New York Times, Monday, July 29, 1991

Author:Virginia L. Yates
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. "Go get 'em" word : SIC
4. Hammerstein II : OSCAR
9. Original : FRESH
14. Make a pitch for : WOO
15. "K-K-K-Katy" composer : OHARA
16. Gear for a gaucho : REATA
17. Bristle : AWN
18. Freed-N.H. Brown song: 1935 : MYLUCKYSTAR
20. Pola of silents : NEGRI
22. Fifi's friend : AMIE
23. Volt or watt : UNIT
24. Get new guns : REARM
26. A buttercup : ANEMONE
28. Song from "Good News": 1927 : LUCKYINLOVE
30. Pirates' pelf : LOOT
31. "A Chorus Line" tune : ONE
32. Prize for a mystery tale : EDGAR
36. Puncture's prefix : ACU
37. Pittsburgh pro : STEELER
40. Id's cohort : EGO
41. The ___ Kid, O'Henry creation : CISCO
43. Racket : DIN
44. Gaudy : LOUD
45. Song from "On the Town": 1944 : LUCKYTOBEME
49. Lame duck, often : ALSORAN
52. Sidestep : ELUDE
53. Bird or boob : LOON
54. Equal : PEER
56. Like Hamelin : RATTY
59. Song from "Guys and Dolls": 1950 : LUCKBEALADY
62. Kick oneself : RUE
63. Tended a squeaky wheel : OILED
64. Computer morsel : DATUM
65. "___ Man Answers," S. Dee film : IFA
66. Garden intruders : WEEDS
67. Catty : SNIDE
68. Auburn or Oakland : CAR
1. Ballet bird : SWAN
2. Bob Hope's "___ Russia $1200" : IOWE
3. Fitting : CONGRUOUS
4. Tupek dweller's craft : OOMIAK
5. Flinch : SHY
6. Powder used in lotions : CALAMINE
7. Jack-in-the-pulpit : ARUM
8. Kind of prejudice : RACIAL
9. "The Lady's Not for Burning" playwright : FRY
10. Went back to : RESUMED
11. " . . . could ___ fat" : EATNO
12. Spot : STAIN
13. Creator of Ah Sin : HARTE
19. Bingolike game : KENO
21. Right: Comb. form : RECT
25. Orissa rustic : RYOT
27. Perpetually : EVER
28. Places : LOCI
29. Penurious : NEEDY
30. Resin base : LAC
33. Kind of progression : GEOMETRIC
34. Shivers : AGUE
35. Gat : ROD
37. Go bad : SOUR
38. Bookish folk : LITERATI
39. Lab substance : ENOL
42. Whacked : CLONKED
44. A satellite of Jupiter : LEDA
46. Cod, for one : CAPE
47. Makes dough : KNEADS
48. "___ Not on the Lone Prairie" : BURYME
49. O.K. : ALLOW
50. Comic-strip hero : LOUIE
51. Pedestal, to Pei : SOCLE
55. Spirit : ELAN
57. Porous rock : TUFA
58. Once around Sol : YEAR
60. Wall St. abbr. : BDS
61. Washout : DUD

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