New York Times, Monday, September 16, 1991

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Greek letters : ETAS
5. Early boat builder : NOAH
9. December song : CAROL
14. Abundant : RIFE
15. Up to it : ABLE
16. Where Santa Anna lost 1,500 men : ALAMO
17. Portal : GATE
18. Fishing spot : PIER
19. Oscar winner in "Separate Tables" : NIVEN
20. Piece-of-mine? : ORE
21. Begin an activity : GETCRACKING
23. Hot-tempered ones : TARTARS
25. Actress Sandra : DEE
26. Curly : WAVY
27. Author Bellow : SAUL
29. Damage : MAR
32. Surmount a mount : SCALE
34. Threshold : SILL
35. Painter for Parton? : DALI
36. Toil diligently : WORKLIKEATROJAN
39. Puts two and two together : ADDS
40. Archeological excavations : DIGS
41. Eschew : AVOID
42. Reply leading to marriage : YES
43. Jekyll's dark side : HYDE
44. Asseverate : AVER
45. Be under the weather : AIL
46. Church members : CLERICS
49. Apply oneself vigorously : KNUCKLEDOWN
54. Little one : TOT
55. Opposite of sur : NORTE
56. Type of salad : TUNA
57. Trunk item : TIRE
58. Gardener's tool : EDGER
59. Artist Warhol : ANDY
60. Detach from a dependency : WEAN
61. Widow's wear : WEEDS
62. Some summer babies : LEOS
63. Norwegian seaport : OSLO
1. Cereal blight : ERGOT
2. Headwear for Diana : TIARA
3. Later : AFTERWARDS
4. Bishopric : SEE
5. Neckwear at dinner? : NAPERY
6. Short, sad notices : OBITS
7. Guinness or Templeton : ALEC
8. Title in Berlin : HERR
9. Dele : CANCEL
10. Similar : ALIKE
11. Shankar, the sitarist : RAVI
12. Sign that may not be benign : OMEN
13. Kingfish of La. : LONG
21. Courtroom attention-getter : GAVEL
22. Grown-up : ADULT
24. Lectures : TALKS
27. ___ Perilous : SIEGE
28. Cry of dismay : ALAS
29. Democratic rulers : MAJORITIES
30. Jai ___ : ALAI
31. Melon peel : RIND
32. What kings hold : SWAY
33. Cryptographer's secret : CODE
34. Sideslip : SKID
35. Place beyond the clover : DOVER
37. Pastoral poem : IDYLL
38. Elijah's provider : RAVEN
43. Peripatetic ones : HIKERS
44. Henry Jaglom film: 1985 : ALWAYS
45. Put on a show : ACTED
46. Mod dwelling : CONDO
47. Shade of red : CORAL
48. Shorthanded one? : STENO
49. Homophone for gnu : KNEW
50. Plot entanglement : NODE
51. Egg on : URGE
52. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
53. Sahara sight : DUNE
57. Deuce : TWO

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