New York Times, Thursday, September 23, 1993

Author:Bob Sefick
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Bob Sefick has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Bad drainage areas : FENS
5. Edmond O'Brien film: 1949 : DOA
8. Centerfold sight : STAPLE
14. Cutting out : OMITTING
16. Part of a car's steering system : TIEROD
17. Wilde kind of dialogue : REPARTEE
18. Went for it : STROVE
19. Dichotomies : DUALITIES
21. Stereo collection : TAPES
22. Great northern diver : LOON
23. Roman magistrate : PRETOR
25. Take stock : ASSESS
28. Dating services, e.g. : PAIRERS
29. Cordwood measure : STERE
30. Capers : DIDOS
31. Ref's ring ruling : TKO
33. Toe's forerunner : TAC
34. ___ out (rations) : METES
35. Aunt of Dionysus : INO
36. N.Y.C. line : IRT
37. Part of the ambience : DECOR
38. Hawk's sudden move : SWOOP
40. Movable wing section : AILERON
42. Sullies : TAINTS
43. Put on a finish : COATED
44. Bull or stallion, e.g. : MALE
45. Malawi's first president : BANDA
46. Basic : ELEMENTAL
51. Mount Desert Island national park : ACADIA
53. Telescopic part : EYEPIECE
54. Irritating : RILING
55. Cake, ice cream, etc. : DESSERTS
56. Bottom-of-the-barrel : BASEST
57. Graphic creation : ART
58. Petty scrap : SPAT
1. Wade across : FORD
2. Grounded bird : EMEU
3. Basketry palm : NIPA
4. He can put you off : STALLER
5. Marks of lazy listers : DITTOS
6. ___ a million : ONEIN
7. "African Queen" screenwriter : AGEE
8. Some aves. : STS
9. Nervous noises : TITTERS
10. Give soda its pop : AERATE
11. Relativeness : PROPORTION
12. Quilter's tie : LOVERSKNOT
13. Greek W.W. II resistance gp. : EDES
15. Oxygenized sugar : TRIOSE
20. Garden digger : SPADER
24. Ebro and Orinoco : RIOS
25. Piedmontese wine center : ASTI
26. Yellow-flowered shrub : STARACACIA
27. Modular parlor pieces : SECTIONALS
28. Scaler's spike : PITON
30. Solve a jumble : DECODE
32. Spiller's word : OOPS
34. Not too much : MERE
37. Checks : DETAINS
38. Orchid extracts : SALEPS
39. Cookout fare : WIENIES
41. Sonny boy : LADDIE
42. Least offensive : TAMEST
44. Founder of the Rothschild dynasty : MEYER
45. Unkind cut : BARB
47. Yeats's swan lady : LEDA
48. U. of Md. ath. : TERP
49. Courthouse records : ACTA
50. For fear that : LEST
52. Rep. : AGT

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