New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1992

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 4, Spans: 2
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. ___ mater : ALMA
5. Complete; utter : TOTAL
10. Card game for two : JASS
14. Interpret : READ
15. Ancient computers : ABACI
16. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
17. Modern literary medium : COLORTELEVISION
20. Hill resident : ANT
21. Auriculate : EARED
22. Book of maps : ATLAS
23. Sphere preceder : ATMO
24. Bad ___ , German spa : EMS
25. Literary medium before 17 Across : THEPRINTEDBOOK
32. Fixed relation : RATIO
33. "Trinity" author : URIS
34. Kind of virus : RNA
36. Author Seton : ANYA
37. Doctrine : TENET
39. Feudal estate : FIEF
40. Shriver of tennis : PAM
41. Docile : TAME
42. Hail : GREET
43. Literary medium before 25 Across : PAPYRUSSCROLLS
47. Fitting : APT
48. Wilbur work : POEM
49. Lessen : ABATE
52. Herring species : SPRAT
54. Eureka! : AHA
57. Literary medium before 43 Across : BAKEDCLAYTABLET
60. Emerald Isle : ERIN
61. Commotion : MELEE
62. Auction : SALE
63. Fluff; fuzz : LINT
64. Excalibur, e.g. : SWORD
65. Pitchers' assets : ARMS
1. Strongbox of yore : ARCA
2. First name of 33 Across : LEON
3. Brew ingredient : MALT
4. Much ___ . . . " : ADO
5. Japanese mat : TATAMI
6. King of the fairies : OBERON
7. Hawthorne product : TALE
8. Served winningly : ACED
9. Actress Ullmann : LIV
10. Kipling's "___ Stories" : JUSTSO
11. Indigo dye : ANIL
12. Portico : STOA
13. Buck book : SONS
18. Kind of rocket : RETRO
19. Metrical feet : IAMBS
23. Capital of W. Samoa : APIA
24. Emulate Greeley : EDIT
25. Springe : TRAP
26. Medieval goblet : HANAP
27. Root words : ETYMA
28. Styne output : TUNES
29. Homophone for heir : ERE
30. Bay window : ORIEL
31. Use a prie-dieu : KNEEL
35. Sterns : AFTS
37. Piquant : TART
38. Big bird : EMU
39. An opposite of to : FROM
41. Did a steno's job : TYPED
42. Actress Garbo : GRETA
44. Obvious : PATENT
45. Brisker : SPRYER
46. Put paint on : COATED
49. "Green Mansions" hero : ABEL
50. Italian university city : BARI
51. Related : AKIN
52. Ruck : SLEW
53. ___ Alto, Calif. : PALO
54. Controversial spray : ALAR
55. Wheel : HELM
56. Sweetsop : ATES
58. A hnd. make a meter : CMS
59. Youth org. : BSA

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