New York Times, Friday, February 7, 1992

Author:James L. Beatty
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
James L. Beatty has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Muslim cap : TAJ
4. Apollyon : SATAN
9. Part of a basilica : APSE
13. Stout : ALE
14. Soap substitute : AMOLE
15. Q.E.F. word : ERAT
16. Cause of a dispute : CASUSBELLI
19. Frost often seen in Vt. : RIME
20. Giggled : TITTERED
21. Pop's pop : GRAMPS
23. Binge : TEAR
24. Letter before iota : THETA
25. Beeweed : ASTER
28. Ballston ___, N.Y. : SPA
30. Put off : DEFER
33. Scanty : SPARSE
35. Thor ___, U.S. rocket : ABLE
37. Sicilian cape : ALI
38. Meccas for darts players : PUBS
39. Appraise : VALUE
41. Tart : ACID
42. Nandu's look-alike : EMU
43. Miami's county : DADE
44. Walk triumphantly : STRIDE
46. Giant petrel : NELLY
48. Musician Kabibble : ISH
50. Notions in Nice : IDEES
51. On the qui vive : ALERT
53. Zane Grey's masked rider : ERNE
55. Grate : ABRADE
57. Auto mechanics, at times : ALIGNERS
61. Coal stratum : SEAM
62. Treatise by Horace : ARSPOETICA
64. Role often played by Steber : ELSA
65. Terse anagram : RESET
66. Staff : MAN
67. Lackaday! : ALAS
68. Doctors : MENDS
69. Conditions : IFS
1. Savoir-faire : TACT
2. Kyrgyz range : ALAI
3. Witticism : JEST
4. Native Israeli : SABRA
5. Muslim noblemen : AMEERS
6. Related : TOLD
7. The works : ALL
8. Equine negative? : NEIGH
9. Make effervescent : AERATE
10. At first sight : PRIMAFACIE
11. Corn porridge : SAMP
12. Hot times in Paree? : ETES
17. Voices : UTTERS
18. Haruspices : SEERS
22. Old-style tale : REDE
24. Banned : TABU
25. Quiverleaf : ASPEN
26. Froth : SPUME
27. Clean slate : TABULARASA
29. Pickets : PALES
31. Omit : ELIDE
32. Harasses; teases : RIDES
34. ___ Marie Saint : EVA
36. Berlioz's "___ Troyens" : LES
40. Collier's entrance : ADIT
41. Zealous : ARDENT
43. Used puccoon : DYED
45. Trace : TINGE
47. Guanacos' kin : LLAMAS
49. Gave succor : HELPED
52. Get new guns : REARM
54. Melees : RIOTS
55. Cruising : ASEA
56. Deer's roar : BELL
57. Org. : ASSN
58. An e. e. cummings work : EIMI
59. Can. air arm : RCAF
60. Without : SANS
63. Female ruff : REE

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