New York Times, Thursday, February 13, 1992

Author:Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 2
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Philatelic item : STAMP
6. Move fast and abruptly : DART
10. Open-mouthed look : GAPE
14. AMPAS bestowal : OSCAR
15. Septennial affliction : ITCH
16. Scat lady : ELLA
17. Hourglass figure? : FATHERTIME
19. Sight-see : TOUR
20. Meyers of TV : ARI
21. Convened : SAT
22. Exceptional ability : PROWESS
24. Put ___ to (halt) : ASTOP
26. Unclose, in poesy : OPE
27. Olympic messenger : HERMES
30. Unprepared for shopping? : LISTLESS
35. "Get ___ of this!" : ALOAD
36. Lay down asphalt : PAVE
37. Behind schedule : LATE
38. Pin's adjective : NEAT
39. Rulers of Spain : REYES
40. Canadian tribe : CREE
41. Faulkner character : ANSE
42. Catch sight of : ESPY
43. German currency, once : TALER
44. Soak thoroughly : SATURATE
46. Tatters : SHREDS
47. It may be hot : ROD
48. Eminent : NOTED
50. Kind of signal : GOAHEAD
54. Tease : RIB
55. Police rpt. : APB
58. Countertenor : ALTO
59. Orwellian overseer : BIGBROTHER
62. In ___ (in the original place) : SITU
63. Actress Laughlin : LORI
64. Nielsen statistic : SHARE
65. Frost : HOAR
66. Author Berne : ERIC
67. Over the influence? : SOBER
1. Parlor piece : SOFA
2. Anagram for 18 Down : TSAR
3. Curtain raiser : ACTI
4. ___-jongg : MAH
5. Dunned : PRESSED
6. Same here : DITTO
7. Panay aborigine : ATI
8. Equestrian cops in Can. : RCMP
9. The Wars of ___ : THEROSES
10. Hospital humorist? : GETWELLCARD
11. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
12. + : PLUS
13. Some are corny? : EARS
18. Charlie Brown's expletive : RATS
23. Choose : OPT
24. When to act unprofessionally? : AMATEURHOUR
25. Rattletrap? : PLAYPEN
27. Mandlikova of tennis et al. : HANAS
28. "Maria ___," 1933 song : ELENA
29. What Mary Astor had for dinner? : ROAST
31. Judith of TV's "Down Home" : IVEY
32. Pa. governor: 1935-39 : EARLE
33. Bayard or Grani : STEED
34. Their work is prophet-able : SEERS
36. Bothersome one : PEST
39. Easy on a bibliophile's eyes : READABLE
43. Springsteen sobriquet : THEBOSS
45. Sturgeon product : ROE
46. Word from Child : STIR
49. Spherical : ORBIC
50. Deep cut : GASH
51. Mishmash : OLIO
52. Columnist Dale Van ___ : ATTA
53. Fashion name : DIOR
55. Melville mariner : AHAB
56. Dumas ___ : PERE
57. Remus's rabbit : BRER
60. Gypsy's horse : GRI
61. However, briefly : THO

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