New York Times, Saturday, January 20, 1990

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Baby's early word : MAMA
5. Footwear : SHOE
9. Yawn : GAPE
13. Sacred image : ICON
14. Exudes : SPEWS
15. Competent : ABLE
16. Section of this : CHRISTIANSYMBOL
19. Yes vote : AYE
20. Part of a deck : CARD
21. Minds : OBEYS
22. Abundant : RIFE
23. Word with food or brother : SOUL
25. Section of this : PARTOFASENTENCE
32. Alf, for one : ALIEN
33. ___ number (speed measure) : MACH
34. Start of the Lord's Prayer : OUR
35. Eye-shadow recipients : LIDS
36. Blackboard : SLATE
38. Hodgepodge : OLIO
39. Uncle, in Ayr : EME
40. Charges : FEES
41. Large African antelope : ELAND
42. Section of this : ABRAINCHALLENGE
46. English spa : BATH
47. ___ d'arc (Osage orange) : BOIS
48. Circa : ABOUT
51. Milne's Winnie : POOH
52. Receptacle : CAN
55. This : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
59. Demolish : RAZE
60. Person born on April 1, e.g. : ARIES
61. Something to feel : OATS
62. Ogled : EYED
63. Jewels : GEMS
64. Cavern, to a poet : GROT
1. Isinglass : MICA
2. Sore : ACHY
3. What Oliver Twist wanted : MORE
4. Black bird : ANI
5. Showy garden shrub : SPIREA
6. Nautical john : HEAD
7. Possess : OWN
8. Double curve : ESS
9. Work the slots : GAMBLE
10. French cleric's title : ABBE
11. Device : PLOY
12. Morays : EELS
14. Crosier : STAFF
17. Offspring : SCION
18. Lad : YOUTH
22. Hwys. : RTES
23. Install : SEAT
24. Fairy-tale starter : ONCE
25. Plant scale : PALEA
26. Out on ___ (taking chances) : ALIMB
27. Codicil : RIDER
28. Kind of hit : SMASH
29. Pitcher Ryan : NOLAN
30. Prompter's job : CUING
31. Wear away : ERODE
36. Dispatched : SENT
37. Nobelist Walesa : LECH
38. Cheers for a toreador : OLES
40. Decrees : FIATS
41. Statesman Root : ELIHU
43. Mistreated : ABUSED
44. Residences : ABODES
45. Closed circuits : LOOPS
48. Land measure : ACRE
49. Heehaw : BRAY
50. Seep : OOZE
51. Prudish : PRIM
52. Despot : CZAR
53. Choir member : ALTO
54. Aerie : NEST
56. Joker : WAG
57. Pyrite or mispickel : ORE
58. Albanian king : ZOG

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