New York Times, Wednesday, September 11, 1991

Author:James L. Beatty
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
James L. Beatty has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Possibly : MAYBE
6. Laze under rays : BASK
10. Player like Michael Jordan : STAR
14. Reverie : DREAM
15. Fencer's blade : EPEE
16. Edible submarine : HERO
17. Line of cliffs : SCARP
18. "Picnic" playwright : INGE
19. Freshly : ANEW
20. Coronation seat of Scottish kings : STONEOFSCONE
23. Gorilla : APE
26. Gift ___ (bestowed by 57 Across) : OFGAB
27. World Series of Golf site : AKRON
28. Banishes or behaves : DEPORTS
30. Waves' gp. : USN
32. B.&O. stop : STA
33. Area having over 17 million square miles : ASIA
34. Narrow openings : SLITS
36. One of the Pillars of Hercules : ROCKOFGIBRALTAR
43. An anagram for nails : SLAIN
44. Vow; pledge : OATH
45. Nigerian native : EDO
48. TV's "Major ___" : DAD
49. Calif. city near Stockton : MODESTO
52. Amalgamate : MERGE
54. Drench : DOUSE
56. CBS is one : SYS
57. Tourist attraction in County Cork : BLARNEYSTONE
60. Mother of Apollo : LETO
61. Costa ___ : RICA
62. Afghan's neighbor : IRANI
66. Dog days in Dijon : ETES
67. Dipterous insect : GNAT
68. Skinflint : MISER
69. Jumble : MESS
70. Monster : OGRE
71. Unaccented vowel : SCHWA
1. A.M.A. members : MDS
2. Type of light : ARC
3. Assent : YEA
4. Pubs : BARS
5. "Caveat ___" : EMPTOR
6. Entities : BEINGS
7. Breathing disorder : APNEA
8. Edible root growing in Utah : SEGOBULB
9. Indian narcotic : KEEF
10. Hut : SHACK
11. Domingo and Shicoff : TENORS
12. "We ___ amused": Victoria : ARENOT
13. Ivanhoe's bride : ROWENA
21. Frequently, to Shelley : OFT
22. Seasonal store worker : SANTA
23. Jewish month : ADAR
24. Mexican moola : PESO
25. Typical De Mille film : EPIC
29. Dumbarton ___ : OAKS
31. Title for Guinness : SIR
34. Transgress : SIN
35. Wild plum : SLOE
37. Of yore : OLDEN
38. Air-traffic org. : FAA
39. Causing vertigo : GIDDYING
40. Soviet news service : TASS
41. Holder of an LL.B. deg. : ATTY
42. Letters before sigmas : RHOS
45. Symbol : EMBLEM
46. Strike out : DELETE
47. Harangues : ORATES
49. Alter : MUTATE
50. Bear, in Juárez : OSO
51. Informal garments : DENIMS
53. Overall total : GROSS
55. Levant or Wilde : OSCAR
58. Therefore : ERGO
59. Author Knight : ERIC
63. Wood for skis : ASH
64. Unused : NEW
65. One of the Gershwins : IRA

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