New York Times, Saturday, January 6, 1990

Author:Patterson Pepple
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Guthrie's restaurateur : ALICE
6. Worn away : EROSE
11. Pep-rally word : RAH
14. "___ Attraction," 1987 movie : FATAL
15. Belief : TENET
16. Abilene-to-Fort Worth dir. : ENE
17. Colorful Boston matriarch : ROSEKENNEDY
19. Genetic initials : DNA
20. Namesakes of explorer Johnson : OSAS
21. Squealer : RAT
22. Funnybone tickler : AMUSER
24. Yvette's boyfriend : AMI
26. Filled the larder : STOCKED
27. Hug : EMBRACE
31. Noted German pathologist: 1809-85 : HENLE
32. Female ruff : REE
33. Tied securely : LASHED
35. College in Mich. : ALMA
38. Tin or copper : METAL
40. Yellow or Checker follower : CAB
41. Stage direction : ENTER
42. Envelope abbr. : ATTN
43. Milk: Comb. form : GALACT
45. Bit for Fido : ORT
46. Writer of "White Shadows" : YODER
48. Boot : TRAINEE
50. Inn name, too often : DEWDROP
52. Nav. vessel designation : USS
53. Assume control again : REHEAD
54. Doctrine : ISM
56. Entertainer Lane : ABBE
60. The Greatest : ALI
61. Colorful singer : PEARLBAILEY
64. N.Y. opera house : MET
65. Locke opus : ESSAY
66. Fermata : PAUSE
67. "Violets ___ blue" : ARE
68. "___ Daughter," 1970 film : RYANS
69. Bobby Fischer's game : CHESS
1. A hairdo : AFRO
2. Thai neighbor : LAOS
3. "___ Long Way to Tipperary" : ITSA
4. Lyricist for Gershwin's "Swanee" : CAESAR
5. He has a Grand Exalted Ruler : ELK
6. Sicilian firebox : ETNA
7. Lease : RENT
8. A follower : ONE
9. Anesthetized : SEDATED
10. Base word : ETYMON
11. Colorful comedian : REDSKELTON
12. "Bonne ___!" : ANNEE
13. Got the word : HEARD
18. Heath : ERICA
23. Bruin of the Pac Ten : UCLAN
25. Shopping center : MALL
26. Jewish month : SHEBAT
27. Writer Calderon : ERMA
28. Miler's milieu : MEET
29. Colorful Golden Girl : BETTYWHITE
30. Steep slope : ESCARP
34. Bandleader Kemp : HAL
36. Pure and simple : MERE
37. Prado offering : ARTE
39. Battery terminal : ANODE
41. An anagram for seat : ETAS
43. Science of earth measurement : GEODESY
44. Toaster ort : CRUMB
47. Fabric merchant : DRAPER
49. O.T. book : ISAIAH
50. Pinter product : DRAMA
51. He might say: "That's a moray!" : EELER
54. An OPEC land : IRAN
55. Stallone and Stone : SLYS
57. Colorful comedian Ben : BLUE
58. Catfish Row gal : BESS
59. Poet's "windows of the soul" : EYES
62. "End ___ Man": Willingham : ASA
63. Common headache med. : APC

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