New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 1992

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hemingway nickname : PAPA
5. Support : PROP
9. Reduced : PARED
14. Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
15. Impertinent : RUDE
16. Convex molding : OVOLO
17. Harboring a temperate virus : LYSOGENIC
19. Dravidian tongue : TAMIL
20. In the manner of: Suffixes : ESQUES
21. Agent for action : CATALYST
23. Initials at Columbus : OSU
24. Legal matter : RES
26. Christmas cheer : NOG
27. Licenses, e.g. : IDENTS
30. Flunkies : YESMEN
35. Growing white : CANESCENT
38. Fashion : STYLE
39. Buccal : ORAL
40. Hebrew prophet, Douay style : ELIAS
42. Land east of the Urals : ASIA
43. Serving tool : LADLE
45. A hawk : ACCIPITER
47. Visionary : DREAMY
49. Japanese astronomer : KIMURA
50. Sound measure : BEL
52. Male sheep, in Stoke : TUP
53. Hiatus : GAP
56. Let air out : DEFLATED
61. ___ Venezia (Italian resort) : LIDODI
63. Roué, at times : OGLER
64. The Ten Commandments : DECALOGUE
66. "Nothing ___!" : DOING
67. Single-foot, e.g. : GAIT
68. Devoted group : CULT
69. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
70. Art Deco name : ERTE
71. Dog salmon : KETA
1. Primitive: Comb. form : PALEO
2. Chasm : ABYSS
3. Satire : PASQUINADE
4. "Not ___ had he got . . . ": R. H. Barham : ASOU
5. Stately bearing : PRESENCE
6. Nylons spoiler : RUN
7. Lyrical : ODIC
8. ___ pie : PECAN
9. Thick soups : POTAGES
10. Grandfatherly : AVAL
11. Schneider of films : ROMY
12. Cantabs' rivals : ELIS
13. Buffoon : DOLT
18. Actor Richard and family : GERES
22. Yoyo, for one : TOY
25. Grave marker : STELA
28. Street or Reese : DELLA
29. Snee's partner : SNICK
31. Kind of case or way : STAIR
32. Interpreter of religious doctrines : MYSTAGOGUE
33. Faure or Wiesel : ELIE
34. At hand : NEAR
35. Algid : COLD
36. Sandarac tree : ARAR
37. Implied : TACIT
41. Feign : SIMULATE
44. Trade restraint : EMBARGO
46. Aristotle, to Plato : PUPIL
48. Still : YET
51. Shelf : LEDGE
54. Mature : ADULT
55. Famed statue : PIETA
56. Boob : DODO
57. They drive us : EGOS
58. Move erratically : FLIT
59. Unaspirated consonant : LENE
60. Letter opener : DEAR
62. Stevedore's milieu : DOCK
65. Townsman : CIT

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