New York Times, Monday, December 14, 1992

Author: Jeff Herrington
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 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. Algonquian tribesmen : CREES
6. Spanish house : CASA
10. Puritanical person : PRIG
14. Cosmetic solution : RINSE
15. Arab sultanate : OMAN
16. Consort of Zeus : HERA
17. Of yore : OLDEN
18. Fla. tribesmen : SEMINOLES
20. Tiny : WEE
21. Headliner : STAR
23. Lacking sense : INANE
24. Plant used in lotions : ALOE
26. Refrigerators' predecessors : ICEBOXES
29. Rider Paul : REVERE
31. Check : CURB
32. Okla. tribesmen : OTOE
33. Sing joyously : CAROL
34. Quantity of heat: Abbr. : BTU
37. Seaman : TAR
38. Taipei natives : CHINESE
40. Livy's lang. : LAT
41. Monorails' kin : ELS
42. Protection : AEGIS
43. Slugger Ruth : BABE
44. Breakfast food : BRAN
45. Manual calculator : ABACUS
47. Ruler : OVERLORD
51. Skein : HANK
52. Variety show : REVUE
53. Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
55. Friar's title : FRA
58. Homer type : GRANDSLAM
61. Dakota tribesman : SIOUX
63. Actress Bancroft : ANNE
64. Yearn : PINE
65. Stood : AROSE
66. Headland : NESS
67. Org. : ASSN
68. Some officers on a ship : MATES
1. Plains tribesman : CROW
2. Vex : RILE
3. Strives : ENDEAVORS
4. Opposite of WNW : ESE
5. Photoelectric cell : SENSOR
6. ___ Nostra : COSA
7. Moki, Nozi and Zuni : AMERICANINDIANS
8. Hill or Browne : SAM
9. Black bird : ANI
10. Sound: Comb. form : PHONO
11. Loosen : RELAX
12. Actress Dunne : IRENE
13. Freon and xenon : GASES
19. Eat sparingly : NIBBLE
22. Pipe joint : TEE
25. Iacocca or Majors : LEE
27. Remedies : CURES
28. A son of Aphrodite : EROS
29. Mechanical repetition : ROTE
30. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
33. Blessed-event item : CIGAR
34. Mont. tribesman : BLACKFOOT
35. Forbidden : TABU
36. Colo. tribesmen : UTES
38. Wired : CABLED
39. Idol : HERO
43. Bar : BAN
45. Eureka! : AHA
46. Aromatic ointment : BALSAM
47. ___ donor : ORGAN
48. Author of "The Mysterious Island" : VERNE
49. Charles ___ Hughes : EVANS
50. Magic signs : RUNES
54. Govt. agents : TMEN
56. Stratagem : RUSE
57. Timberland tools : AXES
59. Sort of resort : SPA
60. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
62. A tax shelter, for short : IRA

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