New York Times, Wednesday, December 26, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Makes doilies : TATS
5. Uppity one : SNOB
9. The Censor of ancient Rome : CATO
13. Beehive State : UTAH
14. Put on cargo : LADE
15. Burning : AFIRE
17. Emperor of Rome: A.D. 54-68 : NERO
18. Appian Way, for one : ITER
19. Honey badger : RATEL
20. Start of a quip : ANOPHTHALMOLOGY
23. "Taffy ___ Welshman" : WASA
24. Electrically charged atoms : IONS
25. "Like ___, he hunts in dreams": Tennyson : ADOG
27. Very small: Comb. form : NANO
29. Advantage : EDGE
33. From behind, Roman style : ATERGO
35. Suffixes for mountain and auction : EERS
37. Ger. is here : EUR
38. More of the quip : CLINICISREALLYA
41. Label : TAG
42. French battle site: 7/7/44 : STLO
43. Martin and Allen : STEVES
44. "___ This a Lovely Day?" : ISNT
46. Pennines, e.g. : ALPS
48. Like a summer tea : ICED
49. Undulating : WAVY
51. Wrongful act, in law : TORT
53. End of the quip : SITEFORSOREEYES
60. Different : OTHER
61. Hebrides island : IONA
62. Musical symbol : REST
63. Peachy-keen! : NEATO
64. Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
65. Western alliance : NATO
66. America or Muffet : MISS
67. Knob : NODE
68. Skiers' delight : SNOW
1. Sandwich fish : TUNA
2. Solar disk : ATEN
3. Source of poi : TARO
4. Like tired merchandise? : SHOPWORN
5. Opens an envelope : SLITS
6. Hale or Detroit : NATHAN
7. Music halls : ODEA
8. "lch bin ein ___": J.F.K. : BERLINER
9. Leslie of films : CARON
10. "A dagger of the mind, ___ creation": Macbeth : AFALSE
11. Josip Broz : TITO
12. Beaver St. : OREG
16. TV Tarzan : ELY
21. Scottish pudding : HAGGIS
22. Dudley and Roger : MOORES
25. Mercator product : ATLAS
26. Condescend : DEIGN
28. Fabulous moralist : AESOP
30. Plunge into : DELVE
31. Ridiculed : GUYED
32. Notable periods : ERAS
33. Play start : ACTI
34. Book size : OCTAVO
36. Swift's forte : SATIRE
39. Duke Orsino's nationality : ILLYRIAN
40. Speakers' stands : LECTERNS
45. Chirps : TWEETS
47. Plastered : STONED
50. Kin of dreadlocks : AFROS
52. Storm, to Simone : ORAGE
53. Chip off the old block : SON
54. List entry : ITEM
55. Siamese : THAI
56. Alone : SOLO
57. Lamb : YEAN
58. This, in Toledo : ESTO
59. Pack : STOW

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