New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 1990

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Droop : FLAG
5. Chem. degree : SCB
8. "To ___ own self be true": Shak. : THINE
13. Author of "PĂȘcheur d'Islande" : LOTI
14. Hints : CUES
16. Umbrette's cousin : HERON
17. Utah ski resort : ALTA
18. Innkeeper, in Orvieto : OSTE
19. "___ Lady": Cather : ALOST
20. Historic settlement: 1620 : PLYMOUTHCOLONY
23. Cook's need : APRON
24. Command to Fido : SIT
25. Food holder : PLATE
28. Important visitor to 20 Across : MASSASOIT
33. Orators' platforms : ROSTRA
35. Fudge on the facts : LIE
36. Black cuckoo : ANI
37. Guests at the first Thanksgiving : INDIANS
39. Host at the first Thanksgiving : PILGRIM
42. Farm sci. : AGR
43. Caroline Islands group : YAP
45. The external world : NONEGO
46. Vessel for a 1620 voyage : MAYFLOWER
50. Product of radium disintegration : RADON
51. Poetic contraction : EEN
52. Map : CHART
54. "We ___ to ask . . . " (start of a Thanksgiving hymn) : GATHERTOGETHER
60. Macaroni, e.g. : PASTA
61. Bail : LADE
62. Book by R. W. Chambers: 1905 : IOLE
63. Penetrate : ENTER
64. Actress Anna from Russia : STEN
65. To be, to Cato : ESSE
66. Petri dishes' contents : AGARS
67. Part of i.e. : EST
68. Peruse : READ
1. Tent part : FLAP
2. Droop : LOLL
3. Bar. or sol. : ATTY
4. Late baseball commissioner : GIAMATTI
5. Wash away : SCOUR
6. Habit : CUSTOM
7. ___ Green, part of London's East End : BETHNAL
8. Muse of comedy : THALIA
9. Spartan serfs : HELOTS
10. Press : IRON
11. Inquisitive : NOSY
12. Tolkien creature : ENT
15. Not sweet, as wine : SEC
21. "Norma" or "Martha" : OPERA
22. Bone substance used in making gelatin : OSSEIN
25. Hector's father : PRIAM
26. "Ars ___, vita brevis" : LONGA
27. ___ as dust : ASDRY
29. Use a straw : SIP
30. Propelled a wherry : OARED
31. Architect Jones : INIGO
32. Shakespeare's Athenian misanthrope : TIMON
34. "Tennis, ___?" : ANYONE
38. Adage : SAW
40. Actor Peter : LORRE
41. Having more black flies : GNATTIER
44. A salt of a water-insoluble acid : PECTATE
47. Shackle : FETTER
48. Hungarian composer's family : LEHARS
49. A Dodecanese island : RHODES
53. Representative : AGENT
54. Capone's group : GANG
55. Charleses' dog : ASTA
56. Literary monogram : RLS
57. Stockings : HOSE
58. Lohengrin's love : ELSA
59. Oboe part : REED
60. A legume : PEA

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