New York Times, Monday, June 1, 1992

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 5, Spans: 4
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mammoth ___ National Park in 38 Down : CAVE
5. Bow, Barton or Schumann : CLARA
10. Happy : GLAD
14. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
15. Wading bird : HERON
16. Tops : AONE
17. Path for Daniel Boone : WILDERNESSTRAIL
20. Shelter : LEE
21. Wheels for Nero : ROTAE
22. Cleanse in water : RINSE
23. Rational : SANE
24. Lillie and Arthur : BEAS
26. Western region of 38 Down bought from Chickasaws : JACKSONPURCHASE
33. " . . . lovely as ___": Kilmer : ATREE
34. Emend : EDIT
35. Bunk : BED
36. ___ d'état : COUP
37. Czar's decree : UKASE
39. Melody : SONG
40. Single : ONE
41. Ending for song : STER
42. Notched, as a leaf : EROSE
43. Land ___, national recreation area in 38 Down : BETWEENTHELAKES
47. Formerly, of yore : ERST
48. Grain crop : OATS
49. Jai-alai basket-mitt : CESTA
52. "No ___ talk to me": Housman : USETO
54. Water, in Lyon : EAU
57. Southeastern hts. of 38 Down : APPALACHIANMTNS
60. Actual : REAL
61. Augmenting : EKING
62. Pier : ANTA
63. Freshen : PERK
64. Irish dramatist : SYNGE
65. Artless : NAIF
1. Hood : COWL
2. Female friend in France : AMIE
3. Singer Jerry ___ : VALE
4. Conclusion : END
5. Time: Comb. form : CHRONO
6. Meager; frugal : LENTEN
7. In which 38 Down ranks 37th : AREA
8. Young flowers : ROSEBUDS
9. Reply to a ques. : ANS
10. Flashy; flamboyant : GARISH
11. Bank transaction : LOAN
12. Tropical cuckoos : ANIS
13. Strike out : DELE
18. Rub out : ERASE
19. Region : TRACT
23. Straw beehive : SKEP
25. Amerind or canal : ERIE
26. Biblical patriarch : JACOB
27. Expiate : ATONE
28. Vinegar bottle : CRUET
29. Chipper: Dial. : PEART
30. Desi Arnaz's autobiography : ABOOK
31. Perceive : SENSE
32. Borders : EDGES
37. Salt Lake City team : UTES
38. Bicentennial state: June 1, 1992 : KENTUCKY
39. Sp. married women : SRAS
41. Of an ecological succession : SERAL
42. Singer John : ELTON
44. "Can ___?": J. Rivers : WETALK
45. Farm chore : HOEING
46. Fodder : EATAGE
49. Freshwater fish : CARP
50. Blunted sword : EPEE
51. Sail support : SPAR
53. Climb, in a way : SHIN
54. Lab burner : ETNA
55. Opposed : ANTI
56. Flying org. : USAF
58. D.D.E.'s 1956 opponent : AES
59. Fortify : MAN

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