New York Times, Friday, June 19, 1992

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Erstwhile ruler of Baroda : GAEKWAR
8. Rapacious sea birds : JAEGERS
15. Golda Meir was one : ISRAELI
16. Oxygenates : AERATES
17. Father of Odysseus : LAERTES
18. Unfriendly inns? : HOSTELS
19. Jennets : ASSES
21. Recent, in Rostock : NEU
22. Shakers, for one : SECT
25. Johnny and comrades : REBS
27. A smoked salmon : NOVA
31. Title for Elizabeth II: Abbr. : HRH
32. Thingamabob : GISMO
34. De la Mare's "Peacock ___" : PIE
35. Bromeliaceous fruit : ANANAS
37. Booby-prize winners : ALSORANS
41. Noted film critic : PAULINEKAEL
43. It is sometimes piqued : INTEREST
45. Fauvist or minimalist : ARTIST
48. Arikara : REE
49. Assays : TESTS
51. Flight regulatory agcy. : NAA
52. Saw cut : KERF
54. Kind of plate : HOME
55. Filature : REEL
56. Kimono sash : OBI
58. Tidal bore : EAGRE
61. Goosefoot, e.g. : ALLSEED
65. Gaius Julius and Hadrian : CAESARS
69. Toscanini was one : MAESTRO
70. Games supervisors in old Rome : AEDILES
71. Briareus : AEGAEON
72. Certain neural structures : TAENIAE
1. Actor Gerard : GIL
2. King in I Kings : ASA
3. Before, to Bryant : ERE
4. Gold measurement : KARAT
5. Dampens : WETS
6. City in S France : ALES
7. Flight parts : RISERS
8. Sudden, in Germany : JAH
9. Ages and ages : AEONS
10. Gaelic : ERSE
11. Canal Zone town : GATUN
12. Nice time of year : ETE
13. Bro. or sis. : REL
14. Draft org. : SSS
20. Linguistic-meaning unit : SEMANTEME
22. ___ Na Na : SHA
23. Seaside raptor : ERN
24. ___ and verse : CHAPTER
26. Tree trunk : BOLE
28. Iridescent : OPALINE
29. Bordeaux wine : VIN
30. Roman bronze : AES
32. Huge wild ox : GAUR
33. Man or Wight : ISLE
36. Scot's dissent : NAE
38. Three-handed card game : SKAT
39. Sculls : OARS
40. Soak : RET
42. Ratio words : ISTO
43. Exasperate : IRK
44. Wedding-report word : NEE
46. Extremely, to Burns : SAE
47. Indian cymbals : TAL
50. Wolf fish : SEACAT
53. Bone cavity : FOSSA
54. Priestly: Comb. form : HIERO
55. Piney exudation : RESIN
57. ___ noire : BETE
59. Earth goddess : GAEA
60. Council, old style : REDE
61. Eucharistic cruet : AMA
62. Papua port : LAE
63. Journey segment : LEG
64. River to the Azov : DON
66. The Lion of God : ALI
67. Former power agcy. : REA
68. Vane reading : SSE

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