New York Times, Wednesday, March 11, 1992

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. N.F.L.-game interval : HALF
5. Bulrush : SEDGE
10. Noted Israeli diplomat : EBAN
14. Seed covering : ARIL
15. Virginia willows : ITEAS
16. Riviera resort : NICE
17. Start of a quip : GESUNDHEITISTHE
20. Wound, in a way : SPOOLED
21. Lodged : HOUSED
22. Stagger : REEL
23. Serranid fish : CONEYS
24. Pauline's problems : PERILS
27. Place that has had its dey : TUNIS
28. Anagram for maid : AMID
29. Name of a black police van : MARIA
30. Kimono sash : OBI
33. Quip: Part II : IMMEDIATEANSWER
37. Eosin or indigo : DYE
38. ___ den Linden : UNTER
39. Division word : INTO
40. Stage direction : ENTER
41. Notorious site of W.W. II : BELSEN
43. Proverbial blushers : BRIDES
45. Regale : FETE
46. Certain roofer : SLATER
47. ___ de Lisle, 19th-century French poet : LECONTE
50. End of the quip : TOTHECOMMONCOLD
53. Be defeated : LOSE
54. Abhorrence : ODIUM
55. Beloved scat lady : ELLA
56. Repute : ODOR
57. Cannes official : MAIRE
58. Consider : DEEM
1. Beldam : HAG
2. A son of Zeus : ARES
3. Speech defect : LISP
4. Tooth-saving compound? : FLUORIDE
5. Moves obliquely : SIDLES
6. Barrymore or Waters : ETHEL
7. Geste : DEED
8. Merry, in Metz : GAI
9. Baltic country : ESTHONIA
10. Follows : ENSUES
11. Itsy's partner : BITSY
12. Pines : ACHES
13. Require : NEED
18. Carol : NOEL
19. Heraclitus was one : IONIAN
23. Doctor, hopefully : CURER
24. Receipt stamp : PAID
25. TV award : EMMY
26. "The ___ was on the spray": Hardy : RIME
27. Spud : TATER
29. Weds : MATES
30. Holds title to : OWNS
31. ___ noire : BETE
32. Something to pump : IRON
34. " 'Crocodile' ___" : DUNDEE
35. Syst. for sharing ideas : INTERCOM
36. Gagged : SILENCED
40. Or's companion : EITHER
41. Look good on : BECOME
42. Collar for a scholar : ETON
43. Turnip's lack : BLOOD
44. Hoffman role : RATSO
45. Thighbone : FEMUR
46. W.W. II battle town : STLO
47. 952, to Cato : LMII
48. Enameled metalware : TOLE
49. That girl, to Gigi : ELLE
51. Seraglio segment : ODA
52. What Sen. Norris gave : DAM

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