New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 1991

Author: Kenneth Witte
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Swedish rock group : ABBA
5. ___ d'oeuvre (masterpiece) : CHEF
9. Polytypes : CASTS
14. Pomander case : BALL
15. Jesuit missionary-lexicographer : RALE
16. Distribute : ALLOT
17. Cut short : CROP
18. Avalon, e.g. : ISLE
19. Partheno-genetic product : CLONE
20. Wait impatiently : CHAMPATTHEBIT
23. God whose dragon Cadmus killed : ARES
24. Brain specialist's rec. : EEG
25. Saracen's milieu : ARABIA
28. Apollo's twin : ARTEMIS
32. Originates : SIRES
33. Not flabby : FIRM
35. Heine's sigh : ACH
36. Adage re impatient actions : HASTEMAKESWASTE
40. W.W. II command : ETO
41. Project : IDEA
42. Succeed : ENSUE
43. Huaraches, e.g. : SANDALS
46. Quidnunc's interest : LATEST
47. Age, in Abruzzi : ETA
48. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
49. Be kept waiting : COOLONESHEELS
55. Of yore : OLDEN
56. Fret : STEW
57. Becomes encumbered : OWES
60. Size of type : ELITE
61. Faro card : SODA
62. Haydn's nickname : PAPA
63. Odense inhabitants : DANES
64. Child's play : EASY
65. Chisholm Trail town : ENID
1. Christie's "The ___ Murders" : ABC
2. Sand or salad follower : BAR
3. Political alliance : BLOC
4. First elements : ALPHABET
5. Sevastopol is here : CRIMEA
6. Metal fasteners : HASPS
7. Pronoun for the Pinta : ELLA
8. Trilbies : FEET
9. Official seal : CACHET
10. State : ALLEGE
11. Neat freak's opposite : SLOB
12. Writer Bambara : TONI
13. Margin directive : STET
21. "___, fair sun . . . ": Romeo : ARISE
22. Mutual relationship : TERMS
25. Whence the phoenix is reborn : ASHES
26. Lariat : RIATA
27. Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
28. Tract : AREA
29. Billiard stroke : MASSE
30. Metrical accent : ICTUS
31. Kind of glass or music : SHEET
33. Passing fancies : FADS
34. Ozark ___ of comics : IKE
37. La Scala's locale : MILAN
38. Emulate Penelope : WEAVE
39. Dik-dik or kudu : ANTELOPE
44. Cross out : DELETE
45. Expiates : ATONES
46. Margin : LEEWAY
48. Molts : SHEDS
49. Betty, in a 1930 song : COED
50. Earthenware pot : OLLA
51. One-eyed god : ODIN
52. Start of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
53. Kin of a parvis : STOA
54. Type of dive : SWAN
58. Slender finial : EPI
59. Blue : SAD

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