New York Times, Friday, July 5, 1991

Author: Jeff Herrington
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { B F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Fertilizer : POTASH
7. Not so tough : EASIER
13. Theater offering : MATINEE
14. Embraced : CLASPED
16. Posse's quarry : OUTLAWS
17. Franc segment : CENTIME
18. Arafat's gp. : PLO
19. Small couch : SETTEE
21. Mountain pass : COL
22. Ariz. Indian : PIMA
24. Shad output : ROE
25. Smoke, as ham : CURE
26. Growing out : ENATE
28. Hub : NAVE
31. Approximately : ORSO
32. Under canvas : TENTED
34. Filmdom's Turner : KATHLEEN
36. Basic : ELEMENTAL
38. Affable one : PUSSYCAT
41. Sidesteps : ELUDES
45. Dill of the Bible : ANET
46. First-aid boxes : KITS
48. Tomato blight : EDEMA
49. Inlets : RIAS
50. Shavetails: Abbr. : LTS
52. Spot : ESPY
53. Do something : ACT
54. Versailles ___ : TREATY
57. Suffix with Israel : ITE
58. " . . . my heart is ___": Burns : NOTHERE
61. Letter opener : DEARSIR
63. Francis and Dahl : ARLENES
64. Ascribes : IMPUTES
65. Least used : NEWEST
66. Charge : ASSESS
1. Film critic Kael : PAULINE
2. Footstool : OTTOMAN
3. Sesame : TIL
4. Collections of sayings : ANAS
5. Ninja Turtles' hangout : SEWER
6. Ben Hur portrayer : HESTON
7. "___ homo" : ECCE
8. Not windward : ALEE
9. Preceder of Marco or Marcos : SAN
10. Follower of Mao : IST
11. Selective gourmand : EPICURE
12. Penitent's emotion : REMORSE
13. Young child : MOPPET
15. Explorer Ponce ___ : DELEON
20. Kitchen container : TEAKETTLE
23. Bears witness : ATTESTS
25. Plot : COLLUDE
27. Slippery : EELY
29. Fourgon : VAN
30. Satin add-on : ETTE
33. All the cards : DECK
35. Philip Nolan's creator : HALE
37. ___ tai (rum drink) : MAI
38. Former capital of Argentina : PARANA
39. Fabulous horselike creature : UNICORN
40. Mariners' home : SEATTLE
42. Stops : DESISTS
43. Deprives of contents : EMPTIES
44. "Gaudy Night" author : SAYERS
47. Method of surveying : STADIA
51. Holds back : STEMS
54. ___ bien : TRES
55. Take ten : REST
56. Jabbers : YAPS
59. Chop : HEW
60. Ethyl follower : ENE
62. Regret : RUE

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