New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1991

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
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1. Meerschaum : PIPE
5. Precious : DEAR
9. Wild : FERAL
14. Apartment, e.g. : UNIT
15. Other : ELSE
16. Pointed arch : OGIVE
17. Find unready : CATCHFLATFOOTED
20. A natatorial Williams : ESTHER
21. More dilettantish : ARTIER
22. Orals, e.g. : EXAM
24. Sidekicks : PALS
25. Lowe and Reiner : ROBS
28. Bulldogs' alma mater : YALE
30. Kruger and Graham : OTTOS
34. Noted time : ERA
35. Name for a pooch : FIDO
36. Colored-glass design : MOSAIC
37. Prohibit : BAN
38. Burdensome : ONEROUS
40. ___-Jo Joyner of Olympics fame : FLO
41. Clear : UNCLOG
43. Remedy : CURE
44. Bog : FEN
45. Ermine in summer : STOAT
46. Assignment : TASK
47. Capital of Phoenicia : TYRE
48. Ten omers : EPHA
50. Beginner : TIRO
52. Fright or strong aversion : HORROR
54. Comic Russell : NIPSEY
58. Benefactor's activity : FOOTINGTHEBILLS
61. Ethan or Gracie : ALLEN
62. Troublesome deity : ERIS
63. Merry king : COLE
64. Baker's buy : YEAST
65. Red news source : TASS
66. Sail support : SPAR
1. Brownish purple : PUCE
2. Claire and Balin : INAS
3. The Great Commoner : PITT
4. Does aquatints : ETCHES
5. Benefactor's activity : DEFRAYING
6. Building wing : ELL
7. ___ rule (generally) : ASA
8. Bind afresh : RETAPE
9. Unconfined : FOOTLOOSE
10. "I" is their No. 1 letter : EGOISTS
11. Ceremony : RITE
12. State : AVER
13. ___ Zeppelin, rock group : LED
18. Evil spell : HEX
19. Brother : FRA
23. Constructed : MADE
25. Picture puzzle : REBUS
26. Praying female figure : ORANT
27. Casino patron's interjection : BANCO
29. Spanish poet García ___ : LORCA
31. Pulled candy : TAFFY
32. Houston pro footballer : OILER
33. Teatime snack : SCONE
35. Tec's clue, at times : FOOTPRINT
36. Gloom : MURKINESS
39. Eject : OUST
42. Ophelia's brother : LAERTES
46. Goal : TARGET
47. Themes : TOPICS
49. Sweetie : HON
51. Tease; twit : RIB
52. Gap : HOLE
53. Oop's companion : OOLA
55. Kind of sink : SLOP
56. Cinders of comics : ELLA
57. North Sea feeder : YSER
58. Wray of films : FAY
59. Singer's syllable : TRA
60. Towel identification : HIS

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