New York Times, Tuesday, August 20, 1991

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Biblical book : ACTS
5. Autocrat : TSAR
9. Pundit : SWAMI
14. Memorable Belgian composer-singer : BREL
15. Sicilian smoker : ETNA
16. Desirous : EAGER
17. Vernon Duke tune: 1935 : AUTUMNINNEWYORK
20. Bird's morsel : BERRY
21. Get the goose ready : FATTEN
22. Mortarboard pendants : TASSELS
24. Bordoni and Papas : IRENES
28. Mao follower : TSE
29. High-seas alert : SOS
30. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
31. Bird life : ORNIS
34. Industrial staple : OIL
35. Actor Guinness : ALEC
36. Romberg musical: 1945 : UPINCENTRALPARK
39. Alain's dream : REVE
40. Knick foe : NET
41. Wee : TEENY
42. A Gershwin : IRA
43. Messy place : STY
44. Nails holder : KEG
45. Deli section : SALAMI
47. French encyclopedist-philosopher : DIDEROT
51. Like cheaters' dice : LOADED
53. Festival site in ancient Greece : NEMEA
55. Quondam Empire State nine : BROOKLYNDODGERS
59. Senseless : INANE
60. Myanmar, Kampuchea, etc. : ASIA
61. Fields, to Nero : AGRI
62. Napoleon creator : BAKER
63. Buck, e.g. : DEER
64. Songs of sorts : LAYS
1. Rhyme scheme for a quatrain : ABAB
2. Vinegar vial : CRUET
3. Aquarium favorite : TETRA
4. Bad-mouths : SLURS
5. Gymnast's goal : TEN
6. Choke : STIFLE
7. Sten and Karenina : ANNAS
8. Babble bellicosely : RANT
9. Places for certain turtles : SEWERS
10. "Red River" star : WAYNE
11. Past : AGO
12. Matelot's milieu : MER
13. Annoy : IRK
18. William Blake was one : MYSTIC
19. Bleached : ETIOLATED
23. Basic : ESSENTIAL
25. Fireballer Ryan : NOLAN
26. Partner of each : EVERY
27. Ill : SICK
29. Letter opener : SIR
31. Covent Garden attraction : OPERA
32. Yale, to Harvard : RIVAL
33. Bangkok-to-Hanoi dir. : NNE
34. Hubbell teammate : OTT
35. Rue Morgue murderer : APE
36. "Exodus" author : URIS
37. Old Guard commander at Waterloo : NEY
38. "Sleepy Hollow" tale : LEGEND
43. Informal party : SMOKER
44. Tyke : KIDDIE
46. Unaccompanied : ALONE
47. Meatheaded : DENSE
48. Like Lear : REGAL
49. Last word : OMEGA
50. Kind of cloth : TERRY
52. Pair : DYAD
54. Trade-arrangement phrase : ASIS
55. Highchair wear : BIB
56. Genetic factor : RNA
57. Roble or durmast : OAK
58. Bireme implement : OAR

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