Mel Taub
Mel Taub 

New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 1993

Author:Mel Taub
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 3, Spans: 2
Mel Taub has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. This (girl), to Brutus : HAEC
5. Lifts for kanonen : TBARS
10. Razorback, e.g. : HOG
13. Young state : UTAH
14. N.Y.S.E. acronym : ALCOA
15. Four-star : AONE
16. Bill, once : GOVERNORCLINTON
19. Déjeuner dish : OMELETTE
20. "___ Fair," 1933 song : ITISNT
21. Canonized Fr. women : STES
22. Impish one : SCAMP
23. Billers' companions? : COOERS
26. Barbara's successor : HILLARY
28. Yea ___ (voter's choice) : ORNAY
29. Inaugural ball, e.g. : GALA
30. Flaccid : LIMP
32. Ran into : MET
33. Status of 16 Across's mother at his birth : WIDOW
34. Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
35. Scrooge-like utterances : BAHS
37. U.S. composer Charles ___ : IVES
38. "Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
40. Does cryptography : DECODES
42. Élève's milieu : CLASSE
43. Grass cutter : MOWER
44. "___ There Eyes," 1930 tune : THEM
45. Renée of the silent screen : ADOREE
47. Scene of destruction : SHAMBLES
51. Presedential address : PENNSYLVANIAAVE
53. Pamplona rahs : OLES
54. Program listing : EVENT
55. Set at a slant : SKEW
56. Algerian ruler of yore : DEY
57. Insignificant : DINKY
58. V.P.'s home state : TENN
1. Quasimodo's creator : HUGO
2. Speck : ATOM
3. Projecting edge : EAVE
4. Socks tender : CHELSEA
5. Spouses of oncles : TANTES
6. Moral flaws : BLOTS
7. Area equaling 43,560 square feet : ACRE
8. Elephant-eating bird of folklore : ROC
9. Frankish legal code : SALICLAW
10. Where 16 Across was reared : HOTSPRINGS
11. "___ you noblest English!": Shak. : ONON
12. Courteous chap : GENT
15. Vegetable companion : ANIMAL
17. Put before a new jury : RETRY
18. Type abbr. : ITAL
22. Missile sites : SILOS
23. Grooming aid : COMB
24. Mountain nymph : OREAD
25. Where deficit reducers focus? : ONTHEMONEY
26. Where the Acheron flowed : HADES
27. Certain residences, initially : YMCAS
29. Donor : GIVER
31. Study steadily : PORE
33. Amazed; naïve : WIDEEYED
36. Shows disdain : SCORNS
38. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
39. Beat; censure : LAMBAST
41. Has a credit-card balance : OWES
42. Sea song : CHANTY
44. Acknowledge appreciatively : THANK
45. Like two peas in ___ : APOD
46. Remove an erratum : DELE
47. ___ Hedin, Gobi explorer : SVEN
48. Success, e.g. : LAKE
49. Tied : EVEN
50. Stitched : SEWN
52. Age of 16 Across on Aug. 19 in MMII : LVI

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