New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 1991

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { B F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wag : COMIC
6. Baker's aide : ICER
10. N.Z. parrots : KEAS
14. Santa Anna conquest : ALAMO
15. Knob : NODE
16. "Winnie ___ Pu": Lenard : ILLE
17. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
18. Granny or bowline : KNOT
19. Naldi of films : NITA
20. "The Razor's Edge" author : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
23. Barrel for herring : CADE
24. Harm : INJURY
25. Pulled the cork : OPENED
29. Annual visitor : SANTA
31. Peter, the pianist : NERO
32. Oppositionist : ANTI
34. Force forward : IMPEL
38. Composer Lecuona : ERNESTO
40. Free : RELEASE
42. Treat ore : SMELT
43. Author Angelou : MAYA
45. Locale : SITE
46. Net or Knick : CAGER
48. Post-fight souvenir : SHINER
50. Goldlike brass : ORMOLU
53. Words said with a nod : ISEE
55. "Key Largo" playwright : MAXWELLANDERSON
61. "Nessun dorma," e.g. : ARIA
62. Ore deposit : LODE
63. Cut into two equal parts : HALVE
64. Inheritor : HEIR
65. Vronsky's beloved : ANNA
66. Sidestep : AVOID
67. Saharan : ARID
68. Mind : HEED
69. Garden interlopers : WEEDS
1. Nasty fellows : CADS
2. Supermarket item : OLEO
3. Thank-you-___ (road bump) : MAAM
4. Nagy of Hungary : IMRE
5. Compel : COERCE
6. Signed : INKED
7. Struggle : CONTEST
8. Jacob's brother by another name : EDOM
9. Keep : RETAIN
10. Authorizer of a 1611 Bible : KINGJAMESI
11. Merchant Yale : ELIHU
12. Splicing site : ALTAR
13. Disreputable : SEAMY
21. Begin's co-Nobelist : SADAT
22. "___ They Sail," P. Newman film : UNTIL
25. Singletons : ONES
26. Short wave : PERM
27. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
28. Creator of "Bitter Sweet" : NOELCOWARD
30. Light : AIRY
33. Alaskan city : NOME
35. Discomfort : PAIN
36. Ferrara family : ESTE
37. Villain's expression : LEER
39. Hackneyed : STALE
41. Alleviated 35 Down : EASED
44. Girl guide of myth : ARIADNE
47. Southern dialect : GULLAH
49. Rustic TV variety show : HEEHAW
50. D-day beach : OMAHA
51. Less common : RARER
52. Galba's 1013 : MXIII
54. Golf great : SNEAD
56. Trendle and Striker's ___ Ranger : LONE
57. Critic's kudos : RAVE
58. Wild plum : SLOE
59. Roman poet : OVID
60. Beatty and Buntline : NEDS

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