New York Times, Friday, November 23, 1990

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Daniel Girardi has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jib boom or gaff : SPAR
5. Do a batting-practice chore : SHAG
9. Fit : ABLE
13. Spur : URGE
14. Encampment : ETAPE
15. Not nominal : REAL
16. Part of N.Y.C.'s Little Italy : MULBERRYST
18. Grass used for forage : GAMA
19. Discomfort : UNEASE
20. N.Y.C. high-rent district : SUTTONPL
22. Honey or sweetie : PETNAME
24. Hash-house sign : EATS
25. Turkic people of Asia : UIGHURS
28. Bar bill : TAB
31. Condemn : DOOM
35. Hightail it : TEAR
36. Banquo, for one : THANE
38. Where beauty met the beast in N.Y.C. : EMPIRESTATEBLDG
41. "The Name Above the Title" author : CAPRA
42. Poker holding : TENS
43. "The ___ the limit" : SKYS
44. Orinoco tributary : ARO
45. Georgian red : RUSSIAN
48. Calls on : SEES
50. Puerto Rican seaport : ARECIBO
55. N.Y.C. jewelry district, once : MAIDENLA
59. Turkish hospice : IMARET
60. Feminine suffix : ETTE
61. N.Y.C. advertising center : MADISONAVE
63. Caudex : STEM
64. "She ___ Say Yes," 1931 song : DIDNT
65. Kayo blow : ONER
66. Elam's capital : SUSA
67. Saxophonist Getz : STAN
68. Egypt's river, to Rocco : NILO
1. Recapitulate : SUMUP
2. Trim : PRUNE
3. Metal tag on a shoelace : AGLET
4. Prohibit anew : REBAN
5. Sight on the Atl. : STR
6. "Let Freedom Ring" author : HAYS
7. Akkadian god : APSU
8. One who fetches : GETTER
9. Dialect : ARGOT
10. Jack's ladder : BEANSTALK
11. Diogenes carried one : LAMP
12. Lod is its home : ELAL
14. Ascetic : EREMITE
17. Husband of Adah and Bashemath : ESAU
21. This bud's for you : TASTE
23. Passes off, in a way : EGESTS
26. Abhors : HATES
27. Galileo's Muse : URANIA
29. Gump or Williams : ANDY
30. Panhandles : BEGS
31. Ten: Comb. form : DECA
32. Caliph after abu-Bakr : OMAR
33. They attract : OPPOSITES
34. Chief, in India : MIR
37. N.F.L. runners : HBS
39. Street entertainment : RAREE
40. Godunov supporter : TSARIST
46. Tar healers: Abbr. : USNMDS
47. No one, to Nero : NEMO
49. Tomato blight : EDEMA
51. Criterion : CANON
52. Meshed native : IRANI
53. Cut on a slant : BEVEL
54. Alamogordo's county, in N.M. : OTERO
55. Bollix : MESS
56. A Near island : ATTU
57. Café lightener : LAIT
58. Po feeder : ADDA
62. Halfway house : INN

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