New York Times, Thursday, October 8, 1992

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pants : HUFFS
6. Without a date : STAG
10. Box : SPAR
14. Spouse's kin : INLAW
15. Dorothy's pet : TOTO
16. In fine shape : HALE
17. Purple shade : MAUVE
18. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
19. Dry : ARID
20. Movie about rural fixer-uppers? : BARNYESTERDAY
23. Undershirt, in Leeds : VEST
24. Open to view : EXPOSE
25. Professional niche : METIER
29. With it, in the 40's : HEP
30. Revival-meeting cry : AMEN
31. Flower container : VASE
34. "The ___ Has Landed" : EAGLE
39. Review for show horses? : ZIEGFELDFILLIES
42. Gantry or Fudd : ELMER
43. Place for the blues : PITS
44. P.D.Q. : ASAP
45. Sounds of contentment : AHS
47. In conclusion : LASTLY
49. City on Commencement Bay : TACOMA
53. Term of respect : MAAM
55. Museum curator's memoirs? : IREMEMBERMOMA
59. ___ cone : NOSE
60. Mrs. Burt Reynolds : LONI
61. Stallone role : RAMBO
64. F.B.I. agent : GMAN
65. Pronoun for Françoise : ELLE
66. Words before consent or Aquarius : AGEOF
67. "I'm all ___!" : EARS
68. Cat's-paw : TOOL
69. Symphonic-poem pioneer : LISZT
1. "It Must Be ___," V. Carr hit : HIM
2. Actress Merkel : UNA
3. Mess up one's lines : FLUB
4. Kind of bean : FAVA
5. Turn sharply : SWERVE
6. Sticks around : STAYS
7. Vacancy sign : TOLET
8. Bank conveniences: Abbr. : ATMS
9. Pointy beard : GOATEE
10. Quick-witted : SHARP
11. Brown, in Burgos : PARDO
12. Police-blotter info : ALIAS
13. Change the color again : REDYE
21. Chutzpah : NERVE
22. Kick out : EXPEL
25. Labyrinth : MAZE
26. Director Jannings : EMIL
27. Pour : TEEM
28. Soprano Borkh : INGE
29. Weight : HEFT
32. "Heidi" locale : ALPS
33. "Star Wars" program in D.C. : SDI
35. Darn it! : ALAS
36. General meaning : GIST
37. Loyal, in Ayr : LEAL
38. Make out : ESPY
40. Physique : FRAME
41. Imam's religion : ISLAM
46. Gertrude's son : HAMLET
48. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
49. Hint of color : TINGE
50. Olfactory clue : AROMA
51. Franck or Chavez : CESAR
52. Auguries : OMENS
53. Edison's Park : MENLO
54. Caliban's co-worker : ARIEL
56. Kind of tie or knife : BOLO
57. Early Christmas visitors : MAGI
58. Singing brothers in the 50's : AMES
62. Dickens's pen name : BOZ
63. Frequently, in poesy : OFT

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