New York Times, Tuesday, August 10, 1993

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home of ancient Irish kings : TARA
5. Reduce drastically : SLASH
10. Singaradja's island : BALI
14. Author Paton : ALAN
15. Spend foolishly : WASTE
16. Whiffenpoofs, e.g. : ELIS
17. Start of a quip : MANYWORKERSCALL
20. Type of mining : PIT
21. Takes the lion's share : HOGS
22. "Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
23. Trig function : SINE
24. Dug for quahogs : CLAMMED
26. Some nuns' wear : HABITS
29. In that place : THERE
30. Manipulates : USES
31. Brooklyn institute : PRATT
32. Client's cost : FEE
35. Quip: Part II : THEIRCEOSSALARY
39. E.M.K. is one : SEN
40. Pope's cape : ORALE
41. Otherwise : ELSE
42. Word with fry or potatoes : SMALL
43. Took part in a regatta : SAILED
45. One held for ransom : HOSTAGE
48. Bench warmers, for short : SUBS
49. Watery expanse : OCEAN
50. A spouse : WIFE
51. Ill-lit : DIM
54. End of the quip : THEGOLDENFLEECE
58. Earth, to Hans : ERDE
59. He wears a conical cap : DUNCE
60. Ointment source : ALOE
61. Not so much : LESS
62. Prefix with pose : INTER
63. File's partner : RANK
1. Pack firmly : TAMP
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Carry on verbally : RANT
4. Whichever : ANY
5. Faints : SWOONS
6. Good-sized : LARGE
7. Queries : ASKS
8. Fr. holy woman : STE
9. " . . . bells on ___ toes" : HER
10. Turned into : BECAME
11. Sleeper's rouser : ALARM
12. Capital of Nord : LILLE
13. Formed aits : ISLED
18. Iota : WHIT
19. Lacedaemon : SPARTA
23. Señor's sibilant assent : SISI
24. Pursue : CHASE
25. Permits : LETS
26. Shacks : HUTS
27. Tennis great : ASHE
28. Homophone for bin : BEEN
29. Giant or dwarf of folklore : TROLL
31. "Positive thinking" exponent : PEALE
32. Autumn : FALL
33. Gaelic : ERSE
34. Watched : EYED
36. Hard Italian cheese : ROMANO
37. Rugged rock : CRAG
38. Oahu necklaces : LEIS
42. Produces : STAGES
43. Feel pain : SUFFER
44. Fourth person : ABEL
45. Bellhop's bailiwick : HOTEL
46. Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
47. Spores : SEEDS
48. After that time : SINCE
50. Left : WENT
51. Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
52. Niche occupant : ICON
53. Docile; gentle : MEEK
55. Cato's 451 : LDI
56. Prod for payment : DUN
57. Auditory appendage : EAR

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