New York Times, Wednesday, August 12, 1992

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dolls' sounds : MAMAS
6. Famous seven : SEAS
10. Kind of test : ACID
14. Cremona artisan : AMATI
15. Lhasa cleric : LAMA
16. City in Bergen County, N.J. : LODI
17. Panamanian city : COLON
18. Jot : ATOM
19. Chickpea, e.g. : GRAM
20. Avocado : ALLIGATORPEAR
23. Like Willie Winkie : WEE
24. Level : EVEN
25. Attu natives : ALEUTS
28. Lima Mme. : SRA
29. Washington's bill : ONE
30. Con's opposite : PRO
31. Impulse : URGE
34. Short distance : STEP
37. Provide meals : CATER
39. Ga. thoroughfare : PEACHTREESTREET
42. Ziti or orzo : PASTA
43. Foot part : INCH
44. Tots : ADDS
45. Modern bus. need : EDP
46. Tuck's partner : NIP
48. Shade tree : ELM
50. Put more powder into a musket : RELOAD
52. Norman town : STLO
54. Balt. or N.Y.C. : SPT
57. Flatterer or sycophant : APPLEPOLISHER
60. Sicilian resort : ENNA
62. Dash : ELAN
63. Naturalist Edwin Way ___ : TEALE
64. One of Alcott's "Little Women" : BETH
65. Astronaut Sally : RIDE
66. Everglades bird : EGRET
67. Decorative knob : BOSS
68. Prophet : SEER
69. Lassos : ROPES
1. Large parrot : MACAW
2. Soap plant : AMOLE
3. French film director : MALLE
4. Thine, in Arles : ATOI
5. Nobelist Isaac Bashevis ___ : SINGER
6. Blackboard : SLATE
7. Industrialist Cyrus ___ : EATON
8. Cupid : AMOR
9. Small Chinese boat : SAMPAN
10. Water plants : ALGAE
11. Made venal : CORRUPTED
12. Mrs. Cantor : IDA
13. Dull, as a light : DIM
21. Haiti, at sea : AVAST
22. Choose : ELECT
26. Cornered : TREED
27. Kinds : SORTS
28. Religious denomination : SECT
29. Oil gp. : OPEC
31. Word with crust or hand : UPPER
32. Peg Woffington's creator : READE
33. Rue relatives : GASPLANTS
35. Stumble : TRIP
36. Yet, to Yeats : EEN
38. Saroyan hero : ARAM
40. Medieval goblet : HANAP
41. Prepare peas : SHELL
47. Flâneurs : IDLERS
49. Emulate 47 Down : LOITER
51. Colorful fish : OPAHS
52. Fictional detective : SPADE
53. A facial cleanser : TONER
54. Becky ___, Thackeray minx : SHARP
55. Martinique volcano : PELEE
56. Weight allowances : TRETS
58. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
59. Utah's lily : SEGO
60. Wane : EBB
61. Modernist : NEO

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