New York Times, Monday, November 5, 1990

Author:Peter Swift
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Peter Swift has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Sanitaria : SPAS
5. The ___ and the Papas (rock group) : MAMAS
10. Two ___ kind : OFA
13. "___ Lisa" : MONA
14. Excuse : ALIBI
15. Possessive pronoun : OURS
16. Mays or Ott, once : OUTFIELDER
18. Arizona neighbor : UTAH
19. Gretna ___ : GREEN
20. Without noise : SILENTLY
22. Haggard novel : SHE
24. ___ fountain : SODA
25. Rialto sign : SRO
28. Hippodrome : ARENA
32. English actor Robert ___ : DONAT
35. Comic Costello : LOU
36. Fragrant flower : LILAC
37. Advantage : EDGE
38. Broken : OUTOFCOMMISSION
42. Bolivia neighbor : PERU
43. Vex : PEEVE
44. Some coll. students : SRS
45. Growing out : ENATE
47. City near the Ruhr : ESSEN
48. Own, in Perth : HAE
49. Teeny-bopper : GIRL
51. Compass dir. : SSE
53. Expurgated : CENSORED
57. Cheer up : ELATE
61. Rum drink : GROG
62. Invisible : OUTOFSIGHT
64. Entre ___ : NOUS
65. A musical Ringo : STARR
66. City WSW of Algiers : ORAN
67. Downs' partner : UPS
68. Try out : ESSAY
69. Cheerio's cousin : TATA
1. "Pea soup" in L.A. : SMOG
2. Rain hard : POUR
3. "Cough up," in poker : ANTE
4. Strongboxes : SAFES
5. Actress Murray : MAE
6. "___ Well . . . " : ALLS
7. French Riviera area : MIDI
8. A brother of Seth : ABEL
9. Begets : SIRES
10. Bizarre : OUTLANDISH
11. Scuffle : FRAY
12. ___ Wednesday : ASH
15. Surpasses : OUTDOES
17. Cut ___ (bisect) : INHALF
21. Signal approval : NOD
23. Writer Ambler : ERIC
25. Lie on a slant : SLOPE
26. City on the Seine : ROUEN
27. Disgraceful : OUTRAGEOUS
29. Hurry to 19 Across, once : ELOPE
30. Monikers : NAMES
31. Peaks : ACMES
33. Greek marketplace : AGORA
34. High-strung : TENSE
39. Picnics, e.g. : OUTINGS
40. Currier's partner : IVES
41. Perceives : SENSES
46. Hesitant sounds : ERS
50. At large : LOOSE
52. Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
53. Horseman's whip : CROP
54. Furrows : RUTS
55. Greek letters : ETAS
56. Copperfield's first wife : DORA
58. City on the Yamuna : AGRA
59. Part of id est : THAT
60. Active volcano in Italy : ETNA
61. African antelope : GNU
63. Fish-eating banquet : FRY

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