New York Times, Monday, December 7, 1992

Author: Jeff Herrington
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { C Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, 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
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1. Biblical verb : SHALT
6. Row of stables : MEWS
10. Scribbles : JOTS
14. Fine cotton thread : LISLE
15. Winglike parts : ALAE
16. Eye layer : UVEA
17. Of the birds : AVIAN
18. Fad that revealed the naked truth : STREAKING
20. Smile broadly : BEAM
21. Back or short follower : STOP
22. NW Italian city : GENOA
23. Weasellike mammal : MARTEN
25. Fine pieces, as of cotton : FIBERS
26. ___ Lanka : SRI
28. Above, to Key : OER
29. To Cato, this is M : IOOO
30. Glass sheet : WINDOWPANE
33. Roentgen's discovery : XRAY
37. Indifferent : ALOOF
38. Kindled : LIT
39. Della of songdom : REESE
40. Lima's country : PERU
41. Tex. pioneer : SAMHOUSTON
43. Popular cereal : BRAN
45. Scottish uncle : EME
46. U.S.N.A. graduate : ENS
47. Game fish : MARLIN
50. Stings : SMARTS
52. A grandfather of Saul : ABIEL
53. School Orwell attended : ETON
54. "Ma, He's Making Eyes ___" : ATME
57. Intermediary : MIDDLEMAN
59. Slopes habitué : SKIER
60. Brainstorm : IDEA
61. Split : RIVE
62. Kind of colony : PENAL
63. Unearthly : EERY
64. Author Zane ___ : GREY
65. Fish : ANGLE
1. Broad, flat piece : SLAB
2. Busy place : HIVE
3. Eastern landmass : ASIAMINOR
4. Alpaca's kin : LLAMA
5. Bo Derek film : TEN
6. Blueprint : MASTERPLAN
7. Singer John : ELTON
8. Bend out of shape : WARP
9. Comprehend : SEE
10. Nickelodeons : JUKEBOXES
11. Sheeplike : OVINE
12. Domingo, for one : TENOR
13. Adventure tales : SAGAS
19. Exchange premium : AGIO
21. Boil slowly : STEW
24. Dormer area : ROOF
25. Burr, to Hamilton : FOE
26. Trade : SWAP
27. Vex : RILE
29. On easy street : INTHEMONEY
31. First baseballer? : DOUBLEDAY
32. Goal : AIM
34. Second-checkup action : RETESTING
35. " . . . and she bare ___": Gen. 4:25 : ASON
36. Itches : YENS
39. Sorry one : RUER
41. ___ Salvador : SAN
42. Arab sultanate : OMAN
44. Rivulet : RILL
47. An Eisenhower : MAMIE
48. Tolerate : ABIDE
49. Document addition : RIDER
50. Vat slat : STAVE
51. Captured : TAKEN
53. V.I.P. in Arabia : EMIR
55. Coarsely ground grain : MEAL
56. Gardner of whodunits : ERLE
58. Work unit : ERG
59. Spring that may bring some zing : SPA

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