New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1992

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Musical Horne : LENA
5. Make eyes at : OGLE
9. Vetches : TARES
14. Romance lang. : ITAL
15. Musical group : TRIO
16. Freshwater fish : ROACH
17. Start of a quip : MUSICIANS
19. Heath : ERICA
20. Range animal : ANTELOPE
21. Pine Tree State : MAINE
22. Word with bag or job : NOSE
23. Dated : PASSE
24. New England prep school : CHOATE
27. Quip: Part II : DONOTDIE
30. Tries to find : HUNTS
31. Range animal : BISON
32. Year in the papacy of Innocent I : CDV
33. Major ending : ETTE
34. Choreographer Ailey : ALVIN
35. Wan : PALE
36. German interjection : ACH
37. Part of T.S.E. : ELIOT
38. Kind of ego : ALTER
39. Quip: Part III : THEYJUST
41. Elegant : CLASSY
42. Soles' brothers? : HEELS
43. Fortress protection : MOAT
44. Puccini heroine : TOSCA
45. Accomplish : CARRYOUT
49. Chutzpah : CRUST
50. End of quip : DECOMPOSE
51. A musical count : BASIE
52. Arabian port : ADEN
53. Military group : UNIT
54. McCarthy sidekick : SNERD
55. Flat tableland : MESA
56. Correspondence courtesy inits. : SASE
1. Kind of bean : LIMA
2. Vingt-___ (blackjack) : ETUN
3. Political cartoonist : NAST
4. Estrange : ALIENATE
5. Indolent : OTIOSE
6. Fruit of the vine : GRAPE
7. Kind of drawing : LINE
8. Dawn goddess : EOS
9. Betrayal of country : TREASON
10. A past tense of Greek verbs : AORIST
11. ___ and dogs (teemed) : RAINEDCATS
12. " ___ homo" : ECCE
13. ___ Na Na of show biz : SHA
18. Coagulates : CLOTS
21. Massenet opera : MANON
23. Assume as fact : POSIT
24. Defraud : CHEAT
25. Rabbits' coop : HUTCH
26. Free : ONTHEHOUSE
27. Dislodged turf on a golf course : DIVOT
28. Loafs : IDLES
29. ___ which way (disordered) : EVERY
31. Great joy : BLISS
34. Bastard wing : ALULA
35. Duckbill : PLATYPUS
37. Ousted : EJECTED
38. Frighten : ALARM
40. " ___, That's My Baby," 1925 song : YESSIR
41. Blunt-ended cigar : CORONA
43. Symbols of authority : MACES
44. ___ Van Huong, Vietnamese Prime Minister: 1965 : TRAN
45. Grant : CEDE
46. Sir Charles's lady : OONA
47. Govt. information arm abroad : USIS
48. Head, in Le Havre : TETE
49. An ABC rival : CBS
50. Grand Coulee, for one : DAM

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