New York Times, Saturday, December 22, 1990

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kingdom : REALM
6. Wrangler's boot item : SPUR
10. Kisser : MAP
13. Donna Pescow show : ANGIE
14. Fabric used for interlining : WIGAN
16. Pay or plug finisher : OLA
17. Rudolph's reaction to Santa's jokes? : YOUSLEIGHME
19. "Like, understood, man!" : DUG
20. Mariner's abbr. : SSE
21. Makes lace : TATS
22. "Dallas" role : PAMELA
24. ___ en scène : MISE
25. "The Hogan Family" actor : BATEMAN
26. Carol from Camelot? : SILENTKNIGHT
30. "I Let ___ Go . . . " : ASONG
31. Person : ONE
32. Had bills : OWED
36. Rainfall measure : INCH
37. Wimps' cousins : NERDS
39. Protuberance : NODE
40. Where Zeno sowed wild oats? : STOA
41. Scrappy little thing? : ORT
42. Home on high : EYRIE
43. Director-turned-disco singer? : DONNERSUMMER
47. Liberated drone? : FREEBEE
50. Eldritch : EERY
51. Ella of films : RAINES
52. Aqua ___ (untainted water) : PURA
53. D.D.E. was one : GEN
56. Cessation : END
57. Holiday warning? : YULEBESORRY
60. Envision : SEE
61. Alarm : SCARE
62. Actress Ryan of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : IRENE
63. "___ Alibi," Selleck film : HER
64. Opposite of 63 Across? : HYMN
65. Local dialect : ARGOT
1. Tanner's catch : RAYS
2. Roscoe Coltrane's deputy : ENOS
3. Chills and fever : AGUE
4. Fleur-de-___ : LIS
5. Frosty's fear : MELTING
6. "Miami Vice" role : SWITEK
7. ___ out (overeats) : PIGS
8. Cry of disgust : UGH
9. Stampedes : RAMPAGES
10. Computer device : MODEM
11. Gene Vincent's "Be-Bop-___" : ALULA
12. Heathen : PAGAN
15. Under, in poesy : NEATH
18. Orient : EAST
23. Kin of synecdoche : METONYMY
24. Silver-scaled swimmer : MENHADEN
25. Dilemma : BIND
26. Je ne ___ quoi : SAIS
27. "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
28. Plumb crazy : LOCO
29. Bridge player from Madrid? : NORTE
33. He might get hooked : WORM
34. Kovacs's widow : EDIE
35. Bambi, for one : DEER
37. Unrivaled : NONESUCH
38. Irish lake : ERNE
42. Continental merger? : EURASIA
44. Minds : OBEYS
45. Deli-cacy : REUBEN
46. Withered : SERE
47. Brand new : FRESH
48. Sari sporter : RANEE
49. Down source : EIDER
52. Short wave : PERM
53. Diver Louganis : GREG
54. Mr. Rubik : ERNO
55. Refusenik's answer? : NYET
58. Place down : LAY
59. No. 4 on the icy floor : ORR

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