New York Times, Friday, September 10, 1993

Author:Beverly J. Seward
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Beverly J. Seward has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. "Rule, Brittania" composer (4) : ARNE
5. Have the means for (6) : AFFORD
11. Barn resident (3) : OWL
14. Neighbor of Thailand (4) : LAOS
15. Dealer in hush money (6) : BRIBER
16. Hawaiian acacia (3) : KOA
17. Start of an epigram by J. J. Ingalls (15) : THEPURIFICATION
20. Muslim (8) : ISLAMITE
21. Stood behind (6) : UPHELD
22. Network inits. (3) : CBS
23. Mountain: Comb. form (4) : OREO
24. Count of jazz (5) : BASIE
27. Draft org. (3) : SSS
29. ___ the ears (4) : UPTO
33. Epigram: Part II (10) : OFPOLITICS
36. "The Endless Summer" subject (4) : SURF
37. ___ de guerre (war whoop) (3) : CRI
38. One piece of information (5) : DATUM
39. Suicus (3) : RUT
40. Coop swaggerer (4) : COCK
42. Prestigious D.C. workplace (10) : OVALOFFICE
45. Epigram: Part III (4) : ISAN
46. Memorable period (3) : ERA
47. Cow's first stomach (5) : RUMEN
48. Sponsorship (4) : EGIS
51. Ache all over (3) : AIL
52. Certain trains (6) : LOCALS
55. Analytical prediction (8) : FORECAST
60. End of the epigram (15) : IRIDESCENTDREAM
62. Ran into (3) : MET
63. Subtle distinction (6) : NUANCE
64. Give impetus to (4) : URGE
65. Work diligently (3) : PLY
66. Is intuitive (6) : SENSES
67. Dream idly (4) : MOON
1. High: Comb. form (4) : ALTI
2. Cheering words (4) : RAHS
3. Present time (4) : NOEL
4. Spanish space (7) : ESPACIO
5. Dugout shelters (5) : ABRIS
6. Glassmaker's mixture (4) : FRIT
7. Region of E. Scotland (4) : FIFE
8. Geisha's sash (3) : OBI
9. Happen again (5) : RECUR
10. Hang loosely (5) : DRAPE
11. Steinbeck Sooner (4) : OKIE
12. Fleece (4) : WOOL
13. Inventor of an instant camera (4) : LAND
18. An inflorescence (5) : UMBEL
19. Biblical pronouns (5) : THOUS
23. Apertures in a sponge (6) : OSCULA
24. Lawn bowling, Italian style (5) : BOCCI
25. Certain hairdos (5) : AFROS
26. Star in Virgo (5) : SPICA
27. Inventory at a cooperage (6) : STAVES
28. Long-necked lute (5) : SITAR
30. Feast of Lots (5) : PURIM
31. Hatchet-burying event (5) : TRUCE
32. Seldom's opposite (5) : OFTEN
34. Words of solemnity (3) : IDO
35. A mil. M.D. (3) : SMO
41. Baking direction (5) : KNEAD
43. Made on a griddle (5) : FRIED
44. Lever support (7) : FULCRUM
49. Hidden valleys (5) : GLENS
50. Publish (5) : ISSUE
51. Skills, in Sevilla (5) : ARTES
52. Flaccid (4) : LIMP
53. City on the Oka (4) : OREL
54. Jersey, Kansas or Oklahoma (4) : CITY
55. Okefenokee features (4) : FENS
56. Quondam (4) : ONCE
57. Flying prefix (4) : AERO
58. Pudding thickener (4) : SAGO
59. Feds of a kind (4) : TMEN
61. Where most tuna comes from (3) : CAN

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