New York Times, Friday, July 31, 1992

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { C Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Captures : BAGS
5. Fissure : REFT
9. Salten's deer : BAMBI
14. Biblical trader : ESAU
15. Saddam Hussein's land: Var. : IRAK
16. Wide-awake : ALERT
17. Afterward : THEN
18. Church schedule : ORDO
19. Navigators Islands, today : SAMOA
20. Frocks for locks? : HEADDRESSES
23. Symbol of wisdom : OWL
24. Devoid of fluid : ARID
25. Unmannered type : BOOR
27. Double play? : REPEAT
30. Patriotic org. : SAR
32. Gorby's turndown : NYET
35. Williams athlete : EPH
36. Give a farewell performance? : WAVEGOODBYE
39. Elijah Muhammad's original surname : POOLE
41. This may be thin : AIR
42. "The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
43. Work out all the bugs? : EXTERMINATE
46. Diarist Ana?s ___ : NIN
47. Where the Rhône and Saône meet : LYON
48. A minute after 12:59 : ONE
49. Plumbing tools : SNAKES
51. A ___ aardvark : ASIN
53. Adventure : GEST
54. Ind. neighbor : ILL
56. Officers' club? : MAJORLEAGUE
62. Leg bone : TIBIA
64. Others, to Ovid : ALII
65. Breeding place for 25 Across? : BARN
66. Threw, à la David : SLUNG
67. Kill a bill : VETO
68. Its captain wanted fleece : ARGO
69. ___ Semple McPherson : AIMEE
70. A.D.C., for one : ASST
71. Cleansing solutions : LYES
1. Actress Howland : BETH
2. Former court star : ASHE
3. Earth goddess : GAEA
4. Cherry-topped concoction : SUNDAE
5. Abbott-Costello film : RIORITA
6. Miscalculated : ERRED
7. Passing fancies : FADS
8. Part of Ali's rec. : TKOS
9. ___ profundo : BASSO
10. Ga. neighbor : ALA
11. Where Dumbo saves dough? : MEMORYBANK
12. The ___, Dick Tracy foe : BROW
13. Letters like this: Abbr. : ITAL
21. Bureau section : DRAWER
22. Spanish river : EBRO
26. Marcel's wave? : ONDE
27. Drive back : REPEL
28. Resin used as an adhesive : EPOXY
29. This contains the pick of pix : PHOTOALBUM
30. Cod trap : SEINE
31. City of Uttar Pradesh : AGRA
33. High nest : EYRIE
34. New Kids fans, mostly : TEENS
37. Futile : VAIN
38. City on Fyn Island : ODENSE
40. Looking glass? : LENS
44. Leonardo's lady : MONA
45. His works are the "Cats" meow : TSELIOT
50. Type of drum : ATABAL
52. P.R. man's concern : IMAGE
53. Southern dish : GRITS
54. "___ boy!" : ITSA
55. Caron flick : LILI
57. Coffee, to some : JAVA
58. Corrida cheers : OLES
59. Ind. city : GARY
60. Exhort : URGE
61. "Dukes of Hazzard" lawman : ENOS
63. Leon's last name? : INE

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