New York Times, Thursday, August 26, 1993

Author:Mark Blakeburn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Mark Blakeburn has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. "Serpico" author : MAAS
5. Cognizant : AWARE
10. Intimation : HINT
14. Author Bombeck : ERMA
15. Staff again : REMAN
16. Erstwhile : ONCE
17. Adolescent : TEEN
18. Okla. Indian : KIOWA
19. Cicatrix : SCAR
20. African anteater : AARDVARK
22. MacArthur battle site : BATAAN
24. Peel : RIND
25. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
26. Hayes and Asimov : ISAACS
29. Snoopy's family : BEAGLES
33. Stripling : LAD
34. Capital of Yemen : SANAA
37. Distributed cards : DEALT
38. Mosque official : IMAM
40. Rights gp. : NAACP
42. Plaintiff : SUER
43. Home-run king : AARON
45. South African corral : KRAAL
47. Vital acid: Abbr. : RNA
48. Cranny : CREVICE
50. Bow, Oriental style : SALAAM
52. Arthurian lady : ENID
53. Lab burner : ETNA
54. Market : BAZAAR
57. Hyenalike mammal of Africa : AARDWOLF
61. Ancient Jewish month : ABIB
62. Blue Grotto locale : CAPRI
64. "___ Song," Elton John hit : YOUR
65. Cat's-paw : TOOL
66. Merge : UNITE
67. "Rabbi Ben ___": Browning : EZRA
68. Sharon's partner in a TV series : TYNE
69. Laments : SIGHS
70. Female ruffs : REES
1. After: Prefix : META
2. Location : AREA
3. U.S. citizen : AMER
4. Actress Dee : SANDRA
5. Clinton, for one : ARKANSAN
6. Eerie : WEIRD
7. Frenzied : AMOK
8. Inexperienced : RAW
9. Make possible : ENABLE
10. Carter problem: 1979-81 : HOSTAGES
11. Peruvian Indian : INCA
12. "Final Four" initials : NCAA
13. Sea bird : TERN
21. Damone and Morrow : VICS
23. "Diary of ___ Housewife": 1970 film : AMAD
25. Manila hemp : ABACA
26. Kind of artery or vein : ILIAC
27. Philippine island : SAMAR
28. Antarctic cape : ADARE
30. Lady of Petrarch's sonnets : LAURA
31. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
32. Winning coach: 1970 Super Bowl : STRAM
35. Fast's "The ___ God" : NAKED
36. Swiss river : AAR
39. "A ___ Feast": Hemingway : MOVEABLE
41. Bakery offerings : PASTRIES
44. "Strange Interlude" heroine : NINA
46. Camera man : LAND
49. Piccadilly ___ : CIRCUS
51. Darrow, for one : LAWYER
53. Gore's "___ in the Balance" : EARTH
54. Sheet of matted cotton : BATT
55. "___ Named Sue" : ABOY
56. Hill in Jerusalem : ZION
57. Buy ___ in a poke : APIG
58. Seep : OOZE
59. Artificial fly : LURE
60. Certain brothers : FRAS
63. Black cuckoo : ANI

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