New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 1992

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Nancy S. Ross has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Head line : PART
5. New Deal org. : CCC
8. Dolt : CHUMP
13. Tar's direction in a storm : ALEE
14. Gandhi garment : SARI
15. ___ show : RAREE
16. Carpet surface : PILE
17. Border on : ABUT
18. Beginning : ONSET
19. Rail-splitter's nickname : ABE
20. Dance critic Arlene ___ : CROCE
21. Plumber's device : SNAKE
22. Intellectuals : LITERATI
24. Cub's org. : BSA
25. Dawn goddess : EOS
26. Guarantee : VOUCHFOR
31. Shakespearean title starter : ALLS
33. Architectural given name : EERO
34. River islet : AIT
35. Arthur Wynne's invention : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
39. Self-importance : EGO
40. Likely: Abbr. : PROB
41. Louis and Carrie : NYES
42. "And of so easy and ___ stop": Shak. : SOPLAINA
44. Type of silver: Abbr. : STG
45. Legendary Giant : OTT
46. Team sport of Indian origin : LACROSSE
51. Kind of committee : ADHOC
54. Bendix role : RILEY
55. Bowler : HAT
56. Event on Oct. 29, 1929 : CRASH
57. "Pleasure's ___ . . . ": Byron : ASIN
58. Contents of some banks : DATA
59. Fracas : MELEE
60. E.r.a. or r.b.i. : STAT
61. Fix copy : EDIT
62. Anthony and Clarissa : EDENS
63. Balaam hit it thrice : ASS
64. Breast-pocket items : PENS
1. ___ bull : PAPAL
2. Suspect eliminator : ALIBI
3. Rent again : RELET
4. Football formation : TEE
5. Boston Brahmin : CABOT
6. Coined word for constructors of 35 Across : CRUCIVERBALISTS
7. Commend : CITE
8. A way to ski : CROSSCOUNTRY
9. Mia Farrow role : HANNAH
10. Sky Bear : URSA
11. Blessed ones : MEEK
12. Rose of baseball : PETE
14. Poet Teasdale et al. : SARAS
20. Peevish people : CROSSPATCHES
23. Smoked delicacies : EELS
24. ___ gun (automatic pistol) : BURP
27. Ref. book : OED
28. Disconcert : FAZE
29. Some Rembrandts : OILS
30. Map abbr. : RTE
31. Jason's ship : ARGO
32. Chicago feature : LOOP
35. These, in Normandy : CES
36. Court order : WRIT
37. Ending for ball or bass : OON
38. Yoke: Comb. form : ZYGO
43. Relax : LOOSEN
44. Perfume : SCENT
47. An anonym : ALIAS
48. Kind of tree : SHADE
49. Glossy fabric : SATIN
50. States of France : ETATS
51. Summit : ACME
52. Book by Stowe : DRED
53. Hearty partner : HALE
54. Tabula ___ (clean slate) : RASA
58. Timetable abbr. : DEP

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