New York Times, Saturday, September 12, 1992

Author:Tap Osborn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Tap Osborn has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Leguminous : PODDED
7. Make the h-sound : ASPIRATE
15. Small cavity : AREOLE
16. Perfume fixatives : SKATOLES
17. Hit song: 1930 : LITTLEWHITELIES
19. ___ trip : EGO
20. A Met score : ARIA
21. "___ Again . . . ": 1972 hit song : ALONE
22. Discovery : FIND
24. Salinger heroine et al. : ESMES
27. Garbo's supposed rival : STEN
28. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
30. Black tea : PEKOE
32. Vein glory : ORE
33. He wrote "A Stillness at Appomattox" : CATTON
35. Bruce and Laura of films : DERNS
37. He got the votes yesterday! : ELECTEE
39. Politico, at times : DEBATER
43. Poet Doolittle : HILDA
45. Strauss opera : SALOME
46. Warpage sign : SAG
49. " . . . that sweet golden ___": Blake : CLIME
51. French historian: 1842-1906 : SOREL
52. Estofado pot : OLLA
54. Checks : STEMS
56. Marquette was one : PERE
57. Guanaco's next of kin : LLAMA
59. Rough waters : RIPS
61. Muslim title : AGA
62. Probabilities : VERISIMILITUDES
66. Atomic particle : ELECTRON
67. Power once in films : TYRONE
68. Did an usher's job : RESEATED
69. Employs muscle power : EXERTS
1. "The ___," 1948 Hope film : PALEFACE
2. Prototype : ORIGINAL
3. Explode : DETONATE
4. Benday item : DOT
5. Eugene O'Neill's mother : ELLA
6. Steel-plow pioneer : DEERE
7. Mortified : ASHAMED
8. Copy Killy : SKI
9. Opportune : PAT
10. Williamsburg willow : ITEA
11. Shoots the dice : ROLLS
12. Former San Francisco mayor : ALIOTO
13. Youthful one : TEENER
14. Ancient Jewish monastic : ESSENE
18. Smoke curl : WISP
23. Discard : DITCH
25. ___ out (made do) : EKED
26. Lesions : SORES
29. Living in rapid currents: Ecol. : LOTIC
31. Below, in Boulogne : ENBAS
34. Dickens's Trent et al. : NELLS
36. Shropshire's other name : SALOP
38. Emulate Charles Merz : EDIT
40. Opera's Escamillo, for one : TOREADOR
41. On the rise : EMERGENT
42. Issuances by P.R. people : RELEASES
44. Cree or Ute : AMERIND
46. Successful shamus : SOLVER
47. Genetic form : ALLELE
48. If-looks-could-kill looks : GLARES
50. Jannings of films : EMIL
53. Priest's nape covering : AMICE
55. Petty ill will : SPITE
58. Hammett pooch : ASTA
60. River to Hades : STYX
63. N.Y.C. transit : IRT
64. Doug ___, 76ers' coach : MOE
65. Suffix for press : URE

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