New York Times, Thursday, September 17, 1992

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Out of harm's way : SAFE
5. Fin fifth : BUCK
9. "___ lay me down . . . " : NOWI
13. Jai chaser : ALAI
14. Not this : OTHER
16. So be it : AMEN
17. Half a prison : SING
18. Love, in Lucca : AMORE
19. Adolescent : TEEN
20. Potato words : HASHBROWNSCHIPS
23. Hardy heroine : TESS
24. Done ___ turn : TOA
25. Rate : MERIT
28. Keyboard key : TAB
31. Growls : GNARS
35. Awn : ARISTA
37. Louis or Henri : ROI
39. A brother of Curly : MOE
40. Potato words : MASHEDLYONNAISE
44. Had a bite : ATE
45. Juno, e.g. : DEA
46. Garfield's treat : CATNIP
47. More irate : SORER
50. Reply to a ques. : ANS
52. Some Siouans : OTOES
53. "Neither a borrower ___ . . . ": Shak. : NOR
55. Robin Cook title : COMA
57. Potato words : SPUDTATERMICKEY
65. Not taped : LIVE
66. Street show : RAREE
67. Possess : HAVE
68. Draft status : ONEA
69. Hashemite capital : AMMAN
70. Organic compound : ENOL
71. Attire : WEAR
72. Jacks of clubs : PAMS
73. Far from shallow : DEEP
1. Obi, e.g. : SASH
2. Saturn attachment : ALIA
3. Punkahs : FANS
4. Popular date time, more or less : EIGHTISH
5. These are often wild : BOARS
6. The tops : UTMOST
7. Mess fare : CHOW
8. Songsmith Jerome : KERN
9. Hale or Detroit : NATHAN
10. Chinese sacred mountain : OMEI
11. Act like a willow? : WEEP
12. Motels' ancestors : INNS
15. Caesura : REST
21. Midler or Davis : BETTE
22. Machine part : COG
25. Maternal appellations : MAMAS
26. Sappho's Muse : ERATO
27. Stair part : RISER
29. Indo-European : ARYAN
30. Call of the riled : BOO
32. Acid type : AMINO
33. W.W. II riveter : ROSIE
34. Oozes : SEEPS
36. Use a calculator : ADD
38. "Airways, ___ ": Dos Passos : INC
41. Greensward : LEA
42. One of the Judds : NAOMI
43. Tied on : ATTACHED
48. Ingratiate : ENDEAR
49. Go bad : ROT
51. Shriek : SCREAM
54. ___ avis : RARA
56. Signs : OMENS
57. Off-ramp warning : SLOW
58. Pulpwood source : PINE
59. Eye part : UVEA
60. Pack down : TAMP
61. Author Bombeck : ERMA
62. Welles role : KANE
63. Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
64. Canine protest : YELP

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