New York Times, Thursday, November 19, 1992

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 3
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Shout bravos at La Scala : CHEER
6. Arch.'s document : SPEC
10. Intermission pass : STUB
14. Bisect : HALVE
15. Stage villain : IAGO
16. Rhine feeder : AARE
17. Resource : ASSET
18. Ibsen or O'Neill : DRAMATIST
20. Epic film: 1953 : THEROBE
22. Role for Hedy: 1949 : DELILAH
23. Globe : ORB
24. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
25. Health resort : SPA
28. Stores; saves : LAYSBY
31. Matinee ___ : IDOL
35. Baby soother : TALC
37. "My word!" : ISAY
38. Meticulousness : CARE
39. Aware of a hoax : ONTO
40. Kind of maniac : DIPSO
42. It's small but lethal : ATOM
43. The same, to Seneca : IDEM
44. Stage curtain : DROP
45. Comic Jay : LENO
46. Food fish : CARP
47. Laborers in Ávila : PEONES
49. Actor Ameche : DON
50. A Siouan : OTO
52. Actress Joanne : DRU
53. Like 9 Down : AMUSING
57. Emote amateurishly : HAMITUP
62. Container for Ozawa : MUSICCASE
64. Animal in "Northern Exposure" : MOOSE
65. Dill of the Bible : ANET
66. Half: Comb. form : HEMI
67. Ecuador's Santa ___ Bay : ELENA
68. Charter : HIRE
69. Eternity: Heb. : OLAM
70. "M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
1. Friendly conversation : CHAT
2. ___ over (discuss) : HASH
3. If not : ELSE
4. In any way : EVER
5. Install new machinery : RETOOL
6. A 1977 musical revue, with 30 Down : SIDEBYSIDE
7. Norm for Norman : PAR
8. Criminy! : EGAD
9. Neil Simon's forte : COMEDY
10. Like Mark Russell's shows : SATIRICAL
11. Play the private eye : TAIL
12. Bear on high : URSA
13. "Little Women" role : BETH
19. Milwaukee product : ALE
21. Pigtail : BRAID
25. Impassive : STOIC
26. Ling-Ling, e.g. : PANDA
27. Modify : ALTER
29. Rotten: Comb. form : SAPRO
30. See 6 Down : BYSONDHEIM
32. Old hat : DATED
33. U. of Maine town : ORONO
34. Dud : LEMON
36. Something made of diverse elements : COMPOSITE
41. Wagnerian work : OPERA
47. Rain gear : PONCHO
48. ___ stock : SUMMER
51. Muscular contraction : TIC
53. Eastern nana : AMAH
54. Zola portrayer : MUNI
55. Manipulative one : USER
56. Isle of Man native : GAEL
58. City in Kan. : IOLA
59. Drove nails aslant : TOED
60. Inst. at Annapolis : USNA
61. Bulb-shaped fruit : PEAR
63. Wee, in Ayr : SMA

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