New York Times, Wednesday, August 5, 1992

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tedder's W.W. II org. : RAF
4. Handled a grounder : FIELDED
11. Container for pkgs. : CTN
14. Freudian concern : EGO
15. ___ as a goose : ASLOOSE
16. Get cracking : HIE
17. Peace, to Ovid : PAX
18. Harte story locale : ROARINGCAMP
20. Rock star Clapton : ERIC
22. Three-time N.L. batting champ : PETEROSE
23. Ribs in Gothic vaulting : LIERNES
26. Holiday eve in Tel Aviv : EREB
27. Sensational headlines : SCREAMERS
30. Rye fungus : ERGOT
32. ___ shrew : ERD
33. Dearie : HON
35. Ariz. city : YUMA
36. N.T. book : COR
39. Noise unit : DECIBEL
42. Network letters : NBC
43. Bird-feeder treat : SUET
45. Channel buoy : NUN
46. Mideast org.: 1958-61 : UAR
48. Bewildered : ATSEA
50. Powerful, portable radios : BOOMBOXES
55. Cotton seed pod : BOLL
56. Rate : DESERVE
57. Ripe for thievery : UNLOCKED
61. Bring down the house : RAZE
62. Indy 500 need : CRASHHELMET
65. Smart set : TON
66. Cal. time : PST
67. Some torpedoes : AERIALS
68. Defer or differ ending : ENT
69. Took sustenance : ATE
70. U.S. Open golf champ: 1988-89 : STRANGE
71. ___ volente : DEO
1. Turns back : REPELS
2. Meadow mushroom : AGARIC
3. More devious : FOXIER
4. "Dolce ___ niente" : FAR
5. Combiner with tonic : ISO
6. Slip by : ELAPSE
7. Folkways : LORE
8. Porter's "Let's ___" : DOIT
9. Anglo-Saxon laborer : ESNE
10. To the nth ___ : DEGREE
11. Pursuit ship's weapon : CHASEGUN
12. Ticking menace : TIMEBOMB
13. Fiber cluster : NEP
19. City near Erie, Pa. : CORRY
21. Canadian Indian : CREE
24. Matgrass : NARD
25. German seaport : EMDEN
28. An Afr. beast : RHINO
29. Blubber : SOB
31. Tic and toe divider : TAC
34. Plainsong notational symbol : NEUME
36. Johnny Reb's govt. : CSA
37. Eruption : OUTBURST
38. Re-echo : RESONATE
40. A Scout : CUB
41. Places for Chem. 101 students : LABS
44. Hits home : TELLS
47. Dutch river : ROER
49. Greetings from wahines : ALOHAS
51. "___ Out," 1947 film : ODDMAN
52. Not for straight arrows : XRATED
53. Greek infantryman : EVZONE
54. Taken care of : SEENTO
58. Atkins or Huntley : CHET
59. Brynner co-star: 1956 : KERR
60. Famed pen name : ELIA
62. Authorized bus. overseer : CPA
63. Actress from Finland : ELG
64. Literature Nobelist's monogram : TSE

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