Alfio Micci
Alfio Micci 

New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 1992

Author: Alfio Micci
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Alfio Micci has 86 pre-Shortz puzzles and 11 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Key letter : KAPPA
6. Milne bear : POOH
10. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
14. ___ ease (uncomfortable) : ILLAT
15. Garage job : LUBE
16. Palm of the hand : VOLA
17. Boring partners? : STALEMATES
19. Soon : ANON
20. Bean type : SOYA
21. Like a breezeway : AIRY
22. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
23. Alloy-coated steel : TERNE
25. Cooking direction : STIR
26. Mystic systems : CABALAS
29. Loop locale : CHICAGO
32. "Behold ___ Horse," Peck movie : APALE
33. Other, in Madrid : OTRO
35. Abba of Israel : EBAN
36. Saul's uncle : NER
37. Scrap for an inmate? : CONSORT
40. French friend : AMI
41. Spheres : ORBS
43. Mellows : AGES
44. Changsha is its capital : HUNAN
46. Huxley's "___ in Gaza" : EYELESS
48. Cheat : SWINDLE
50. Rave's partner : RANT
51. Minn. team : TWINS
52. Thread material : LISLE
54. Anthracite : COAL
55. May or Ann : CAPE
59. Galba's successor : OTHO
60. Witty Indians? : DROLLERIES
62. Impend : LOOM
63. Unpopular egg part : YOLK
64. Fortification : REDAN
65. Some Dada art : ARPS
66. Kids' moms : EWES
67. Up and about : AWAKE
1. Chocolate tidbit : KISS
2. Brahms's "___ Rhapsody" : ALTO
3. Stage offering : PLAY
4. Velar : PALATAL
5. Had a little lamb : ATE
6. Simple ditties? : PLAINSONGS
7. Outlandish : OUTRE
8. Mind : OBEY
9. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES
10. Greed : AVARICE
11. Nicaraguan music makers? : CONTRABAND
12. French saint: Dec. 1 : ELOI
13. Jutlander : DANE
18. Author Rostov: "Eroica" : MARA
22. P.I. native : ATI
24. Power source: Abbr. : ELEC
25. Former restaurateur Toots ___ : SHOR
26. Birchbark : CANOE
27. Little's forte : APERY
28. Dance for tonsorial artists? : BARBERSHOP
29. Irascible hikes? : CROSSWALKS
30. ___ Abdel Nasser : GAMAL
31. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
34. Half a deadly fly : TSE
38. Kiln : OAST
39. Rarified : THIN
42. Skis between gates : SLALOMS
45. Remove a bottle top : UNSCREW
47. Ethyl ender : ENE
49. Humorist Rogers : WILL
51. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1981 : TOOLE
52. Dancer Montez : LOLA
53. "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
54. Boast : CROW
56. Amneris's rival : AIDA
57. Culmination : PEAK
58. Slave of yore : ESNE
60. Disguise the gray hair : DYE
61. Historic period : ERA

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