New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1991

Author:Betty Hinman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Betty Hinman has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Alliance acronym : NATO
5. Moist : DAMP
9. Fast fliers : SSTS
13. Q.E.D. segment : ERAT
14. Buckeye State : OHIO
15. ___-de-mer (sea cucumber) : BECHE
16. Exactly : ONTHENOSE
18. The clear sky : ETHER
19. Bouquets : NOSEGAYS
20. Hags : CRONES
21. Nonsense : ROT
22. "In hoc ___ vinces" : SIGNO
23. Author Wallace : LEW
26. Thousand ___ (summer resorts) : ISLANDS
29. Aries, Leo et al.: Abbr. : ZOD
32. Etchers' needs : ACIDS
34. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
35. Ivan or Nicholas : CZAR
36. He painted "Haystack at Giverny" : MONET
37. Kennel sound : YAP
38. Discoverer of Orion's fifth star : HOOKE
39. German river : ELBE
40. ___ de vivre : JOIE
41. Christmastides : YULES
42. Juan Carlos I is one : REY
43. Ranchers' event : ROUNDUP
45. Suburb of Liège : ANS
46. "Halt, you tars!" : AVAST
48. ___ Trang, Vietnamese port : NHA
50. Akin : AGNATE
52. Downward plunge : NOSEDIVE
57. Actor Jeremy : IRONS
58. Strait-laced ones : BLUENOSES
59. Type of night club : DISCO
60. Female bear, in Bologna : ORSA
61. Image on a radar screen : BLIP
62. Widgeon : SMEE
63. Prime for a crime : ABET
64. Start of a counting-out refrain : EENY
1. Main St. light : NEON
2. Late satirical cartoonist : ARNO
3. Makes lace : TATS
4. Alternate : OTHER
5. Kin of Mr. Chips's portrayer : DONATS
6. "Ship ___!" : AHOY
7. Lass : MISS
8. He wrote "The Raven" : POE
9. Mother ___, U.S. saint : SETON
10. Durante nickname : SCHNOZZOLA
11. Quaker pronoun : THEE
12. Sun. orations : SERS
15. Arctic scenery : BERGS
17. Believer in selfhood : EGOIST
20. Slayer: Comb. form : CIDE
22. Shot from ambush : SNIPED
23. Debussy work : LAMER
24. Paris school : ECOLE
25. Beat, but barely : WINBYANOSE
27. Plan : LAYOUT
28. Actor Delon : ALAIN
30. "The Old ___ Bucket" : OAKEN
31. Woman's garment : DRESS
33. Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
35. Neck, in Nice : COU
38. Kin of a dash : HYPHEN
40. Tenor Carreras : JOSE
43. Hoffman role in "Midnight Cowboy" : RATSO
44. Oust a senator : UNSEAT
47. Detective Philo : VANCE
49. Baked-clay structure : ADOBE
50. Assists : AIDS
51. Harsh : GRIM
52. Org. for workers' rights : NLRB
53. A river at York : OUSE
54. Offshore sight : ISLE
55. Blood vessel : VEIN
56. Notice : ESPY
58. Feathery stole : BOA

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