New York Times, Friday, September 13, 1991

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. The rainbow fish : MAORI
6. Blocked : DAMMED
12. Hungary's first king : STEPHEN
14. Goes off the track : DERAILS
15. Hit film directed by Robert Wise: 1965 : THESOUNDOFMUSIC
17. Plexus : RETE
18. Conductor Koussevitzky : SERGE
19. W.W. II vessel : LST
20. Objective : AIM
21. More macabre : EERIER
22. Dirty : SOIL
24. Doesn't rush in dressing : PREENS
26. Standards for Faldo : PARS
28. Cook's meas. : TSP
29. Is located : SITS
30. Forte of Flavor-Flav : RAP
31. "___ De-Lovely" : ITS
32. Düsseldorf neighbor : NEUSS
35. Blunders : SLIPS
37. Future lts. study here : OCS
39. Ike's command : ETO
40. Bennett of "What's My Line?" : CERF
42. Tank : VAT
43. Laura or Bruce of films : DERN
45. "Black Beauty" author : SEWELL
47. A Guthrie : ARLO
49. Demonstrated : PROVED
51. Gosh! : GEE
52. Promissory note : IOU
53. Minacious situation : PERIL
54. Powder used in making plastics : UREA
55. "Guys and Dolls" hit song : ABUSHELANDAPECK
58. Hangs about : LOITERS
59. Prairie wolves : COYOTES
60. Complains about trivialities : FUSSES
61. Auguries : OMENS
1. Garland favorite : MEETMEINSTLOUIS
2. Chevet : APSE
3. Ah so! : OHO
4. Employs again : REUSES
5. Stapleton's "The Gift of ___ Healing" : INNER
6. Postponement : DEFERRAL
7. Radius's locale : ARM
8. Treats roughly : MAULS
9. Cole Porter hit : MISSOTISREGRETS
10. Believer in rule by the upper crust : ELITIST
11. Mil. award : DSC
12. Latigo : STRAP
13. "___ not to reason why": Tennyson : THEIRS
14. Mistreats a book : DOGEARS
16. Trickle : DRIP
21. Resulted : ENSUED
23. Competition for 45's : LPS
25. Antibes summer : ETE
27. Added piquancy : SPICED
33. Chorus girls : STEPPERS
34. Certain horses : SORRELS
36. "Treasure Island" character : PEW
37. Roe : OVA
38. Only deer in which both sexes have antlers : CARIBOU
41. Swindle : FLEECE
44. Writer Ephron : NORA
45. Infrequently : SELDOM
46. Escapes gradually : LEAKS
48. Winkles out : OUSTS
50. Met basso in the 70's : VINCO
54. Well versed in : UPON
55. Airy ___ of comics : ALF
56. TV's "___ Haw" : HEE
57. Nay neutralizer : AYE

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