New York Times, Friday, January 1, 1993

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Nancy S. Ross has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Baltic capital : RIGA
5. Canine examiner's deg. : DDS
8. Beeweed : ASTER
13. Grad : ALUM
14. Like a whooping crane: Lat. : RARA
15. Juicy fruit : MANGO
16. CCXXV + CCCXXVII : DLII
17. Periods : ERAS
18. Musical John : ELTON
19. Song recast by Robert Burns : AULDLANGSYNE
22. Follower of Zeno : STOIC
23. Carrie or Louis : NYE
24. Cleaner's target : SPOT
28. "___ Call You Sweetheart" : LETME
30. Mother of Dionysus : SEMELE
32. Mideastern monogram : PLO
35. Testimony preceder : OATH
37. Kind of beam : LASER
38. Times Square activity annually : REVELRY
41. Celebratory drinks : EGGNOGS
43. Author Turin : ADELA
44. Chevet : APSE
46. Reno-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSE
47. Madrigals' cousins : MOTETS
49. Catches : LANDS
52. This may close clothes : SNAP
53. Kyushu city : USA
55. Groups of horses : TEAMS
58. Annual greeting : HAPPYNEWYEAR
62. Place for a frontal : ALTAR
65. Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
66. Pronoun for the Pinta : ELLA
67. A moon of Saturn : DIONE
68. Hoffmann's Olympia : DOLL
69. Caesura : REST
70. "Clash by Night" playwright : ODETS
71. Needle feature : EYE
72. Storied septet : SEAS
1. London theater sch. : RADA
2. With pictures: Abbr. : ILLUS
3. Kind of complex : GUILT
4. Salt used as a photographic developer : AMIDOL
5. Use an egg : DARN
6. Jack Webb's show : DRAGNET
7. Procacious : SASSY
8. Last word : AMEN
9. Willy Loman, e.g. : SALESMAN
10. Trotyl, for short : TNT
11. Alter follower : EGO
12. Nancy's man : RON
14. Atomic pile : REACTOR
20. Prevaricate : LIE
21. Word of consent : YES
25. Coins in Manila : PESOS
26. Namesakes of a Varingian leader : OLEGS
27. Compendious : TERSE
29. Angelou or Plisetskaya : MAYA
31. Taina of "Les Girls" : ELG
32. Nannies' vehicles : PRAMS
33. Deceived : LEDON
34. Given name of the first H.E.W. Secretary : OVETA
36. "For ___ jolly . . . " : HESA
39. Party symbol : ELEPHANT
40. Caesar's lang. : LAT
42. Refined : GENTEEL
45. Hedonistic fellow : PLAYBOY
48. Eat : SUP
50. What a drosometer measures : DEW
51. Wimsey's creator : SAYERS
54. Bogart role : SPADE
56. Affray : MELEE
57. Taco enhancer : SALSA
59. Immortal hawk : ARES
60. Shade of green : NILE
61. Mild expletive : RATS
62. ___ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
63. Topper : LID
64. Podagra afflicts it : TOE

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