New York Times, Tuesday, February 4, 1992

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pear, in Peru : PERA
5. Full of cheer : GLAD
9. Frankie of singing fame : LAINE
14. Vitality : ELAN
15. Plane preceder : AERO
16. Of a forearm bone : ULNAR
17. Odets's 1935 stage hit : WAITINGFORLEFTY
20. Baseball unit : INNING
21. Court tie : DEUCE
22. Small anvil : TEEST
23. Great quantity : SCAD
25. Slugger's stat. : RBI
28. Riverboat, briefly : STR
29. Augmented : UPPED
31. Descendant : SCION
33. La Scala's locale : MILAN
34. Threadlike : FILOSE
35. Frederick Knott stage thriller : WAITUNTILDARK
38. Allah's his god : MOSLEM
39. River port east of Le Havre : ROUEN
40. Distinguished : NOTED
41. Asian badger : RATEL
42. Botanist Gray : ASA
45. Verse form : ODE
46. Part song : FALA
47. Of a platinum element : OSMIC
49. Mountain ash : ROWAN
52. Eventually : INTIME
53. Beckett's stage classic : WAITINGFORGODOT
57. One of the Fords : EDSEL
58. "Lohengrin" heroine : ELSA
59. Wife of Burt R. : LONI
60. Dessert wine : TOKAY
61. Great long-distance runner : RYUN
62. Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
1. Lapwings : PEWITS
2. Small hawk : ELANET
3. Luise of filmdom : RAINER
4. The opposition : ANTIS
5. Unholy group : GANG
6. ___ it (walk) : LEG
7. Word of welcome to Annie : ARF
8. Gismo : DOODAD
9. She's back in town : LULU
10. Waugh or Templeton : ALEC
11. Subpar : INFERIOR
12. ___ King Cole : NAT
13. Ending for quack or fool : ERY
18. Sensed : INTUITED
19. Type of tape : RED
23. Bridge : SPAN
24. In the middle : CENTRAL
26. Thicket : BOSK
27. Suffix with serpent : INE
30. Prized thing : PLUM
31. Indirect : SIDELONG
32. Close-knit group : CLAN
33. Marathon unit : MILE
34. Air shaft : FLUE
35. Pipe material : WOOD
36. Star on a page : ASTERISK
37. Smidgen : IOTA
38. L-P connection : MNO
41. Tex. policeman : RANGER
42. Photo-development chemical : AMIDOL
43. Nina ___, jazz singer : SIMONE
44. Vinegary : ACETIC
46. Summer cooler : FAN
48. Roman robe : STOLE
50. New Zealand's Great Barrier Island : OTEA
51. Guileful : WILY
52. Esfahan's land : IRAN
53. Drenched : WET
54. Commotion : ADO
55. Tent part : FLY
56. Big Ten mem. : OSU

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