New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1990

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Reindeer herder : LAPP
5. Roles in "Othello" productions : IAGOS
10. Dig beneath : SAP
13. Kind of code : AREA
14. Mutant : SPORT
15. Loud outburst : GALE
16. Ward heelers, e.g. : POLS
17. Where Vallee went to college : ORONO
18. Spicy stew : OLLA
19. Erects : SETSUP
21. Portals : DOORWAYS
23. Enola Gay cargo : ABOMB
25. Carolina river : PEEDEE
26. With persistence : DOGGEDLY
29. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
30. Film critic James : AGEE
31. You, to Hans : SIE
32. Catch again : RETRAP
36. Greek letter : DELTA
38. Bartender's need : ICE
40. Aswan, formerly : SYENE
41. Bristlelike : SETOSE
43. Egg-shaped ornaments : OVA
45. Kiln : OAST
46. Serai : INN
47. Sermonizes : LECTURES
49. Plastered : STONED
52. Part of U.S.S.R. : UNION
53. TV's Max ___ : HEADROOM
55. Uninvolved; easygoing : DEGAGE
59. Sumerian water god : ENKI
60. Ben Ezra, e.g. : RABBI
62. Anthropologist Margaret ___ : MEAD
63. On the Black or Red : ASEA
64. Cram : STUFF
65. Weapon for Pierre : ARME
66. In medias ___ : RES
67. Trial : ESSAY
68. A Coward : NOEL
1. Race parts : LAPS
2. ___ Islands of Indonesia : AROE
3. Fur : PELT
4. Forster's "A ___" : PASSAGETOINDIA
5. Crustaceans with seven pairs of legs : ISOPODS
6. Spring mo. : APR
7. Roth book: 1959 : GOODBYECOLUMBUS
8. Yes ___ (quiz instruction) : ORNO
9. Miss Hardcastle in a Goldsmith comedy : STOOPER
10. Waldorf or Caesar : SALAD
11. " . . . ___ faithful" : ALLYE
12. Kind of porridge : PEASE
15. Advice popularized by Greeley : GOWESTYOUNGMAN
20. Yamaguchi city : UBE
22. Coty and Dubos : RENES
24. Twice DXXVI : MLII
26. Pops : DADS
27. S-shaped molding : OGEE
28. Kale : GELT
33. Bring up : REAR
34. Faulkner character : ANSE
35. Sulks : PETS
37. Actor Ed from Kansas City : ASNER
39. Tied : EVEN
42. Sanction : ENDORSE
44. Make sour : ACIDIFY
48. Pedal digit : TOE
49. Clip : SHEAR
50. Taut : TENSE
51. Sinbad role on TV : OAKES
54. Treat for Dobbin : OATS
56. Gas: Comb. form : AERO
57. Curling or hurling : GAME
58. A biographer of Henry James : EDEL
61. Deg. for a museum curator : BFA

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