New York Times, Monday, June 15, 1992

Author: Jeff Herrington
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Jeff Herrington has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Large black bird : RAVEN
6. Wading bird : IBIS
10. Small brown bird : WREN
14. Friend, to Zapata : AMIGO
15. "Of ___ and Men" : MICE
16. Flying: Comb. form : AERO
17. Links piece : DIVOT
18. Feigned : PRETENDED
20. Fall, for one : SEASON
22. Defeat thoroughly : DRUB
23. Sleeve dweller? : ACE
24. Barely defeats : NIPS
26. Fabric patterns : PRINTS
28. Australian bird : COCKATOO
32. Wino : SOT
33. English school : ETON
34. Fairy : ELF
35. Opp. of windward : ALEE
39. Alaskan city : NOME
40. Burma and Tobacco : ROADS
43. Small crested bird : LARK
44. Wild duck : TEAL
45. Corpulent : FAT
46. Emerald or coral ___ : ISLE
47. ___ Paul and Mary Ford : LES
50. Flowed out : EMANATED
52. Lumber tool : RIPSAW
55. Kick in a chip for a pot : ANTE
56. Gold, in Granada : ORO
57. Chair or stool : SEAT
59. Birds of prey : EAGLES
64. Gripe : BELLYACHE
67. Employee's delight : RAISE
68. Signs : INKS
69. Weight allowance : TRET
70. Gladden : ELATE
71. Uncluttered : NEAT
72. Withered : SERE
73. Challenged : DARED
1. Energy units : RADS
2. French girlfriend : AMIE
3. Long live! : VIVA
4. Selves : EGOS
5. ___ bet (no way) : NOTONA
6. Mischievous child : IMP
7. Cronies : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
8. Bakery worker : ICER
9. Entrapments : SETUPS
10. Languid : WAN
11. Fortification : REDAN
12. Build : ERECT
13. Lumps : NODES
19. Spain's longest river : EBRO
21. Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
25. Prince Charles's sport : POLO
27. Roma is here : ITALIA
28. Ten mills : CENT
29. A Siouan : OTOE
30. Deep sleep : COMA
31. Tolls : KNELLS
36. Poor queue position : LAST
37. A Gardner : ERLE
38. Scratched out a living : EKED
41. Condemn : DAMN
42. Condition : STATE
48. Fictional captain : EASY
49. Beads up : SWEATS
51. Came closer : NEARED
52. Spring bird : ROBIN
53. Filmdom's Dunne : IRENE
54. Lively dance : POLKA
58. Farm unit : ACRE
60. Festive : GALA
61. Prevaricator : LIAR
62. Noted Italian family : ESTE
63. Morsel for a blue jay : SEED
65. Landing barge : LST
66. July in Marseille : ETE

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