New York Times, Monday, September 7, 1992

Author:Virginia L. Yates
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Emulated Annabel Lee : LOVED
6. Styptic : ALUM
10. Peak : ACME
14. " . . . partridge in ___ tree" : APEAR
15. Cook book : COMA
16. Plug away : TOIL
17. Tendrils : CIRRI
18. Barricade by police cars : ROADBLOCK
20. Nixon has two : ENS
21. Sisyphean : VAIN
23. Wipes off the map : ERASES
24. Bogart film: 1937 : DEADEND
26. Tours firms: Abbr. : CIES
27. Have : EAT
28. Practiced pyromancy : FORETOLD
32. By and by : DOWNTHEROAD
36. Run : HIE
37. Keep ___ (persist) : ATIT
38. Small drink : SIP
39. This often flies : TIME
40. Was victorious : WON
41. Gets going : HITSTHEROAD
45. Lingerie item : NEGLIGEE
47. United : ONE
48. Novelist Tyler : ANNE
49. Landscaped urban thoroughfare : PARKWAY
53. DO NOT ___ (Monopoly setback) : PASSGO
56. Submarine : HERO
57. "What a good boy ___!" : AMI
58. Traveling : ONTHEROAD
60. Out of line : UNDUE
62. "___ From Muskogee," M. Haggard hit : OKIE
63. Martinelli of the screen : ELSA
64. Piccolo sound : TRILL
65. Enrich, in a way : LARD
66. F.D.R.'s New ___ : DEAL
67. Paved the way : EASED
1. Spiked the punch : LACED
2. Guess : OPINE
3. Vice tag-along : VERSA
4. Organ with a drum : EAR
5. Suggest : DRIVEAT
6. Stinging : ACRID
7. Arctic diver : LOON
8. Actress Thurman : UMA
9. Sherry's kin : MADEIRA
10. Finally : ATLAST
11. ___ Bay, Ore. : COOS
12. Nursery trio : MICE
13. Lodge fellows : ELKS
19. Propagate : BREED
22. Lit. collection : ANTH
25. Mar the car : DENT
26. Vote in a new member : COOPT
28. Looped upholstery fabric : FRISE
29. Where Canton is : OHIO
30. This is there, too : LIMA
31. Title : DEED
32. Occur to, with "on" : DAWN
33. Okla. Indian : OTOE
34. ___ it (improvise) : WING
35. First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
39. Journey : TREK
41. Joint on a door : HINGE
42. Cold-shouldered : IGNORED
43. Rime : HOAR
44. On the way : ENROUTE
46. Scolded severely : LASHED
49. Cycle : PEDAL
50. Arroyas : WADIS
51. Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
52. Highway sign : YIELD
53. Natatorium : POOL
54. "My Way" songwriter : ANKA
55. Commotion : STIR
56. "The night ___ thousand eyes" : HASA
59. "This ___ House," 1954 song : OLE
61. Hunters' gp. : NRA

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