New York Times, Monday, August 17, 1992

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Caper : PRANK
6. NOW's legislation concern : ERA
9. Casaba : MELON
14. Burr or Copland : AARON
15. Pitch : TAR
16. Golfer's hole-___ : INONE
17. Therapeutic treatments : SWEDISHMASSAGES
20. Suffix with expert : ISE
21. Reveille players : ROUSERS
22. Two-tab dinners for two : DUTCHTREATS
27. Arrow poison : INEE
28. Sermonizer's source : TEXT
29. Perfume ingredient : ESTER
34. Sharp-nosed fish : GAR
35. Race segment : LAP
36. A patois of La. : CREOLE
37. Spanish stream : EBRO
39. Avoid wedding costs : ELOPE
41. Counterfeiter catcher : TMAN
42. Knockabouts : SLOOPS
44. Caen condiment : SEL
45. From ___ Z : ATO
46. Concise : TERSE
47. River to the Rhine : AARE
48. Muddle or mulligan : STEW
49. Oboe's cousin : ENGLISHHORN
52. Candlemaker's substance : STEARIN
56. Couples's cheapest purchase : TEE
57. Board game with marbles : CHINESECHECKERS
63. V-shaped roof gutter : ARRIS
64. Affliction : WOE
65. Belief : TENET
66. Macho matches : DUELS
67. Our nearest star : SOL
68. More ancient : OLDER
1. Ballerina's step : PAS
2. Uncooked : RAW
3. Plural of is : ARE
4. Nix : NODICE
5. Fried turnover : KNISH
6. Old English letter : ETH
7. Aries : RAM
8. Noah's debarkation site : ARARAT
9. Maltreater : MISUSER
10. Spanish and Italian queens : ENAS
11. Theater section : LOGE
12. Humdinger : ONER
13. Headland : NESS
18. Comes to rest : SETTLES
19. Toper : SOT
22. Compendium : DIGEST
23. Lacking competence : UNABLE
24. French Revolution aftermath : TERROR
25. Actual : REAL
26. Disclosure : EXPOSAL
30. Coterie : SET
31. Love apple : TOMATO
32. Click beetle : ELATER
33. Fame : RENOWN
36. Actress Holm : CELESTE
38. Extinct Hawaiian birds : OOS
40. Fairy : PERI
43. Noblewoman : PEERESS
47. Spiro and family : AGNEWS
48. Monetary unit of Israel : SHEKEL
50. Yugoslav city : NIS
51. One hundred: Comb. form : HECTO
52. Spiny-finned fish : SCAD
53. "Help Me Make It ___ the Night" : THRU
54. Ireland, to Gaels : EIRE
55. Indigo : ANIL
58. Bill's partner : COO
59. Niflheim ruler : HEL
60. Purpose : END
61. Arikara : REE
62. Narrow water passage: Abbr. : STR

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