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Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch

New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1992

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Charles E. Gersch has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,508

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Across
1
Spill the beans : BLAB
5
Proper's companion : PRIM
9
Nicholson role : JOKER
14
Hoarfrost : RIME
15
Hawaiian port : HILO
16
Got up : AROSE
17
Left in the lurch : ABANDONED
19
Saguaros, e.g. : CACTI
20
SECRETARY : WRITINGDESK
22
Sweetie : HON
23
One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
24
___-majesté : LESE
25
Faucet : TAP
27
Pacino and Hirt : ALS
28
Baltic capital : TALLINN
32
Hubert's successor in '69 : SPIRO
35
___ now (to date) : ASOF
37
___ in one's bonnet : ABEE
38
SECRETARY : CABINETOFFICIAL
41
Angers : IRES
42
Asian border river : YALU
43
Nidi : NESTS
44
"Sweet" age : SIXTEEN
46
Corporate gps. : BDS
47
"Wheel of Fortune" purchase? : ANO
48
Ashen : PALE
50
Gates's org. : CIA
53
Disfigure : MAR
56
SECRETARY : AFRICANBIRD
59
A.M. awakener : ALARM
61
Messy : CLUTTERED
62
Gay ___ : PAREE
63
First name of 18 Down : MATT
64
"Judith" composer : ARNE
65
"Great!" : SWELL
66
Cobra, to a mongoose : PREY
67
Even : TIED
Down
1
Schwarzenegger asset : BRAWN
2
October sign : LIBRA
3
Mightily : AMAIN
4
Inclination : BENT
5
Calls up : PHONES
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Calls up : RINGS
7
___ France (famed liner) : ILEDE
8
Fashion : MODE
9
"The Day of the ___": Forsyth : JACKAL
10
Old English coin : ORA
11
New York's 105th : KOCH
12
This: Sp. : ESTO
13
Check : REIN
18
TV marshal : DILLON
21
Crosier : STAFF
26
Director's cry, on the set : PLACES
27
Beard; awn : ARISTA
28
Modern low-cal food : TOFU
29
Egyptian bird : IBIS
30
Antonym of 61 Across : NEAT
31
"I Remember Mama" role : NELS
32
Chem., phys., biol., etc. : SCIS
33
___ passu : PARI
34
Mountain goat : IBEX
35
___ impasse (stymied) : ATAN
36
Famed impresario Hurok : SOL
39
___ newt (witches' ingredient) : EYEOF
40
Begin a new paragraph : INDENT
45
Cosmetic-kit item : ENAMEL
46
Author of "The Exorcist" : BLATTY
48
Hemingway heroine : PILAR
49
Like some angles : ACUTE
50
Plant tendrils : CIRRI
51
"Goodnight" girl of song : IRENE
52
Did sum work : ADDED
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Cartographers' concerns : MAPS
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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Not well done : RARE
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Dudley Do-Right's org. : RCMP
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Tempo : BEAT
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Bro. or sis., e.g. : REL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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