New York Times, Saturday, April 4, 1992

Author:Ernie Furtado
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Infinite time, to Chaucer : ETERNE
7. Anhinga : DARTER
13. Place for keeping frogs : RANARIUM
15. Complete, in Callao : ENTERO
16. Captivates : ATTRACTS
17. Onetime Pelé team : COSMOS
18. Pittsburgh nine : PIRATES
19. "The Dead ___," E. B. Browning poem : PAN
20. Telepathy, e.g. : PSI
21. Shroyer role : ENOS
22. Igor of the Munsters : BAT
23. Hammer, in a way : PEEN
24. Abbreviated date : APPT
26. Certain male sheep : WETHERS
28. Rookie : TYRO
29. Ballroom dance : CHARLESTON
32. Digger's prize : ORE
33. Address : ORATION
34. ___ tree (cornered) : UPA
35. Repair : RENOVATION
37. "A Touch of the ___" : POET
38. Celebrated : EMINENT
39. Litter littlest : RUNT
40. Shock : STUN
42. Obsecrate : BEG
43. A home of D.H. Lawrence : TAOS
45. Pt. of E.T.A. : ARR
46. Mystery writer Wahloo : PER
47. This might soot you : CHIMNEY
50. Type of roll : KAISER
52. Reason for a lineup of limos : PREMIERE
53. Click beetle : ELATER
54. Battles of Bull Run site : MANASSAS
55. Payment derived from a Roman condiment : SALARY
56. Cuffs : SMITES
1. Adjective for Trump : ENTREPRENEURIAL
2. Ionian Sea gulf : TARANTO
3. Ted Hughes's Muse : ERATO
4. Prepares, as potatoes : RICES
5. Streisand film : NUTS
6. Quartet in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : EMS
7. Rafer Johnson's forte : DECATHLON
8. Later : ANON
9. Coll. linemen : RTS
10. Turbulence : TEMPESTUOUSNESS
11. Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
12. Stuff for fiddlers : ROSIN
13. Forte of Flavor Flav : RAP
14. Panay native : ATI
19. Scud interceptor : PATRIOT
22. Defeat : BEATING
23. Gp. in "West Side Story" : PRS
24. Fabric end : ATOR
25. Combustible heap : PYRE
26. "___ it be, 'Tis wondrous heavy": Shak. : WHATEER
27. Sunset time, to Shelley : EEN
29. Item grown in Wareham, Mass. : CRANBERRY
30. Store sign : OPEN
31. Cager Calvin ___ : NATT
33. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
36. Every, in prescriptions : OMN
37. Lick's partner : PROMISE
40. "___ alive!" : SAKES
41. Refrain syllables : TRALA
43. "___ saw the Congo . . . " : THENI
44. Direct toward : AIMAT
46. Kind of pressure : PEER
47. Bone up : CRAM
48. Stat for Viola : ERA
49. Type of man : YES
51. I.R.T. stop : STA
52. U.K. leaders : PMS

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