Alan Arbesfeld
Alan Arbesfeld 

New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 1990

Author:Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Alan Arbesfeld has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 96 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Blunders : SLIPS
6. Reception room : SALA
10. Drop on Wall Street : LOSS
14. Part of a seer's gear : TAROT
15. Does Little work : APES
16. Quechuan : INCA
17. Lasso : RIATA
18. Bar order* : MANHATTAN
20. Specialties of some designers* : INTERIORS
22. Sculptor Leoni : LEONE
23. Hammer part : PEEN
24. "Verbum ___ sapienti (est)" : SAT
25. Caravan component : CAR
26. They're worth six pts. : TDS
28. Crazy* : BANANAS
32. Dissemble : ACT
35. Like some pious people : REBORN
38. African antelope : TORA
39. Theme of this puzzle (see each *) : WOODYALLENFILMS
42. A way into or out of N.Y.C. : LIRR
43. First name in symphonies : LUDWIG
44. Soap solution : LYE
45. Unexpected success* : SLEEPER
47. Purpose : END
49. Downcast : SAD
50. Tchaikovsky's ninth : ESS
52. Bridge dummy, at times : EAST
56. Honor, show-biz style : ROAST
59. Summer's end* : SEPTEMBER
61. Keaton vehicle* : ANNIEHALL
63. Orel money : RUBLE
64. Deesis : ICON
65. Side times side, for a square : AREA
66. Bouquet : AROMA
67. China's Xiaoping : DENG
68. Antimacassar : TIDY
69. Assail : SETAT
1. Perform ecdysis : STRIP
2. "High Noon" singer : LAINE
3. Seeing red : IRATE
4. Effective : POTENT
5. Arcturus, for one : STAR
6. Mead slept here : SAMOA
7. Asunder : APART
8. What's behind every pupil : LENS
9. Bat wood : ASH
10. Intelligentsia : LITERATI
11. Aware of : ONTO
12. Examine : SCAN
13. Playing with a full deck : SANE
19. Presidential middle name : ALAN
21. "At birth our death ___ . . . ": Manilius : ISSEALED
25. Most prudent : CANNIEST
27. Empty : DRY
28. Impend : BREW
29. Coach with the most Super Bowl victories : NOLL
30. Array : ARMY
31. Ltr. enclosure : SASE
32. Belt-hole makers : AWLS
33. Wind : COIL
34. Hurried : TORE
36. Confuse : BLUR
37. Worn : OLD
40. Kind of case or sack : DRESSING
41. Not dom. : FGN
46. What's under 62 Down : PATE
48. Retiring : DEMURE
50. Sniggled : EELED
51. Expand : SPLAY
53. Scott's "The ___" : ABBOT
54. Nobelist Lagerlöf : SELMA
55. Halloween choice : TREAT
56. Razzia : RAID
57. José's 11 : ONCE
58. At another time : ANON
59. Patola, e.g. : SARI
60. Historical periods : ERAS
62. Boater or bowler : HAT

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