New York Times, Wednesday, August 21, 1991

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Attention-getting word : AHEM
5. Some P.M. periods : AFTS
9. Take as one's own : ADOPT
14. Alpha follower : BETA
15. Sport : PLAY
16. Breed of cattle or sheep : DEVON
17. Apiece : EACH
18. Actor Rip : TORN
19. Out in the open : OVERT
20. Start of a quip : THATOUTOFWORK
23. Become oxidized : RUST
24. Structure in Avignon : PONT
25. West Coast shrub : SALAL
28. Fill up : SATE
30. General Bradley : OMAR
34. Afghan neighbors : IRANIS
36. Uncle ___, richest of the Gumps : BIM
37. The Beaver St. : ORE
38. More of the quip : STRIPPERCANFIND
42. Succor : AID
43. "___ Loser," Beatles song : IMA
44. Approached : NEARED
45. ___-majesté : LESE
47. Terza ___ (Dante's verse form) : RIMA
49. Lab bottles : VIALS
50. Wahines' garlands : LEIS
52. Liang : TAEL
54. End of the quip : NOACTSTOGRIND
59. Deserve : MERIT
60. Hebrides island : IONA
61. Lack : NEED
63. Prosperous church society : AMANA
64. German-Polish border river : ODER
65. Argonauts' quest: 1848-49 : GOLD
66. Meted : DOLED
67. Indicates agreement : NODS
68. Agitated state : SNIT
1. Presidential nickname : ABE
2. What cooks must take : HEAT
3. Delineate : ETCH
4. Former title for an Indian princess : MAHARANI
5. Town near Santa Cruz, Calif. : APTOS
6. Scoffs at : FLOUTS
7. Fruity pastry : TART
8. Presenting a general view : SYNOPTIC
9. "___ the long years": G.B.S. : ADOWN
10. Pulitzer Prize writer: 1948 : DEVOTO
11. Finished : OVER
12. Scrapple ingredient : PORK
13. Blast material : TNT
21. Holland flower : TULIP
22. Enemy : FOEMAN
25. Agave fiber : SISAL
26. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
27. Enriches the roast : LARDS
29. President James ___ Garfield : ABRAM
31. Ballerina Shearer : MOIRA
32. Manufactured fiber : ARNEL
33. Salmons' spawning grounds : REDDS
35. Angel or demon : SPIRIT
39. Discharge : EMISSION
40. At no time : NEVER
41. Weaknesses : FAILINGS
46. Actress Stritch : ELAINE
48. Made up for : ATONED
51. Outward : ECTAD
53. Thickening agents : AGARS
54. Verne's captain : NEMO
55. Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
56. Brouhaha : TODO
57. Garish light : NEON
58. Sub's base? : DELI
59. Like Carroll's hatter : MAD
62. Banned insecticide : DDT

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