New York Times, Thursday, December 31, 1992

Author: Judith Perry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Humane org. for young humans : SPCC
5. One of a deck : SPADE
10. Gossip topic : ITEM
14. Not even mediocre : POOR
15. Like some services : ARMED
16. Purple : PUCE
17. Baked with a breadcrumb topping : ESCALLOPED
19. Organic compound : ENOL
20. Marine bigmouth : SEABASS
21. Unscrupulous people : RASCALS
23. Kong's captive : WRAY
24. Research place : LAB
25. General appearance : FACIES
28. Supplements : CODICILS
33. Pile up : AMASS
34. Single entity : MONAD
35. Kindled : LIT
36. Weary : TIRE
37. Sledgehammers : MAULS
38. Summon to court : CITE
39. Psychic letters : ESP
40. Gershwin fish? : PORGY
41. Extreme : ULTRA
42. He escaped incineration : SHADRACH
44. Held back : STAYED
45. Dyad : TWO
46. Injure : MAIM
47. Machinator : SCHEMER
51. Pastoral poem : ECLOGUE
55. Seed coat : ARIL
56. Draft horses : PERCHERONS
58. Objective : GOAL
59. In readiness : ONICE
60. Sponsorship : EGIS
61. Grain beards : AWNS
62. Ermine : STOAT
63. Love to excess : DOTE
1. Roman goddess of hope : SPES
2. Assume an attitude : POSE
3. Andean shrub : COCA
4. Sideways : CRABWISE
5. Puerto Rican dances : SALSAS
6. Dull : PROSY
7. Elec. unit : AMP
8. Range players : DEER
9. Icelandic literature : EDDA
10. Medicinal plant : IPECAC
11. A requisite of pianos : TUNABILITY
12. E.P.A. concern : ECOL
13. Brooks and Tormé : MELS
18. Household deities : LARES
22. Glided : SLID
25. Clotho et al. : FATES
26. Mennonite group : AMISH
27. E Europe's ___ Mountains : CARPATHIAN
28. Kind of drop : COUGH
29. Just : ONLY
30. Some atts. : DAS
31. British measure : LITRE
32. Place : STEAD
34. Chagall or Blitzstein : MARC
37. Extinct flightless bird : MOA
38. Raised an outcry : CLAMORED
40. School formal : PROM
41. Of some purpose : UTILE
43. Has residence : DWELLS
44. Bureau-drawer enhancer : SACHET
46. Tourist attraction : MECCA
47. Long tale : SAGA
48. Boast : CROW
49. Homer's "Iliad", e.g. : EPOS
50. Schism : RENT
52. Like some discothèques : GOGO
53. Module : UNIT
54. Start of N.C.'s motto : ESSE
57. Duran Duran album : RIO

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