New York Times, Tuesday, October 6, 1992

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 234 (avg 1.26)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
5. Data-converting device : MODEM
10. First victim : ABEL
14. Arp's art : DADA
15. Houston's The Summit, e.g. : ARENA
16. Winning margin : NOSE
17. Count calories : DIET
18. Golf great : SNEAD
19. Bag type : TOTE
20. Actor Tom's vacation? : CRUISESCRUISE
23. Bus. degree : MBA
24. Chris attachment : TINA
25. Cakes' partner : ALE
28. Eight in 9 Down : OCHO
31. More unpredictable : DICIER
35. Cause a ho-hum : BORE
37. Rake : ROUE
39. Papal headgear : TIARA
40. Actor Jeff's dental work? : BRIDGESSBRIDGES
43. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
44. Raison d'___ : ETRE
45. Orgs. of sorts : SOCS
46. Aunts, in Arles : TANTES
48. Mediocre : SOSO
50. Jeanne d'Arc, e.g. : STE
51. Wine combiner : OENO
53. Degs. for trestle builders : CES
55. Actress Kathleen's old master? : TURNERSTURNER
61. Spydom name : HARI
62. Harden : ENURE
63. Not written : ORAL
65. Lanchester or Maxwell : ELSA
66. Helicopter part : ROTOR
67. Soprano Ponselle : ROSA
68. Genuine : REAL
69. Cancels the dele : STETS
70. Spot : ESPY
1. Offer an afterthought : ADD
2. Secular : LAIC
3. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
4. Ryan's daughter : TATUM
5. "___ in Rome," Burton film : MASSACRE
6. Calvados neighbor : ORNE
7. These are worse than cees : DEES
8. Stage : ENACT
9. Prado's locale : MADRID
10. Heartburn cures: Var. : ANTIACIDS
11. Bravos' opposites : BOOS
12. Ferrara family : ESTE
13. Grant's adversary : LEE
21. Nigerian native : IBO
22. Stati ___ (United States) : UNITI
25. Monastic title : ABBOT
26. Doone of fiction : LORNA
27. Of a Great Lake : ERIAN
29. Nylons : HOSE
30. Deposes : OUSTS
32. Plummer and Ferrer, e.g. : IAGOS
33. Build a building : ERECT
34. Lesser civet : RASSE
36. Publisher's article : EDITORIAL
38. Zaragoza's river : EBRO
41. March 17 color : GREEN
42. Lifesavers : RESCUERS
47. Scoffs : SNEERS
49. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
52. "To be ___ to be" : ORNOT
54. Saw at night : SNORE
55. Two cities' story : TALE
56. Major or Minor : URSA
57. Flock of mallards : SUTE
58. A gait : TROT
59. Amor, to Aristotle : EROS
60. Harsh sound : RASP
61. " . . . bells on ___ toes" : HER
64. Ballad : LAY

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