It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
L
2
E
3
N
4
A
5
O
6
G
7
L
8
E
9
T
10
A
11
R
12
E
13
S
14
I
T
A
L
15
T
R
I
O
16
R
O
A
C
H
17
M
U
S
I
18
C
I
A
N
S
19
E
R
I
C
A
20
A
N
T
E
L
O
P
E
21
M
A
I
N
E
22
N
O
S
E
23
P
A
S
S
E
24
C
25
H
26
O
A
T
E
27
D
O
N
O
T
D
28
I
29
E
30
H
U
N
T
S
31
B
I
S
O
N
32
C
D
V
33
E
T
T
E
34
A
L
V
I
N
35
P
A
L
E
36
A
C
H
37
E
L
I
O
T
38
A
L
T
E
R
39
T
H
E
40
Y
J
U
S
T
41
C
L
A
S
S
Y
42
H
E
E
L
S
43
M
O
A
T
44
T
O
S
C
A
45
C
A
R
R
Y
46
O
47
U
48
T
49
C
R
U
S
T
50
D
E
C
O
M
P
O
S
E
51
B
A
S
I
E
52
A
D
E
N
53
U
N
I
T
54
S
N
E
R
D
55
M
E
S
A
56
S
A
S
E
© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,665

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay
Across
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
Down
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

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|