New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1992

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tooth part : CUSP
5. Wrench away : WREST
10. Hilarity : GLEE
14. Casino word : ANTE
15. Vietnamese capital : HANOI
16. Depend (on) : RELY
17. Prehurricane activity : STOCKINGUP
19. Slack off : EASE
20. Family : KIN
21. Work unit : ERG
22. Orbs : SPHERES
24. Singer Pete of The Weavers : SEEGER
26. Paris's beloved : HELEN
27. Similar : ALIKE
29. Nudges : ELBOWS
33. Best Actress winner: 1987 : CHER
36. TV star Carter : NELL
38. " . . . waiting on the ___" : LEVEE
39. Gone by : PAST
40. Signoret-Caan film : GAMES
42. Lease subject : RENT
43. Ego preceder : ALTER
45. Undiluted : NEAT
46. Rope parts : ENDS
47. Lead-in to Bethlehem : STAROF
49. U ___ of the U.N. : THANT
51. Allgood and Gilbert : SARAS
53. Mortarboard attachment : TASSEL
57. Marked for life : BRANDED
60. Summer mo. : AUG
61. They sang "Evil Woman" : ELO
62. Krakatoan outpouring : LAVA
63. Graveyard watch : NIGHTSHIFT
66. Frenzied : AMOK
67. Leave off : CEASE
68. ___ pricing : UNIT
69. Poison : BANE
70. Sci-fi awards : HUGOS
71. Wilder or Fowler : GENE
1. Tuns : CASKS
2. Loosen : UNTIE
3. Jagger, e.g. : STONE
4. Chest muscle, for short : PEC
5. Pinwheel's noisy action : WHIRRING
6. "You ___, sir?" : RANG
7. Our lang. : ENG
8. Soak : SOUSE
9. What barflies do : TIPPLE
10. Elite fighting force : GREENBERETS
11. Regan's dad : LEAR
12. Word in an ultimatum : ELSE
13. Ogles : EYES
18. ___ over (capsize) : KEEL
23. "___ hath no fury . . . " : HELL
25. Harmless serpent : GARTERSNAKE
26. Giants' gear : HELMETS
28. Ex-N.J. Governor : KEAN
30. Pizzeria appliance : OVEN
31. Make one's way : WEND
32. Gels : SETS
33. Busy people on 4/15 : CPAS
34. Sentry's command : HALT
35. "Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
37. Rachel's sister : LEAH
41. City-council output : STATUTES
44. Boulevard, e.g. : ROAD
48. Dressing choice : FRENCH
50. Bangtails : NAGS
52. "Goodbye, Pierre" : ADIEU
54. Parisian waterway : SEINE
55. Spritelike : ELFIN
56. Actress-singer Lenya : LOTTE
57. Squeal : BLAB
58. Hindu god : RAMA
59. Stratford's river : AVON
60. Chan line : AHSO
64. One-liner : GAG
65. Leo Buscaglia greeting : HUG

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