New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1992

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "And I ___ me down . . . ": R.L.S. : LAID
5. Of the ear : OTIC
9. Patrick of the Knicks : EWING
14. Plasm preceder : ECTO
15. Clamp : VISE
16. Craze : MANIA
17. Cartoon duo : HECKLEANDJECKLE
20. Hoffman film: 1987 : ISHTAR
21. Yellowish-pink hue : TEAROSE
22. Kid of jazz fame : ORY
23. Vichy is one : SPA
24. Spanish city : CORDOBA
28. Smart fella? : ALECK
32. Devitalize : SAP
33. Restaurant entree : SURFANDTURF
36. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
38. Hostess's urging : EAT
39. Hershfield's "agent" : ABIE
40. Tire-blowing duo : WEARANDTEAR
45. Doctrine : ISM
46. Tapir's kin, for short : RHINO
47. Family of the composer of "Dixie" : EMMETTS
49. Literary monogram : GBS
51. Formal pronoun : ONE
52. Outcomes : RESULTS
56. Mingo of TV's "Daniel Boone" : EDAMES
60. Much ado : HUSTLEANDBUSTLE
62. Old Roman port : OSTIA
63. Columnist Barrett : RONA
64. Alaskan statesman : EGAN
65. Outlaw Belle : STARR
66. Poetic contraction : TWAS
67. Pull apart : REND
1. Utah city : LEHI
2. Tennis coups : ACES
3. Yen : ITCH
4. Academic title: Ger. : DOKTOR
5. "I'm Getting Sentimental ___" : OVERYOU
6. Aunt, to Pedro : TIA
7. "___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
8. Surrenders : CEDES
9. Bright green : EMERALD
10. Baylor Bears' home : WACO
11. Signs, in slanguage : INKS
12. Khartoum's river : NILE
13. Go, to Burns : GAE
18. Embellishes : LARDS
19. Godzilla's land : JAPAN
24. Bird or a Hawk : CAGER
25. Rival of Phil and Sally : OPRAH
26. Brought up : BRED
27. ___ worse than death : AFATE
29. Abbr. at O'Hare : ETA
30. Early measure of length : CUBIT
31. Herr Kringle : KRISS
32. Perceived : SAW
34. "Up and ___!" : ATEM
35. A gender: Abbr. : FEM
37. Jackie's second : ARI
41. Lean and bony : ANGULAR
42. High-minded : NOBLE
43. Simple protozoans : AMOEBAS
44. Compte ___ (record): Fr. : RENDU
48. Puzzling problem : TEASER
50. Commence : START
52. Oxidize : RUST
53. "¿Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
54. Pokey : STIR
55. Word with fall or ball : SNOW
57. Certain conveyance of prop. : MTGE
58. Verve : ELAN
59. Mail : SEND
60. Cries of surprise : HOS
61. Genetic letters : DNA

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