New York Times, Friday, January 12, 1990

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 241 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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Across Down
1. Following : AFTER
6. Droop : SAG
9. Baby : TOT
12. Clamorous : NOISY
13. Mariposa lily : SEGO
14. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
15. How to make a belt catch a rod tightener : TURNBUCKLE
17. Review: Colloq. : CRIT
18. Toward shelter, at sea : ALEE
19. Gael's republic : EIRE
20. Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
21. Record : TAPE
22. Severs : CUTS
23. Kind of cross : TAU
25. Bart or Brenda : STARR
27. Ratite bird : EMU
30. Imitates a partridge : CHURRS
33. Ornamentations on costumes : SPANGLES
35. Spouse : PARTNER
37. Mounted : ASTRIDE
38. More cantankerous : ORNERIER
40. Fries, in a way : SAUTES
41. But, to Britannicus : SED
42. Finished : ENDED
44. Fallen into disuse: Abbr. : OBS
45. Part of St. Patrick's Cathedral : NAVE
47. Soft mineral : TALC
49. A Neptune neighbor : PLUTO
51. Take on : HIRE
52. In ___ (positioned) : SITU
56. Potato or carrot : ROOT
57. How to make a tortoise capsize : TURNTURTLE
59. Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
60. Eras : AGES
61. Solo : ALONE
62. Boise's county : ADA
63. Garden plot : BED
64. Ice-cream holders : CONES
1. Pier of a sort : ANTA
2. Noisome : FOUL
3. Radial, e.g. : TIRE
4. Feudal serf : ESNE
5. It crosses the bar : RYE
6. Arcana : SECRETS
7. Chills and fever : AGUE
8. Tar : GOB
9. How to make rural crossings subway entrances : TURNSTILES
10. Leave out : OMIT
11. Oz dog : TOTO
13. Omits : SKIPS
14. Macbeth, for one : SCOT
16. Meadow : LEA
20. How to make a jacket for a traitor : TURNCOAT
21. How to make a cricket series a dessert : TURNOVER
22. Unrefined : CRASS
23. How to make more or less a traffic circle : TURNAROUND
24. Comedian Johnson : ARTE
26. River on Paraguay's border : APA
28. Ancient Iranian : MEDE
29. Employs : USES
30. Certain U S N men : CPOS
31. Loser of a fabled race : HARE
32. Net : SEINE
34. Chow : GRUB
36. Cincy player : RED
39. Abed : RETIRED
43. Repairs socks : DARNS
46. Members of an A.B.A. : ATTS
48. Confederate immortal : LEE
49. Outrigger of Malay : PROA
50. Stentorian : LOUD
51. Immense : HUGE
52. W W II battle site : STLO
53. Mashie or niblick : IRON
54. Melody : TUNE
55. Western Indians : UTES
57. Bill : TAB
58. Varnish ingredient : LAC

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