New York Times, Monday, November 2, 1992

Author:Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 233 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thailand neighbor : LAOS
5. Charity : ALMS
9. Clutch : GRAB
13. O'Neill's Christie : ANNA
14. Connection : TIEUP
16. Kan. city : IOLA
17. Bustle : STIR
18. Industrial city on the Mosel : TRIER
19. Author Oz : AMOS
20. Type of poem : ITALIANSONNET
23. Longnose and shortnose fish : GARS
24. Sulk : PET
25. Moss Hart book : ACTONE
28. Garfield's call : MEOW
30. Period : ERA
33. Cue on a musical score : PRESA
34. Knights : SIRS
35. "So it is!" : AMEN
36. Salad enhancer : RUSSIANDRESSING
39. ¿Cómo ___ usted? : ESTA
40. Bent : BIAS
41. Fragrant compound : ESTER
42. Timid : SHY
43. Sculpture, music, etc. : ARTS
44. Elegant : CLASSY
45. Siderite or mispickel : ORE
46. Eins, zwei, ___ : DREI
47. Rash cause : GERMANMEASLES
53. Hog fat : LARD
54. Stint : SCANT
55. Predicate : AVER
57. Cigar end : ETTE
58. Pierre's cup : TASSE
59. Agrippina's executioner : NERO
60. Vaticinator : SEER
61. Roscoe ___ of early films : ATES
62. Olive or peach : TREE
1. ___ Palmas : LAS
2. Oppositionist : ANTI
3. " . . . with the blue ribbons ___" : ONIT
4. City on the Ebro : SARAGOSSA
5. Raiment : ATTIRE
6. Turkish money : LIRAS
7. Chow ___ : MEIN
8. Petitions : SUES
9. Brobdingnagian : GIANT
10. City of the Seven Hills : ROME
11. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
12. À ___ (down with, in Nice) : BAS
15. Pop the question : PROPOSE
21. Hawaiian island : LANAI
22. Fashionable : NEW
25. "___ moi le déluge" : APRES
26. Subdue completely : CRUSH
27. Choleric : TESTY
28. The man with the golden touch : MIDAS
29. Bobbles : ERRS
30. Discharges : EMITS
31. Descartes and Coty : RENES
32. Inflamed and sore : ANGRY
34. Swivet : SNIT
35. Attacker : ASSAILANT
37. Side by side : ABREAST
38. Monica of tennis : SELES
43. Fortify : ARM
44. Jalopies : CRATES
45. Kind : ORDER
46. Compact : DENSE
47. Movable barrier : GATE
48. Art Deco great : ERTE
49. Sports gp. : NCAA
50. Tall spar : MAST
51. At all : EVER
52. Dried up : SERE
53. "___ Misérables" : LES
56. Caviar : ROE

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