New York Times, Wednesday, July 21, 1993

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Squealer : RAT
4. Some vestments : ALBS
8. Significant pile of stones : CAIRN
13. Wrath : IRE
14. Various: Comb. form : PARTI
16. "L.A. Law" role : ARNIE
17. TV-program recorder : VCR
18. Hair holder : SNOOD
19. Marie Antoinette, e.g. : REINE
20. Start of an epigram : ATRUEDIPLOMAT
23. King of beasts : LION
24. Bushing : SLEEVE
25. ___ de France : ILE
28. Funny guy : SCREAM
30. Epigram: Part II : ALWAYS
32. Charter : LEASE
36. Stuttering Roscoe : ATES
37. Epigram: Part III : THINKSTWICE
41. Melville novel : OMOO
43. Plus item : ASSET
44. Epigram: Part IV : BEFORE
47. He is often able : SEAMAN
52. "Lord, is ___?": Matt. 26:22 : ITI
53. First-born : OLDEST
57. "The Forsyte ___" : SAGA
58. End of the epigram : SAYINGNOTHING
61. Brazilian state : BAHIA
63. Century plant : AGAVE
64. Fall behind : LAG
65. Sell one ___ of goods : ABILL
66. More withered : SERER
67. Juin through août : ETE
68. Feel : SENSE
69. Bruce or Laura of films : DERN
70. Carmine : RED
1. Competitors : RIVALS
2. Frigid; bleak : ARCTIC
3. Dennis the Menace, e.g. : TERROR
4. Cathedral section : APSE
5. Compatriots : LANDSMEN
6. Cook on a grill : BROIL
7. Mine section : STOPE
8. Calif. artist colony : CARMEL
9. Kind of way or code : AREA
10. Start : INITIATE
11. Old Japanese coin : RIN
12. Wedding write-up word : NEE
15. Vain : IDLE
21. One, to Ouida : UNE
22. Eggs : OVA
26. Caustic substance : LYE
27. Tee preceder : ESS
29. Boxing's "greatest" : ALI
31. U.S.A. distaffer : WAC
33. Alias : AKA
34. Draft letters : SSS
35. Caan connectives : ETS
37. "___ troubled waters": M. Henry : TOFISHIN
38. Cry of triumph : HOO
39. Town in W.Va. : WESTOVER
40. Suffix with Jersey : ITE
41. Geisha's waistband : OBI
42. Convened : MET
45. Soup garnish : ROYALE
46. Hebrew judge : ELI
48. Hardwood tree : ASH
49. "Marilyn" author : MAILER
50. Akin on Dad's side : AGNATE
51. Henpecked : NAGGED
54. Acronym for genes' macromolecules : DNAS
55. Encouraged, with "on" : EGGED
56. Delusion's partner : SNARE
59. Is under the weather : AILS
60. Sea swallow : TERN
61. Kind of relief : BAS
62. Actor Vigoda : ABE

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