New York Times, Saturday, January 11, 1992

Author:Bryant White
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Bryant White has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 28 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oboe's forerunner : SHAWM
6. Tidal adjective : NEAP
10. Recipe directive : STIR
14. Spanish rubbish : RIPIO
15. Arthritis med. : ACTH
16. Turner of notes : TINA
17. Paramecium, rotifer, etc. : ANIMALCULA
19. Gudrun's victim : ATLI
20. Triers? : STABBERS
21. Trilled, as a canary : ROLLED
23. Mineral: Comb. form : LITE
24. N.B.A. team : ROCKETS
25. Chirps : TWEETS
28. Became dim : MISTED
29. Wheel part : RIM
30. Southeast wind : EURUS
32. Sharp crest : ARETE
35. Burden : ONUS
37. Gulf of Bothnia port : PITEA
39. Scorch : SEAR
40. Cries sharply : YELPS
42. Honey buzzards : PERNS
44. M less ICCCC : DCI
45. Percolated : SEEPED
47. "Always On My Mind" singer : NELSON
49. English cheese : STILTON
51. Japanese merchant ship : MARU
52. An Oscar winner: 1942 : HEFLIN
53. Settled courses : POLICIES
57. Driver Luyendyk : ARIE
58. Lookout sites : CROWSNESTS
60. Belgian river : YSER
61. Stockings : HOSE
62. "The ___ God Brown": O'Neill : GREAT
63. Sun. talks : SERS
64. Chief, in Köln : OBER
65. Biblical dills : ANETS
1. Sp. ladies : SRAS
2. Clue : HINT
3. Samoan capital : APIA
4. Gimlet : WIMBLE
5. Ancient Semite : MOABITE
6. Abalone lining : NACRE
7. Small medieval shields : ECUS
8. Part of NATO : ATL
9. Lighthouse : PHAROS
10. Hunters, often : STALKERS
11. Monopoly cards : TITLEDEEDS
12. Ria : INLET
13. Icebox incursions : RAIDS
18. Eases : LETSUP
22. Numerical comb. form : OCTA
24. Step component : RISER
25. City on the Hudson : TROY
26. Gewürztraminer, e.g. : WINE
27. Photographer's agent : EMULSIFIER
28. Muffled : MUTED
31. Mature : RIPEN
33. Tortilla con carne : TACO
34. Green land : ERIN
36. Working orthographers : SPELLERS
38. Chronicles : ANNALS
41. Bristle: Comb. form : SETI
43. Brazilian rubber tree : SERINGA
46. Raincoat : PONCHO
48. Alfalfa : LUCERN
49. Rebellion leader: 1786 : SHAYS
50. Compendious : TERSE
51. Links machine : MOWER
53. Model : POSE
54. Nero's video? : ISEE
55. French state : ETAT
56. Some N.Y. jets : SSTS
59. Morrow of "Northern Exposure" : ROB

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