New York Times, Wednesday, March 4, 1992

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Does gros point : SEWS
5. ___ Flow (W.W. II naval base) : SCAPA
10. Jewish month : ADAR
14. Precinct : AREA
15. Circle dances : HORAS
16. Pen name of writer Viaud : LOTI
17. Kind of mirror : FULLLENGTH
19. Breathless : AGOG
20. Loser to Dwight : ADLAI
21. Exit user : GOER
22. Wartime sea hazard : MINE
23. Diminutive brook : RILLET
25. Long, scaleless tropical fish : SNAKEEEL
27. Flu-season necessity : TISSUE
29. Unconventional in the 60's : MOD
30. Albanian money : LEK
31. Pedal decade : TOES
34. Rodeo appurtenance : LASSO
38. ___ de France : ILE
39. Sire of five top race horses : BULLLEA
41. Faucet : TAP
42. City NW of Jerusalem : LYDDA
44. Epithet for a Sikh deity : AKAL
45. Fatal ending : IST
46. Pak. neighbor : AFG
48. End-all companions : BEALLS
51. Inflatable ocean denizen : PUFFFISH
56. String-section mezzos : VIOLAS
58. ___ now (to date) : ASOF
59. Exploit : DEED
61. Husband of Pocahontas : ROLFE
62. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
63. Polynesian garb : GRASSSKIRT
65. Cyma recta : OGEE
66. He fought Basil in "Robin Hood" : ERROL
67. "___ first . . . " : IFAT
68. "Book of Nonsense" author : LEAR
69. Ragwort : TANSY
70. Foolish ending : NESS
1. Muslim month : SAFAR
2. In a learned way : ERUDITELY
3. Popular : WELLLIKED
4. Pacific shrubs : SALALS
5. "___ sells . . . " : SHE
6. D.C. group : CONG
7. Ancient Greek city : ARGOS
8. Eucharistic plate : PATEN
9. Hindu retreat : ASHRAM
10. Tree-lined promenade : ALAMEDA
11. Herd stray : DOGIE
12. Harmonious : ATONE
13. Star in Orion : RIGEL
18. Prevaricates : LIES
24. Skirt for Makarova : TUTU
26. Tonic nut : KOLA
28. Klamath weed : EOLA
30. ___ Abner : LIL
32. B.P.O.E. man : ELK
33. Bacon unit : SLAB
35. Renoir rendering : STILLLIFE
36. Flavoring bark : SASSAFRAS
37. Choose : OPT
39. Golf stroke : BAFF
40. Alt. : ELEV
43. More unhinged : DAFFIER
47. Sandra Dee role : GIDGET
49. Affectations : AIRS
50. Pay a visit : LOOKIN
51. Word of mouth : PAROL
52. Custom : USAGE
53. Retina part : FOVEA
54. Saw of a sawfish : SERRA
55. Writer Lafcadio ___ : HEARN
57. Tartan patterns : SETTS
60. U.K. awards : DSOS
64. Cunning : SLY

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