New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1992

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shoot : SPRIG
6. Sassy : PERT
10. "___ the mornin' . . . !" : TOPO
14. Mikhail's mate : RAISA
15. Humdinger : ONER
16. Keen; grasping : AVID
17. Target-practice place : SHOOTINGGALLERY
20. ___ Royal, Quebec : MONT
21. A memorable Rehan : ADA
22. Headland : RAS
23. Central African lake : ALBERT
26. Forms building blocks for shipment : PRECASTS
28. Fibber : LIAR
29. Publius Naso : OVID
31. Onetime S. Korean leader : RHEE
32. This could be arabic or elastic : GUM
33. Nice girlfriend : AMIE
34. Fastidious : CHOOSY
36. Umbrella : BUMBERSHOOT
39. Makes up for : ATONES
41. Causerie : CHAT
42. Protrude : JUT
45. Crucifix : ROOD
46. Baltic island : AERO
47. Kismet : FATE
48. Grass clumps : TUSSOCKS
51. Became less aloof : THAWED
53. I, in Frankfurt : ICH
54. A ubiquitous article : THE
55. Stadium section : TIER
56. Scenarios : SHOOTINGSCRIPTS
62. Binge : TOOT
63. Tidal stage : NEAP
64. Pungent bulb : ONION
65. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
66. Nile menaces : ASPS
67. Smart : NATTY
1. Grad. class : SRS
2. Word of disgust : PAH
3. Bravo or Grande : RIO
4. Chemical compound : ISOMER
5. Croc's cousin : GATOR
6. ___ l'Évêque cheese : PONT
7. H.S. subject : ENG
8. Consider : REGARD
9. Vocation : TRADE
10. Indian cymbals : TAL
11. Canine facial feature : OVERSHOTJAW
12. Corsairs : PIRATES
13. Adventurous wandering : ODYSSEY
18. Buries, old style : INTOMBS
19. Varnish ingredient : LAC
23. Form of math. : ALG
24. The Blackbirds' inst. : LIU
25. Giant panda's tidbit : BAMBOOSHOOT
26. Barbara Bush's family : PIERCES
27. Buck follower : AROO
30. Contend : VIE
33. Soul, in Saint-Malo : AME
34. Disordered : CHAOTIC
35. Torrid : HOT
37. Berlin conjunctions : UNDS
38. N.Y.S.E. client's holding : SHR
39. Dancer like Martha Graham : ARTISTE
40. Treat of in passing : TOUCHON
43. John Duncan was one : UTE
44. Spread hay : TED
46. One-seeded fruits: Var. : AKENES
47. Flour for puddings : FARINA
49. Baseball great : OTT
50. Twentieth-anniversary gift : CHINA
52. Cousin of a hammerhead : HERON
55. Chefs' amts. : TSPS
57. Winnebago's cousin : OTO
58. Lacuna : GAP
59. Set in opposition : PIT
60. Add up : TOT
61. Curve of a ship's plank : SNY

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