New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1990

Author:Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Off the Court" author : ASHE
5. Steer : PILOT
10. Stagehand : GRIP
14. Condo cousin : COOP
15. Plant of the goosefoot family : ORACH
16. Pool on a liner : LIDO
17. Savvy : HORSESENSE
19. Literary conflict : AGON
20. Chore for a farmer : ENSILING
21. Harbinger : HERALD
23. Gladden : ELATE
24. Gdansk native : POLE
25. London suburb : ACTON
27. Dies : PERISHES
31. Bereft, in times of yore : LORN
32. Torment : HARASS
34. Eggs, to Cato : OVA
35. Sp. women : SRAS
36. Papal cape : ORALE
37. Seed covering : ARIL
38. Well-known dict. : OED
39. Undercoats a surface : PRIMES
40. H.S. test : PSAT
41. Property : PREMISES
43. Golf events : OPENS
44. Serves perfectly : ACES
45. Earthy deposits : MARLS
47. Kind of puzzle : JIGSAW
50. Bent : TENDENCY
53. Emend : EDIT
54. Oater : HORSEOPERA
56. River in Germany : ELBE
57. Actress Massey : ILONA
58. Bakery specialist : ICER
59. Look sharply : PEER
60. Rob ___ to pay Paul : PETER
61. Used frugally, with "out" : EKED
1. Suffer sorely : ACHE
2. Anon : SOON
3. Bargain shrewdly : HORSETRADE
4. Greek letters : EPSILONS
5. Assume as fact : POSIT
6. Girl of song : IRENE
7. Director Fritz ___ : LANG
8. Mil. training program : OCS
9. "___ Mouth," Joyce Cary novel : THEHORSES
10. Glowers : GLARES
11. Capital of Latvia : RIGA
12. Matinee ___ : IDOL
13. Golden or Walden : POND
18. Zest : ELAN
22. Site of the first Olympic games : ELIS
24. Rembrandt ___, U.S. painter : PEALE
25. Journalist Stewart or Joseph : ALSOP
26. Kitchen gadget : CORER
27. London buggies : PRAMS
28. Ginger ale–whisky drink : HORSESNECK
29. ___- les-Bains, French spa : EVIAN
30. Seasoned seamen : SALTS
32. Lash : HORSEWHIP
33. The Ram of the zodiac : ARIES
37. As American as ___ : APPLEPIE
39. Twelve-point type : PICA
42. Kind of mind or work : MASTER
43. Church calendar : ORDO
45. Intervening, in law : MESNE
46. Close by, poetically : ANEAR
47. General-purpose car : JEEP
48. Not in use : IDLE
49. Taunt : GIBE
50. Cheating aid : TROT
51. Actress Summer : CREE
52. Word with arm or stick : YARD
55. Corrida cry : OLE

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