New York Times, Friday, November 13, 1992

Author: Thomas W. Schier
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Thomas W. Schier has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Argot : SLANG
6. Cries of surprise : OHS
9. Footnote abbr. : IBID
13. Cuomo or Lanza : MARIO
14. Touch upon : ABUT
15. Pianist Peter : NERO
16. ___ the good : ALLTO
17. Confess completely : COMECLEAN
19. Enjoy a meal : CLEANONESPLATE
21. Topeka is its cap. : KAN
22. Pub drink : ALE
23. It goes up walls : IVY
24. Actress Rehan : ADA
25. West ender : ERN
27. "___ Woman," Reddy hit : IAM
30. Misfortune prophesier : CASSANDRA
34. Very, in music : ASSAI
36. "The Guns of Navarone" novelist : ALISTAIRMACLEAN
38. Three-card ___ : MONTE
39. Twerp : PIPSQUEAK
40. Throw : PEG
41. Auths.' papers : MSS
42. Color : HUE
43. Half of CIV : LII
45. Mars and Jupiter : DEI
46. Kettle and Barker : MAS
49. Reform : CLEANUPONESACT
54. Unbranded animal, in Australia : CLEANSKIN
55. Carousal : SPREE
56. Its cap. is St. John's : NEWF
57. Lane's companion : KENT
58. General Powell : COLIN
59. Meddlesome : NOSY
60. Least experienced: Abbr. : YST
61. Dressy jackets : ETONS
1. Trace : SMACK
2. Moore's "___ Rookh" : LALLA
3. Songwriter Harold : ARLEN
4. Actress Talbot : NITA
5. Join socially : GOONADATE
6. Contrafagotto : OBOE
7. Buzzes : HUMS
8. Become involved : STEPIN
9. Kind of graft : INLAY
10. Tired vegetable? : BEET
11. Dies ___ : IRAE
12. Promoter King : DON
14. Rosacea : ACNE
18. Livy's 155 : CLV
20. F. Church's home on the Hudson : OLANA
24. Kind of prof : ASST
25. "To ___ human . . . " : ERRIS
26. Airport staircase : RAMP
27. "As ___ It," Getty autobiography : ISEE
28. Nice report card : AAAA
29. Weasel's cousin : MINK
30. Recreational site : CAMP
31. Emollient ingredient : ALOE
32. Emulate Houston : SING
33. Pickpockets : DIPS
34. Comply tacitly : ACQUIESCE
35. Turn about : SLUE
37. Very pale : ASHEN
41. Burlesque name : MINSKY
43. Like cabbage : LEAFY
44. Golfer Baker-Finch : IAN
45. "___ Be Cruel," Presley hit : DONT
46. Phil Donohue's spouse : MARLO
47. ___ the hole (hidden asset) : ACEIN
48. British carbines : STENS
49. Femme fatale of yore : CLEO
50. Hoad and Ayres : LEWS
51. Haw. music makers : UKES
52. Can quantity : PINT
53. Small defect : SPOT
54. Cable-TV ntwk. : CNN

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