New York Times, Saturday, November 28, 1992

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Apollo riders : CREW
5. Czech river : OHRE
9. Baldwin, e.g. : APPLE
14. Water carrier : HOSE
15. Kettle handle : BAIL
16. Charles's domain : WALES
17. French folk song : AUCLAIRDELALUNE
20. The P.G.A.'s Craig ___ : STADLER
21. Deputy of a sort : VICAR
22. Athabascan's abode : TEPEE
23. Byron's Donna ___ : INEZ
25. Memorial music : TAPS
28. Fulda feeder : EDER
29. Early expulsion site : EDEN
30. Grenoble girl : FILLE
31. " . . . ought to be ___!" : ALAW
32. Like the daytime : SUNLIT
33. A 1940's hit tune : STARSINYOUREYES
38. A Caucasian : OSSETE
39. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
40. Cow catcher : LASSO
41. Night crawlers : BAIT
42. Gaucho's snarer : BOLA
46. Nerd of the 40's : DRIP
47. Aliquot, e.g. : PART
48. Fishing specialist : EELER
49. He's not on the take! : GIVER
51. Deluge : TORRENT
53. Frankie Carle hit: 1939 : SUNRISESERENADE
56. Dizzy : AREEL
57. Fly in a stream : LURE
58. Road to Roma : ITER
59. Waterfowl : GEESE
60. Gypsum : YESO
61. Causing horripilation : EERY
1. Free from taint : CHASTE
2. Won in Dream Team fashion : ROUTED
3. Houdini's forte : ESCAPE
4. Cousin of a whitesmith : WELDER
5. N.Y.C. theater award : OBIE
6. Scold : HARRIDAN
7. Disencumber : RID
8. Soccer team : ELEVEN
9. "A Wave, ___ and A Marine," 1944 film : AWAC
10. Magnificent : PALATINE
11. In a multiple sense : PLURALLY
12. Dykstra of baseball : LEN
13. Suffix with journal : ESE
18. "Cakes" literary partner : ALE
19. Columnist Smith : LIZ
24. Rosh ha-Shanah, to Jews : NEWYEAR
26. Ballet move : PLIE
27. Packaging units : SETS
29. Composer Siegmeister : ELIE
30. Do a sailor's job : FURL
31. Reference words : ASTO
32. Thirteen of a certain kind : SUIT
33. Sale-tag word : SOLD
34. Bolsheviks' target : TSAR
35. Recipient of a right, in law : ASSIGNEE
36. Breathes : RESPIRES
37. Forgetful ones : OMITTERS
41. Almost not : BARELY
42. Bandleader Ben ___ : BERNIE
43. ___ of quinine : OLEATE
44. A usurer is one : LENDER
45. Main street : ARTERY
47. Foot: Lat. : PES
48. Palindromic preposition : ERE
50. Base : VILE
52. Mountainous cookie? : OREO
53. Go slack : SAG
54. Suffix with project : URE
55. "Runaround" girl : SUE

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