New York Times, Monday, August 19, 1991

Author:Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Veep Barkley : ALBEN
6. Misplayed : ERRED
11. Pay dirt : ORE
14. River to the English Channel : SEINE
15. Current rectifier : DIODE
16. At this time : NOW
17. Constantly and diligently : HANDANDFOOT
19. First mother : EVE
20. "Carousel" star : RAITT
21. Pee Dee or Hudson : RIVER
23. Author of "Honor Thy Father" : TALESE
26. Torte's place : BAKERY
27. Hate : DETEST
28. Deli machine : SLICER
30. Not qualified : UNFIT
31. Point of view : SLANT
32. Still : YET
35. Sale condition : ASIS
36. Turf : SWARD
37. Jets' former home : SHEA
38. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
39. Insipid : BLAND
40. Commence : START
41. Stravinsky's "The Rite of ___" : SPRING
43. Freshman's cap : BEANIE
44. Get to the bottom of : FATHOM
46. Ore of zinc : BLENDE
47. Particular moral standard : ETHIC
48. Food course : SALAD
50. Done ___ turn : TOA
51. Nearby : ATCLOSEHAND
57. Landers or Blyth : ANN
58. Florence's cathedral : DUOMO
59. More mature : RIPER
60. Conducted : LED
61. Inward : ENTAD
62. Rundown : SEEDY
1. Bat wood : ASH
2. Grassy field : LEA
3. Food receptacle : BIN
4. Fragment : END
5. Most intimate : NEAREST
6. Bracken or Fisher : EDDIE
7. Fissure : RIFT
8. Search about : ROOT
9. Old Tokyo : EDO
10. Draw away : DETRACT
11. All around : ONEVERYHAND
12. Nomad : ROVER
13. Room for jugs, linens, etc. : EWERY
18. Tweed's twitter : NAST
22. D.D.E. : IKE
23. Strained : TENSE
24. Directly : ATFIRSTHAND
25. Hawaiian wreaths : LEIS
26. Jam : BIND
27. Couple : DUAD
28. Argot : SLANG
29. Hog fat : LARD
31. Cygnet : SWAN
33. Eldritch : EERIE
34. London art gallery : TATE
36. Meager : SLIM
37. Laurel of films : STAN
39. Rich cloth with a raised design : BROCADE
40. Planters : SEEDERS
42. Key letter : PHI
43. Hugo's "Ruy ___" : BLAS
44. Embryonic : FETAL
45. Make amends : ATONE
46. Lineage : BLOOD
48. Carlyle : SCOT
49. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
52. Large wine cask : TUN
53. Hasten : HIE
54. Mimic : APE
55. Composer Rorem : NED
56. Not sweet, as wine : DRY

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