New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 1990

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Bloody ___ (cocktail) : MARY
5. Metalworker : SMITH
10. Carry's partner : CASH
14. Theater award : OBIE
15. Flick : MOVIE
16. Outermost of the Aleutians : ATTU
17. "Crimes and Misdemeanors" actor : ALDA
18. Wear down : ERODE
19. Meander : ROAM
20. Tune originally titled "Skoda Lasky" : BEERBARRELPOLKA
23. Successor to Claudius I : NERO
24. Actress Barkin : ELLEN
25. Lincoln homestead : CABIN
28. Dawdles : MOPES
31. Prayer finale : AMEN
32. Yarn spinner : WEAVER
34. Letter after sigma : TAU
37. Jelly Roll Morton composition : KINGPORTERSTOMP
40. Superlative ending : EST
41. Japan, China, etc. : ORIENT
42. A group of troops : UNIT
43. Ceremonial acts : RITES
44. Belief : CREDO
45. Colo. ski resort : ASPEN
48. Continue : GOON
50. Song featured in "The New Moon" : STOUTHEARTEDMEN
57. Get fresh : SASS
58. Imam's deity : ALLAH
59. Alley Oop's love : OOLA
60. Alternative word : ELSE
61. Beatles' "And ___ Her" : ILOVE
62. Prepare presents : WRAP
63. Got ready to drive : TEED
64. Not now : LATER
65. Bird of the 50th state : NENE
1. City in Utah : MOAB
2. Skilled : ABLE
3. Take the train : RIDE
4. Yen : YEARNING
5. Sully : SMEAR
6. Havana's ___ Castle : MORRO
7. Songwriter Novello : IVOR
8. Ocean motion : TIDE
9. Loaf end : HEEL
10. Sings "Silent Night" : CAROLS
11. Lagoon locale : ATOLL
12. Dracula's undoing : STAKE
13. Earthling : HUMAN
21. One of the Cartwrights : BEN
22. Equals : PEERS
25. Soap unit : CAKE
26. Author Kingsley ___ : AMIS
27. Reached for the floor : BENT
28. Officers on deck : MATES
29. Pizza place : OVEN
30. Minxlike : PERT
32. Fermentable liquid : WORT
33. Where Perry triumphed : ERIE
34. Variation in color : TONE
35. Among : AMID
36. Until : UPTO
38. North or South, e.g. : POINT
39. Reject : TURNDOWN
43. Put to work again : REUSED
44. Cedar Rapids university : COE
45. Balance-sheet item : ASSET
46. Old hat : STALE
47. Oater bunch : POSSE
48. Somber : GRAVE
49. Different : OTHER
51. Stones from the sky : HAIL
52. First name in scat : ELLA
53. Considerably : ALOT
54. Twist's request : MORE
55. Zest : ELAN
56. Scruff : NAPE

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