New York Times, Thursday, February 20, 1992

Author:Margaret W. Huskey
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Margaret W. Huskey has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mary's follower : LAMB
5. Eternity, in Hebrew : OLAM
9. Brain wave : IDEA
13. Conversation filler : ISEE
14. Soapstone : TALC
15. Radiates : EMITS
16. Channel off Sumatra : STRAITOFMALACCA
19. Fencing position : TIERCE
20. Declares sans proof : ALLEGES
21. Of flight : AERO
23. Baxter role : EVE
24. Pigeons or horses : BARBS
27. Weapon at sea: Abbr. : UAM
30. One of David's song leaders : ASAPH
34. Sea east of the Caspian : ARAL
35. Sale sign : ATCOST
37. Venus, e.g. : DEA
38. Underwater-torpedo inventor : ROBERTWHITEHEAD
41. Conductor ___-Pekka Salonen : ESA
42. Peregrines : ALIENS
43. Life of Riley : EASE
44. Restrain : DETER
46. Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE
47. City in Provence : ARLES
48. Sea, to Sartre : MER
50. Pundit : SAGE
52. Thieves' foiler : ALIBABA
56. Calm : SEDATE
60. Poem recited by Frost at J.F.K.'s inauguration : THEGIFTOUTRIGHT
62. Valentine symbol : HEART
63. Ruin : UNDO
64. Sir, in Malaysia : TUAN
65. "Jane ___" : EYRE
66. Prophet : SEER
67. Calif. Indian tribe : YANA
1. Tilt : LIST
2. ___ spumante : ASTI
3. Pure and simple : MERE
4. Like minor woes : BEARABLE
5. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
6. Vientiane citizen : LAO
7. N African grass : ALFA
8. Caesar's 1950 : MCML
9. Effigies : IMAGES
10. Casino cubes : DICE
11. Catchall abbrs. : ETCS
12. Botanist Gray : ASA
15. Hoist : ELEVATE
17. Sherbet's cousins : ICES
18. Ginger ___ : ALE
22. Defeat a schemer : OUTWIT
24. Uncovered : BARED
25. Went up : AROSE
26. Capital of Morocco : RABAT
28. Flu symptoms : ACHES
29. Des ___, Iowa : MOINES
31. "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
32. "___ porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
33. Pluto : HADES
35. It's east of N.A. : ATL
36. Nov. 1 group : STS
39. Cheese dish : RAREBIT
40. Mendel subject : HEREDITY
45. Refugee : EMIGRE
47. Ripening agent : AGER
49. U.K. air arm : RAF
51. Philanthropist Brooke ___ : ASTOR
52. Attention-getting cry : AHEY
53. Limerick writer : LEAR
54. Heat quantities: Abbr. : BTUS
55. Top-notch : AONE
57. Water, in Spain : AGUA
58. Holier ___ thou : THAN
59. Lab heating device : ETNA
60. Common article : THE
61. Ulan ___, Russian city : UDE

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