New York Times, Wednesday, December 9, 1992

Author:Harold B. Counts
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Harold B. Counts has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ were (so to speak) : ASIT
5. Behave badly : ACTUP
10. Applaud : CLAP
14. Zeno's "classroom" : STOA
15. Gulf of Lions feeder : RHONE
16. Take on : HIRE
17. League of Nations opponent : HENRYCABOTLODGE
20. Samuel's mentor : ELI
21. Interlaken's river : AARE
22. He or she : PERSON
23. Dieter's no-no : SECONDS
25. Fix : MEND
26. Welkin : SKY
27. Mangold : BEET
28. Highwayman : PAD
31. Bristles : SETAE
34. TV's Griffin : MERV
35. Large volume : TOME
36. Wheeler-dealers' hotbed? : SMOKEFILLEDROOM
39. Singer Turner : TINA
40. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
41. Like Saint Elmo's fire : EERIE
42. Hordeolum : STY
43. Kind of jerk : KNEE
44. Foxy : SLY
45. Bank : TIER
46. Biennial herb : PARSNIP
50. Traffic no-nos, often : UTURNS
53. An 18-wheeler, for short : SEMI
54. Three ___ match : ONA
55. Acts : TREADSTHEBOARDS
58. Slippery : EELY
59. Col. Tibbets's mother : ENOLA
60. Aussie birds : EMUS
61. Observes : SEES
62. Facing a glacier : STOSS
63. Destroy, in Derbyshire : RASE
1. Residue : ASHES
2. Commemorative pillar : STELE
3. Column style : IONIC
4. Dick Deadeye, e.g. : TAR
5. In literature, a peaceful place : ARCADY
6. Singes : CHARS
7. Director Hooper : TOBE
8. One: Sp. : UNO
9. Special source of annoyance : PETPEEVE
10. Feeling or emotion : CHORD
11. Covers : LIDS
12. Jason's ship : ARGO
13. Part of a hammerhead : PEEN
18. Mickey Mantle was one : YANKEE
19. Fasting period : LENT
24. Japanese metropolis : OSAKA
25. Haggard of country music : MERLE
27. Georgia peach : BELLE
28. In need : POOR
29. Mine, in Le Maine : AMOI
30. Any Greek commune : DEME
31. Concordes : SSTS
32. Throw off : EMIT
33. Tom Mix's horse : TONY
34. Ryun or Coe : MILER
35. Poker holding : TREYS
37. Bridge ploys : FINESSES
38. Laughlin A.F.B. site : DELRIO
43. Gentle : KIND
44. Brazilian dances : SAMBAS
45. Lazy Susans : TRAYS
46. Undresses a banana : PEELS
47. "___ Rae" : NORMA
48. Arabian Sea feeder : INDUS
49. Outdated : PASSE
50. Shoshoneans : UTES
51. What Daphne became : TREE
52. Flower in Zaire : UELE
53. Chick chaser : SHOO
56. J. Wilbrand's discovery : TNT
57. A First Lady's monogram : AER

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