New York Times, Monday, December 31, 1990

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Songwriters' org. : ASCAP
6. Royal power symbol : ORB
9. Swimmers' platform : FLOAT
14. Theater programs : BILLS
15. Ward heeler : POL
16. Fictional Doone : LORNA
17. Winged : ALATE
18. Ripen : AGE
19. Bitter : ACRID
20. A toast : TOYOURHEALTH
23. Curve : ESS
24. Rider in an oater : DESTRY
25. L.A. time : PST
28. Rabble : MOB
29. Place alone : ISOLATE
32. Addis Ababa's province : SHOA
35. Word with head or back : ACHE
38. Kitchen device : PARER
39. Repasts for Dec. 31 : MIDNIGHTSUPPERS
42. Indonesian name for New Guinea : IRIAN
43. Sci. of stars, etc. : ASTR
44. Almost: Prefix : PENE
45. "A ___ in Her Hand": Aldrich : LANTERN
47. Onager : ASS
49. North Sea feeder : EMS
50. "___ Necessarily So": Gershwin : ITAINT
53. Deli order : BLT
56. "Here's ___" (another toast) : MUDINYOUREYE
59. Kind of charge : COVER
62. Meadow : LEA
63. Campus bldgs. : DORMS
64. Indebted : OWING
65. Choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
66. Clumsy : INEPT
67. Leaf of grass : BLADE
68. Pt. of a letter closure : YRS
69. Ritualistic declarations : OATHS
1. Diminish : ABATE
2. Farm buildings : SILOS
3. Family of the Great Pacificator : CLAYS
4. Choir member : ALTO
5. Sham: Comb. form : PSEUDO
6. Colorful fish : OPAHS
7. Thesaurus name : ROGET
8. Most misty : BLEARIEST
9. Tire problem : FLAT
10. Ness, e.g. : LOCH
11. Hockey great : ORR
12. Black cuckoo : ANI
13. Lincoln son : TAD
21. Pack groceries again : REBAG
22. French-Belgian border river : LYS
25. Cole Porter song: 1929 : PAREE
26. Violinist Isaac ___ : STERN
27. Concise : TERSE
28. ___-arms (soldier) : MANAT
30. Against: Abbr. : OPP
31. Rovaniemi natives : LAPPS
32. Put on a happy face : SMILE
33. A king of Tyre : HIRAM
34. Namesakes of the chief Norse god : ODINS
36. Kind of lace : CHANTILLY
37. Alts. : HTS
40. Suffix with serpent : INE
41. Heavens: Comb. form : URANO
46. Disencumber : RID
48. Atelier : STUDIO
51. Lend ___ (heed) : ANEAR
52. Jewish months : IYARS
53. French tam : BERET
54. Fluid resembling blood plasma : LYMPH
55. Examinations : TESTS
56. Repair : MEND
57. Exhort : URGE
58. Jaffe or Barrett : RONA
59. Male swan : COB
60. Hooter : OWL
61. By way of : VIA

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