New York Times, Tuesday, December 15, 1992

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G J K Q U W Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Political alliance : BLOC
5. Spread on : APPLY
10. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
14. Island off Scotland : IONA
15. Author Ephron : DELIA
16. Evil : VILE
17. Agitate : STIR
18. Scoff : SNEER
19. Feed the kitty : ANTE
20. Some Siouans : OTOES
22. Ohio's state flower : CARNATION
24. Liquid or gaseous : NONSOLID
26. Baden-Baden is one : SPA
27. Voyaged : SAILED
29. Wear away : ERODE
33. Toward the back of a ship : ASTERN
36. Newscaster Rather : DAN
38. Lair : DEN
39. Earphone with a microphone attached : HEADSET
41. Dismount : DESCEND
44. Hockey great : ORR
45. Ring fig. : REF
47. Pains : SMARTS
48. Long for : YEARN
51. Head priest at a religious house : RECTOR
53. Black cuckoo : ANI
55. Repugnance : DISTASTE
59. Kind of ant : CARPENTER
63. John ___, noted second baseman : EVERS
64. Above : ATOP
65. Ridiculous sham : FARCE
67. Egypt's sacred bull : APIS
68. Kind of bag : TOTE
69. Praise or raise : EXALT
70. W Calif. city : NAPA
71. Actor Sharif : OMAR
72. Irritates : RILES
73. Weaver's reed : SLEY
1. American buffalo : BISON
2. Game like bingo : LOTTO
3. Edible bulb : ONION
4. Fondled : CARESSED
5. Paid notices : ADS
6. Eyebrow touch-up stick : PENCIL
7. Supplicated : PLEADED
8. One who reclines : LIER
9. Exaggerated tales : YARNS
10. Embodiment of a principle : AVATAR
11. Kind of skirt : MINI
12. Low female voice : ALTO
13. 'Twixt 12 and 20 : TEEN
21. Flies high : SOARS
23. Mimic : APE
25. Ocean greyhound : LINER
28. Pop : DAD
30. River into the Baltic : ODER
31. Parking-lot mishap : DENT
32. Terminates : ENDS
33. Nautical call : AHOY
34. Withered : SERE
35. Home in a 1936 best seller : TARA
37. Cozy places : NESTS
40. Threefold: Comb. form : TER
42. Hit hard : SMOTE
43. British homes on wheels : CARAVANS
46. Part of F.B.I. : FEDERAL
49. Hammer or Candyman : RAPPER
50. Volte-face of SSW : NNE
52. Rondure : CIRCLE
54. Deduce : INFER
56. Flower part : SEPAL
57. Rubbish : TRIPE
58. Montaigne's specialty : ESSAY
59. Roman called the Censor : CATO
60. Molecule part : ATOM
61. Roster : ROTA
62. TV series with Danny DeVito : TAXI
66. French connectives : ETS

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