New York Times, Monday, October 8, 1990

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Fred Toole has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Genesis shepherd : ABEL
5. Financial resources : PURSE
10. Dutch cheese : EDAM
14. Greek administrative area : DEME
15. Fragrance : AROMA
16. Kind of ton or cycle : MEGA
17. "The Laughing Philosopher" : DEMOCRITUS
19. First name of 31 Down : OMAR
20. Basic foodstuff : STAPLE
21. Loud talkers : STENTORS
23. Comic Mischa ___: 1905-67 : AUER
25. Lascivious look : LEER
26. "Treasure of the Sierra ___" : MADRE
29. Letter before tee : ESS
32. Second U.S. President : ADAMS
35. Made a hole-in-one : ACED
36. TV newsman : RATHER
38. His wife turned to salt : LOT
39. Pops' mates : MOMS
40. Rhode Island, the ___ State : OCEAN
41. Billion or million attachment : AIRE
42. Sis's sibling : BRO
43. Bishops' caps : MITERS
44. Russian ruler : CZAR
45. Licorice flavoring : ANISE
47. ___ Lanka : SRI
48. Play portion : SCENE
49. Part of a baseball : SEAM
51. Wife, in Wiesbaden : FRAU
53. Originators : CREATORS
57. Great Danish poet: 1587-1637 : ARREBO
61. Stop : HALT
62. Raging; frantic : DEMONIACAL
64. Author Gardner : ERLE
65. Concerning : ANENT
66. Sped : TORE
67. Unwanted plant : WEED
68. Gold medalist Carl or Steve : LEWIS
69. Service club : ELKS
1. Sums up : ADDS
2. Red vegetable : BEET
3. Mme. Bovary : EMMA
4. Large spotted cats : LEOPARDS
5. Cole Porter song : PAREE
6. Site of the Tell legend : URI
7. Decays : ROTS
8. Pornography : SMUT
9. Studio stand : EASEL
10. Overacted : EMOTED
11. Throw into mental disarray : DEMORALIZE
12. Culture medium : AGAR
13. Roman war god : MARS
18. Crime solver's aid : CLUE
22. Close by : NEAR
24. Responds : REACTS
26. Deadly African snake : MAMBA
27. Potential oak : ACORN
28. Young lady, in Lyon : DEMOISELLE
30. Range animal : STEER
31. "Dr. Zhivago" film star : SHARIF
33. Vaudeville's ___ and Mack : MORAN
34. Cubic meter : STERE
36. Louis XIV, e.g. : ROI
37. Annapolis grad. : ENS
41. Precise : ACCURATE
43. Pork or beef : MEAT
46. On chairs : SEATED
48. Hindu wrap : SARI
50. Of manner or form : MODAL
52. Talks wildly : RANTS
53. Masticate : CHEW
54. Scarce : RARE
55. Lévesque of Québec : RENE
56. Sawbill : SMEW
58. Environmentalist's subj. : ECOL
59. Arf or woof : BARK
60. Corrida cheers : OLES
63. Navy's C.I.A. : ONI

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