New York Times, Thursday, August 5, 1993

Author: Rand H. Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Rand H. Burns has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Monikers : NAMES
6. Bradley or Sharif : OMAR
10. Entreat : PRAY
14. Bias : SLANT
15. Shiny cloth : LAME
16. Get one's goat : RILE
17. Menu : CARTE
18. Lindros of the N.H.L. : ERIC
19. Unlock : OPEN
20. Eerie group of peaks? : STRANGERANGE
23. Early Christian chalice : AMA
24. Goad : SPUR
25. Most light-hearted : AIRIEST
29. Avers : STATES
33. Royal flush? : GRANDHAND
36. Loser to Hoover: 1928 : SMITH
37. Tar : GOB
38. Minstrel's offering : LAY
39. The Kingston Trio hit: 1959 : MTA
40. Not suitable : INAPT
43. A $1.98 bungee jump? : CHEAPLEAP
47. Chemical compounds : ESTERS
49. Street, in Stuttgart : STRASSE
50. Wrench, e.g. : TOOL
52. Dudley Moore film : TEN
53. Problem for Montana? : HUDDLEMUDDLE
58. Not fer : AGIN
60. Challenge : DARE
61. Long periods of time : AEONS
63. Southern France : MIDI
64. Author Mills : ENOS
65. Something to pledge : TROTH
66. Urgent request : PLEA
67. Snack : NOSH
68. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
1. Presidential advisory gp. : NSC
2. End of a Stein line : ALAS
3. Store : MART
4. Board the Cape Codder : ENTRAIN
5. Like some clams : STEAMED
6. Actor Vidov : OLEG
7. Dark lunar plain : MARE
8. Mideast bigwigs : AMIRS
9. Newsy summaries : RECAPS
10. Agenda : PROGRAM
11. Auspicious : RIPE
12. Falstaff's quaff : ALE
13. Urge : YEN
21. Poet Ogden ___ : NASH
22. McAuliffe's reply at Bastogne : NUTS
25. B. Agr. aspirant : AGGIE
26. Actor Jeremy ___ : IRONS
27. Moroccan port : RABAT
28. Soft mineral : TALC
30. "Hard ___": Dickens : TIMES
31. Singer James and namesakes : ETTAS
32. Mold : SHAPE
34. Slangy refusal : NAH
35. Changes the hue : DYES
41. A dark purple : PETUNIA
42. Walked on : TROD
44. Aleutian island : ATTU
45. Come earlier than : PREDATE
46. Advice columnist Ann ___ : LANDERS
48. Soaked : SODDEN
51. Open, grassy plain : LLANO
53. Stash : HIDE
54. Piccadilly Circus statue : EROS
55. Open weave : MESH
56. Swag : LOOT
57. Being, in Callao : ENTE
58. Elec. measure : AMP
59. Actor Gerard : GIL
62. That ship : SHE

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