New York Times, Friday, January 3, 1992

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of pear : BOSC
5. Surmounting : ATOP
9. Threadbare : USED
13. Exchange premium : AGIO
14. Designer of the modern violin : AMATI
15. Small-scaled trout : CHAR
16. Mountain lake : TARN
17. Guiding principle : MOTTO
18. Israeli circle dance : HORA
19. Hajis have been here : MECCA
21. Conscious : SENTIENT
23. Hit terra firma : ALIT
25. Performs from a lectern : READS
26. Strawberry trees : MADRONOS
30. Click beetle : ELATER
33. Correct : AMEND
34. Hypothetical particle : QUARK
36. One of a cheerful trio : RAH
37. Riviera resort : NICE
38. Famed nonagenarian : BURNS
39. Japanese flavoring paste : MISO
40. Epinicion, e.g. : ODE
41. Merino's sound : BLEAT
42. Flax fabric : LINEN
43. Marine hanger-on : REMORA
45. Percussion instrument : TRIANGLE
47. Support : BRACE
49. Sailors' saint : ELMO
50. Scatter in drops : SPRINKLE
53. Lithium, e.g. : METAL
56. Mythical pome roller : ERIS
57. Barrel constituent : STAVE
59. Brews : ALES
61. Film producer Hunter : ROSS
62. Red dye : EOSIN
63. Cauchos : ULES
64. ___ morgana : FATA
65. Poker fee : ANTE
66. Acclivity : RISE
1. Alate mammal : BAT
2. Old Irish script : OGAM
3. Father : SIRE
4. Chili ___ : CONCARNE
5. "Odi et ___": Catullus : AMO
6. Makes lace : TATS
7. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
8. Cooper's "The ___" : PIONEERS
9. Pianist Mitsuko ___ : UCHIDA
10. Kind of operation or catch : SHOESTRING
11. Rate : EARN
12. Mild expletive : DRAT
14. With force : AMAIN
20. Lump of clay : CLOD
22. Palaver : TALK
24. Woman's small hat : TOQUE
26. Landed estate : MANOR
27. Ammonia compound : AMIDE
28. Plotter against Nikolai I : DECEMBRIST
29. City in Gujarat : SURAT
31. A tripod : EASEL
32. Swiss-French river : RHONE
35. Cave, in poesy : ANTRE
38. Euxine : BLACKSEA
39. Monster slain by Theseus : MINOTAUR
41. Wheat chaff : BRAN
42. Claudicant : LAME
44. State of India : ORISSA
46. Lake of Russia : ILMEN
48. Singer John : ELTON
50. Villein : SERF
51. Indonesian craft : PROA
52. Bridge position : EAST
54. Chesterton's "___ Survey" : ALLI
55. Heel taps : LEES
58. Contend : VIE
60. Compass dir. : SSE

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