New York Times, Tuesday, December 11, 1990

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
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
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1. Movie : FILM
5. Workers' letters of relief : TGIF
9. Saunter : AMBLE
14. Turkish regiment : ALAI
15. Make over : REDO
16. Genoese admiral Andrea ___ : DORIA
17. He wrote "The Making of an American" : RIIS
18. Arrow poison : INEE
19. "___ of robins . . . " : ANEST
20. Hanukkah heroes : MACCABEES
22. Family in "Look Homeward, Angel" : GANTS
23. Mimic : APER
24. Balsam, e.g. : FIR
25. Hide the loot : STASH
28. Hanukkah villain : ANTIOCHUS
34. Egypt's ___ Church : COPTIC
36. Gen. Pershing's men : AEF
37. Israeli dance : HORA
38. Robot drama : RUR
39. Hanukkah top : DREIDEL
42. Joplin music : RAG
43. Judith Blegen offering : ARIA
45. Be human : ERR
46. Nelson ___ of songdom : RIDDLE
48. Hanukkah candy shapes : GOLDCOINS
51. Iron : PRESS
52. A son of Jacob : DAN
53. Insect stage : PUPA
55. Comedian Soupy : SALES
58. Hanukkah candle number : FORTYFOUR
63. Impression : PRINT
64. Leave out : OMIT
65. Story : TALE
66. Residence : ABODE
67. Plexus : RETE
68. Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
69. Pram pushers : NANAS
70. Bleaching vat : KIER
71. Useful abbr. : ETAL
1. Old MacDonald had one : FARM
2. Parts of innominate bones : ILIA
3. Secular : LAIC
4. In the wrong role : MISCAST
5. Group descended from 52 Across, e.g. : TRIBE
6. Kinds; sorts : GENERA
7. French notion : IDEE
8. Syrians, to 20 Across : FOES
9. Slow musical passage : ADAGIO
10. Migratory butterfly : MONARCH
11. Kind of gun : BREN
12. Roster : LIST
13. Diner sign : EATS
21. Plant pest : APHID
24. A '76 musician : FIFER
25. Lean animal : SCRAG
26. Oldest synagogue in the U.S., in Newport, R.I. : TOURO
27. Spring month : APRIL
29. Scottish seaside resort : NAIRN
30. Knight or Williams : TED
31. Vast number : HORDE
32. Russian range : URALS
33. Wise men : SAGES
35. A king of Thebes : CREON
40. Silkworm : ERI
41. Nickname for Leo Durocher : LIPPY
44. Appendixes : ADDENDA
47. Candidate for boot camp : DRAFTEE
49. Hindu social groups : CASTES
50. Elf : SPRITE
54. Pluperfect : UTTER
55. Bridge : SPAN
56. Russian vehicle : ARBA
57. Pride member : LION
58. Knife's companion : FORK
59. Sichuan peak : OMEI
60. Hops kiln : OAST
61. Cubitus : ULNA
62. Lively dance : REEL

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