New York Times, Wednesday, October 3, 1990

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Garage activity : SALE
5. Neb. Indian : OMAHA
10. Fuzzy Zoeller's forte : GOLF
14. Gator's cousin : CROC
15. Wis. college : RIPON
16. Gallic girlfriend : AMIE
17. Hopper medium : OILS
18. Leroy Anderson hit : SLEIGHRIDE
20. Like Leroy Anderson's musical cat : WALTZING
22. Slow, in music : LENTO
23. Super-duper : AONE
24. Nothing more than : MERE
25. Fidel ___ : CASTRO
28. Quick, witty answer : REPARTEE
32. Famed fighter of oil-well fires : ADAIR
33. Sad song, in Lisbon : FADO
34. Letters on the Pinafore : HMS
35. "The ___," Leroy Anderson hit : SYNCOPATEDCLOCK
39. Shoshonean : UTE
40. Inter ___ : ALIA
41. Street show : RAREE
42. ___ Sea (calm, weedy area) : SARGASSO
45. Big name in films : WARNER
46. Pay, at poker : ANTE
47. Jones or Crockett : DAVY
48. Ardent swain : ROMEO
50. Leroy Anderson hit : SERENATA
54. "The ___," Leroy Anderson hit : TYPEWRITER
56. Equipment : GEAR
57. "___ a man . . . " : IMET
58. Knowing : AWARE
59. Poetic isle : ERIN
60. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
61. A lovely Sophia : LOREN
62. By oneself : SOLO
1. Square-ended boat : SCOW
2. Many a recital piece : ARIA
3. Lounge about : LOLL
4. Rapturous : ECSTATIC
5. Shakespearean duke : ORSINO
6. Kanga's creator : MILNE
7. Take down ___ (humble) : APEG
8. ___ polloi : HOI
9. Vine of the milkweed family : ANGLEPOD
10. Collect : GARNER
11. Delete : OMIT
12. Italian resort : LIDO
13. Charge : FEE
19. Wife of Zeus : HERA
21. Foxy swashbuckler : ZORRO
24. She abetted Jason : MEDEA
25. ___ belli : CASUS
26. Sanctums : ADYTA
27. More rational : SANER
28. Proportion : RATIO
29. Rose protector : THORN
30. Roast host : EMCEE
31. Glacial ridge : ESKER
33. Bogus : FALSE
36. Rustic : PASTORAL
37. Want badly : CRAVE
38. Voice boxes : LARYNGES
43. Mature germ cell : GAMETE
44. Once more : ANEW
45. Actor Beatty : WARREN
47. Inventor famed for plows : DEERE
48. Surface of water : RYME
49. Unfold : OPEN
50. Excel : STAR
51. Space head? : AERO
52. Peacock's pride : TAIL
53. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
54. "___ Men," 1987 film : TIN
55. ___ Jima : IWO

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