New York Times, Tuesday, September 8, 1992

Author:Michael S. Maurer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Michael S. Maurer has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 15 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Radiate : BEAM
5. Agts. : REPS
9. Thin wood strip : SLAT
13. Play starter : ACTI
14. End : CEASE
15. Mexican snack : TACO
16. Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
17. Fragrance : ATTAR
18. Garden spot : EDEN
19. Author of the quote below : LOUISPASTEUR
22. Parisian husband : MARI
23. Fasten : SNAP
26. Quote: Part I : INHUMANENDEAVOR
33. Old French coins : SOUS
34. Change direction : VEER
35. A Siouan : OTO
36. Airport abbr. : ARR
37. Noes : DENIALS
40. Isle : CAY
41. Rhine tributary : AAR
42. Part of M.I.T. : INST
43. Old Norsemen's armed galley : AESC
44. Quote: Part II : CHANCEFAVORSTHE
49. Oxford or loafer : SHOE
50. Soprano Moffo : ANNA
51. End of quote : PREPAREDMIND
58. Large land mass : ASIA
61. Desi Arnaz, e.g. : LATIN
62. Dies ___ : IRAE
63. A sound of music : HIFI
64. Soared : KITED
65. Citrus fruit : LIME
66. A ___ apple : ASIN
67. Notable periods : ERAS
68. German river : EDER
1. Semitic deity : BAAL
2. Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
3. Alaskan island : ATTU
4. The little finger : MINIMUS
5. Keep : RETAIN
6. Devours : EATS
7. H.S. exam : PSAT
8. Withered : SERE
9. Breastbones : STERNA
10. Boy : LAD
11. High card : ACE
12. Weight measure : TON
14. "Lost Horizon" director : CAPRA
20. Famous uncle : SAM
21. Electric-company customers : USERS
24. Wading bird : AVOCET
25. Dead Sea product : POTASH
26. Violinist Stern : ISAAC
27. Biographer Lofts and namesakes : NORAHS
28. Cheer : HURRAH
29. A Perón : EVITA
30. Teachers' gp. : NEA
31. ___ Rio, city in Tex. : DEL
32. Rolls-___ : ROYCE
37. Kitchen utensil : DICER
38. Compass pt. : ENE
39. Letters on a bad check : NSF
43. "A miss is as good ___" : ASAMILE
45. "___, no gain" : NOPAIN
46. Changes : VARIES
47. Upright : ONEND
48. Pt. of a boxing match : RND
52. Actress Sommer : ELKE
53. Couple : PAIR
54. "___ boy!" : ATTA
55. Crocus, e.g. : IRID
56. Title : NAME
57. Range player : DEER
58. Cry of triumph : AHA
59. Fam. member : SIS
60. "___ Were a Rich Man" : IFI

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