New York Times, Friday, October 9, 1992

Author: Robert Zimmerman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1 Grid is asymmetric.
Robert Zimmerman has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Turkish official's former title : PASHA
6. Some turkeys : TOMS
10. Bumpkin : HICK
14. On a par : EQUAL
15. Landed : ALIT
16. Object of worship : IDOL
17. A 1493 landfall : PUERTORICO
19. Blackthorn : SLOE
20. Isla de Pascua : EASTER
21. Closed truck : VAN
22. Jazzman Fountain : PETE
23. Wedding shower : RICE
25. Monroe's ___ of Good Feeling : ERA
27. Con game : SCAM
31. Goes astray : ERRS
33. Burden : ONUS
36. Director of "The Four Seasons" : ALDA
37. "___ we forget . . . " : LEST
38. Japanese-American : NISEI
40. Evelyn was one : DIARIST
42. Defective : UNSOUND
44. Lets out : EMITS
45. Titian's "___ Homo" : ECCE
47. Use a dipper : LADE
48. Lawyer's filing : BRIEF
50. J.E.C.'s birth month : OCT
51. "___ Sprach Zarathustra" : ALSO
52. Avant-gardist : NEO
53. Gypsy, e.g. : MOTH
55. City in Lombardy : LODI
58. Fenway Pk. arbiter : UMP
60. Contacts : LENSES
65. A 1991 war zone : IRAQ
66. A 1493 landfall : GUADELOUPE
68. Light brown : ECRU
69. Employ : HIRE
70. Inexperienced : GREEN
71. Atropos, e.g. : FATE
72. Oxford's form preserver : TREE
73. Some stakes : ANTES
1. Le Moko of fiction : PEPE
2. Pastel shade : AQUA
3. Takes to court : SUES
4. Stag : HART
5. Revise : ALTER
6. Sailor : TAR
7. North and 9 Down : OLIVERS
8. Layered mineral : MICA
9. "J.F.K." director : STONE
10. A 1492 landfall : HISPANIOLA
11. Between engagements : IDLE
12. Scoter : COOT
13. "Twittering Machine" painter : KLEE
18. Miradors : ORIELS
24. Labyrinth site in mythology : CRETE
26. Ziegler and Reagan : RONS
27. Nigerian-born pop singer : SADE
28. Scale : CLIMB
29. Oil-fires fighter : ADAIR
30. A 1502 landfall : MARTINIQUE
32. Fine plaster : STUCCO
34. Ordinary : USUAL
35. Posts : SENDS
39. Concept: Comb. form : IDEO
41. "___ Your Face Before Me" : ISEE
43. Vex : NETTLE
46. Regard as similar : COMPARE
49. Battled : FOUGHT
54. Wyeth model : HELGA
55. Willingly, to Shakespeare : LIEF
56. "Jaws" vessel : ORCA
57. A Frenchman's flèche : DART
59. U.S. naturalist: 1838-1914 : MUIR
61. Norse goddess : NORN
62. Mincemeat ingredient : SUET
63. Sign-language inventor : EPEE
64. Huguenots' city : SENS
67. Duant : DEE

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