Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Tuesday, May 26, 1992

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Alfio Micci has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Region of France : MIDI
5. Spinning : AREEL
10. Bator lead-in : ULAN
14. Got gray : AGED
15. Martini type : VODKA
16. Nautilus skipper : NEMO
17. Start of a quote by Oscar Wilde : TOLOVEONESELFIS
20. Hippomenes outran her : ATALANTA
21. In the U.K., 1.0567 liquid quarts : LITRE
22. Mu followers : NUS
23. Be a party to : ABET
25. Gershwin-Caesar hit: 1919 : SWANEE
29. Serb or Croat : SLAV
30. ___ gratia artis : ARS
33. Chalet feature : EAVE
34. Firenze flower : FIORE
35. Took the bait : BIT
36. More of the quote : THEBEGINNINGOFA
40. Aaron's burial place : HOR
41. Present time : NONCE
42. "___ want for Christmas . . . " : ALLI
43. Kind of sauce : SOY
44. Fop : DUDE
45. Crackerjack : MASTER
47. Musical Waller : FATS
48. Bounder : CAD
49. Slow gastropod : SNAIL
52. Enclosed porch : SOLARIUM
57. End of the quote : LIFELONGROMANCE
60. Algerian port : ORAN
61. "Ring" character : WOTAN
62. ___ contendere : NOLO
63. News : WORD
64. Knitting thread : LISLE
65. Nibble : GNAW
1. Role for Greta : MATA
2. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
3. Walter-Mare connection : DELA
4. Box-office biggy : IDOL
5. Fifth or Park : AVENUE
6. Alex Haley book : ROOTS
7. Best of Hollywood : EDNA
8. Make do : EKE
9. ___ Cruces : LAS
10. Dark : UNLIT
11. Departed : LEFT
12. Muslim prince : AMIR
13. Pry : NOSE
18. Weathercock : VANE
19. Field-hockey number : ELEVEN
23. Romberg's "One ___" : ALONE
24. Capital of Apulia : BARI
25. Thomas namesakes : SETHS
26. Burning bush : WAHOO
27. ___ Fisher Hall : AVERY
28. Snout of a sort : NEB
29. Inasmuch as : SINCE
30. Like ___ from the blue : ABOLT
31. Winchester, e.g. : RIFLE
32. Flight segment : STAIR
34. Discovers : FINDS
37. Ultimate goal : ENDALL
38. Joint ailment : GOUT
39. Road sign : GAS
45. Dorothy of "Peyton Place" : MALONE
46. French pianist-composer : ADAM
47. Demon : FIEND
48. Reef material : CORAL
49. Poky : SLOW
50. De ___ of films : NIRO
51. Out yonder : AFAR
52. NCO's : SGTS
53. Pealed : RANG
54. Privy to : INON
55. Western campus : UCLA
56. Comment from Morris : MEOW
58. Hooter : OWL
59. Champ's rank, for short : NOI

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