New York Times, Thursday, March 12, 1992

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. European shrub : FURZE
6. Goat's-hair fabric : ABA
9. Kinds : SORTS
14. Cautionary color : AMBER
15. Sigma follower : TAU
16. Ward off : AVERT
17. Book's back : SPINE
18. Chang's sidekick : ENG
19. Speech disorder: Comb. form : LALIA
20. Married state : CONJUGALITY
23. Makes foolish : BESOTS
27. Workplace-safety agcy. : OSHA
28. Turn right : GEE
29. Scholarly : ERUDITE
31. Flat-top hat : TAM
32. Leb. neighbor : ISR
33. Polio fighter : SABIN
34. Futile : VAIN
36. Lobster traps : POTS
37. Giant battleships, e.g. : JUGGERNAUTS
40. Weaver's twisted silk thread : TRAM
42. Story starter : ONCE
43. Oz books illustrator : NEILL
46. Campers' ___ room : REC
47. Information unit : BIT
48. More intelligent : SMARTER
50. Unfold, in verse : OPE
51. ___ probandi : ONUS
53. Seine city : TROYES
54. Latin student's task : CONJUGATING
57. Ending for poet or critic : ASTER
58. Mazel ___ : TOV
59. Aturkic language : UZBEK
64. Lunar trenches : RILLS
65. Agency concerned with ecol. : EPA
66. Hair-raising : EERIE
67. Sundial gnomon : STYLE
68. Ursine birthplace : DEN
69. Darling : DEARY
1. Tones above mis : FAS
2. Diamond off. : UMP
3. Stat for Ruth : RBI
4. Buddhism branch : ZEN
5. Constructor's activity : ERECTING
6. Amenhotep IV's deity : ATEN
7. Type of clock : BANJO
8. Two early saints : AUGUSTINES
9. Low bow : SALAAM
10. Football shape : OVAL
11. Devoutness : RELIGIOSITY
12. Most hackneyed : TRITEST
13. Perseverant ones : STAYERS
21. East, in Bonn : OST
22. Accra's land : GHANA
23. Egyptian god of music : BES
24. Epoch : ERA
25. In an underlying way : SUBJACENTLY
26. Hatred : ODIUM
30. Resulted : EVENTUATED
35. Catenary : ARC
36. Wing: Comb. form : PTERO
38. "___ My Way" : GOING
39. Admitted : UNARGUED
40. Surgical instruments : TROCARS
41. Put back : REPOSIT
44. Actress Michele : LEE
45. Parlors: Abbr. : LRS
47. French stock exchange : BOURSE
49. Range pt. : MTN
52. Mining excavation : STOPE
55. Become definite : JELL
56. Netman Lendl : IVAN
60. Tappan or Zuider : ZEE
61. Bikini part : BRA
62. Healer at Valhalla : EIR
63. Essential : KEY

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