New York Times, Friday, December 4, 1992

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Lady Macbeth's problem : SPOT
5. ___ to (paved the way for) : LEDUP
10. Egyptian dwarf god : BES
13. Ponte Vecchio spans it : ARNO
14. Meadowlands, for one : ARENA
15. Turpitude : EVIL
17. Hepburn stage role: 1969 : COCOCHANEL
19. Kun or Bartók : BELA
20. Verb ending : OSE
21. Approximately : ORSO
22. Paradisiacal : EDENIC
24. Seed cases : PODS
26. All-purpose truck : UTE
28. Draw out : EDUCE
29. "Le ___," aria from "Manon" : REVE
30. Actress in "Zorba the Greek" : IRENEPAPAS
32. Horse : TRESTLE
34. Kind of plaid : GLEN
35. Leading, in match-play golf : DORMIE
36. Eye inflammation : IRITIS
40. Wavy, in heraldry : ONDE
42. In a perpendicular way : SHEERLY
43. Noted "planes man" in 1991 : JOHNSUNUNU
47. Very small pin : LILL
48. Ammonia derivative : AMIDE
49. U.K. military award : DSO
50. Edomite's ancestor : ESAU
51. Mother's whistler? : KETTLE
53. Fold residents : EWES
55. Cleveland-to-Akron dir. : SSE
57. Where Ewa and Kahuku are : OAHU
58. Oo-la-la leading lady of the 30's : FIFIDORSAY
61. Maverick a k a James Garner : BRET
62. Crosier : FROND
63. Aqueduct, to fans : BIGA
64. Indonesia's ___ Islands : ARU
65. Calif. grunt : SARGO
66. Sherbets' kin : ICES
1. Me. city SW of Portland : SACO
2. Ariel's master : PROSPERO
3. Quick appraisal : ONCEOVER
4. Also : TOO
5. He waited for Godot : LAHR
6. Deler's choice : ERASURE
7. Betoken : DENOTE
8. French article : UNE
9. Fence stake : PALE
10. "Rio Rita" star: 1929 : BEBEDANIELS
11. Tied : EVENUP
12. Material for ceramics : SILICA
16. Punches up the punch : LACES
18. Romaine lettuce : COS
23. City S of Green Bay : DEPERE
25. Peace Nobelist: 1984 : DESMONDTUTU
27. Our lang. : ENG
29. Sent back: Abbr. : RTD
30. ___ Levant, one of the Hyères : ILEDU
31. Root or Yale : ELIHU
33. Specious : TINSEL
37. Mesozoic Era period : TRIASSIC
38. Maltreatment : ILLUSAGE
39. Pt. of a word : SYL
41. Objective : END
42. Welcome word at Killington : SNOWING
43. A Grimm brother : JAKOB
44. P.G.A. star Mark ___ : OMEARA
45. Yon's partner : HITHER
46. Have no ___ (dislike) : USEFOR
50. That, in Taxco : ESO
52. Gee preceders : EFFS
54. Taro root : EDDO
56. Nestling hawk : EYAS
59. Name meaning "watchful" : IRA
60. Stat for Canseco : RBI

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