New York Times, Tuesday, November 3, 1992

Author: Frank Miceli
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Yen : ITCH
5. Item for Retton : BEAM
9. Hoffman role : RATSO
14. Kind of beer : NEAR
15. Chassis part : AXLE
16. Mork, e.g. : ALIEN
17. Therefore : ERGO
18. Box : SPAR
19. Card game : MONTE
20. The incumbent : PRESGEORGEBUSH
23. Concise : TERSE
24. Kind of ticket : MEAL
25. Cuban coin : PESO
28. Curved piece of a ship's timber : STEMSON
33. Grisly : GRUESOME
37. Swiss stream : AARE
38. The House : REPRESENTATIVES
42. Hersey's "___ the Valley" : INTO
43. Lovable quality : DEARNESS
44. Comforted : SOOTHED
48. Burr-Hamilton event : DUEL
49. African plant : ALOE
51. Explorer da Gama : VASCO
55. A challenger : GOVBILLCLINTON
60. Home to Nunn and Warner : DIXIE
61. Zhivago's love : LARA
62. Sunshine State county : DADE
63. "Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
64. At the apex : ATOP
65. Flat : EVEN
66. Prides of the pride : MANES
67. R.W.R. and R.M.N. : REPS
68. A memorable Foxx : REDD
1. Awkward : INEPT
2. ___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
3. Bird or Jordan : CAGER
4. A challenger : HROSSPEROT
5. Headquarters : BASE
6. Member of 10 Down's team : EXPO
7. Slumberland invader : ALARM
8. Causes to coalesce : MERGES
9. Wandering walk : RAMBLE
10. Manager Felipe ___ : ALOU
11. Coffee cans, in Cheshire : TINS
12. He lived 912 years : SETH
13. " . . . ___ nation, under God . . . " : ONE
21. Gaggle group : GEESE
22. ___ humble pie (apologize) : EAT
26. Sparks's desperate message : SOS
27. Mass: Suffix : OME
29. Californian, to a Hawaiian : MAINLANDER
30. Goalie's feat : SAVE
31. Galena and malachite : ORES
32. Costner role : NESS
33. Cubist Juan ___ : GRIS
34. City in Sen. Bryan's state : RENO
35. ___-date (modern) : UPTO
36. QB's target, often : END
39. A Kennedy : TED
40. Track's governing org. : AAU
41. Famous fountain in Rome : TREVI
45. ___ corpus : HABEAS
46. Yalie : ELI
47. Kind of diplomacy : DOLLAR
50. Fill with joy : ELATE
52. __ off (forestall) : STAVE
53. Like secret messages : CODED
54. Upright : ONEND
55. Kind of monster : GILA
56. The yoke's on them : OXEN
57. Kind of yard : VINE
58. Jockey's whip : CROP
59. Pool swimmers' distance units : LAPS
60. J.E.C. or L.B.J. : DEM

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