Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch 

New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1992

Author:Charles E. Gersch
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Charles E. Gersch has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spill the beans : BLAB
5. Proper's companion : PRIM
9. Nicholson role : JOKER
14. Hoarfrost : RIME
15. Hawaiian port : HILO
16. Got up : AROSE
17. Left in the lurch : ABANDONED
19. Saguaros, e.g. : CACTI
20. SECRETARY : WRITINGDESK
22. Sweetie : HON
23. One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
24. ___-majesté : LESE
25. Faucet : TAP
27. Pacino and Hirt : ALS
28. Baltic capital : TALLINN
32. Hubert's successor in '69 : SPIRO
35. ___ now (to date) : ASOF
37. ___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
38. SECRETARY : CABINETOFFICIAL
41. Angers : IRES
42. Asian border river : YALU
43. Nidi : NESTS
44. "Sweet" age : SIXTEEN
46. Corporate gps. : BDS
47. "Wheel of Fortune" purchase? : ANO
48. Ashen : PALE
50. Gates's org. : CIA
53. Disfigure : MAR
56. SECRETARY : AFRICANBIRD
59. A.M. awakener : ALARM
61. Messy : CLUTTERED
62. Gay ___ : PAREE
63. First name of 18 Down : MATT
64. "Judith" composer : ARNE
65. "Great!" : SWELL
66. Cobra, to a mongoose : PREY
67. Even : TIED
1. Schwarzenegger asset : BRAWN
2. October sign : LIBRA
3. Mightily : AMAIN
4. Inclination : BENT
5. Calls up : PHONES
6. Calls up : RINGS
7. ___ France (famed liner) : ILEDE
8. Fashion : MODE
9. "The Day of the ___": Forsyth : JACKAL
10. Old English coin : ORA
11. New York's 105th : KOCH
12. This: Sp. : ESTO
13. Check : REIN
18. TV marshal : DILLON
21. Crosier : STAFF
26. Director's cry, on the set : PLACES
27. Beard; awn : ARISTA
28. Modern low-cal food : TOFU
29. Egyptian bird : IBIS
30. Antonym of 61 Across : NEAT
31. "I Remember Mama" role : NELS
32. Chem., phys., biol., etc. : SCIS
33. ___ passu : PARI
34. Mountain goat : IBEX
35. ___ impasse (stymied) : ATAN
36. Famed impresario Hurok : SOL
39. ___ newt (witches' ingredient) : EYEOF
40. Begin a new paragraph : INDENT
45. Cosmetic-kit item : ENAMEL
46. Author of "The Exorcist" : BLATTY
48. Hemingway heroine : PILAR
49. Like some angles : ACUTE
50. Plant tendrils : CIRRI
51. "Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
52. Did sum work : ADDED
53. Cartographers' concerns : MAPS
54. "There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
55. Not well done : RARE
57. Dudley Do-Right's org. : RCMP
58. Tempo : BEAT
60. Bro. or sis., e.g. : REL

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