New York Times, Saturday, October 3, 1992

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Starboard side of a compass : EAST
5. Pedestrian pathways : SIDEWALKS
14. On the Ligurian : ASEA
15. Sailor's light rope for seizing : HOUSELINE
16. Swim's alternative : SINK
17. Subsurface movement of water : UNDERFLOW
18. Ford failure : EDSEL
20. Tonic : BRACER
22. Get the point : SEE
23. Cries of surprise : OHS
26. So-so grade : CEE
27. Asian isthmus : KRA
28. L-Q connection : MNOP
29. Plus : AND
30. Margay, e.g. : CAT
31. They sponge : CADGERS
33. Funeral oration : ELOGE
35. Galore : AGOGO
37. Delete : CUT
38. A U.S. Open winner: 1992 : SELES
39. TV's Alice Hyatt : LAVIN
40. Adjusted the jib : TRIMMED
42. Kind of world : ONE
43. Kind of fly : BAR
45. Island garlands : LEIS
46. Singular : ODD
47. Genetic acid, for short : RNA
48. Tuck away : EAT
49. Actress Alicia : ANA
52. Ban : FORBID
54. Costume or custom : HABIT
56. " . . . the ___ Te Deums of the Canterbury bells": Lowell : LOUDSWEET
61. Hollywood and ___ : VINE
62. Illegal copies : FORGERIES
63. Lyric literature : ODES
64. With 5 Across, puzzle's theme : OFNEWYORK
65. Port side of a compass : WEST
1. Slackens : EASES
2. Stage whisper : ASIDE
3. Sight, for one : SENSE
4. Appropriate : TAKE
5. Confucian golden rule : SHU
6. Type of jet engine : ION
7. Failure : DUD
8. Suffix with Tyrol : ESE
9. To woo, in Wiesbaden : WERBEN
10. Puzzle's theme was his campaign song : ALFREDESMITH
11. Actress Kedrova : LILA
12. Render unconscious : KNOCKCOLD
13. Waste-disposal system : SEWERAGE
19. Tuneful subject of deterioration : LONDONBRIDGE
21. Counts : RATES
24. Take the lion's share : HOG
25. Broad ranges of related ideas : SPECTRA
26. Kind of soap : CASTILE
28. Star followers : MAGI
31. Cloister vault : COVEDROOF
32. Capek opus : RUR
34. " ___ Lieutenants," Freeman book : LEES
35. Standoffish : ALOOF
36. Castel ___, summer residence of popes : GANDOLFO
41. ___ culpa : MEA
44. "___ a fine seam" : ANDSEW
49. Stand : ABIDE
50. Royals and Reds : NINES
51. Nuclear experiment : ATEST
53. Scorch : BURN
55. Admit : AVOW
57. Askew : WRY
58. End of the dell farmer's refrain : EIO
59. Finisher for musket : EER
60. Sound of disapproval : TSK

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