New York Times, Thursday, September 5, 1991

Author: Judith Perry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oil cartel, for short : OPEC
5. Upon : ATOP
9. Secondhand : USED
13. Third son of Jacob and Leah : LEVI
14. Throng : SWARM
16. Verne's captain : NEMO
17. Attain : GAIN
18. BROWN : CAFEAULAIT
20. Claim : ALLEGE
22. Sections : SEGMENTS
23. Tore : RENT
25. Beaks : NEBS
26. SILVER : ARGENTIC
30. Date breaker at an airport : NOSHOW
34. "___ Theme," Jarre composition : LARAS
35. Cobblers' equipment : LASTS
37. Alas!: Ger. : ACH
38. City on the Oka : OREL
39. Central courtyards : ATRIA
40. Formerly : ONCE
41. What a goalie guards : NET
42. Pointed ends : CUSPS
43. Search thoroughly : SCOUR
44. Puzzler's necessity : ERASER
46. BLUE : SAPPHIRE
48. "Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
50. Erudition : LORE
51. Superimposed : OVERLAID
55. Damascus native : SYRIAN
59. PURPLE : HELIOTROPE
61. Just : ONLY
62. Haze that dims vision : MIST
63. Conger fisherman : EELER
64. Impel : URGE
65. Large knife of yore : SNEE
66. Hideaways : DENS
67. Stock-exchange membership : SEAT
1. Russian saint : OLGA
2. Ring : PEAL
3. Satanic : EVIL
4. GRAY : CINEREAL
5. Rise : ASCENT
6. "The ___ Dogs": Burns : TWA
7. Bumpkins : OAFS
8. Doll up : PREEN
9. Except : UNLESS
10. Connery or Penn : SEAN
11. Give out : EMIT
12. Specks : DOTS
15. RED : MAGENTA
19. Knoblike protuberances : UMBOS
21. Roman clan : GENS
24. Jousts : TILTS
26. Solitary : ALONE
27. More uncommon : RARER
28. Garbo : GRETA
29. Nags : CARPS
31. Asian capital : HANOI
32. Happen : OCCUR
33. Reporter's query : WHERE
36. Rope fiber : SISAL
39. GOLD : AUREATE
40. YELLOW : OCHEROUS
42. Piatigorsky's instrument : CELLO
43. Agile : SPRY
45. Elf : SPRITE
47. Baffling questions : POSERS
49. Broadcast : AIRED
51. Electrical units : OHMS
52. Streak : VEIN
53. Otherwise : ELSE
54. Parcel (out) : DOLE
56. Concerning : INRE
57. Aquatic plant : ALGA
58. Khrushchev response : NYET
60. Enclosure : PEN

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