New York Times, Wednesday, December 19, 1990

Author:Kenneth Witte
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Unit of capacitance : FARAD
6. Actor Everett from South Bend : CHAD
10. Lip : SASS
14. Small egg : OVULE
15. Scottish philosopher : HUME
16. "A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
17. Commenced : BEGAN
18. Sandarac tree : ARAR
19. Lose pep : TIRE
20. Protests noisily : RAISESTHEROOF
23. "___ So Easy," Ronstadt song : ITS
24. Malayan gibbon : LAR
25. Goes into a rage : HITSTHECEILING
33. Crazylegs Hirsch of football fame : ELROY
34. Sprint : RACE
35. Skill : ART
37. Decree : FIAT
38. Watchful : ALERT
40. Jacob's twin : ESAU
41. ___ chi (self-defense system) : TAI
42. ___ Brothers of songdom : AMES
43. Blemish : STAIN
44. Has cabin fever : CLIMBSTHEWALLS
48. Former French coin : SOU
49. Old musical note : ELA
50. Paces nervously : WALKSTHEFLOOR
57. Poem by Tennyson : DORA
58. Make well : HEAL
59. Rustic roads : LANES
61. It may be Dutch : OVEN
62. Chalet feature : EAVE
63. Mink's kin : OTTER
64. "Coming of Age in Samoa" author : MEAD
65. Scott, the slave : DRED
66. Whatever person, old style : WHOSO
1. Watch pocket : FOB
2. Assert : AVER
3. Anatomical wrinkle : RUGA
4. Jai ___ : ALAI
5. Thickness : DENSITY
6. Dance step : CHASSE
7. "The Accidental Tourist" star : HURT
8. Oriental nurse : AMAH
9. Negligent : DERELICT
10. Spiritual goal in Zen Buddhism : SATORI
11. Exchange premium : AGIO
12. Lord's lackey : SERF
13. Meet a bet : SEE
21. Numerical suffix : ETH
22. Chest murmur : RALE
25. Weight : HEFT
26. Kind of vein : ILIAC
27. Chisholm or Santa Fe : TRAIL
28. Tippler : SOT
29. Arete : CREST
30. Labyrinth locale : EAR
31. Of the nose : NASAL
32. Last Supper utensil : GRAIL
36. Wine casks : TUNS
38. Waylaid : AMBUSHED
39. Bandleader Brown : LES
40. Greek vowel : ETA
42. Bad way to run? : AMOK
43. Purple martin : SWALLOW
45. What no man is? : ISLAND
46. Well-___ (rich) : HEELED
47. Peri : ELF
50. Used a loom : WOVE
51. Tract : AREA
52. Rend : TEAR
53. Own : HAVE
54. Vow : OATH
55. Double preposition : ONTO
56. Nickleby portrayer : REES
57. Actor DeLuise : DOM
60. Angel's favorite letters : SRO

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