New York Times, Friday, January 26, 1990

Author:Patterson Pepple
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Life-jacket stuffing : KAPOK
6. Respond to an S O S : HELP
10. How wild ones run : AMOK
14. Solo : ALONE
15. Kind of code : AREA
16. Tidal wave : BORE
17. Prepares potatoes, in a way : RICES
18. Religious lore : HIEROLOGY
20. Jaunty : RAKISH
22. G. O'Hara's pop song: 1918 : KKKKATY
23. Milton's serpent monster : ELLOPS
25. Down a comestible : EAT
26. Naïve : ARTLESS
28. Tried for lofty goals : ASPIRED
32. Where to borrow bks. : LIB
33. Manila measures : REAMS
35. Eight-ball material : IVORY
36. Conductor Buketoff : IGOR
38. Hungarian "cubist" : RUBIK
40. French magazine : ELLE
41. Angry fan : BOOER
43. Long-eared S.A. rodents : MARAS
45. Celtic Neptune : LER
46. Annoying : IRKSOME
48. Tyrannize : OPPRESS
50. Piper's due : PAY
51. Like some bills : UNPAID
52. Coincide in part : OVERLAP
55. Mail suits : ARMORS
58. Typical Tyson triumphs : KNOCKOUTS
60. Carroll's "slithy ___" : TOVES
61. Moola : GELT
62. Deer: Ger. : REHE
63. "While memory holds ___ . . . ": Shak. : ASEAT
64. Bikini tops : BRAS
65. Limned : DREW
66. Kin of wimps : NERDS
1. Bassist Gary ___ : KARR
2. Suffix for margin or Saturn : ALIA
3. Soft-cover volume : POCKETBOOK
4. Oona or Tip : ONEILL
5. "Big Red Bus" author : KESSLER
6. Gotcha! : HAH
7. Actors Estrada and Rhodes : ERIKS
8. Amaryllis family member : LEEK
9. Inventor of celluloid : PARKES
10. ___ absolute (construction oft used by Caesar) : ABLATIVE
11. Debatable : MOOT
12. Bacchic party : ORGY
13. Lock's buddy : KEY
19. Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
21. Fire extinguisher : HOSER
24. Psalm, to a prêtre : PSAUME
26. Ironclad defense, usually : ALIBI
27. Harshness : RIGOR
28. " . . . arms/Are strong ___ bands": Longfellow : ASIRON
29. Reinvested in C.D.'s, e.g. : ROLLEDOVER
30. Novelist Gardner et al. : ERLES
31. Cloth colorers : DYERS
34. President of Gabon: 1961-67 : MBA
37. Social payment : RESPECTS
39. Greek letter : KAPPA
42. "Masters Without Slaves" author : ROARK
44. Frugal : SPARTAN
47. Petruchio, to Kate : MYLORD
49. Having cracks and crevices : RIMOSE
51. Kaufman's "___ Down Staircase" : UPTHE
52. Lollapalooza : ONER
53. Palm or sole : VOLA
54. Violinist Leopold : AUER
56. Peruse : READ
57. J.F.K. speedsters : SSTS
58. U.S.S.R. security police : KGB
59. Stitch : SEW

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