New York Times, Monday, November 23, 1992

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Poker call : RAISE
6. Kind of enemy : ARCH
10. Kind of lore : FOLK
14. Results of pats on babies' backs : BURPS
15. Istanbul district : PERA
16. Hot spot : OVEN
17. With 61 Across, Berra-type observation : ITAINTOVER
19. City on the Truckee : RENO
20. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
21. Corn unit : EAR
22. Brag : CROW
23. Strict disciplinarian : MARTINET
26. In re : ASTO
30. Malay dagger : CREESE
31. "Born in the ___" : USA
34. Smear : DAUB
35. Morning hrs. : AMS
36. TV's "Green ___" : ACRES
38. Removes utterly : UPROOTS
40. Title created by James I : BARONET
42. Kind of closet : LINEN
43. ___ adjudicata : RES
44. Apportion : METE
45. Soft drink : ADE
46. Bridal-party aides : USHERS
49. Scent : ODOR
50. Aversion : DISTASTE
52. Shipment to Bethlehem : IRON
54. Pie ___ mode : ALA
55. Displayed fierce anger : RAGED
60. Place for a spelunker : CAVE
61. See 17 Across : TILITSOVER
64. Eternally : EVER
65. Summers in Savoie : ETES
66. Sheer cloth : TOILE
67. Spanish muralist : SERT
68. A warship: Abbr. : DEST
69. Off-the-cuff witticism : ADLIB
1. Stat for Cecil Fielder : RBI
2. Hatchback : AUTO
3. Certain savings accts. : IRAS
4. Roasting rod : SPIT
5. Serf of yore : ESNE
6. Mil. mailing address : APO
7. Adores : REVERES
8. Originate : CREATE
9. Author of Uncle Remus tales : HARRIS
10. Compel : FORCE
11. Vanquished : OVERTURNED
12. Carson's successor : LENO
13. "You'll Never ___," 1943 song : KNOW
18. Prowler in an alley : TOMCAT
24. End of a Hemingway title : ARMS
25. Stingy : NEAR
26. Group of Alps in Graub√ľnden : ADULA
27. Palatable : SAPID
28. Inverted or pondered : TURNEDOVER
29. Hautboy : OBOE
32. Take care of : SEETO
33. Fall flower : ASTER
37. Perry or lake in Italy : COMO
39. Burden : ONUS
40. Lahr or Wheeler : BERT
41. Declare : ASSERT
43. Secondhand transactions : RESALES
47. Said : STATED
48. Rock salt : HALITE
51. Lifeless : INERT
52. Summer treats : ICES
53. Praise highly : RAVE
56. Movie dog : ASTA
57. Moral righteousness : GOOD
58. Opposite of 57 Down : EVIL
59. Nabe store : DELI
62. Suffix with left or right : IST
63. Johnny ___, C.S.A. soldier : REB

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