New York Times, Saturday, August 10, 1991

Author:Kevin Boyle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Odoriferous : AROMATIC
9. Tulip tree, for one : POPLAR
15. ___ stick (clarinet) : LICORICE
16. Anatomical interstice : AREOLE
17. Plays the sycophant : ADULATES
18. Missile devices : SLINGS
19. This goes with poivre : SEL
20. Bright-red rock crystal : RUBASSE
22. ___ gratias : DEO
23. Knotty bump on a tree : KNUR
25. Early Egyptian citizen : SAITE
26. Kind of bread or chip : CORN
27. Confused : ATSEA
29. Gypsy horse : GRI
30. Actress Braga : SONIA
31. Brother : FRA
33. Silver-tongued : ELOQUENT
35. Formation of bone : OSTOSIS
39. Old French dance : BOURREE
40. Warship of 1862 : MERRIMAC
42. Right of precedence : PAS
43. Fishing vessels : PRAMS
44. "The ___ Squad," TV series : MOD
46. Half a shekel : BEKAH
50. Poulards : HENS
51. Son of Isis and Osiris : HORUS
53. Major General Jesse Lee ___ : RENO
54. Town in E Belgium : ANS
55. Snake : MEANDER
57. Overalls part : BIB
58. Feast of St. Peter's Chains : LAMMAS
60. Legendary S.A. land of riches : ELDORADO
62. Execrable : ODIOUS
63. Furniture item for a service : TEATABLE
64. People : SETTLE
65. Précis : SYNOPSES
1. The Last Frontier : ALASKA
2. Laughing : RIDENT
3. Eye : OCULUS
4. Smallest unit of an elem. : MOL
5. Sandarac tree : ARAR
6. Disciple of Apostle Paul : TITUS
7. Headache remedy : ICEBAG
8. West Indian poet : CESAIRE
9. Dated : PASSE
10. Fillet on a column : ORLE
11. Kennedy Library designer : PEI
12. Samuel Pepys was one : LONDONER
13. Pirate : ALGERINE
14. Ring with sound : RESONATE
21. Unit of luminance : STILB
24. Abandons evil conduct : REFORMS
26. Swift horse, poetically : COURSER
28. Upbeat, in music : ARSIS
30. Nestling pigeon : SQUAB
32. Objective : AIM
34. Alley-___ (basketball play) : OOP
35. Navel : OMPHALOS
36. Swain song : SERENADE
37. Convey : TRANSMIT
38. Navigator Islands, today : SAMOA
41. Pastry cones : CORNETS
45. First Earl of Leicester : DUDLEY
47. Skewered meat : KEBABS
48. "Mine's not ___ cause": Shak. : ANIDLE
49. Landlopers : HOBOES
51. "Steppenwolf" author : HESSE
52. City on the Meuse : SEDAN
55. Heavy hammer : MAUL
56. Mag section : ROTO
59. Pithy remark : MOT
61. Forte of Flavor-Flav : RAP

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