Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Friday, May 8, 1992

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 3
Alfio Micci has 86 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dextrous start : AMBI
5. Health club : SPA
8. The two : BOTH
12. Catty part : LIANG
14. Hem's partner : HAW
15. Race type : RELAY
16. Where to find Goyas : PRADO
17. Used japan : ENAMELLED
19. Firm : SOLID
20. Singer Vaughan : SARAH
21. Stout : ALE
22. Mazel ___ : TOV
24. Jai-alai basket : CESTA
26. Like Kate : SHREWISH
30. Like Abe : HONEST
34. Chit : IOU
35. Musician's reading matter : NOTES
37. Down source : EIDER
38. Effect of fast bow action : TREMOLO
40. Olympics entrant : ATHLETE
42. Copland or Burr : AARON
43. Like ___ : ASNOT
45. Extinct bird : MOA
46. Took five : RESTED
48. Purple-skinned fruit : EGGPLANT
50. Flu type : ASIAN
52. Arles assent : OUI
53. Poivre's companion : SEL
56. " . . . all that was pleasant ___": Goldsmith : INMAN
58. A k a C sharp : DFLAT
62. Sluice : FLOODGATE
64. Fraser of tennis : NEALE
65. Beyond's partner : ABOVE
66. Bronx attraction : ZOO
67. Taken for ___ (done in by the mob) : ARIDE
68. Phobic beginning : XENO
69. East or west attachment : ERN
70. Con game : SCAM
1. Skiers' mecca : ALPS
2. Artist Joan ___ : MIRO
3. False god : BAAL
4. Write : INDITE
5. "___ a Latin From Manhattan" : SHES
6. Verve : PANACHE
7. Cognizant : AWARE
8. Canto start : BEL
9. Southwestern stewpot : OLLA
10. About 38 grams : TAEL
11. London's ___ Park : HYDE
13. With 15 Down, cover both aisles : GODOWNONESIDE
15. See 13 Down : ANDUPTHEOTHER
18. Vehicle of 60 Down : MASH
23. Rebec's kin : VIOL
25. Blue dye : ANIL
26. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
27. Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
28. Contrite people : RUERS
29. Zeno's porch : STOA
31. Swelling : EDEMA
32. Author Anya : SETON
33. Williams of Hollywood : TREAT
36. Warbled : SANG
39. Rosa ___, 1988 Olympics star : MOTA
41. Lomé is its capital : TOGO
44. Capitol figure : SENATOR
47. Kind of bat : DING
49. Their sentences are long : LIFERS
51. Dumbfound : AMAZE
53. Tunisian port : SFAX
54. German river : ELBE
55. Diving bird : LOON
57. Night light : NEON
59. Secular : LAIC
60. "The Four Seasons" director : ALDA
61. Abound : TEEM
63. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO

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