New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1992

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sir's counterpart : MADAM
6. Keddah, e.g. : TRAP
10. Lame : HALT
14. Adjust brakes : ALINE
15. ___ dire (oath at court) : VOIR
16. Oratorio part : ARIA
17. Huge egg in the aviary? : LARKNESTMONSTER
20. Involve : ENTAIL
21. Disinclined : HESITANT
22. Storm : RAVE
24. Chuck-a-luck trio : DICE
25. Award-winning Olympian : MEDALIST
29. Used a gripping device : TONGED
33. Capital of medieval Armenia : ANI
34. Fr. holy women : STES
36. Permission : LEAVE
37. Indian at Met's stadium does some heckling? : CROWSHEANEEDLES
41. Where to see chaps : RODEO
42. "Herzl" author : ELON
43. Tolkien creature : ENT
44. Famous cow owner : OLEARY
46. Hitchcock's forte : SUSPENSE
49. Sheep-killing parrots : KEAS
51. Idea follower : TION
52. End of a Miller title : SALESMAN
56. Clamps, in Córdoba : GRAPAS
60. Birdhouse lease? : WRENTALCONTRACT
62. ___ of Cleves : ANNE
63. A way out : DOOR
64. Rousseau hero : EMILE
65. Attendee : GOER
66. Chevet : APSE
67. Regenerate : RENEW
1. Buck or drake : MALE
2. Actor Badel : ALAN
3. Smutch : DIRT
4. Turkey's capital : ANKARA
5. Servile : MENIAL
6. Sets since the 40's : TVS
7. "I'll Cry Tomorrow" name : ROTH
8. Pointed : AIMED
9. Berliner's toast : PROSIT
10. Moved quickly : HASTENED
11. Ionian Sea gulf : ARTA
12. Property lock : LIEN
13. Dessert item : TART
18. Mischievous : ELVISH
19. Fitzgerald's ___ Diver : NICOLE
23. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
25. Large: Comb. form : MACRO
26. Register : ENROL
27. Electron tube : DIODE
28. River ducks : TEALS
30. Pergamum physician : GALEN
31. Roulette bets : EVENS
32. Villa ___, near Rome : DESTE
35. Aardvark's long feature : SNOUT
38. Enervator : WEAKENER
39. Most grievous : SOREST
40. Ship's flag : ENSIGN
45. Japanese general: 1881-1965 : YAMADA
47. Rail-car employee : PORTER
48. Shield strap : ENARME
50. Shropshire, old style : SALOP
52. Loot : SWAG
53. Firenze's river : ARNO
54. Unaspirated consonant : LENE
55. Sgts. and cpls. : NCOS
57. "No ___, no gain" : PAIN
58. Tall Asiatic tree : ACLE
59. Burgoo or swivet : STEW
61. Tram's cargo : ORE

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