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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

WRYLINES

New York Times, Sunday, September 27, 1992

Author: Robert H. Wolfe
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 535 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,664
Across Down
1. Residence of early Irish kings : TARA
5. Pahlavi was one : SHAH
9. Restless longing : ITCH
13. Player in "The Boys of Summer" : REESE
18. "Pluck ___ rose . . . ": Shak. : ARED
19. French writer-director : VADIM
21. Honshu city : NARA
22. Burstyn or Barkin : ELLEN
23. Fleming, on his notoriety? : MYFAMEISBONDJAMESBOND
27. Achy : PAINING
28. Buck chaser : AROO
29. Heroic people : VALIANTS
30. Piers : ANTAS
31. Actor Weathers : CARL
32. Novelist Bagnold : ENID
33. Suffix with Tartar : EAN
36. God of marriage : HYMEN
38. Kalahari or Thar : DESERT
43. Shakespeare's promise to Elizabethans? : TOMORROWISANOTHERPLAY
50. Algerian port : ORAN
51. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
52. The Bee Gees, e.g. : TRIO
53. Starchy foodstuff : SALEP
54. Frogs : RANIDS
56. Boor : LOUT
60. "The ___ Love," Lupino film : MANI
62. Level, in Leeds : RASE
63. Like Macaulay Culkin in a 1990 film : ALONE
64. Aagean island : ICARIA
66. "Cabaret" lyrist : EBB
68. Bogie's toast to Eartha? : HERESLOOKINGATYOUKITT
76. Folk foreword : KIN
77. Dammam denizens : SAUDIS
78. Copter part : ROTOR
79. Middle name of a July 16, 1992, dropout : ROSS
83. "Sex, ___ and Videotape," 1989 film : LIES
86. Pip or pippin : SEED
87. List of mistakes : ERRATA
88. Typical Randolph Scott film : OATER
90. On : ATOP
92. The works : ALL
94. Actor Baldwin : ALEC
95. Payne's compliment to an Alaskan? : THERESNOPLACELIKENOME
101. Domelike structure : CUPOLA
102. Wore : HADON
103. Syr. neighbor : ISR
104. Really involved with : INTO
107. Short and not so sweet : CURT
108. Like very much : GOFOR
113. Confronted : ACCOSTED
117. "Thousand Days" queen : ANNE
118. Alligator pear : AVOCADO
120. Stanley's encouragement to Speke? : MAYTHESOURCEBEWITHYOU
123. Inspirit : ELATE
124. University city in Sweden : LUND
125. Have ___ (enjoy) : ABALL
126. Tear : RENT
127. Boys, in Baza : NINOS
128. River near Mt. Ararat : ARAS
129. Gaelic : ERSE
130. Ariosto's patron : ESTE
1. N.F.L.'s ___ Bay Buccaneers : TAMPA
2. Indo-European : ARYAN
3. Equip a stripped ship : REFIT
4. Turkish city founded by the Romans : ADANA
5. ___ Hedin, Gobi explorer : SVEN
6. Reagan's first Secretary of State : HAIG
7. Public plugs : ADS
8. Japanese brazier : HIBACHI
9. Slothful : INDOLENT
10. Dervish's cap : TAJ
11. Have a yen for : CRAVE
12. Plotter exposed by Esther : HAMAN
13. Livers : RESIDERS
14. Exile isle of 1814 : ELBA
15. N.C. college : ELON
16. Delivered : SENT
17. Limits : ENDS
20. Voracious eels : MORAYS
24. Cheeseparer : MISER
25. Actress Talmadge : NORMA
26. Ignore, in a way : ELIDE
34. A brother of Hebe : ARES
35. Common conjunction : NOR
37. Cash of baseball : NORM
39. Her motto was "Semper Paratus" : SPAR
40. She scats with cats : ELLA
41. Arctic explorer and family : RAES
42. Variety : TYPE
43. Pentateuch : TORAH
44. Papal vestment : ORALE
45. Demesne house : MANOR
46. Cat- ___ -tails : ONINE
47. "Roger, ___" : WILCO
48. She may have a sobrina : TIA
49. Sweethearts : HONEYS
55. Vargueno, e.g. : DESK
57. Cerris or roble : OAK
58. "Topaz" author : URIS
59. Turner and Sinatra : TINAS
61. Nigerian native : IBO
64. Heraclitus was one : IONIAN
65. Chills and fever : AGUE
67. Book by Gore Vidal : BURR
69. Mae West role : LIL
70. "The College Widow" author : ADE
71. Kind of basin : TIDAL
72. Imam's text : KORAN
73. Composer Montemezzi : ITALO
74. Freud's "___ und Tabu" : TOTEM
75. Soupçon : TRACE
79. Campus org. : ROTC
80. Locale of Koko Head : OAHU
81. Rundle : STEP
82. An antitoxin: Comb. form : SERO
84. Ike's command : ETO
85. Frosh's superior : SOPH
87. Some become knights : ELKS
89. Savors : RELISHES
91. Posters : PLACARDS
93. Half of CIV : LII
96. "À votre ___!" : SANTE
97. Curving inward, as a beak : ADUNC
98. Eye part : CORNEA
99. Ugandan hostage-rescue site : ENTEBBE
100. Rye fungus : ERGOT
105. Edison contemporary : TESLA
106. Smell, in Sheffield : ODOUR
109. Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
110. Alice and Julia : FAYES
111. Tooth: Comb. form : ODONT
112. Navigator's concern : ROUTE
113. The last word : AMEN
114. Colombian city : CALI
115. Shade of blue : CYAN
116. Astronomer Knopf : OTTO
118. Cobbling gear : AWLS
119. Flagitious : VILE
121. Actress O'Connor: 1880-1959 : UNA
122. Site for a drum : EAR

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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