New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 1993

Author:Morton B. Braun
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Morton B. Braun has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Arthur and Lillie : BEAS
5. N.B.A. champs: 1993 : BULLS
10. Failure : FLOP
14. Armbone : ULNA
15. Dark : UNLIT
16. Russian river : LENA
17. "La Gioconda" painter : LEONARDODAVINCI
20. Author who appeared in "Jaws" : BENCHLEY
21. Shakespearean forest : ARDEN
22. British ritual : TEA
23. Intimidate : DAUNT
26. Be frugal : SCRIMP
29. Omega preceder : PSI
30. Landon or TV alien : ALF
33. Union member since 1803 : OHIO
34. Nautical command : AVAST
36. "Meet John ___," Gary Cooper film : DOE
37. Filmdom's Dr. Gillespie : LIONELBARRYMORE
41. Hymenopterous insect : ANT
42. Smallest amount : LEAST
43. Alphabetic starters : ABCD
44. ___ adjudicata : RES
45. Dieter's target : FAT
46. God of the north wind : BOREAS
48. Loses patience : TIRES
50. Actress Gardner : AVA
51. Residue : ASHES
54. Arsonists, perhaps : IGNITERS
59. "Gypsy" lyricist : STEPHENSONDHEIM
62. Ripped : TORE
63. "The House of Blue Leaves" playwright : GUARE
64. Ye ___ Tea Shoppe : OLDE
65. Part of a church : APSE
66. Famed Canadian physician : OSLER
67. Big Board initials : NYSE
1. Daffodil or tulip : BULB
2. "Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
3. Shortly : ANON
4. Permission or penalty : SANCTION
5. Coarse material : BURLAP
6. Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
7. Comedian Harold : LLOYD
8. Top of a can : LID
9. RR stop : STA
10. Act amorously : FLIRT
11. W.W. II's ___-Lease Act : LEND
12. Story start : ONCE
13. Hurt : PAIN
18. Attention getter : AHEM
19. Dressing table : VANITY
24. Separated : APART
25. Former inits. in Kiev : USSR
26. Kind of energy : SOLAR
27. Backbone of an animal : CHINE
28. Disorderly uprisings : RIOTS
30. Sun-dried brick : ADOBE
31. Spanish poet García ___ : LORCA
32. Provides : FEEDS
34. Lessen : ABATE
35. Blood vessel, e.g. : VAS
38. Mischievous : ELFISH
39. Limericks man : LEAR
40. April event in Boston : MARATHON
46. Shea display : BANNER
47. "Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
48. Conical tent : TEPEE
49. Rope fiber : SISAL
51. The Charleses' dog : ASTA
52. Arrest : STOP
53. Possessive pronoun : HERS
55. Presider at Senate meetings : GORE
56. Slippery : EELY
57. Clears : RIDS
58. Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
60. Alter ___ : EGO
61. Letters following mus : NUS

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