New York Times, Monday, December 21, 1992

Author:Jeff Herrington
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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. Appalling : AWFUL
6. Diamond stats. : RBIS
10. Genie's abode : LAMP
14. Hooded jacket : PARKA
15. A Maxwell : ELSA
16. Seaweed gelatin : AGAR
17. Insomniac's relief : SLEEP
18. Clear of blame : VINDICATE
20. Overhead railways : ELS
21. Deposed : OUSTED
22. Wrath : IRE
23. Melancholy Dane : HAMLET
26. Red head: 1917-24 : LENIN
28. Looked intently : PEERED
30. Ruhr city : ESSEN
33. Palmer of the links : ARNIE
34. The Bee Gees : TRIO
35. Ratio words : ISTO
39. Bunch : CLUSTER
41. Boast : BLUSTER
43. Clan : SEPT
44. Furrows : RUTS
46. List of candidates : SLATE
47. Objector to "nattering nabobs" : AGNEW
49. Anoints, old style : ANELES
50. Jerome Hines, e.g. : BASSO
53. If : INCASE
55. Mary Todd's beau : ABE
56. Certain hound : BASSET
59. Singer Tormé : MEL
62. Restore to office : REINSTATE
64. Solder, in a way : BRAZE
66. Stupefy : DAZE
67. Got by, barely : EKED
68. Very unconventional : OUTRE
69. Sawbill : SMEW
70. Ghostly : EERY
71. Move stealthily : SNEAK
1. Church section : APSE
2. Street of screams: 10/29/29 : WALL
3. Bathe and pimp : FRESHENUP
4. Haw. instrument : UKE
5. Swimming distance in a pool : LAP
6. Variety show : REVUE
7. Paint bubble : BLISTER
8. Berlin's "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
9. Nigerian singer : SADE
10. Varnish ingredient : LAC
11. Encore : AGAIN
12. Mother: Comb. form : MATRI
13. Do not rush in dressing : PREEN
19. Not kept busy : IDLE
21. ___ hat (trite) : OLD
24. First family of Mexico: 1851-53 : ARISTAS
25. Confront : MEET
27. Maroons : ENISLES
28. Moccasins : PACS
29. Part of E.S.G. : ERLE
31. Bro. and sis : SIBS
32. The sun : SOL
34. Quiz answer : TRUE
36. Impasse : STALEMATE
37. Head: Fr. : TETE
38. Bauxite and prill : ORES
40. Suffix with south : ERN
42. Annapolis sch. : USNA
45. Cyclone : TWISTER
48. Seamen : GOBS
49. Behave : ACT
50. Celtic poets : BARDS
51. Abreast the middle of a ship's side : ABEAM
52. Clutch or catch : SEIZE
54. Indigent : NEEDY
57. Suit to ___ : ATEE
58. Purpose : SAKE
60. Pound or Stone : EZRA
61. Onionlike plant : LEEK
63. Unworn : NEW
64. Jackson and Diddley : BOS
65. Hose mishap : RUN

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