It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Wednesday, October 2, 1991

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
B
2
O
3
S
4
C
5
E
6
M
7
I
8
T
9
A
10
D
11
E
12
L
13
E
14
E
U
L
A
15
M
A
Z
E
16
D
E
L
O
S
17
A
G
I
S
18
E
R
M
A
19
O
M
B
R
E
20
T
H
E
C
21
O
R
N
I
S
22
G
R
E
E
N
23
S
T
R
A
N
G
E
R
24
O
E
R
25
D
I
E
26
A
R
R
I
27
V
28
A
29
L
30
R
31
E
32
B
E
C
33
A
34
R
N
E
35
T
O
R
A
36
A
D
E
37
E
38
G
G
A
N
D
39
I
40
L
I
D
41
F
A
T
42
S
43
L
A
M
A
44
N
45
E
E
D
Y
46
T
R
A
C
47
T
O
R
48
M
U
T
49
E
E
R
50
S
51
E
A
R
C
52
H
53
E
54
S
55
H
56
O
N
E
Y
57
I
N
T
H
E
H
O
R
N
58
M
A
M
E
T
59
M
O
H
O
60
I
R
A
E
61
S
H
I
R
E
62
P
R
A
U
63
N
A
S
A
64
S
A
T
Y
R
65
S
E
N
T
66
G
E
E
D
© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,303

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
1
Winter pear : BOSC
5
Discharge : EMIT
9
An Astaire : ADELE
14
A Faulkner woman : EULA
15
Labyrinth : MAZE
16
Birthplace of Apollo : DELOS
17
A king of Sparta : AGIS
18
Writer Bombeck : ERMA
19
Shaded in tone : OMBRE
20
Emlyn Williams work: 1938 : THECORNISGREEN
23
Tramontane : STRANGER
24
"___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
25
Cutting tool : DIE
26
Advent : ARRIVAL
30
Violin precursor : REBEC
33
"Comus" composer : ARNE
35
African antelope : TORA
36
Summer quaff : ADE
37
B. MacDonald's 1945 best seller, with "The" : EGGANDI
40
Cover : LID
41
Waller of jazz : FATS
43
Tibetan priest : LAMA
44
Poor : NEEDY
46
Farm vehicle : TRACTOR
48
Wife of Amen-Ra : MUT
49
Poet's always : EER
50
Quests : SEARCHES
55
H. L. Davis Pulitzer Prize novel: 1936 : HONEYINTHEHORN
58
"American Buffalo" playwright : MAMET
59
Point deep under the ocean's floor : MOHO
60
Dies ___ : IRAE
61
English county : SHIRE
62
Malay boat : PRAU
63
Houston agcy. : NASA
64
Attendant on Bacchus : SATYR
65
Dispatched : SENT
66
Turned right : GEED
Down
1
Overcomes : BEATS
2
___ to (should) : OUGHT
3
Wilier : SLIER
4
Waterfall : CASCADE
5
Become visible : EMERGE
6
Seine tributary : MARNE
7
Smyrna, now : IZMIR
8
Hyson and Darjeeling : TEAS
9
Crèche figure : ADORER
10
Fault : DEMERIT
11
North Sea feeder : ELBE
12
Desolate : LORN
13
Ending for Taiwan : ESE
21
In abeyance : ONICE
22
Caught the matador : GORED
26
Christie or Held : ANNA
27
Field mouse : VOLE
28
Jejune : ARID
29
The Iron ___ (Mrs. Thatcher) : LADY
30
Topless craft : RAFT
31
Tower in Genesis : EDAR
32
Second in a series : BETA
33
Petri-dish contents : AGAR
34
Aries : RAM
38
"The ___ of Love," 1936 song : GLORY
39
Habituate : INURE
42
Postcard picture : SCENERY
45
Rembrandt product : ETCHING
47
Wobble : TEETER
48
Elephant keeper : MAHOUT
50
Night sound : SNORE
51
Vt.'s Allen : ETHAN
52
Book of Hours : HORAE
53
Rub out : ERASE
54
Golf's Sam : SNEAD
55
Sunken fence : HAHA
56
Fail to include : OMIT
57
Small scamps : IMPS
58
Pubs.' needs : MSS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|