New York Times, Saturday, December 12, 1992

Author:Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Stanley B. Whitten has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Blow one's own horn : BRAG
5. Ski town in Colo. : ASPEN
10. Ship on which Hercules sailed : ARGO
14. An avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
15. Bogart or Cortez role : SPADE
16. Close : NEAR
17. Superstar born Dec. 12, 1915 : OLBLUEEYES
19. Cobbler's sparable : NAIL
20. "Crimes and Misdemeanors" director : ALLEN
21. Easy target for criticism : AUNTSALLY
23. Tint : DYE
24. U. of Md. football team : TERPS
26. One-tenth of MDX : CLI
27. "Winnie-the-___": Milne : POOH
28. European cavalryman : HUSSAR
31. Mad : SORE
34. Stopped : CEASED
37. Fort Worth inst. : TCU
38. John Barrymore : THEGREATPROFILE
41. "No, No, Nanette" quartet : ENS
42. Truly : INDEED
43. Medieval shields : ECUS
44. Popular pet : POODLE
46. Wriggling : EELY
48. Betty Ford, ___ Bloomer : NEE
49. Key military-training group : CADRE
51. Neighbor of Gr. : ALB
54. Jacob and Esau, to Abraham : GRANDSONS
57. Sly's "Rocky" co-star : TALIA
59. Very small fry : RUNT
60. John Nance Garner : CACTUSJACK
62. Eleven, in Ávila : ONCE
63. A rival in "The Rivals" : ACRES
64. Date for Duclos : AMIE
65. Henbit or plantain : WEED
66. Soothing word : THERE
67. Molders : ROTS
1. Wide : BROAD
2. Come from behind : RALLY
3. Saunter : AMBLE
4. Oz girl's surname : GALE
5. Ibsen character : ASE
6. Lead an attack : SPEARHEAD
7. Completely discharge a debt : PAYUP
8. Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
9. Avian hangout : NEST
10. Chronicle : ANNALS
11. Practical : REALISTIC
12. Gold medalist Devers: 1992 : GAIL
13. A Paris airport : ORLY
18. Biblical preposition : UNTO
22. Old silver coin of Italy : SCUDO
25. Epoch of the Tertiary Period : EOCENE
27. Dowel : PEG
28. Sheep drover : HERDER
29. U.S. rights org. : ACLU
30. Bitter herbs : RUES
31. Phase : STEP
32. Words of despair : OHNO
33. Rapport; empathy : RESONANCE
35. Mischievous Olympian : ATE
36. Word for 12 Down : SPEEDSTER
39. Mad : RILED
40. Enchanted : FEY
45. Like a clunker's fender : DENTED
47. Court calls : LETS
49. Mike Ditka, e.g. : COACH
50. Moline : ANCRE
51. Bowie's last stand : ALAMO
52. Legal : LICIT
53. Some social gatherings : BAKES
54. Expand : GROW
55. Magic incantation : RUNE
56. Fitzgerald's forte : SCAT
58. Not in harmony : AJAR
61. Employ : USE

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