New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 1990

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shade trees : ELMS
5. Clue : HINT
9. Imbibed : DRANK
14. Barkley sobriquet : VEEP
15. Building support : IBAR
16. Forearm bones : RADII
17. Culture preceder : AGRI
18. Queue : LINE
19. Wrongdoings : EVILS
20. "Peanuts" : NICKELSANDDIMES
23. The Tatler essayist : STEELE
24. Wolf's relative : DOG
25. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
28. "Old ___," Disney classic : YELLER
33. Pale : ASHEN
37. Pollster Roper : ELMO
39. Trabant or Rambler : AUTO
40. Start of a team cheer : TWOBITSFOURBITS
43. Poi plant : TARO
44. Idol : HERO
45. Sassafras quartet : ESSES
46. African river : UBANGI
48. ___ the Red : ERIC
50. Footed vase : URN
52. Certain leathers : SUEDES
57. Symbol of phoniness : THREEDOLLARBILL
63. Haley book : ROOTS
64. Peru's capital : LIMA
65. Except : SAVE
66. "___ Rappaport," Broadway hit : IMNOT
67. Gets some sun : TANS
68. Natal town of soprano Mitchell : ENID
69. Intends : MEANS
70. Friend of Antony : EROS
71. Headland : NESS
1. A memorable Maurice : EVANS
2. Lawful, for short : LEGIT
3. Choreographer Cunningham : MERCE
4. Railroad nail : SPIKE
5. Ancient Jewish spiritual leader : HILLEL
6. Sacred bird of 12 Down : IBIS
7. Zola novel : NANA
8. Current style : TREND
9. Deepen a channel : DREDGE
10. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
11. Take ___ view of : ADIM
12. Cleo's river : NILE
13. Smack : KISS
21. Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
22. "How ___ do?" : DOYOU
26. ___-majesté : LESE
27. Actress Woodard : ALFRE
29. Chem. students' work areas : LABS
30. Pitcher Tiant : LUIS
31. Major ending : ETTE
32. Betsy or Diana : ROSS
33. Aleutian island : ATTU
34. Mop, as a deck : SWAB
35. Israeli dance : HORA
36. "Psychic Warfare . . . " author : EBON
38. Secure a ship : MOOR
41. Baseball's "hot corner" : THIRD
42. Happen again : RECUR
47. Visitors : GUESTS
49. "The law ___": Dickens : ISAASS
51. Actor Nick of "The Deep" : NOLTE
53. He was Jed Clampett : EBSEN
54. Keaton or Sawyer : DIANE
55. Idol from Tupelo : ELVIS
56. Arctic transports : SLEDS
57. Neat : TRIM
58. "___ on the Range" : HOME
59. Columnist Barrett : RONA
60. Type of collar : ETON
61. Rail in reverse : LIAR
62. K-P connection : LMNO

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