New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1990

Author: Arthur W. Palmer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mimic : APER
5. Bell and Kettle : MAS
8. Yearned : ACHED
13. Brood : MOPE
14. Stone : PELT
15. Archie or Grace : MOORE
16. Certain test : ACID
17. Arab chief : EMIR
18. Cat-___-tails : ONINE
19. Trickery : HOCUSPOCUS
22. Pokey : STIR
23. Polar or ice follower : CAP
24. Worker for a company : EMPLOYEE
26. Plotted : SCHEMED
30. Rapid in a river : SAULT
31. Chat : CAUSERIE
33. Nodule of stone : GEODE
36. Abbr. at Kennedy : ARR
37. Emulates a cheerleader : YELLS
40. One-tenth of XXX : III
41. Italo ___, Italian Fascist leader : BALBO
44. "See ___, alligator" : YOULATER
47. Brigham or Robert : YOUNG
50. Altar boy : ACOLYTE
51. Fortify : EMBATTLE
54. Charpoy : COT
55. Overwhelm : ROUT
56. Olio : HODGEPODGE
61. Standards : NORMS
63. Cribs : BINS
64. Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
65. Aunt in "Oklahoma!" : ELLER
66. Collections of sayings : ANAS
67. Catch a thief : NAIL
68. "Just ___": Nancy Reagan : SAYNO
69. Roman household god : LAR
70. "___ boy!" : ATTA
1. Shanghai nurse : AMAH
2. Not much, in Mexico : POCO
3. The "Aeneid," e.g. : EPIC
4. Solves a "weighty" problem : REDUCES
5. Off. note : MEMO
6. Movie restaurateur : ALICE
7. Plays the banjo : STRUMS
8. Latin I word : AMO
9. Kind of table : CONSOLE
10. Giddy or haughty : HOITYTOITY
11. Athlete Banks or Nevers : ERNIE
12. Steel-plow inventor : DEERE
14. Piquant : PEPPERY
20. Identical : SAME
21. Resort of a sort : SPA
25. Box for fruit : LUG
26. Plant disease : SCAB
27. Pedro's face : CARA
28. Tumult : HURLYBURLY
29. What Caesar cast : DIE
32. Bridge expert Culbertson : ELY
34. ___ of Worms: 1521 : DIET
35. Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
38. Mauna ___ : LOA
39. It has a "sweet smell" : SUCCESS
42. Gondoliers : BOATMEN
43. "Include me ___": Sam Goldwyn : OUT
45. Chicago attraction : LOOP
46. City in central Pa. : ALTOONA
48. Certain degree : NTH
49. Worldwide : GLOBAL
51. Sea birds : ERNES
52. Scratch : MOOLA
53. Suburb of Minneapolis : EDINA
57. Growl : GNAR
58. Mild oath : DRAT
59. Pace : GAIT
60. Actress Raines : ELLA
62. Hit sign : SRO

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