New York Times, Tuesday, June 23, 1992

Author: Jeff Herrington
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K M Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Mil. rank : CAPT
5. Groups of seamen : CREWS
10. Exercises, in a way : JOGS
14. Hodgepodge : OLIO
15. Of the ear : AURAL
16. Wreath on a knight's helmet : ORLE
17. Steel units : TONS
18. Sewing-box item : PINCUSHION
20. Meeting : SESSION
22. Swiss city : GENEVA
23. Sea swallow : TERN
24. Catcher's gesture : SIGN
26. Rent : LET
27. Winnings : PURSES
29. Kind of war or wind : TRADE
31. Witch bird : ANI
32. Malicious look : LEER
33. Oil cartel : OPEC
37. Rub dry : WIPE
39. Satanic person : FIEND
40. Filmdom's Foch : NINA
41. Gang follower : STER
42. Talented : ABLE
43. Bite : NIP
44. British county : SHIRE
46. Refer to : ALLUDE
49. Electric spark : ARC
52. Winglike : ALAR
53. Honk : BEEP
54. Hollers : SHOUTS
56. Endowed widow : DOWAGER
59. Young plume : PINFEATHER
62. Caron role : GIGI
63. Toward the center : INTO
64. Rift : FAULT
65. Author Leon : URIS
66. So-so grades : CEES
67. Noblemen : EARLS
68. Other : ELSE
1. Army beds : COTS
2. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
3. Suit pattern : PINSTRIPE
4. ___ and turns : TOSSES
5. Poultry types : CAPONS
6. Word with wrack : RUIN
7. White-tailed bird : ERN
8. Mil. woman : WAC
9. Slothful one : SLUGGARD
10. Doe or Houseman : JOHN
11. Bay window : ORIEL
12. Mitt, e.g. : GLOVE
13. French law body : SENAT
19. Transmit : SEND
21. Wrath : IRE
24. Pittsburgh football player : STEELER
25. "Goodnight, ___" : IRENE
27. Handles clumsily : PAWS
28. Dyne or erg. : UNIT
30. Long, long time : EON
32. Zodiacal sign : LIBRA
34. Locker-door poster : PINUPGIRL
35. Arthurian lady : ENID
36. Cod or Horn : CAPE
38. Bitter vetch : ERS
39. Guaranteed to work : FAILSAFE
45. Detest : HATE
46. Terminates : ABORTS
47. Actor Ayres : LEW
48. Minor or bush ___ : LEAGUE
49. Meat jelly : ASPIC
50. Lorelei's river : RHINE
51. Richard of "Ocean's Eleven" : CONTE
55. Sky mysteries : UFOS
56. Secluded valley : DELL
57. Shield : EGIS
58. Stand up : RISE
60. Chinese pagoda : TAA
61. "Ben-___," 1959 film : HUR

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