New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 1992

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like a bee : BUSY
5. Ancient measure of length : CUBIT
10. Upper-body sculpture : BUST
14. Singer James : ETTA
15. Occupied : INUSE
16. Unique person : ONER
17. Irritate : GALL
18. Jewish month : NISAN
19. Hahn or Klemperer : OTTO
20. "A ___ in the Dark" : SHOT
21. Act of burning : COMBUSTION
23. Bat wood : ASH
25. Kind of plane or space : AERO
26. Alfonso's queen : ENA
27. Gibbon or gorilla : APE
30. Like some cattle : HORNLESS
33. Navratilova and Arroyo : MARTINAS
35. Domesticated : TAME
39. Australian pioneer : BUSHMAN
40. "Cats" is one : MUSICAL
43. Bread spread : OLEO
44. Namesakes of a Lear daughter : GONERILS
45. City birds : SPARROWS
49. Female rabbit : DOE
50. Pasture sound : MAA
53. Length x width, e.g. : AREA
54. Broadcast : AIR
56. Surprise attacks : AMBUSCADES
59. "Clinton's ditch" : ERIE
63. Goad : SPUR
64. Lancaster buggy riders : AMISH
65. Playful kiss : BUSS
66. Lohengrin's love : ELSA
67. Al ___ (chewy): It. : DENTE
68. All-purpose trks. : UTES
69. Projectionist's need : REEL
70. Moved cautiously : EDGED
71. Mets' home : SHEA
1. Implores : BEGS
2. Beehive State : UTAH
3. Norman town : STLO
4. Crimean resort : YALTA
5. Quinine-supplying tree : CINCHONA
6. Freshwater mussel : UNIO
7. Kind of holiday : BUSMANS
8. Actress Sanford : ISABEL
9. Professor's concern : TENURE
10. Word with black or camp : BOOT
11. Loosen : UNTIE
12. American saint : SETON
13. Mineral from dried lake basins : TRONA
22. Distress letters : SOS
24. Mason's wedge : SHIM
27. Early pulpit : AMBO
28. Lukas or Anka : PAUL
29. Gaelic : ERSE
31. Sprinted : RAN
32. Budge : STIR
34. Pres. Jefferson : THOS
36. Etcher's need : ACID
37. Saint ___, French port : MALO
38. Differently : ELSE
40. Bovine call : MOO
41. Dirty : UNWASHED
42. Blackfin snapper : SESI
44. Teacher's job : GRADING
46. Dance step : PAS
47. London's Burlington, e.g. : ARCADE
48. Used an orange squeezer : REAMED
50. Amplifying device : MASER
51. Roomy : AMPLE
52. Mistreat : ABUSE
55. Picture puzzle : REBUS
57. Caspian feeder : URAL
58. Ferrara family's home : ESTE
60. Sultan of Swat : RUTH
61. "So that's it!" : ISEE
62. She, in 58 Down : ESSA

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