Michael S. Maurer
Michael S. Maurer 

New York Times, Tuesday, December 1, 1992

Author: Michael S. Maurer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Michael S. Maurer has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 15 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Radiate : BEAM
5. Agts. : REPS
9. Thin wood strip : SLAT
13. Play starter : ACTI
14. End : CEASE
15. Mexican snack : TACO
16. Letter opener: Abbr. : ATTN
17. Fragrance : ATTAR
18. Garden spot : EDEN
19. Author of the quote below : LOUISPASTEUR
22. Parisian husband : MARI
23. Fasten or break off : SNAP
26. Start of a quote : INHUMANENDEAVOR
33. Football part : SEAM
34. Change direction : VEER
35. Siouan in Okla. : OTO
36. Broadcast : AIR
37. Noes : DENIALS
40. Isle : CAY
41. Cabinet spot : AGR
42. Part of M.I.T. : INST
43. Ancient armed galley : AESC
44. Quote: Part II : CHANCEFAVORSTHE
49. Saddle or loafer : SHOE
50. Celebes ox : ANOA
51. Quote: Part III : PREPAREDMIND
58. Large landmass : ASIA
61. Desi Arnaz, e.g. : LATIN
62. Dies ___ : IRAE
63. Skirt type : MIDI
64. Juggled accounts : KITED
65. Citrus fruit : LIME
66. A ___ apple : ASIN
67. Notable periods : ERAS
68. German reservoir or river : EDER
1. Semitic deity : BAAL
2. Outer: Comb. form : ECTO
3. Alaskan island : ATTU
4. Type of wage : MINIMUM
5. Keep : RETAIN
6. Hash-house sign : EATS
7. H.S. exam : PSAT
8. Withered : SERE
9. Breastbones : STERNA
10. Boy : LAD
11. High card : ACE
12. Weight measure : TON
14. "Meet John Doe" director : CAPRA
20. Danson role in "Cheers" : SAM
21. Addicts : USERS
24. Wading bird : AVOCET
25. Dead Sea product : POTASH
26. Violinist Stern : ISAAC
27. Equine negatives? : NEIGHS
28. Big name in Reno : HARRAH
29. Broadway musical : EVITA
30. Teachers' gp. : NEA
31. The First State: Abbr. : DEL
32. Rolls-___ : ROYCE
37. Kitchen utensil : DICER
38. Compass pt. : ENE
39. Abbr. re a bounced check : NSF
43. "A miss is as good ___" : ASAMILE
45. "___, no gain" : NOPAIN
46. Changes : VARIES
47. Upright : ONEND
48. Fishing implement : ROD
52. Actress Sommer : ELKE
53. Couple : PAIR
54. "___ boy!" : ATTA
55. Crocus, e.g. : IRID
56. Title : NAME
57. Range player : DEER
58. Drs.' org. : AMA
59. Family mem. : SIS
60. March 15, in Milano : IDI

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