New York Times, Friday, August 7, 1992

Author:Bob Sefick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Bob Sefick has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Varieties of gypsum : ALABASTERS
11. René's state of things : CAS
14. Pelican State native : LOUISIANAN
15. Morning wear : ROBE
16. Backyard swinger : GARDENGATE
17. "Cat on ___ Tin Roof" : AHOT
18. Art patron Hogg : IMA
19. Total: Abbr. : AGG
20. Detroit duds : EDSELS
22. Woad and madder : DYES
24. Ram's mate : EWE
27. Place of refreshment : OASIS
28. Keep apart : ESTRANGE
32. Better than 2d : IST
33. Courageous : GRITTY
36. Small amount : SOU
37. London area : SOHO
38. Take a different course : RECHART
40. Type of radio receiver : SCANNER
42. City in S France : ALES
43. Clod : OAF
45. Henri's hockey stick : CROSSE
46. ___ de Calais : PAS
47. "Cruising" star : ALPACINO
49. Early Allen : ETHAN
51. Christian, for one : ERA
52. Step measure : PACE
56. City on the Rhône : VIENNE
58. Bachelor's digs : PAD
61. Bagel enhancer : LOX
62. "___ mouth like an old potato . . . ": Kipling : IVEA
63. Like iterations : REPETITIVE
67. Hauls in : NETS
68. Foreman : OVERLOOKER
69. Curve before a tee? : ESS
70. Hydra : SEASERPENT
1. Chilly : ALGID
2. Rich, as soil : LOAMY
3. Distinctive stimuli : AURAE
4. Invitation : BID
5. On the QE2 : ASEA
6. Emulate Bonnie Raitt : SING
7. He makes you "it" : TAGGER
8. Alfonso's queen : ENA
9. Turncoat : RAT
10. Dirk of yore : SNEE
11. Unitive acts : COHESIONS
12. Ends : ABOLISHES
13. ___ by (values highly) : SETSSTORE
15. Tabula ___ : RASA
21. Rich-sounding ruminant : DOE
23. Adam's third son et al. : SETHS
25. "Eadie ___ a Lady" : WAS
26. Slugger Slaughter : ENOS
29. Dep. : STA
30. Alpine area : TYROL
31. Name in leather goods : GUCCI
33. Rumor mill : GRAPEVINE
34. Holiday visitors : RELATIVES
35. Glaciers : ICESHEETS
37. Emulate Paul Pry : SNOOP
39. Nixon's undoer : TAPE
41. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
44. Way off : FAR
47. Blyth or Sheridan : ANN
48. Pickled buds : CAPERS
50. Researchers' files : ANAS
53. Equally : ALIKE
54. Band of witches : COVEN
55. Use one's power : EXERT
57. Piccadilly statue : EROS
59. Salt tree : ATLE
60. Memorable couturier : DIOR
64. Time of anticipation : EVE
65. Item in a patch : PEA
66. Be better than : TOP

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