New York Times, Saturday, November 3, 1990

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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1. Little woman : GIRL
5. Vice ___ : VERSA
10. Bush's reading material? : LIPS
14. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
15. The Joads of fiction : OKIES
16. Rome res. : ITAL
17. Start of a quip : BIGAMYISWHENTWO
20. Marine flier? : SEAPLANE
21. Elvis's "King ___" : CREOLE
22. Knotts's "How to Frame a ___" : FIGG
23. Lawgiver of Hindu myth : MANU
24. Pan inventor : BARRIE
27. Game where you take a Chance : MONOPOLY
31. Grand figure : IOOO
32. Thin cuts : SLITS
34. He could break out in hives : BEE
35. Rocky peak : CRAG
36. Comedian Philips : EMO
37. ___ down (takes notes) : JOTS
38. Opp. of E.T.A. : ETD
39. Takes a sharp turn : VEERS
41. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
42. Synonymous game : PASSWORD
45. Removes to a distance : ELOINS
47. Friends who strike back? : PALS
48. Anglo-Saxon poet : SCOP
49. Outline : APERCU
52. Welcome picnic guest? : ANTEATER
56. End of the quip : RITESMAKEAWRONG
58. Magnificent Magnani : ANNA
59. Glacial ridge : ESKER
60. "Confound it!" : DRAT
61. Necklace part : BEAD
62. Suspicious : SHADY
63. Thanksgiving menu item : YAMS
1. Chins : GABS
2. Netman Nastase : ILIE
3. Capital on the Western Dvina : RIGA
4. Game that keeps you jumping : LEAPFROG
5. Pinta's trips : VOYAGES
6. Scraping out a living : EKING
7. Be on the up and up? : RISE
8. Stitch : SEW
9. Collectors' items? : ASHCANS
10. Batting order : LINEUP
11. "Tell ___ the judge!" : ITTO
12. Ratchet : PAWL
13. Blackthorn : SLOE
18. Cato's 1052 : MLII
19. "Cubist" Rubik : ERNO
23. Even when it rains, it purrs : MOTOR
24. Schwarzenegger's pride : BICEP
25. Main artery : AORTA
26. Tobacco et al. : ROADS
27. Imitated Marceau : MIMED
28. Drachmas' cousins : OBOLI
29. Admit : LETIN
30. Agreeable words : YESES
33. Gives the evil eye? : LEERS
37. Game whose answers are questions : JEOPARDY
39. Certain installments : VOLUMES
40. Noncomformist : SECTARY
43. It's got you covered : SPREAD
44. Some servicepeople : WACS
46. Name of theater fame : LOEW
48. Ed of the P.G.A. : SNEED
49. Fellah, e.g. : ARAB
50. It can give you the needle : PINE
51. Peak near Catania : ETNA
52. A Zairian native : AKKA
53. An antelope : TORA
54. Hindu land grant : ENAM
55. Mil. groups : RGTS
57. ___ Wednesday : ASH

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