New York Times, Saturday, July 20, 1991

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. St. Cecilia's sphere : MUSIC
6. Mark indicating nasalization : TILDE
11. A flounder : DAB
14. Liszt work : ETUDE
15. Type of squash : ACORN
16. River of central Asia : ILI
17. Rash : TEMERARIOUS
19. King Arthur's spear : RON
20. Black Jack's outfit : AEF
21. Gushed: Var. : SPIRTED
23. Kipling's "___ Stories" : JUSTSO
26. Titubated : REELED
27. Swiss linear unit : ELLE
28. Spur : GOAD
30. Grant-___ : INAID
33. Nailhead : STUD
34. Game played with counters : NIM
35. The world soul : PNEUMA
36. Actor Matheson : TIM
37. Danish port : AALBORG
39. A mah-jongg tile : BAM
40. Commence : EMBARK
42. Asian language : LAO
43. Evening, in Firenze : SERA
44. "Miss Julie" composer : ROREM
45. African cereal grass : TEFF
46. Siderite and tinstone : ORES
47. Held forth : ORATED
49. River of S.C. : EDISTO
51. ___ Duyvil, N.Y. : SPUYTEN
53. Important star : SOL
54. Cephalus' lover : EOS
55. Sees : UNDERSTANDS
61. Mountain pass : COL
62. Commodious : ROOMY
63. Sicilian islands : EGADI
64. Render : TRY
65. Auto racer Irvan : ERNIE
66. Depressions : DENTS
1. Choo Choo Coleman in 1962 : MET
2. Actress Christensen : UTE
3. Cato's "I am" : SUM
4. Conceived : IDEATED
5. She knew her oats : CERES
6. Salt : TAR
7. "___ on parle . . . " : ICI
8. Detached : LOOSED
9. An olive is one : DRUPE
10. Farm chore : ENSILING
11. Some Dixie wasps : DIRTDAUBERS
12. Kind of hemp : ALOE
13. Constrict : BIND
18. Alaskan island : AFOGNAK
22. Alain ___ Lesage : RENE
23. Fool : JESTER
24. Pertaining to last month : ULTIMO
25. In a lethargic manner : SLUMBROUSLY
26. Meandered : RAMBLED
29. Bribe : OIL
31. Turkish hospice : IMARET
32. Spanish poet ___ Alonso : DAMASO
35. Claim : PROFESS
37. Sculptor's framework : ARMATURE
38. Lout : OAF
41. Ethereal : AERY
43. Certain fodder : SOILAGE
45. Hamstring : TENDON
48. Neil Shicoff, e.g. : TENOR
50. Declined mentally : DOTED
51. Conventicle participants : SECT
52. On one's uppers : POOR
56. Skater Wontanabe : EMI
57. End of a Salinger title : RYE
58. Thai river : NAN
59. Banned poison : DDT
60. Amy, to Chip : SIS

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