New York Times, Saturday, October 6, 1990

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Daniel Girardi has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Pulsation : PANT
5. Squawbush : SUMAC
10. Cheat : FLAM
14. Jewish month : ADAR
15. Soprano Obraztsova : ELENA
16. Actress Montez : LOLA
17. In a cowardly way : PUSILLANIMOUSLY
20. "___ be within thy walls . . . ": Psalm 122 : PEACE
21. Lapse : SLIP
22. Congou or cachar : TEA
23. Lummoxes : OAFS
26. Novel : NEW
28. Painters like Rothko and Pollock : ABSTRACTIONISTS
36. Curve : BOW
37. Repair : DARN
38. Holy-water basin : STOUP
39. "___ Tu," 1932 song : ERES
41. Weak drink : SLOSH
43. Decorator's color : ECRU
44. Like some floors : TILED
46. Foil's relative : EPEE
47. Omar's comrade-in-arms : IKE
48. Covered with a hard outer tissue : SCLERODERMATOUS
52. Fam. member : DAU
53. Ornate mug : TOBY
54. Norman, e.g. : PRO
57. Mallorca is one : ISLA
60. Orchard pest : APHIS
64. Acts of renewal : REDINTEGRATIONS
68. Twain's "___ Diary" : EVES
69. French spa : EVIAN
70. Soho digs : FLAT
71. Kind of hour : ZERO
72. Niobe's mother : DIONE
73. Itches : YENS
1. Public Theater founder: 1966 : PAPP
2. Together, musically : ADUE
3. Houston acronym : NASA
4. Underwear material : TRICOT
5. Soissons seasoning : SEL
6. Gums : ULA
7. "___ sana . . . " : MENS
8. Indigo : ANIL
9. Williams's "___ Real" : CAMINO
10. Viral "bug" : FLU
11. Bewildered : LOST
12. Auk genus : ALLE
13. Mother of the Buddha : MAYA
18. Legendary English king : LEAR
19. Uncovers : OPENS
24. Latest crazes : FADS
25. Reduced, with "down" : SCALED
27. Censure, in Ayr : WITE
28. Helps a hood : ABETS
29. ___ acid : BORIC
30. "Thou ___," 1927 song : SWELL
31. Figure of speech : TROPE
32. Periodical addendum : INSERT
33. Logical antecedent : SOCIO
34. Finnish port : TURKU
35. Ejects: Var. : SPUES
40. Acorn, for one : SEED
42. Blood: Comb. form : HEMO
45. Sap : DRAIN
49. Sent packing : OUSTED
50. Blind as ___ : ABAT
51. Represent, as by a symbol : TYPIFY
54. Chief exec. : PREZ
55. Zola's "Le ___" : REVE
56. Baltic feeder : ODER
58. He wrote "Christ Stopped at Eboli" : LEVI
59. Exchange premium : AGIO
61. You may dig this : HOLE
62. ___ instant (swiftly) : INAN
63. Visitors to J.F.K. : SSTS
65. Kind of rhythm : ISO
66. Skedaddled : RAN
67. Chemical suffix : ANE

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