New York Times, Thursday, December 24, 1992

Author: Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 11
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Across Down
1. Goliath, e.g. : GIANT
6. Rawboned one : SCRAG
11. Kind of dye : AZO
14. Heart chambers : ATRIA
15. ___ France : ILEDE
16. Ex-pitcher Charlie ___ : LAU
17. Dusting powders : TALCS
18. Runyon who inspired 23 Down : DAMON
19. Approvals : OKS
20. Music-lyrics man for 23 Down : LOESSER
22. Discharge : EGEST
24. Let a flat : LEASE
25. Jambon ___ (cured ham) : CRU
26. "The ___ of Miss Sarah Brown," by 18 Across : IDYLL
28. ___ the gallery (grandstands) : PLAYSTO
32. Certain trumpeters : SWANS
33. Distributes cards : DEALSOUT
34. Actress Copley : TERI
35. ___ the Horse, role in 23 Down : HARRY
37. Con : ANTI
38. Leif et al. : ERICSONS
40. Agitated states : SNITS
41. Expense-account item : RECEIPT
42. "Marry the Man ___," 23 Down song : TODAY
43. Brannigan et al.: Abbr. : LTS
44. Grants-___ : INAID
46. Two-time P.G.A. champ : FLOYD
49. Nathan ___, role in 23 Down : DETROIT
52. Impediment : RUB
53. Places of refuge : OASES
56. ___ marbles : ELGIN
58. Author Umberto ___ : ECO
59. Einkorn, e.g. : WHEAT
60. Actress Verdugo : ELENA
61. Maui crater : EKE
62. A human score : NAILS
63. A spectral type : SSTAR
1. Rod for Big Jule : GAT
2. Slanted type: Abbr. : ITAL
3. Woody offshoot : ARLO
4. Role in 23 Down : NICELYNICELY
5. Loafers' ornaments : TASSELS
6. Heads or tails : SIDES
7. Cartoonist Briggs : CLARE
8. Sleep stage: Abbr. : REM
9. Flurry : ADO
10. Save-a-Soul Mission V.I.P. : GENERAL
11. The medicine plant : ALOE
12. Director of 23 Down : ZAKS
13. Expel : OUST
21. Actor Mineo : SAL
23. Hit musical : GUYSANDDOLLS
25. Kind of pigeon : CLAY
26. "If ___ a Bell," 23 Down song : IWERE
27. Old Persian coin : DARIC
28. ___ diem : PER
29. Actress Braga : SONIA
30. A polishing powder : TUTTY
31. Singer Redding : OTIS
32. Old finish : STER
33. A.M.A. group : DRS
35. Quick flights : HOPS
36. Rocker Adam ___ : ANT
39. "___, You're Rockin' the Boat," 23 Down song : SITDOWN
40. Evening parties : SOIREES
42. Use a shuttle : TAT
44. Model : IDEAL
45. Egg holders : NESTS
46. Gratis : FREE
47. "___ Be a Lady," 23 Down song : LUCK
48. Woodwind : OBOE
50. "___ Ideas," 1951 song : IGET
51. Singer Turner : TINA
54. Eureka! : AHA
55. Type of whale : SEI
57. G.R.F.'s V.P. : NAR

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