New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 1992

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.66, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Agile : SPRY
5. Kind of shaft or corder : CAM
8. Gregory Hines medium : TAP
11. Skin-cream ingredient : ALOE
12. Love or Suez : CANAL
14. Spanish container : URNA
15. Early TV good guy : HOPALONGCASSIDY
18. Soap ingredient : LYE
19. "What a bummer!" : ALAS
20. Chess-tournament accessory : TIMER
21. Good or indoor chaser : SPORT
22. Clear a tape : ERASE
23. Watchman : SENTRY
25. With "long," this means soon : ERE
26. Cuomo or Lanza : MARIO
27. School org. : PTA
28. Accumulation : PILE
32. Playing hooky, in a way : SKIPPINGCLASSES
36. Tierney or Hackman : GENE
37. Bush's command: 1976-77 : CIA
38. Comic Soupy : SALES
39. N.J. neighbor : DEL
40. Woman's garment : HALTER
42. Type of truck : PANEL
45. Bags of cotton : BALES
46. Fragrance : AROMA
47. Neb. Indian : OTOE
48. Airhead : SAP
51. Starting point : JUMPINGOFFPLACE
54. Words of understanding : ISEE
55. Dunker : DONUT
56. Gaze amorously : OGLE
57. Four-poster, e.g. : BED
58. ___ Aviv : TEL
59. Author Bellow : SAUL
1. Political satirist : SAHL
2. Ruse : PLOY
3. Lasso material : ROPE
4. Affirmative vote : YEA
5. Yellow bird : CANARY
6. Dread : ANGST
7. Singer Davis : MAC
8. Has a go at : TRIES
9. Conducter Previn : ANDRE
10. Recompense : PAY
12. Play with crayons : COLOR
13. Kind of pass : LATERAL
14. West Point monogram : USMA
16. Computer-store choice : LAPTOP
17. Paddock papa : SIRE
21. Shoot from ambush : SNIPE
23. "For Pete's ___!" : SAKE
24. She played Joanie on TV : ERIN
25. And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
26. Flavor enhancer, for short : MSG
27. Links org. : PGA
28. High-school juniors' concerns : PSATS
29. Presque ___, Me. : ISLE
30. Lecher's look : LEER
31. Tee preceder : ESS
33. Its capital is Reykjavik : ICELAND
34. Zilch : NIL
35. In dreamland : ASLEEP
39. Mrs. Bruce Willis : DEMI
40. "A ___ of Rain," 1957 movie : HATFUL
41. Flying : ALOFT
42. VCR control button : PAUSE
43. Supplied with weapons : ARMED
44. "No way!" : NOPE
45. Wilderness Road traveler : BOONE
48. It's a long story : SAGA
49. Ira Glasser's org. : ACLU
50. Do a KP job : PEEL
51. Small sail : JIB
52. Obtained : GOT
53. ___ Alamos : LOS

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