New York Times, Friday, December 28, 1990

Author: Thomas W. Schier
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Thomas W. Schier has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. "What God ___ joined . . . " : HATH
5. Art cult : DADA
9. Thick, heavy air : MURK
13. Limp as ___ : ARAG
14. Argentine bigwig : PERON
15. Cap-___ : APIE
16. "Both Your Houses" playwright : MAXWELLANDERSON
19. Michelangelo sculpture : PIETA
20. Egyptian god : OSIRIS
21. Not clearly visible : LATENT
24. Nourished : FED
25. Comfortably situated : WELLTODO
28. Over again : AFRESH
31. Blathers : ADOS
32. "Ain't ___ truth?" : ITTHE
34. In-and-out time period : DAY
35. Desperado's weapon : GUN
36. Kind of card : GETWELL
38. Wharton hero : ODO
39. Hosp. test : ECG
40. Waters or Barrymore : ETHEL
41. In which D.D.E. headed E.T.O. : WWII
42. Libel : DEFAME
44. Infused : LEAVENED
47. Cole Porter's "Bingo ___ Yale" : ELI
48. Kind of display : FLORAL
49. Enter impetuously : PLUNGE
51. Writer Gardner and namesakes : ERLES
54. Striving for goodness, but faulty : WELLINTENTIONED
58. ___ vera : ALOE
59. Kite's home : AERIE
60. Old-fashioned individual : FOGY
61. Semiaquatic salamander : NEWT
62. Despot : TSAR
63. Icy mass : FLOE
1. Shortwave buff : HAM
2. Not care ___ : ARAP
3. N.Y.C. yellow streaker : TAXI
4. "War of the Worlds" author : HGWELLS
5. Singer Shannon : DEL
6. Football commentator Parseghian : ARA
7. "___ disturb" : DONOT
8. Connective words : ANDS
9. Careless person : MARRER
10. Topsy-turvy : UPSIDEDOWN
11. Bravo and Mayo : RIOS
12. Berry or Venturi : KEN
14. "The Republic" writer : PLATO
17. Maine, e.g., to Pierre : ETAT
18. French tower builder : EIFFEL
22. Bunker's spouse : EDITH
23. "Mark Antony shall say I am ___": Shak. : NOTWELL
25. Carried on : WAGED
26. Reason out : EDUCE
27. "Excelsior" author : LONGFELLOW
28. U.S. painter-sculptor: 1869-1953 : AHL
29. Hawkins or Thompson : SADIE
30. Bone at base of the tongue : HYOID
33. Complete: Comb. form : TELEO
36. U.S. spacecraft : GEMINI
37. Hot time in Paris : ETE
41. Prosperous : WELLOFF
43. Part of a fly : ALULET
45. Sharp-crested ridge : ARETE
46. Ruffed lemur : VARI
48. Some garden parties : FETES
49. Soccer great : PELE
50. Midge : GNAT
52. Chemical compound : ENOL
53. Trumpet-shaped lily : SEGO
54. Lusterless : WAN
55. Stat for Clemens : ERA
56. Amiram ___, Iran-contra figure : NIR
57. Recolor : DYE

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