New York Times, Monday, October 5, 1992

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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. Erstwhile Genoese magistrate : DOGE
5. Joseph's had many colors : COAT
9. Drawbridges cross them : MOATS
14. Practical joke : HOAX
15. Atlanta arena : OMNI
16. "Cheers" actress : ALLEY
17. Las Vegas features : ONEARMEDBANDITS
20. What Holyfield packs : WALLOP
21. Delta deposit : SILT
22. Vietnamese holiday : TET
23. Govt. agents : TMEN
25. Opposite of vive : ABAS
27. Priestly vestment : ALB
30. African lily : ALOE
32. Adriatic peninsula : ISTRIA
36. Lawgiver : SOLON
38. ___ facto : IPSO
40. Supports : AIDS
41. Lawn-mower features : TWOCYCLEENGINES
44. Torn : RENT
45. Sailing : ASEA
46. Kind of atlas map : INSET
47. Most eccentric : ODDEST
49. Sharp projection : SNAG
51. Reverse curve : ESS
52. Chinese society : TONG
54. Kind of appeal : SNOB
56. Household: Comb. form : ECO
59. Trevi coin : LIRA
61. Emulates Hillary : CLIMBS
65. Kurt Weill opus, with "The" : THREEPENNYOPERA
68. English-born American poet : AUDEN
69. Be very angry : BOIL
70. Chemical compound : ENOL
71. Young salmon : SMOLT
72. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
73. Secretary : DESK
1. Lateen-rigged boat : DHOW
2. One of the Chaplins : OONA
3. Celt : GAEL
4. Glorify : EXALT
5. Force : COMPEL
6. Lady Capulet's "Alas!" : OME
7. No ifs, ___ or buts : ANDS
8. Leg bone : TIBIA
9. Mule blankets : MANTAS
10. Ancient : OLD
11. Came down : ALIT
12. Henri's head : TETE
13. Org. : SYST
18. Gypsy : ROMANY
19. Ancient Britannia : ALBION
24. Short fibers combed from long ones : NOILS
26. Corrupt : STAIN
27. Houston athlete : ASTRO
28. Mooed : LOWED
29. Light-colored : BLOND
31. Fencers' defenses : EPEES
33. Washer cycle : RINSE
34. Nice notions : IDEES
35. Profs.' helpers : ASSTS
37. Singing group : OCTET
39. O'Casey and Connery : SEANS
42. Feline's tidbit : CATNIP
43. Male professional escort : GIGOLO
48. The ___, channel near the Isle of Wight : SOLENT
50. Crooked: Comb. form : ANCYLO
53. Diving bird : GREBE
55. Human, for one : BIPED
56. An anagram for seat : ETAS
57. Angler's ground bait : CHUM
58. Church calendar : ORDO
60. Prolific author : ANON
62. Word in message deciphered by Daniel : MENE
63. Certain sibs. : BROS
64. Polio-vaccine maker : SALK
66. Sniggle : EEL
67. Wit or pick preceder : NIT

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