It turned out that we didn’t do the crossword puzzle as a group last night, so I didn’t have to wait the seven minutes on average that it would take to complete this past Saturday’s NYTXW.
Yesterday I missed PETIT, PETITE, PETTILY, PINNY, PIPET, PIPIT, TIEPIN, YELP, and YIPPIE.
PENITENT/PENITENTLY: Feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant.
TIPPET: A woman’s long fur scarf or shawl worn around the neck and shoulders.
TIPPLE: An alcoholic drink.
Final score: 16 words for 87 points.
Genius minimum: 87 points.
First word: HALIBUT.
Pangrams: HALIBUT and HABITUAL.