New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1992

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 3, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Custard apple : PAPAW
6. Foray : RAID
10. Basin St. specialty : JAZZ
14. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
15. To be, to Brutus : ESSE
16. Helm position : ALEE
17. Corn breads : PONES
18. Second word of a fairy tale : UPON
19. "Gone With the ___" : WIND
20. Play by Neil Simon, with "The" : SUNSHINEBOYS
23. Oman, e.g. : EMIRATE
24. I.R.S. employee or adversary : CPA
27. Hippie's home : PAD
30. Posed : SAT
31. Attains : REACHES
33. Aberdeen uncles : EMES
35. Opposite of haw : GEE
37. Horses with sprinklings of white hairs : ROANS
38. Play by Neil Simon : CALIFORNIASUITE
42. More constant : TRUER
43. Artillery-shell pt. : TNT
44. H.S. jr.'s exam : PSAT
45. Absorb : ENGROSS
48. Western Indian : UTE
50. Begley and Sullivan : EDS
51. Negative for 33 Across : NAE
52. Ill-fated Cunard liner : TITANIC
54. Play by Neil Simon : THEODDCOUPLE
59. The Father of Musicians : BACH
62. Legendary Roman king : NUMA
63. Mervyn of Hollywood : LEROY
64. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
65. Trim : NEAT
66. Beethoven girl : ELISE
67. Cooper or Hart : GARY
68. "Green Gables" girl : ANNE
69. Separate : SEVER
1. Invigorates, with "up" : PEPS
2. Baseball brothers' name : ALOU
3. Philadelphia's William : PENN
4. Iowa college town : AMES
5. Birthday secrets : WISHES
6. Alumni-day head : REUNITER
7. Piaster part : ASPER
8. Weather-map feature : ISOBAR
9. Mean : DENOTE
10. Benchley film : JAWS
11. The Greatest : ALI
12. Buddhist sect : ZEN
13. British omega : ZED
21. Insect stage : IMAGO
22. Time periods : YEARS
24. Pleasure carriage : CHAISE
25. Number five : PENTAD
26. Black figures : ASSETS
27. A bivalve mollusk; scallop : PECTEN
28. Tet-el-___, Ikhnaton's capital : AMARNA
29. Flood : DELUGE
32. Brilliant stroke : COUP
34. Pintado fish : SIER
36. Tolkien creature : ENT
39. Foam : FROTH
40. See 29 Down : INUNDATE
41. Garret : ATTIC
46. Yellowish-brown pigment : SIENNA
47. Suburb of Paris : STOUEN
49. Schools in 47 Down : ECOLES
53. Madison Ave. denizen : ADMAN
54. Bridge-score column : THEY
55. Ubangi tributary : UELE
56. Not pub. : PRIV
57. Come in last : LOSE
58. Observer : EYER
59. Word with tote or grab : BAG
60. ___ carte : ALA
61. Reo or Hudson : CAR

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