New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1992

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Listen : HEAR
5. Pindar specialties : ODES
9. Taxi : CAB
12. A Guthrie : ARLO
13. Force back : REPEL
15. Ice-cream holder : CONE
16. Form of insincerity : LIPSERVICE
18. Roman goddess personifying the moon : LUNA
19. Commencement : ONSET
20. Official records : ACTA
21. Arthurian lady : ENID
22. Adages : SAWS
24. Floods : SPATES
26. Road-map abbr. : RTE
29. Toodle-oo at Ascot : TATA
31. Nashville is its cap. : TENN
32. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
34. Fordham's team : RAMS
36. Mock : SCOFF
39. In a stealthy way : SURREPTITIOUSLY
42. Barrie's Pan : PETER
43. Paradise : EDEN
44. Shipbuilder's wood : TEAK
45. Tear apart : REND
47. Chooses : OPTS
49. Marie or Jeanne: Abbr. : STE
50. Dry gulch : COULEE
52. Auctioneer's cry : SOLD
54. Peak : ACME
55. F.D.R. dog : FALA
58. Desert delight : OASIS
62. Puts a lid on : CAPS
63. Litigant's supporter, often : EYEWITNESS
65. Pub drinks : ALES
66. French historian-critic: 1823-92 : RENAN
67. Give forth : EMIT
68. Kind of meal : OAT
69. What Simon does : SAYS
70. What a judge does : SITS
1. Angel topper : HALO
2. The old sod : ERIN
3. Swiss sight : ALPS
4. American Beauties : ROSES
5. Boston hockey hero : ORR
6. Lay waste : DEVASTATE
7. Heroic : EPIC
8. Splinter group : SECT
9. Check attendance : COUNTNOSES
10. Laurie or Oakley : ANNIE
11. Necklace or rosary : BEADS
14. Part of l.c.d. : LEAST
15. Neat and wholesome : CLEANCUT
17. French state : ETAT
23. Distort : WARP
25. Mexican coin : PESO
26. Scrape : RASP
27. Faithful : TRUE
28. Hearing aid of yore : EARTRUMPET
30. Chemist's combiner : AMIDO
33. Like tundras : TREELESS
35. Avoids contact : STEPSAWAY
37. Level : FLAT
38. Fish trap : FYKE
40. Pelagic bird : ERNE
41. " . . . ___ the wild blue yonder" : INTO
46. Put off : DEFER
48. Kind of machine : SLOT
50. Cameroon export : CACAO
51. City in Fla. : OCALA
53. Hamlet's folks : DANES
56. Some votes : AYES
57. Singer Horne : LENA
59. Trucker's rig : SEMI
60. "Lord, ___ I?": Matt. 26:22 : ISIT
61. Fast planes : SSTS
64. Electees : INS

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