New York Times, Tuesday, September 1, 1992

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Nag : CARP
5. Syrian head : ASSAD
10. Bridge coup : SLAM
14. On a cruise : ASEA
15. Evans or Hunt : LINDA
16. Sinatra's youngest : TINA
17. Order for a butcher : SKIRTSTEAK
19. Black, to Blake : EBON
20. Domingo, e.g. : TENOR
21. Utah lily : SEGO
22. "___-meeny . . . " : EENY
23. Where to buy franks : DELIS
25. Give the facts again : RETELL
27. Send forth : EMIT
29. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
32. Gardeners' creations : BEDS
35. Cambodian neighbor : LAOS
38. Thin porridge : GRUEL
39. Dory implement : OAR
40. Type of salmon : SOCKEYE
42. Election winners : INS
43. Belief : CREDO
45. Sonja Henie's hometown : OSLO
46. "___ girl!" : ATTA
47. Evaluate : ASSESS
49. Entertainer Lorna ___ : LUFT
51. Victor's loot : SPOILS
54. Change the prices : RETAG
57. Commotion : TODO
59. Slippery ones : EELS
61. Begets : SIRES
63. "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
64. Low capital : SHOESTRING
66. Food-container info : NTWT
67. Slender candle : TAPER
68. Prepare for publication : EDIT
69. Scads : TONS
70. Milwaukee's Bradley Center, e.g. : ARENA
71. Sandra and Ruby : DEES
1. Show roster : CAST
2. Inquired : ASKED
3. Any queen of France : REINE
4. Releases conditionally : PAROLES
5. Hirt and Smith : ALS
6. Takes a load off : SITS
7. React derisively : SNEER
8. Motto : ADAGE
9. John Wayne film of 1945 : DAKOTA
10. Pittsburgh pro : STEELER
11. Court action : LIBELSUIT
12. Presently : ANON
13. Numerous : MANY
18. Fat-free : TRIM
24. Farm warehouse : SILO
26. Sidle : EDGE
28. Cantina choice : TACO
30. Camper's cover : TENT
31. "Born Free" star : ELSA
32. ___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
33. Corn portions : EARS
34. Reprove : DRESSDOWN
36. Rubber-stamps : OKS
37. Do a clerk's job : SELL
40. Mediocre : SOSO
41. "On ___ Toes" : YOUR
44. Sends out of the country : DEPORTS
46. Clothed : ATTIRED
48. Nicaraguan's nap : SIESTA
50. Song or gab ending : FEST
52. Light-opera composer : LEHAR
53. Incline : SLOPE
55. Get taken for ___ : ARIDE
56. Bottled spirit : GENIE
57. Hue : TINT
58. Kruger of films : OTTO
60. Observed : SEEN
62. NCO's : SGTS
65. Madrid Mrs. : SRA

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