Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross 

New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1992

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Emulate Topsy : GROW
5. Desist's partner : CEASE
10. Settled after a sky-dive : ALIT
14. Radamès's beloved : AIDA
15. Saints' circlets : HALOS
16. Caron role : GIGI
17. Georgia-born writer : FLANNERYOCONNOR
20. Daisy chains, e.g. : FESTOONS
21. Balzac's "La Cousine ___" : BETTE
22. P.O. alternative : UPS
23. Freshly : ANEW
25. Country lads : SWAINS
29. Frolic : PLAY
30. Fireproof material: Abbr. : ASB
33. Rent : TORN
34. Ike's wife : MAMIE
35. Brooklyn Preacher : ROE
36. Georgia-born writer : ERSKINECALDWELL
40. Country-club instructor : PRO
41. Staff symbols : NOTES
42. Greet : HAIL
43. Dictionary abbr. : SYN
44. Homeowner's document : DEED
45. King Mark's bride : ISOLDE
47. Makes unctuous : OILS
48. Número ___ : UNO
49. Con game : STING
52. Hatch artificially : INCUBATE
57. Georgia-born writer : CARSONMCCULLERS
60. African succulent : ALOE
61. "Exit, pursued by ___": Shak. : ABEAR
62. Contents of veins : ORES
63. "As the twig is ___ . . . " : BENT
64. Sounds of surprise : GASPS
65. Roused : WOKE
1. Harsh criticism : GAFF
2. Vex : RILE
3. Harem rooms : ODAS
4. Desire : WANT
5. Great Pyramid builder : CHEOPS
6. Brings home the bacon : EARNS
7. One of the Kahns et al. : ALYS
8. ___ Canals : SOO
9. Coin of Portugal: Abbr. : ESC
10. Nixon running mate : AGNEW
11. Fuzzy nuisance : LINT
12. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
13. Auto necessity : TIRE
18. Part of speech : NOUN
19. Minded : OBEYED
23. Soprano Gluck et al. : ALMAS
24. Manicurist's concern : NAIL
25. Flight parts : STEPS
26. Fret : WORRY
27. Firebug's crime : ARSON
28. Cuttlefish fluid : INK
29. Walked like an expectant father : PACED
30. Regional : AREAL
31. Kind of geometry : SOLID
32. Ball star : BELLE
34. Doles : METES
37. Blue dye : INDIGO
38. Caroler's word : NOEL
39. Rock group, with "The" : WHO
45. Brings upon oneself : INCURS
46. Essence : SOUL
47. Start : ONSET
48. Open a bottle : UNCAP
49. Cut cover : SCAB
50. Yarn : TALE
51. Do a pressing chore : IRON
52. Sherbets' cousins : ICES
53. Buffet : BLOW
54. Flying: Comb. form : AERO
55. "Star ___" : TREK
56. To be, in Roma : ESSE
58. Emulate Xanthippe : NAG
59. Yuppie deg. : MBA

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