Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, December 2, 1992

Author:Peter Gordon
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Peter Gordon has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 76 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cuts off, as branches : LOPS
5. Palmer of "Twin Peaks" : LAURA
10. Leg part : CALF
14. Toward the sheltered side : ALEE
15. March follower : APRIL
16. Hawaiian feast : LUAU
17. No more than : MERE
18. Bad thing to open : CANOFWORMS
20. Women's bedrooms : BOUDOIRS
22. Sums up : RECAPS
23. Play the ponies : BET
24. Earth inheritors : MEEK
25. Chest for valuables : COFFER
29. Hornet : WASP
30. Porky, for one : PIG
33. Peace Nobelist: 1987 : ARIAS
34. Secular : LAIC
35. Scotch partner : SODA
36. Loads of fun : BARRELOFMONKEYS
39. News tidbit : ITEM
40. Vittles : EATS
41. Church section : AISLE
42. Actor Beatty from Louisville : NED
43. Avec's opposite : SANS
44. Certain plastics : VINYLS
45. G-men : FEDS
46. ___ canto : BEL
47. Artemis's brother : APOLLO
50. Muscovites : RUSSIANS
55. Band with three original Yardbirds in it : BOXOFFROGS
57. Annoy : ROIL
58. Takes advantage of : USES
59. Aesop specialty : FABLE
60. An 18th-century queen : ANNE
61. Hamilton bills : TENS
62. Pittsburgh product : STEEL
63. Require : NEED
1. Mary's little pet : LAMB
2. Butter substitute : OLEO
3. Ecuadorean neighbor : PERU
4. Beginning : SEED
5. More meshy : LACIER
6. Take ___ (disassemble) : APART
7. Decorative vases : URNS
8. "Blame It on ___," 1984 film : RIO
9. Out-of-doors : ALFRESCO
10. TV's "Beat the ___" : CLOCK
11. Distinctive quality : AURA
12. Night-table item : LAMP
13. Ado : FUSS
19. Cry : WEEP
21. Unpleasingly plump : OBESE
24. Injures : MAIMS
25. Stateroom : CABIN
26. Emulate Mario Cuomo : ORATE
27. Canned : FIRED
28. Silo site : FARM
29. Floats through the air : WAFTS
30. Suckling's forte : POESY
31. Narrative in verse : IDYLL
32. ___ up (fills the tank) : GASES
34. Bank offerings : LOANS
35. Scrape, as a knee : SKIN
37. Beginnings : LEADOFFS
38. Nabs a crook : NAILS
43. " . . . to thine own ___ be true": Shak. : SELF
44. Ship : VESSEL
45. Dentist's advice : FLOSS
46. Reveille instrument : BUGLE
47. Touch, as tangential circles : ABUT
48. Sit for a photo : POSE
49. The yoke's on them : OXEN
50. Peignoir : ROBE
51. Persia, today : IRAN
52. Excellent : AONE
53. "The ___ Tailors," Sayers mystery : NINE
54. Coaster : SLED
56. Turn informer : RAT

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