New York Times, Friday, September 24, 1993

Author:C. McInerney
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
C. McInerney has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Little despot : SATRAP
7. Coxcomb : FOP
10. Marionette man : SARG
14. Celia's alias in "As You Like It" : ALIENA
15. Gorki's river : OKA
16. "___ Hand Luke" : COOL
17. Forthrightness : CANDOR
18. Hurt : AIL
19. ___ et orbi : URBI
20. Royal Landau? : PURPLEMARTIN
23. Medal ___ : OFHONOR
26. "Downstairs" employee : SERVANT
27. Flight balustrade? : RAIL
28. Koppel : TED
30. Miss Pym's creator : TEY
31. Erle's Street : DELLA
33. Marshal Earp : WYATT
35. Hill dweller : ANT
38. Forster's "Howards ___" : END
39. Eat like a bird? : SWALLOW
41. B'klyn campus : LIU
42. Beam : RAY
43. Of a flu bug : VIRAL
44. Brief bios : OBITS
46. Give the pink slip : CAN
47. Leno's employer : NBC
49. Wingding? : LARK
50. King Arthur's mother : IGRAINE
54. Excites : AROUSES
56. Hawk's sorrowful opponent? : MOURNINGDOVE
58. Station : POST
59. SSW opposite : NNE
60. Woodchuck : WEJACK
64. ___ quam videri : ESSE
65. Bren or Sten : GUN
66. Brutus, Cicero and others : ETALII
67. Lecher's look : LEER
68. Form a lap : SIT
69. Couch : DAYBED
1. Parisian bag : SAC
2. Neighbor of Ga. : ALA
3. Grass's "The ___ Drum" : TIN
4. Communist survey? : REDPOLL
5. "God is a verb / Not ___": Fuller : ANOUN
6. Imitate a bird? : PARROT
7. Percheron babe : FOAL
8. Steinbeck's Joads, e.g. : OKIES
9. S. Carolinian : PALMETTO
10. Contemptible : SCURVY
11. Main trunk : AORTA
12. Batman's bird? : ROBIN
13. Sparkle : GLINT
21. Antebellum : PREWAR
22. "There ___ sides to every..." : ARETWO
23. Salesman's quest : ORDER
24. Matador's final passes : FAENA
25. Johnson of "The Front Page" : HILDY
29. Poet Thomas : DYLAN
32. "___ as a turkey-gobbler": O. Henry : ASVAIN
34. "Anyone who hates ... dogs can't be ___": W. C. Fields : ALLBAD
35. Elia, to Lamb : ALIAS
36. Saltpetre : NITRE
37. Sources of ivory : TUSKS
40. Profits : WINNINGS
45. Sad Leno? : BLUEJAY
46. Plains name : CARTER
48. Woke up the birds? : CROWED
50. Force : IMPEL
51. Silly Mother? : GOOSE
52. Charlotte ___ : RUSSE
53. Lassitude : ENNUI
55. ___ Culp Hobby, D.D.E.'s H.E.W. Sec. : OVETA
57. Polite fellow : GENT
61. Vestment for Father Brown : ALB
62. Compagnie condensed : CIE
63. Josh : KID

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