New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1992

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Large S.A. rodent : PACA
5. Harpagon, e.g. : MISER
10. City of Iran : QUM
13. Its capital was Susa : ELAM
14. Cave, in poesy : ANTRE
15. Cold wind of the Andes : PUNA
16. ___ avis : RARA
17. Painter Wood : GRANT
18. Milk, in Metz : LAIT
19. Malt beverage : NEARBEER
21. Old card game for two : ECARTE
23. Haymow's locale : BARN
24. Kind of group : SPLINTER
26. Black cuckoo : ANI
28. Oenone's mountain : IDA
30. Strip of wood : SLAT
31. River emptying into Green Bay : MENOMINEE
34. "Cybele" author : OATES
38. Swot's milder kin : PREP
39. Boredom : ENNUI
41. Minim : IOTA
42. Fathered : SIRED
44. James Mason movie: 1947 : ODDMANOUT
46. Painter of "Trouville" : DUFY
48. Item for a shell : OAR
49. Connection : TIE
50. Scatter : DISPERSE
54. Rent : GASH
56. Summer, in Siena : ESTATE
57. Adherents of a certain ascetic religion : JAINISTS
61. "The ___ at eve . . . ": Scott : STAG
62. Beaker's cousin : STEIN
64. Dancer-mime Parenti : NOEL
65. Granular snowfield : NEVE
66. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
67. This novel's title means "rover" : OMOO
68. Modern art : ARE
69. Expelled : OUTED
70. Termitary, e.g. : NEST
1. Honey buzzard : PERN
2. Wings for an angelus : ALAE
3. Piton ring for fastening ropes : CARABINER
4. Town on the Tigris : AMARA
5. Physiologist François ___: 1783-1855 : MAGENDIE
6. Concerning : INRE
7. Rigel and Mira : STARS
8. Shore bird : ERN
9. Narrate anew : RETELL
10. Part of a gallon : QUART
11. Form an entity : UNITE
12. "Stabat ___," noted hymn : MATER
15. Food staple in the tropics : PLANTAIN
20. Edge : BRIM
22. Genovese greeting : CIAO
25. False; sham : PSEUDO
26. Elec. units : AMPS
27. St. Philip ___ : NERI
29. Irks : ANNOYS
32. Newspaper feature : OPEDPAGE
33. Object : END
35. Savory : TOOTHSOME
36. Small ornamental case : ETUI
37. Glut : SATE
40. Fancied : IMAGINED
43. Song for two : DUET
45. ___ Islands off Galway : ARAN
47. City of the San Joachin valley : FRESNO
50. Dnepr feeder : DESNA
51. Ancient Danube : ISTER
52. See 30 Across : STAVE
53. Push out : EJECT
55. Greek spy at Troy : SINON
58. River of Yorkshire : AIRE
59. Anacreon's birthplace : TEOS
60. Niche : SLOT
63. Kind of cross : TAU

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