New York Times, Monday, September 2, 1991

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K P Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eatery : CAFE
5. More despicable : VILER
10. Cheese from a Dutch town : EDAM
14. In a while : ANON
15. Humiliate : ABASE
16. Molten rock : LAVA
17. Cozy : SNUG
18. Gun in a western : SIXSHOOTER
20. Lingers : TARRIES
22. More uncanny : EERIER
23. Outlaws : BANS
24. D.D.E.'s opponent : AES
25. Use a loom : WEAVE
27. Young film actresses : STARLETS
32. Ragged Dick's creator : ALGER
33. Converts into leather : TANS
34. Network of a sort : WEB
36. Joke : GAG
37. Jogged : TROTTED
40. Gametes : OVA
41. Compass dir. : ENE
42. Robt. ___ : ELEE
43. Oarsman : ROWER
45. Visionaries : DREAMERS
48. Dark yellow, British style : OCHRE
49. In the style of : ALA
50. Gloomy : BLUE
51. Plant having cloves : GARLIC
54. Part of C.C.N.Y. : COLLEGE
57. Gold seeker in Calif. : FORTYNINER
59. In a bad way : ILLY
60. Craving : ITCH
61. Musical composition : ETUDE
62. Clairvoyant : SEER
63. Inquisitive : NOSY
64. Prevent from doing : DETER
65. Family pedigree : TREE
1. Hurled : CAST
2. Held or Sten : ANNA
3. Homer : FOURBAGGER
4. Impress deeply : ENGRAVE
5. Amphorae : VASES
6. Wading bird : IBIS
7. Negligent : LAX
8. Actual being: Lat. : ESSE
9. Practice prior to a premiere : REHEARSE
10. Kay Thompson girl : ELOISE
11. Appointment : DATE
12. Assert : AVER
13. Damage : MAR
19. Baseball's Hershiser : OREL
21. Unable to move : INERT
25. Worker's pay : WAGE
26. Large antelope : ELAND
27. Long scarf : STOLE
28. Spud : TATER
29. Pays one's share, with "up" : ANTES
30. Bicycle : TWOWHEELER
31. Disconnect : SEVER
35. Expose : BARE
38. Stayed behind : REMAINED
39. Comical : DROLL
44. Eye specialist : OCULIST
46. Lusty; rough : EARTHY
47. Close associate : ALLY
50. Drilling tool : BORER
51. ___ pot (deteriorate) : GOTO
52. Curves : ARCS
53. Mention for military honors : CITE
54. Yield : CEDE
55. Merriment : GLEE
56. A fictional Jane : EYRE
57. Fiver : FIN
58. Pistachio, e.g. : NUT

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