New York Times, Tuesday, December 29, 1992

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Larry of N.B.A. fame : BIRD
5. TV host Sajak : PAT
8. Rigid support : PROP
12. Purim's month : ADAR
13. Entice : LURE
15. Sheer linen cloth : TOILE
16. Row : LINE
17. Operatic melody : ARIA
18. Boring tool : AUGER
19. Al Pacino film: 1975 : DOGDAYAFTERNOON
22. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
23. Author Deighton : LEN
24. A.M.A. members : DRS
25. Begot : SIRED
28. Mexican man's cloak : SERAPE
30. Faxon or Kite : PRO
31. Large wading bird : IBIS
33. Amalgamation : MERGER
37. Stimulus : IMPETUS
39. Small bouquet : CORSAGE
40. President after Polk : TAYLOR
41. Broadcasts : AIRS
42. Heavy weight : TON
43. Page boy's activity : ERRAND
45. Corpulent : OBESE
47. Label : TAG
49. Superlative suffix : EST
50. Chemical ending : ENE
51. "The ___," B. Hope film : CATANDTHECANARY
57. " . . . her poor dog ___" : ABONE
58. Rivulet : RILL
59. Type of plaintiff : USEE
60. The one occasion : NONCE
61. Stewpot : OLLA
62. Small plateau : MESA
63. Puka or upas : TREE
64. Kin of long. : LAT
65. Baseball equipment : BATS
1. Kind of eagle : BALD
2. One's own: Comb. form : IDIO
3. Tolled : RANG
4. Sprinkle with flour : DREDGE
5. Pintner products : PLAYS
6. Distinctive air : AURA
7. Paltry trinkets : TRIFLES
8. Cops on their beats? : POUNDERS
9. Austerity : RIGOR
10. Margarines : OLEOS
11. Honey buzzard : PERN
14. He's out to munch : EATER
15. Gob : TAR
20. Account examiner : AUDITOR
21. Charm : ENAMOR
25. Barbecue rod : SPIT
26. "La Douce" : IRMA
27. Glutinous; viscous : ROPY
28. Fam. member : SIS
29. ___ non grata : PERSONA
32. Rough and prickly : BURRED
34. Swinger in the garden : GATE
35. These may take trips : EGOS
36. Director Clair : RENE
38. Refined grace : ELEGANCE
39. El ___, Spanish hero : CID
41. Formican mound : ANTHILL
44. Houston athlete : ASTRO
46. Daze : BENUMB
47. Small drum : TABOR
48. Make up for : ATONE
50. Renown : ECLAT
51. Tilt : CANT
52. Tipper Gore, ___ Aitcheson : NEE
53. She, in Sonora : ELLA
54. Cruising : ASEA
55. Remainder : REST
56. Affirmative votes : YEAS

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