New York Times, Friday, March 27, 1992

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Dental ___ : FLOSS
6. Filly's future status : MARE
10. Temple's first spouse : AGAR
14. Oscar film: 1976 : ROCKY
15. Indigo source : ANIL
16. Mold-ripened cheese : BRIE
17. Delon of films : ALAIN
18. Oscar film: 1932-33 : CAVALCADE
20. Oscar film: 1970 : PATTON
22. Movie Moore : DEMI
23. Beatty of "Hopscotch" : NED
24. Widow's income : DOWER
26. Dolt or tern : NODDY
28. Moccasin : PAC
31. Barely visible : DIM
32. Flight formation: Abbr. : ECH
33. Oscar film: 1984 : AMADEUS
36. Oscar film: 1986 : PLATOON
40. French explorer : LASALLE
41. Inheritor : LEGATEE
42. Deliberate killer of time : STALLER
43. Eternal : AGELESS
44. Chestnut color, in Caen : BAI
45. Genetic monogram : DNA
46. Tennis call : LET
47. Bulb flower : TULIP
49. Waist wasters : DIETS
51. High note : ELA
52. Spinnaker : SAIL
54. Oscar film: 1968 : OLIVER
59. Oscar film: 1977 : ANNIEHALL
62. "Adios ___," Pryor film : AMIGO
63. Compete with Dennis Connor : RACE
64. "The ___ Love Belongs . . . " : ONEI
65. Oscar film: 1927-28 : WINGS
66. Gregorian cycle : YEAR
67. "The Longest ___," 1974 film : YARD
68. Facing a glacier : STOSS
1. Wrap tightly: Naut. : FRAP
2. "___ Montes," 1955 film : LOLA
3. One ___ (sandlot game) : OCAT
4. Revue number : SKIT
5. Church council : SYNOD
6. Bud's alternate : MAC
7. Garland : ANADEM
8. Film star ___ Phoenix : RIVER
9. Film villain Jack : ELAM
10. First of 26 : ABC
11. Oscar film: 1931-32 : GRANDHOTEL
12. Pitched in : AIDED
13. Tall and thin : REEDY
19. Family tree : LINEAGE
21. Mineral lump : NODULE
25. More judicious : WISER
27. Of a group of eight : OCTAL
28. Sidekicks : PALS
29. Latin I word : AMAT
30. Oscar film: 1943 : CASABLANCA
34. ___ Lama : DALAI
35. Oval : ELLIPSE
36. Smoother : PLANE
37. Smoothly, in music : LEGATO
38. Bacteriologist's wire : OESE
39. Wren's den : NEST
45. Fang's Phyllis : DILLER
47. Pathetic : TEARY
48. Armbones : ULNAE
49. One of the Barrymores : DIANA
50. Side dishes : SLAWS
53. Sea cry : AHOY
55. Copy: Abbr. : IMIT
56. In ___ veritas : VINO
57. Some future fliers : EGGS
58. Katherine of "The Graduate" : ROSS
60. Ending for cloth : IER
61. Eye cover : LID

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