New York Times, Monday, December 28, 1992

Author:Jeff Herrington
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Celebration : GALA
5. Fedora part : BRIM
9. Caper : ANTIC
14. Truant G.I. : AWOL
15. Hudson or DeSoto : AUTO
16. Temperamental : MOODY
17. Headdress for 35 Down : WARBONNET
19. Takes the bait : BITES
20. Relative : KIN
21. Sound system : STEREO
23. Install : SEAT
24. Postures : STANCES
26. News bit : ITEM
28. Scull : OAR
29. Rock-forming mineral : FELDSPAR
33. Happen again : RECUR
36. Centennial electee : HAYES
37. Cheer in Córdoba : OLE
38. ___ lady : AVON
39. Stabbed by a tusk : GORED
40. Wild plum : SLOE
41. Masc. opposite : FEM
42. Astringents : ALUMS
43. Smooth and lustrous : SLEEK
44. Pelts-for-pelf people : TRAPPERS
46. ___ Beta Kappa : PHI
47. "___ creature was . . . " : NOTA
48. Nourishment : ALIMENT
52. Agreement : PACT
54. Helen or Harry : MORGAN
57. Sandra or Frances : DEE
58. Orange-yellow : OCHER
60. Calumet : PEACEPIPE
62. Off. worker : STENO
63. Kick in a poker chip : ANTE
64. Ardor : ELAN
65. Palatable : TASTY
66. Sinister look : LEER
67. Depend : RELY
1. Stares stupidly : GAWKS
2. Expect : AWAIT
3. ___ Doone of fiction : LORNA
4. Priest's garment : ALB
5. Tease gently : BANTER
6. Old letters : RUNES
7. Roman road : ITER
8. Speck : MOTE
9. Joseph Kennedy, in Eng. : AMB
10. Some pollution causes : NOISES
11. Symbolic post : TOTEMPOLE
12. Conception : IDEA
13. Sac; vesicle : CYST
18. Sesame Street grouch : OSCAR
22. Used a lubricant : OILED
25. Common or proper word : NOUN
27. End-zone scores: Abbr. : TDS
29. Works the land : FARMS
30. Some are beady : EYES
31. Medicinal plant : ALOE
32. Fume : REEK
33. Finn's conveyance : RAFT
34. In any instance : EVER
35. Kiowas' associates : COMANCHES
36. Zero ___ : HOUR
39. Sparkle : GLEAM
40. Svelte : SLIM
42. Prone : APT
43. Sparkle : SHINE
45. Powerful : POTENT
46. Form of mining : PLACER
48. Child's marble : AGATE
49. Roman official : EDILE
50. Himalayan kingdom : NEPAL
51. Wee : TEENY
52. Hitching ___ : POST
53. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
55. Gemstone : OPAL
56. Coty or Cassin : RENE
59. Clark or Rogers : ROY
61. Part of r.p.m. : PER

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