New York Times, Monday, January 6, 1992

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Secular : LAIC
5. Water buffalo : ARNI
9. Bridge coup : SLAM
13. ___ Domini : ANNO
14. Mrs. Walter Findlay : MAUDE
16. Brain tissue : TELA
17. Griffin : MERV
18. Surreptitious : UNDERCOVER
20. Preface : PROEM
22. Ecclesiastic residences : DEANERIES
23. Tear apart : RIP
25. Sneak : SLINK
26. Pun : GROANER
30. Plural ending : IES
31. Dep. : STA
34. Volant jumbos : AIRLINERS
36. Organic compound : ESTER
38. Colorful time : FALL
39. Harden : SET
40. Knowledge : LORE
41. Do a dental job : FLOSS
43. Ousters : EVICTIONS
46. Sixth sense : ESP
47. "Guys and Dolls" auth. : ADR
49. Heraldic garland : CHAPLET
50. Overhead : ABOVE
52. Grampus : ORC
53. Waterfront employer : STEVEDORE
57. Subject : TOPIC
61. Brinkley and Tiegs : COVERGIRLS
63. Franchise : VOTE
64. Lulu : ONER
65. Irregular : EROSE
66. Slender sword : EPEE
67. Scout's shelter : TENT
68. Shredded cabbage : SLAW
69. Doses of radiation : REMS
1. Luminaire : LAMP
2. Male ant : ANER
3. Japanese girdle box : INRO
4. Mechanic's wear : COVERALLS
5. ___ Darya : AMU
6. Coin of Pretoria : RAND
7. Sun worshipers : NUDES
8. Utopian : IDEALISTIC
9. Wading bird : STORK
10. Third son of Jacob : LEVI
11. Sheltered : ALEE
12. Red planet : MARS
15. Ford or Kovacs : ERNIE
19. Use a thurible : CENSE
21. Kind of skirt : MINI
24. Ballpoint : PEN
26. Faux pas : GAFFE
27. Coins of Teheran : RIALS
28. Warship deck : ORLOP
29. Stockpiles : RESERVOIRS
31. Milker's seat : STOOL
32. Roofing material : TERNE
33. " . . . ___ that knows no care?": Lucretius : AREST
35. Part of r.p.m. : REV
37. Sofa protection : SLIPCOVER
42. Heavy sword : SABER
44. Japanese land measure : CHO
45. Sour : TART
48. Sidestep : DODGE
50. Prevent : AVERT
51. Flynn of filmdom : ERROL
53. Native of Edinburgh : SCOT
54. Tinge : TONE
55. Level : EVEN
56. Wagner heroine : ELSA
58. Bishop of Rome : POPE
59. Detail : ITEM
60. Passing grades : CEES
62. Stitch : SEW

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