CRYPT-TEASER

New York Times, Sunday, February 16, 1992

Author:Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 529 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 13, XRef: 1
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. Strait outlet? : LACED
6. Ponderosa apparel : CHAPS
11. Librarian's device : DATER
16. What it costs nothing to be : POLITE
17. Ho's partner : HEAVE
18. Creature with 14 legs : ISOPOD
20. I AM A CAD, MA : MACADAMIANUTS
22. Like Shelley's works : LYRICAL
24. Davis's "Yes ___" : ICAN
25. Hegel's forte : LOGIC
26. It carries a lot of weight : SCALE
28. Hebrew Bible reading: Var. : KRI
29. Guitarist Lofgren : NILS
30. Work in a smokehouse : CURE
31. Flora and fauna : BIOTA
32. Avian chatterbox : MYNA
33. Half of 11? : ONE
34. Daughters of Zeus and Themis : HORAE
36. River to return as 33 Across? : SAONE
37. He made a pile for Nabors : GOMER
38. STONE'S DAD : TOSSEDANDTURNED
41. Places for races : OVALS
42. "___ Song Go . . . " : ILETA
43. Exploits : USES
44. Like Monday's child : FAIR
45. Sudra and Vaisya : CASTES
48. When overturned, is it a bucket seat? : PAIL
49. Gets it all together : COLLECTS
53. Quaker in a grove : ASPEN
54. UNSET : LOONEYTUNES
57. Chit : IOU
58. Landlocked country : LAOS
59. Saarinen : EERO
60. Fit for the job : ABLE
61. Evans or Carnegie : DALE
62. Navy's C.I.A. : ONI
63. DRAW A BOY : OFFBROADWAY
67. Paint-factory employee : TONER
68. Showy fan palms : TALIPOTS
70. The rite things to say : IDOS
71. Beard erasers : RAZORS
72. Any time at all : EVER
73. Like a rugged bug? : SNUG
74. Luigi's love : AMORE
76. "The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
78. B. A. DONNA : RECKLESSABANDON
84. TV's "Green ___" : ACRES
85. "Stop, Pierre!" : ARRET
86. This answer has three : ESSES
87. Leandro's amorosa : ERO
88. Modernists : NEOS
89. "___ Age," book by Comfort : AGOOD
90. Flavoring for a Cannes cordial : ANIS
91. At a distance : AFAR
92. Roscoe : GAT
93. A computer language : ALGOL
94. Huesca houses : CASAS
96. French wines : VINS
97. Dub : ENTITLE
99. FINGER : LUNATICFRINGE
103. Shut tight : SEALED
104. Don's January : ENERO
105. Ups the ante : RAISES
106. Cacophonous : NOISY
107. Sole provider? : DOVER
108. Team that's almost bare? : EXPOS
1. Settings : LOCALES
2. King and Ladd : ALANS
3. El ____, Heston role : CID
4. This could a tale unfold : ETAL
5. Tom cared about this voter? : DEMOCRAT
6. Presided over : CHAIRED
7. From this time : HENCE
8. Amateur-sports gp. : AAU
9. Sgt.'s underling : PVT
10. Freud's appointments : SESSIONS
11. Widened : DILATED
12. Places of safety : ASYLA
13. Sped : TORE
14. Finial : EPI
15. MACARONI : ROCKYMARCIANO
16. Serpico on the screen : PACINO
19. Rye grass : DARNEL
20. Heavy weight I'm lifting in N.D.? : MINOT
21. Creature with a black-banded tail : IGUANA
23. Kind of poker : LIARS
27. Etna feature : CONE
31. How Godiva rode! : BARELY
32. It's for reel! : MOVIE
34. Moody tennis player? : HELEN
35. Keats feats : ODES
36. Lass whom Cantor knew : SUSIE
37. Gretzky's stats : GOALS
39. Developers' interests : SITES
40. Master, in Malaysia : TUAN
44. Absquatulate : FLEE
45. Close-fitting cap : CALOT
46. Yoga squat : ASANA
47. OLD PIES : SPOILEDROTTEN
48. On one's uppers : POOR
49. ___ sugar (lump for Castro?) : CUBA
50. This and no more : ONLY
51. He portrayed Chan after Oland : TOLER
52. Litigious people : SUERS
54. Felt silly? : LEFT
55. Round figures : ORBS
56. Shooting marbles : TAWS
59. ___ effort : EFOR
61. Dirty group out of Hollywood : DOZEN
63. Some tournaments : OPENS
64. Hogged the conversation? : OINKED
65. Fully grown : ADULT
66. Italian magistrate : DOGE
67. "___ Bulba" : TARAS
69. Campus climbers : IVIES
71. Wapner's wrap : ROBE
73. Curled, as a Torah : SCROLLED
74. St. Francis's bailiwick : ASSISI
75. Total wipeout : MASSACRE
76. A to Z, for one : RANGE
77. Where to paddle canoes? : OCEANS
78. Spacek's "___ Man" : RAGGEDY
79. Buck finisher : EROO
80. Ranger, before 1972 : SENATOR
81. What de speeders pay? : DEFINES
82. Sumatran primates : ORANGS
83. From Oslo : NORSE
89. "Deutschland uber ___" : ALLES
90. Without ___ in the world : ACARE
91. Dispatch vessel : AVISO
93. Gudrun's mate : ATLI
95. Tunisian city ('taint photocopy!) : SFAX
98. Honey-eating bird : IAO
100. Número ___ : UNO
101. It's east of Calif. : NEV
102. "As you sew, so shall you ___" : RIP

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