New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 1992

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3 Grid is asymmetric.
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Wire nail : BRAD
5. WNW opposite : ESE
8. Postpone action : TABLE
13. Tops : AONE
14. High-flying org.? : NASA
16. "___ of star-cross'd lovers": Shak. : APAIR
17. Sail's corner : CLEW
18. "The Good Earth" character : OLAN
19. Court costumes : ROBES
20. Quip: Part I : HEWHOLAUGHSLAST
23. Orsk's river : URAL
24. Kind of road or bird : RAIL
25. Item lost by Arthur Sullivan? : CHORD
28. Douglas or noble : FIR
29. Designer Cassini : OLEG
33. Contour controller : CORSET
35. Actor Guinness : ALEC
37. "___ Be Seeing You" : ILL
38. Quip: Part II : CERTAINLYMUSTBE
41. City south of Seoul : IRI
42. Forage fields : LEAS
43. The olés are not for them : TOROS
44. "___ This a Lovely Day . . . ?": Berlin : ISNT
46. Fret : STEW
48. Oodles : SLEWS
49. Solo for Sutherland : ARIA
51. Crosswordese case : ETUI
53. End of the quip : SLOWONTHEUPTAKE
60. Seabees' motto : CANDO
61. Butterfingers' cry : OOPS
62. Nutmeg's coat : ARIL
63. Ward off : AVERT
64. Absolute : RANK
65. Fam. tree branch : RELS
66. "The Bells of St. ___" : MARYS
67. Author ___ Passos : DOS
68. Lock name : YALE
1. One of the three B's : BACH
2. Part : ROLE
3. Freshly : ANEW
4. Actress Colleen : DEWHURST
5. Alone anagram : ENOLA
6. West Coast shrub : SALAL
7. Biblical twin : ESAU
8. Ankles : TARSI
9. Artemis's brother : APOLLO
10. Spongy cake : BABA
11. Prevaricates : LIES
12. Formerly, once : ERST
15. With wrath : ANGRILY
21. Trying time : ORDEAL
22. Seraglio : HAREM
25. Twice CLI : CCCII
26. Garden tenders : HOERS
27. Senator Hatch : ORRIN
28. Bogus : FALSE
30. Liquid measure, in London : LITRE
31. Bender at the bar : ELBOW
32. Actress Sharon : GLESS
34. Fits with : TIESIN
36. Misbehaves : CUTSUP
39. Swimmer : NATATOR
40. Lone : SOLITARY
45. Meretricious : TAWDRY
47. "___ more, my lady" : WEEPNO
50. Grubs : ROOTS
52. Pachyderm's pride : TUSKS
53. Swindler's ploy : SCAM
54. Scoria : LAVA
55. Lulu : ONER
56. Wimbledon champ: 1956-57 : HOAD
57. Kind of code : AREA
58. " . . . let's ___ all the lawyers": Shak. : KILL
59. Part of a threat : ELSE

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