New York Times, Saturday, May 23, 1992

Author:Ernie Furtado
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 47, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 19, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Alabama's Crimson ___ : TIDE
5. Did certain seeding : RATED
10. Cosmetic : TONER
11. Combat vessel : FRIGATE
13. Barnaby Jones of TV : EBSEN
14. Quashes : REPRESSES
17. Former Argentine President : MITRE
18. Botanist Gray : ASA
19. Journal end : ESE
20. Balzac's "Le ___ Goriot" : PERE
21. St.-Tropez sight : MER
22. Merchant guild : HANSA
24. Big Ten inst. : OSU
25. Place to purchase pickles : DELI
26. Detroit dud : EDSEL
27. ___ en scène : MISE
30. Concealed explosive : LANDMINE
32. Perfumy : SCENTED
35. Nullified : NEGATED
36. Greatest of Arthur's knights : LANCELOT
38. Start of a Caesar trio : VENI
39. Pilasters : ANTAE
40. Elm, in Évian : ORME
42. ___ Buddhism : ZEN
45. Article of food : VIAND
46. Vintage auto : REO
47. ___-shanter : TAMO
48. Darkroom prod. : ENL
49. L.A.-to-Las Vegas dir. : NNW
50. Apportions : METES
51. Place in statu quo : REINSTATE
55. Actress MacMahon : ALINE
56. More wretched : SORRIER
57. Trudges : PLODS
58. Kafka novel, with "The" : TRIAL
59. Some crossword defs. : SYNS
1. Certain mugs : TOBIES
2. Tuba player, e.g. : INSTRUMENTALIST
3. Plow man : DEERE
4. Loser to Gans : ERNE
5. Riverbank dweller : RIPARIAN
6. Sci. of farming : AGR
7. Mimeograph inventor : TAE
8. French connections : ETS
9. Loss of feeling : DESENSITIZATION
10. Pace : TEMPO
11. In which a strike may occur : FRAME
12. Vend anew : RESELL
15. Dead Sea ascetic : ESSENE
16. Like Oscar-winning names : SEALED
22. Equivocate : HEDGE
23. Huckster : ADMAN
25. Actress-singer Sandra ___ : DEEL
28. Peruvian native : INCAN
29. Bucephalus, e.g. : STEED
31. Field of granular snow : NEVE
32. Ship of old : SLAVER
33. Tooth : CANINE
34. Dead as a ___ : DOORNAIL
37. Thirty, en français : TRENTE
41. Manicurist in the suburbs? : MOWER
43. Makes changes in texts : EMENDS
44. Anatomical numbers? : NOSES
47. Portrayer of a TV Theo : TELLY
50. Cartographers' creations : MAPS
52. And not : NOR
53. ___ Lanka : SRI
54. Start of a refrain : TRA

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