John Jacob : ASTOR
42. Hostelry : INN
43. Small auk : ROTCH
48. Wine locale, often : CELLAR
49. Like bright nights : STARRY
51. Intimidate : DAUNT
53. Singing group : OCTET
54. Semiprecious stone : OPAL
55. Lung sound : RALE
56. Keene's Nancy ___ : DREW
57. Made do : EKED
58. Christie role : LARA
59. Rooney or Griffith : ANDY
60. What a homer evokes : ROAR
61. Dorothy's dog : TOTO
62. Poetry of a people : EPOS

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