New York Times, Wednesday, January 31, 1990

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Said "I do" : WED
4. Second chance in court : APPEAL
10. Chinese gelatin : AGAR
14. Rocks at the bar : ICE
15. Auto's "face" : GRILLE
16. Tempo : PACE
17. Start of a quip : SHELOOKSLIKESHE
20. It springs eternal : HOPE
21. Born, to Fifi : NEE
22. Drive forward : IMPEL
23. Convened : SAT
25. Wool producer : EWE
26. More of the quip : WASPOUREDINTO
33. Kitchen utensil : CORER
34. Abnormal breathing sounds : RALES
35. Mate of 25 Across : RAM
37. Exhort : URGE
38. Lincoln's logs? : CABIN
39. Rani's garb : SARI
40. English heat measure: Abbr. : BTU
41. Mysterious biblical word : SELAH
42. Was skittish : SHIED
43. More of the quip : HERCOSTUMEAND
46. Cries of surprise : OHS
47. Far along in years : OLD
48. "Topless towers" city : ILIUM
51. Blemish : MAR
53. Gumbo : OKRA
57. End of the quip : FORGOTTOSAYWHEN
61. Cleaving tool : FROE
62. Narrated again : RETOLD
63. Okla. city : ADA
64. Yearnings : YENS
65. Saves Dad the nuptial costs : ELOPES
66. "I am ___ a crook": Nixon : NOT
1. "When You ___ Upon a Star" : WISH
2. Repeat : ECHO
3. Area in an ocean floor : DEEP
4. Past : AGO
5. ASAP : PRONTO
6. Toll road : PIKE
7. Other : ELSE
8. Entirety : ALL
9. Island necklace : LEI
10. Missing links? : APEMEN
11. Pant : GASP
12. Long : ACHE
13. Walk erratically : REEL
18. Rent payer : LESSEE
19. New Zealanders, informally : KIWIS
24. Spring mo. : APR
25. Garden spot : EDEN
26. Fort ___, Tex. : WORTH
27. Debate : ARGUE
28. Russian mountains : URALS
29. Morocco's capital : RABAT
30. Nobel Peace Price winner Root : ELIHU
31. Orient Express, e.g. : TRAIN
32. Like a galley : OARED
33. Den denizen : CUB
36. "___ pleasures and palaces . . . " : MID
38. Company V.I.P.'s : CEOS
39. What Peter Pan lost : SHADOW
41. Jerk : SCHMO
42. This goes with poivre : SEL
44. Reddens the cheeks : ROUGES
45. Esprit de corps : MORALE
48. Uncertain: Slang : IFFY
49. Body of knowledge : LORE
50. Something to pump : IRON
51. Fictional sleuth : MOTO
52. Soaking wet : ASOP
54. Asian title of respect : KHAN
55. Freshen the décor : REDO
56. Premed course : ANAT
58. Three, in Torino : TRE
59. ___ Aviv : TEL
60. Material measures: Abbr. : YDS

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