New York Times, Wednesday, January 24, 1990

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Covenant : PACT
5. Pkg. : BDL
8. Screen vamp : BARA
12. Support beam : IBAR
13. Cote mothers : EWES
15. Spurred : URGED
16. It, in Mexico : ELLO
17. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
18. Weeper of myth : NIOBE
19. Turn down trash? : REFUSEREFUSE
22. Smorgasbord smack? : BUFFETBUFFET
26. Talisman : AMULET
29. Reduced in price : ONSALE
30. Highway divisions : LANES
31. Rawboned one : SCRAG
34. Interdiction : BAN
35. Midpts. : CTRS
36. Mock : FLOUT
37. Move like a butterfly : FLIT
38. Refreshed the inner man : ATE
39. Senior member : DOYEN
40. Compound with two double bonds : DIENE
41. Carolina river : PEEDEE
43. ___ Antilles : LESSER
44. Warsaw wax? : POLISHPOLISH
48. Tiny time period? : MINUTEMINUTE
52. Practices prestidigitation : PALMS
55. Comparison word : THAN
56. Sinful : EVIL
57. Argosy : FLEET
58. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
59. Change for a twenty : TENS
60. Bedecked : CLAD
61. Checkers choice : RED
62. Surfeit : SATE
1. Stevedore's spot : PIER
2. Up to snuff : ABLE
3. Dogie : CALF
4. Worries : TROUBLES
5. Deprived : BEREFT
6. Doc, for one : DWARF
7. Mississippi River sight : LEVEE
8. Legal outlines : BRIEFS
9. Earlier than now : AGO
10. Confederate Johnny : REB
11. Dog-days drink : ADE
14. Put through a sieve : SIFT
15. Renownless : UNSUNG
20. Takes to court : SUES
21. Lusitania sinker : UBOAT
23. Aesopian output : FABLES
24. Mother of Galahad : ELAINE
25. Frame for drying clothes : TENTER
26. Dogpatch creator : ALCAPP
27. Capuchin order founder ___ da Bascio : MATTEO
28. Spin off the spool : UNREEL
31. Wily : SLY
32. Cedar Rapids college : COE
33. Shutout spoiler : RUN
36. Mountain wind : FOEHN
37. Seines : FISHNETS
39. Proceed no more : DESIST
40. Lucy's mate : DESI
42. Switched to the low beam : DIMMED
43. Delineated : LIMNED
45. Expresses : PUTS
46. Different : OTHER
47. Head for the exit : LEAVE
49. Iris layer : UVEA
50. Hair dye : TINT
51. Additionally : ELSE
52. Promoted pvt. : PFC
53. Wholly : ALL
54. Grazing ground : LEA

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