New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1992

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Thank-you-ma'am : BUMP
5. Nugatory : VAIN
9. Tortellini, e.g. : PASTA
14. Indigo source : ANIL
15. Vedic god : AGNI
16. Of an eye part : UVEAL
17. Columbus's pet name for the Santa Clara : NINA
18. Resounded : RANG
19. A 1930's dance : LINDY
20. Bangkok bargaining brouhahas of yore? : TICALISHSPATS
23. Heaven on earth : EDEN
24. Scanty : THIN
25. Surgeon's tool : LANCET
28. Expel : EMIT
29. Forestry degrees : BFS
32. " . . . ___ live girl" : AREAL
33. Navigator's aid : STAR
34. Hoof noise : CLOP
35. Refrain from an Italian travel ad? : TOURALLUREALIRA
38. Unyielding : HARD
39. Superior's inferior : AIDE
40. Schisms : RENTS
41. Leandro's girl : ERO
42. Water conduit : PIPE
43. Wreath, to Tennyson : ANADEM
44. Flesh: Comb. form : SARC
45. Kind of corner : AMEN
46. Mexican cash from a U.S. tourist? : JOHNDOESPESOS
51. Violent : RABID
52. An objet d'art : VASE
53. ___ history : ORAL
55. Sheeplike : OVINE
56. Eternally : EVER
57. Ruin : UNDO
58. Office machine : DATER
59. Plexus : RETE
60. Yoke : TEAM
1. Proscribe : BAN
2. Part of the whole : UNIT
3. Kind of bus : MINI
4. Formal-dinner item : PLACECARD
5. Knave : VARLET
6. In addition : AGAIN
7. Bed-and-board stops : INNS
8. Traumatic experience on Elm Street : NIGHTMARE
9. Sermon site : PULPIT
10. Birdlike : AVIAN
11. Posted : SENT
12. Youngsters : TADS
13. A Khan : ALY
21. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
22. Actress in "Rocky" : SHIRE
25. Forming tool : LATHE
26. With crashing noises : AROAR
27. Nerve: Comb. form : NEURO
28. Musical piece : ETUDE
29. Decoy : BLIND
30. One's strength : FORTE
31. Sudden violent effort : SPASM
33. False alibi? : SLIPCOVER
34. Strips of everything : CLEANSOUT
36. Landed proprietor in Glasgow : LAIRD
37. Wild water buffalo of India : ARNEE
42. Cater (to) : PANDER
43. Famed physicist: 1775-1836 : AMPERE
44. Effulgence : SHINE
45. Advantage : ASSET
46. Diner drink : JAVA
47. Final notice, for short : OBIT
48. Wasp-nest locale : EAVE
49. River into the Bay of the Seine : ORNE
50. Actress Thompson : SADA
51. Hardware item : ROD
54. Actor Herbert : LOM

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