New York Times, Friday, July 23, 1993

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Build a fortune : AMASS
6. Ceiling : CAP
9. Naïf : BABE
13. Smooth: Mus. : LEGATO
15. Actress Munson : ONA
16. Author Ehrenburg : ILYA
17. " . . . richer, for ___ . . . " : POORER
18. Vibrating vipers : RATTLERS
20. Drama category : GREEKTRAGEDY
22. Writer Umberto ___ : ECO
25. East, in Essen : OST
26. Lampware style : TOLE
27. Noted aircraft manufacturer : SOPWITH
29. Yoko ___ : ONO
30. Wheat, to René : BLE
33. Come to terms : CUTADEAL
35. Irrigation contraption : NORIA
37. Once more, in Dogpatch : AGIN
38. Game bird : SNIPE
41. Ratted : SANG
42. Indiana pro hoopster : PACER
44. Grandiose : PALATIAL
46. Forage plant : ERS
47. Pretend : ACT
50. Bitter payback : REVENGE
51. Zeno's "classroom" : STOA
52. Legs Diamond's diamonds : ICE
53. Still : YET
54. Mother of 14 and 40 Down : CLYTEMNESTRA
59. Like most lunch breaks : HOURLONG
60. Impish one : RASCAL
64. College in Mich. : ALMA
65. Ross, for one : SEA
66. Tropical rodent : AGOUTI
67. Euripides work : PLAY
68. Baseball's Roush : EDD
69. Over : ENDED
1. Sight at Zermatt : ALP
2. SE Asia farmer : MEO
3. Back then : AGO
4. Famed marionette maker : SARG
5. Olympian's no-no : STEROID
6. Phellem : CORK
7. Reddish dye : ANATTO
8. Sponsor : PATRON
9. Hull area : BILGE
10. Aweather's antonym : ALEE
11. A W.Va. senator : BYRD
12. Kind of chair : EASY
14. Euripides protagonist : ORESTES
19. Kestrel's catcher : TALON
21. Frome of fiction : ETHAN
22. Sutton's forte : ESCAPE
23. Catamount : COUGAR
24. Science of light : OPTICS
28. Diminish : WANE
30. Fit for Mensa : BRAINY
31. Ad space : LINAGE
32. Aerie dweller : EAGLET
34. Fresh talk : LIP
36. Boniface, in Bologna : OSTE
39. Stein's salon setting : PARIS
40. Sophocles subject : ELECTRA
43. Badger's cousin : RATEL
45. So-so : AVERAGE
48. Having a tuft of soft hairs : COMOSE
49. Like a beach bum : TANNED
51. S.P.C.A. candidate : STRAY
54. Dry up, as lips : CHAP
55. Take it easy : LOLL
56. City on the Colorado : YUMA
57. Zounds! : EGAD
58. "Chacun ___ goût" : ASON
61. Ruminant's food : CUD
62. Ending for consul : ATE
63. Pupil's cover : LID

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