New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 1992

Author: Tap Osborn
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Tap Osborn has 110 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gotham university : PACE
5. Reference words : ASTO
9. Salt tree: Var. : ATLEE
14. A son of Judah : ONAN
15. Vilipend : SLUR
16. City signs : NEONS
17. Hit song in 1951, with "The" : SYNCOPATEDCLOCK
20. Most unpleasant : SOUREST
21. Native of Kalamata : GREEK
22. Word of welcome : ENTER
23. Schliemann find : TROY
25. "Orphans of the Storm" actress : GISH
28. Ball holders : TEES
29. Enthusiastic : KEEN
30. Water buffalo : ARNEE
31. Timetable abbrs. : ARRS
32. "___ Violet": Isherwood : PRATER
33. Cahn-Styne hit: 1946 : FIVEMINUTESMORE
38. "Of Human Bondage" Smith : ALEXIS
39. Only : MERE
40. Ago : SINCE
41. Swain : BEAU
42. History : PAST
46. Spot for a couronne : TETE
47. Dark part of twilight : DUSK
48. Crete's capital : CANEA
49. Raised : UPPED
51. Bukhara workers : WEAVERS
53. Kristofferson hit song: 1969 : FORTHEGOODTIMES
56. Cornered : TREED
57. Alleged natural electric force : ELOD
58. Ted Williams's number : NINE
59. Boxing programs : CARDS
60. Berber people : TEDA
61. Highlander : GAEL
1. Hot drink with wine or ale : POSSET
2. "Can ___ Explain?": 1950 song : ANYONE
3. King of England, Denmark and Norway : CANUTE
4. French inks : ENCRES
5. Egyptian cobras : ASPS
6. Draggletail : SLATTERN
7. Howard Carter's discovery : TUT
8. Crater Lake's locale : OREGON
9. Suffix for assist : ANCE
10. Dispatch sent with dispatch : TELEGRAM
11. Investigate : LOOKINTO
12. Abbr. on an envelope : ENC
13. Greenlander, briefly : ESK
18. Poetic word : OER
19. Uninteresting : DRY
24. Job-hunting tools : RESUMES
26. Vaticinator : SEER
27. Now partner : HERE
29. Malay dagger : KRIS
30. End of a pulley block : ARSE
31. Friend for Émilie : AMIE
32. Machu Picchu's land : PERU
33. With celerity : FAST
34. Bjorn's foe, once : ILIE
35. Daring person : VENTURER
36. Left out : EXCEPTED
37. Yacht material : TEAKWOOD
41. Stock or supply : BUDGET
42. Asphalt : PAVING
43. Lack of vigor : ANEMIA
44. Trouble-free : SERENE
45. Mortarboard adjunct : TASSEL
47. River to the North Sea : DEE
48. Anchor tackle : CAT
50. Univ. third degrees : PHDS
52. Norse literature : EDDA
53. D.C. trade regulators : FTC
54. Mouths : ORA
55. "___ Buttermilk Sky" : OLE

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