New York Times, Wednesday, May 27, 1992

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Desert dweller : ARAB
5. State, on the Seine : ETAT
9. Eliot's "cruellest month" : APRIL
14. Pedestal part : DADO
15. Remote broadcast, for short : NEMO
16. Commerce : TRADE
17. Clock part : DIAL
18. Kind of joint : CLIP
19. Earl (Fatha) ___ of music : HINES
20. Quasimodo's lost love : ESMERALDA
22. Cosmetics name : ESTEE
23. Liberation : RANSOM
24. Bluish-white metallic element : ZINC
26. Acronym for a powerful cartel : OPEC
29. Fastening device : NAILER
33. Sailors' bedding : SLOPS
37. Kind of forest : RAIN
39. Caron film : LILI
40. Bourn : LIMIT
41. "___ a girl" : ITS
42. Inamorato : FLAME
43. Church corner : AMEN
44. Yearn : ACHE
45. Moses' brother : AARON
46. Sideshow tout : BARKER
48. Calendar period : YEAR
50. Austen novel : EMMA
52. Egyptian beetle : SCARAB
57. "The Treasure of the Sierra ___" : MADRE
60. Lara's lost love : DRZHIVAGO
63. Let up : ABATE
64. Kind of lens : ZOOM
65. Notable times : ERAS
66. Yenta's tidbit : RUMOR
67. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
68. Check : REIN
69. Tommy's guns : STENS
70. Observed : SEEN
71. Gymnasts' perfect scores : TENS
1. Viper : ADDER
2. Mikhail's mate : RAISA
3. Rhett's last words : ADAMN
4. Tree trunks : BOLES
5. Bivouac : ENCAMP
6. Ace archer : TELL
7. In with : AMID
8. Uris novel : TOPAZ
9. Goddess of wisdom : ATHENA
10. Miles's lost love : PRISCILLA
11. Talk wildly : RANT
12. Concept, in Caen : IDEE
13. ___-majesté : LESE
21. Hen's home : ROOST
25. Hostelry : INN
27. Guitarist Clapton : ERIC
28. Heathcliff's lost love : CATHY
30. Taleteller : LIAR
31. His fire lights the masthead : ELMO
32. Nothing, in Nice : RIEN
33. Thick slice : SLAB
34. Bean type : LIMA
35. One-tenth of an ephah : OMER
36. Cio-Cio-San's lost love : PINKERTON
38. "Is this a dagger which ___ . . . ?" : ISEE
42. Stuffed, to Brillat-Savarin : FARCI
44. Sleeve holding : ARM
47. Islamic commanders : EMEERS
49. Trash collector : ASHMAN
51. Timber-shaping tools : ADZES
53. Stave off : AVERT
54. Peep show : RAREE
55. Over : AGAIN
56. Petty offs. : BOSNS
57. Red planet : MARS
58. Be cheek by jowl to : ABUT
59. Title for Evans or Sutherland : DAME
61. Surf sound : ROTE
62. Specific area : ZONE

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