New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1992

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Handles roughly : PAWS
5. Almost boil : SCALD
10. Self-satisfied : SMUG
14. ___ the Red : ERIC
15. Small drum : TABOR
16. Dorothy's dog : TOTO
17. Spurt : GUSH
18. Eat away at : ERODE
19. One-sided game : ROUT
20. Streisand film re spinning? : THEWAYWEWHIRR
23. Gov. Cuomo et al. : DEMS
24. In full view : OPEN
25. Scene of the crime : VENUE
28. Musician's transition : SEGUE
31. Hero : IDOL
32. Meters : GAUGES
34. Gotcha! : AHA
37. The optometrist's place? : SITEFORSOREEYES
40. Noshed : ATE
41. Prejudice of a sort : AGEISM
42. Actual : VERY
43. Hawthorne's forte : PROSE
44. Owens or James : JESSE
45. Twinge : ACHE
47. Harrow's rival : ETON
49. Muffet's diet plan? : CURDSANDWEIGH
55. Fidel's realm : CUBA
56. Nice Nellie : PRUDE
57. "Arkeologist" : NOAH
59. Singer Redding : OTIS
60. Stan's pal : OLLIE
61. Festive : GALA
62. Calif.'s Governor Wilson : PETE
63. For rent : TOLET
64. "Rosebud," e.g. : SLED
1. Croquet stake : PEG
2. In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
3. Desire : WISH
4. Make time for : SCHEDULE
5. Watt's fuel : STEAM
6. Grant and Middlecoff : CARYS
7. "Baby, Take ___," 1934 song : ABOW
8. Vein of ore : LODE
9. Sketched : DREW
10. Hash mark : STRIPE
11. Dudley or Marianne : MOORE
12. Driving-test feat : UTURN
13. Understood finally : GOT
21. Tiny : WEE
22. Theater audience : HOUSE
25. Traveler's paper : VISA
26. Check for typos, etc. : EDIT
27. Memo : NOTE
28. "If you knew ___ . . . " : SUSIE
29. Selves : EGOS
30. Bacillus : GERM
32. Kind of dancer : GOGO
33. A son of Zeus : ARES
34. Yes votes : AYES
35. Linen marking : HERS
36. "___ sow . . . " : ASYE
38. Got along : FARED
39. Times for soirees : EVENINGS
43. "On the run" is one : PHRASE
44. Blow or Palooka : JOE
45. Severe : ACUTE
46. Biblical measurement : CUBIT
47. Carrie's dad : EDDIE
48. Tin-whistle sound : TWEET
50. See : SPOT
51. Singer Guthrie : ARLO
52. Void's partner : NULL
53. Objective : GOAL
54. Golfer Irwin : HALE
55. Beat pounder : COP
58. Owned : HAD

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