Eileen Lexau
Eileen Lexau 

New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 1992

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
Eileen Lexau has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sri Lankan grasslands : PATANAS
8. Catkins : AMENTS
14. Discharged matter : EXUDATE
15. Phil of TV : DONAHUE
17. Kern musical: 1933 : ROBERTA
18. Neon, e.g. : ELEMENT
19. Eisenhut is one : ALP
20. Be a dilettante : DABBLE
22. Comment by Cratchit's boss : BAH
23. Half a North African dish : COUS
25. "On a ___ Day" : CLEAR
26. Nucha : NAPE
27. "___ girl!" : ITSA
28. Ancient Hebrew measure : KOR
29. One who lessens : ABATER
31. Caesar's 554 : DLIV
32. Elliott, to Franklin D. : SON
33. French aunts : TANTES
34. Greek letters : XIS
36. Winter time in Helena : MST
38. Turn right : GEE
39. Children : MINORS
42. Arab word for hill : TEL
44. Very, to Pierre : TRES
47. Greek markets : AGORAE
48. Guido's high note : ELA
49. Actress Daly : TYNE
50. Incipient alums. : SNRS
51. German city : TRIER
53. Storm-hunting satellite : ESSA
54. Fireplace projection : HOB
55. Unexpected gains: Br. slang : BUNCES
57. Opacate : DIM
58. Of Palaearctic deserts, etc. : EREMIAN
61. Novelist France : ANATOLE
63. Burst, as a seed pod : DEHISCE
64. Lawn seeder, e.g. : STREWER
65. Thick stems : STALKS
66. Fragments : TAGENDS
1. Chemist's inorganic compound : PERACID
2. A salamander : AXOLOTL
3. With 12 Down, lines from "New York, New York" : TUBPUSIXNORBEHT
4. "Fables in Slang" author : ADE
5. Kind of ointment : NARD
6. Has at : ATTACKS
7. Blue-green alga : SEABLOOM
8. Poet Nicolson : ADELA
9. Kind of rodent : MOLERAT
10. Nantes-to-Angers dir. : ENE
11. Place of service for some vets : NAM
12. See 3 Down : THEBATTERYSDOWN
13. New England trout : SUNAPEE
16. Anesthetics : ETHERS
21. He wrote the music for "New York, New York" : BERNSTEIN
24. Redeemers : SAVIORS
26. "No, No, ___": 1925 musical : NANETTE
30. Sack : BAG
35. Madrid Mrs. : SRA
37. "Jeopardy!" is one : TELECAST
39. Kind of potatoes : MASHED
40. Pays no attention to : IGNORES
41. Reverse : SETBACK
43. Designer de ___ : LARENTA
45. Stored green fodder : ENSILED
46. Garment workers : SEAMERS
52. Ancient cryptic signs : RUNES
56. Tony of puppetry : SARG
59. Actress Farrow : MIA
60. Icel., e.g. : ISL
62. Strange device : TEE

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