New York Times, Friday, July 3, 1992

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Nissan or Nash : CAR
4. Up and about : ASTIR
9. Wanton woman : TART
13. Dagon or Baphomet : IDOL
15. Construction-site apparatus : CRANE
16. Anagram for sure : USER
17. Patriarch : NASI
18. Speak frankly : TALKTURKEY
20. Punish : CHASTISE
22. Lawman portrayer : ARNESS
23. Mazel ___ : TOV
24. Adjunct to a mosque : MINARET
25. Modified : ALTERED
29. "When I was ___ . . . ": Gilbert : ALAD
30. Patriot Tom : PAINE
31. Change a choice : RESELECT
35. Hue : TINT
36. Sub detector : SONAR
37. Peck role: 1956 : AHAB
39. Resumed a discussion : REOPENED
41. Make ___ (grimace) : AFACE
42. Review, of a kind : RAVE
43. Montana neighbor : ALBERTA
45. Decorated walls : PAPERED
48. Labor gp. : ILA
49. Take it with ___ of salt : AGRAIN
50. Recommendation, in a way : REFERRAL
55. Stock-market activity : CROSSTRADE
57. Peace Nobelist: 1984 : TUTU
58. Game linked to lotto : KENO
59. Ruth specialty : HOMER
60. Rose's attribute : ODOR
61. Espied : SEEN
62. Swiss town : STANS
63. Lothian uncle : EME
1. Pres. Bush title : CINC
2. One of Esau's wives : ADAH
3. Sub ___ (clandestine) : ROSA
4. Functioning : ACTIVE
5. Mmes., in Madrid : SRAS
6. Account : TALE
7. Lithography equipment : INK
8. Wholesale buyer, usually : RETAILER
9. Refuse advice : TURNADEAFEARTO
10. Petitioner : ASKER
11. Famous Dodger : REESE
12. Romeo and Juliet get-together : TRYST
14. Pay heed : LISTENTOREASON
19. Of a sepulchral object : URNAL
21. Shredded : TORE
24. Israeli mountaintop fortress : MASADA
25. Skillful : APT
26. Hideaway : LAIR
27. Prong : TINE
28. Uttered in a monotone : DRONED
32. Ending for ethyl : ENE
33. Carbonize : CHAR
34. Core of rapport : TACT
36. Musical intervals : SEVENTHS
38. Actress Arthur : BEA
40. Slayer of Achilles : PARIS
41. Competent : ABLE
44. Three-time losers : LIFERS
45. Prepares to move : PACKS
46. Be in harmony : AGREE
47. Recumbent : PRONE
50. Kingly name in Thailand : RAMA
51. A London protagonist : EDEN
52. Unmannered : RUDE
53. Molecular unit : ATOM
54. Device for Walton : LURE
56. Balderdash : ROT

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