New York Times, Thursday, October 29, 1992

Author:Irene Smullyan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. In a line : AROW
5. Media giant abroad : BBC
8. Ripped : TORE
12. U. of New Mexico athlete : LOBO
13. Donau feeder : RAAB
15. Landed : ALIT
16. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
17. Height: Comb. form : ACRO
18. Glacial snow : NEVE
19. Sign-off at proms : GOODNIGHTLADIES
22. Taken at face value : APRIORI
23. Build : ERECT
24. Arctic bird : AUK
25. Transparent theater drop : SCRIM
27. Learning place for working adults : NIGHTSCHOOL
31. Secular : LAY
34. Rubber trees : ULES
35. Auto-club insignia : AAA
36. Quote : CITE
37. Wager : BET
38. Belladonnas : NIGHTSHADES
42. Musical sounds : TONES
43. Collar : NAB
44. Card for Cassandra? : TAROT
46. J. O'Hara's "From the ___" : TERRACE
50. Soprano role in "The Magic Flute" : QUEENOFTHENIGHT
53. Female bear, to Fabius : URSA
54. Alaskan city : NOME
55. Wind-borne : EOLIC
56. Notice of demise, for short : OBIT
57. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
58. Komatik, e.g. : SLED
59. Sturdy fishing boat : DORY
60. Collected facts : ANA
61. French port : SETE
1. Noted journalist: 1910-89 : ALSOP
2. Helicopter part : ROTOR
3. O.T. prophet and namesakes : OBADIAHS
4. Exhausted : WORNOUT
5. Norse god of poetry : BRAGI
6. Handel contemporary : BACH
7. Sulky : CART
8. One behind the other : TANDEM
9. Fatty : OLEIC
10. Fasten firmly : RIVET
11. Pierre's vacation times : ETES
14. Ravel composition : BOLERO
16. Turkish title : AGA
20. Annoys : IRKS
21. Seed covering : ARIL
25. Iranian rulers : SHAHS
26. Redingote, e.g. : COAT
27. Gist : NUB
28. ___ de France : ILE
29. Secure : GET
30. Batting-practice prop : CAGE
31. Cover : LID
32. Goddess of infatuation : ATE
33. Assent : YES
36. Ballerina's leap : CABRIOLE
38. Midday : NOON
39. Chant : INTONE
40. Dirk for Ko-Ko : SNEE
41. Gear for Dobbin : HARNESS
42. Entente : TREATY
44. Kind of jet engine : TURBO
45. Valhalla group : AESIR
46. Greeks' unlucky letter : THETA
47. Shoelace tip : AGLET
48. Reprimand : CHIDE
49. Familiar abbr. : ETC
50. Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
51. Public meetings : FORA
52. Govt. agent : TMAN

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