New York Times, Thursday, January 4, 1990

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Snatch : GRAB
5. Shore up : PROP
9. Arrest : STOP
13. Wedding missiles : RICE
14. One of Jupiter's satellites : LEDA
15. Sugar-maple spout : SPILE
16. Indian tourist town : AGRA
17. Currier's partner : IVES
18. Boccaccio's "The ___ Heart" : EATEN
19. Start of a quip : THEMINISTERWHO
22. Ands, in Avignon : ETS
23. Tippler's trouble : DTS
24. Factories, to Fifi : USINES
25. Quip: Part II : REHEARSES
27. Portends : BODES
30. Dregs : LEES
31. "High ___," M. Anderson play : TOR
34. Saharan : ARID
35. Pansy's pad : BED
36. Mayor of Palm Springs : BONO
37. Crest : TOP
38. Kodiak, e.g. : BEAR
40. Emulated Clementine's dad : MINED
41. Quip: Part III : PRACTICES
44. Emulate Delbert Mann : DIRECT
46. Today's jrs., next year : SRS
47. Ditty syllable : TRA
50. End of the quip : WHATHEPREACHES
53. Former Pacific defense gp. : SEATO
54. Harvest : REAP
55. "Scourge of mortals": Homer : ARES
56. Of the distant past, poetically : OLDEN
57. Bright thought in Toulon : IDEE
58. Ancient Persian's contemporary : MEDE
59. Play the lead : STAR
60. Has the misery : AILS
61. Gnat or rat : PEST
1. Rasp : GRATE
2. Correct : RIGHT
3. Character in "The Rivals" : ACRES
4. Grin : BEAM
5. Column base : PLINTH
6. Change the text : REVISE
7. Genethliacons : ODES
8. Grazed upon : PASTURED
9. Generates : SPAWNS
10. Give a tenth of one's income : TITHE
11. Lineup in a supermarket : OLEOS
12. Stylograph : PEN
15. Sequential events : SERIES
20. Roman date : IDES
21. Being : ESSE
25. ___ rover (children's game) : RED
26. Raid warning : ALERT
27. Belfry occupant : BAT
28. Pizarro's quest : ORO
29. Pickpocket : DIP
31. Heavy weight : TON
32. Bill passed regularly : ONE
33. If spared, it spoils : ROD
35. One-celled microorganisms : BACTERIA
36. Encore! : BIS
38. Type of lace : BRETON
39. Apiece : EACH
40. Tableland : MESA
41. Famous Vienna park : PRATER
42. ___ Baline (Irving Berlin) : ISRAEL
43. Delicate pancakes : CREPES
44. Resided : DWELT
45. "___ little pony . . . " : IHADA
47. Unlucky number on a match : THREE
48. Bulrushes : REEDS
49. Plus item : ASSET
51. Foot: Comb. form : PEDI
52. Corny : CAMP
53. Mayday's cousin : SOS

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