Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross 

New York Times, Tuesday, August 25, 1992

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Or leave ___ but in the cup": Jonson : AKISS
6. Smack : SLAP
10. Judge's seat : BANC
14. Entire range : GAMUT
15. Henry's last Catherine : PARR
16. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
17. "But war's ___ . . . ": Cowper : AGAME
18. Dies ___ : IRAE
19. Caron movie : GIGI
20. Vacation place : SUMMERCAMP
22. Pearl or ruby : GEM
23. Sign-language pioneer : EPEE
24. Collect on a surface, as a gas : ADSORB
27. "Diamonds are ___ . . . " : AGIRLS
30. La. marshy inlet : BAYOU
32. Prestige : CACHET
33. Right of way : EASEMENT
37. Oil: Comb. form : ELEO
38. Watson-Crick subject : DNA
39. Eleventh-century date : MLII
40. Self-deception : DELUSION
43. Originate : CREATE
45. Twilled worsted : SERGE
46. Lyricist for 19 Across : LERNER
47. Mouse's sound : SQUEAK
50. Bath byproducts : SUDS
51. Groan provoker : PUN
52. Gershwin song : SUMMERTIME
58. Appraise : RATE
60. The cheaper spread : OLEO
61. Red dye : EOSIN
62. Dry : ARID
63. Domino : MASK
64. Aroma : SCENT
65. Links needs : TEES
66. Gaelic : ERSE
67. Projections supporting rudders : SKEGS
1. Ottoman officials : AGAS
2. Bird of New Caledonia : KAGU
3. Muslim scholar : IMAM
4. Gazebo : SUMMERHOUSE
5. Church tower : STEEPLE
6. Zest : SPICE
7. Julie Christie role : LARA
8. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
9. Settles beforehand : PREPAYS
10. Ask for alms : BEG
11. Pedro's pal : AMIGO
12. Gulf of Guinea feeder : NIGER
13. Ascend : CLIMB
21. Staff symbol : REST
25. Bambi's mother : DOE
26. Seasonal entertainment : SUMMERSTOCK
27. Scored smashingly : ACED
28. Gust : GALE
29. N. Atlantic isl. : ICEL
30. Sesame : BENNE
31. Motorists' org. : AAA
34. Ardor : ELAN
35. Word on a marquee : NITE
36. Bleachers row : TIER
38. Fala or Millie : DOG
41. Rachel Carson subject : SEA
42. Exasperating : IRKSOME
43. Detective's find : CLUE
44. Compensation : REDRESS
47. Inconsequential one : SPRAT
48. Behan's "The ___ Fellow" : QUARE
49. Set loose : UNTIE
50. Kind of screen : SMOKE
53. Suffix with cell : ULAR
54. Teen-ager's room, frequently : MESS
55. Understanding words : ISEE
56. Porcelain-producing dynasty : MING
57. Tolkien's tree people : ENTS
59. Asner and Sullivan : EDS

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