New York Times, Thursday, August 1, 1991

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Take ___ (start an action) : STEPS
6. Remarks by Sandy : ARFS
10. It's White and Blue : NILE
14. An anagram for merit : REMIT
15. Jeanne ___ : DARC
16. Lulu : ONER
17. Kind of acid : AMINO
18. Pet bat in "The Munsters" : IGOR
19. Former Russian ruler : TSAR
20. Area not under government control : PRIVATESECTOR
23. Pos. opposite : NEG
24. Silly little laugh : HEHE
25. A Henson forerunner : SARG
28. Onager : ASS
31. Salt's sack : SEABAG
35. Former U.N. agcy. : IRO
36. Gear for a roundup : RIATA
38. School for René : ECOLE
39. Exec's severance pay of a sort : GOLDENPARACHUTE
42. Gander and cob : MALES
43. Hide the loot : STASH
44. Select : TAP
45. Bouquets : AROMAS
47. Suffix with insist : ENT
48. Hoffman play: 1985 : ASIS
49. Les États-___ : UNIS
51. D.C. figure : REP
53. Buying-and-selling system : MARKETECONOMY
59. Stern and gloomy : DOUR
60. Not so hot : SOSO
61. Malarial fevers : AGUES
63. "___ boy!" : ATTA
64. Nobelist for Peace: 1984 : TUTU
65. Casals played it : CELLO
66. Natatorium : POOL
67. Suffix with origin : ATOR
68. Legendary family of Uri : TELLS
1. Mrs., in Madrid : SRA
2. Per diem steno, e.g. : TEMP
3. Arabian chieftain : EMIR
4. Like a lonesome swain : PINING
5. Franklin invented one : STOVE
6. Approach for a miner : ADIT
7. Spread unchecked : RAGE
8. Next year's sophs : FROSH
9. Heaps of stones : SCREES
10. "The eggs do ___ the hen": Russ. proverb : NOTTEACH
11. ___ many words : INSO
12. Goneril's father : LEAR
13. Fumble : ERR
21. Furthermore : AGAIN
22. Chong's partner : CHEECH
25. " . . . sweetheart of ___ Chi" : SIGMA
26. Bellowing : AROAR
27. Jacob Abbott's young hero : ROLLO
29. Enfeebles : SAPS
30. One of 50 : STATE
32. Tests for Tyson : BOUTS
33. Asian range : ALTAI
34. Hybrid grazers : GEEPS
36. Submerged again : RESANK
37. "Man of ___," 1934 Flaherty film : ARAN
40. Objection : DEMURRAL
41. Dome lead-in : ASTRO
46. Nap for Juan : SIESTA
48. Farthest point in an orbit : APOGEE
50. Resolute or Rex : STOUT
52. Play a play : ENACT
53. Marquand's Mr. ___ : MOTO
54. Hatchback, e.g. : AUTO
55. Last word in Mo.'s motto : ESTO
56. ___ Carrée, at the Louvre : COUR
57. Ruminate : MULL
58. Georgian's rebel ___ : YELL
59. Drop bait gently : DAP
62. Call for help : SOS

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