New York Times, Saturday, December 29, 1990

Author:Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Author LeShan : EDA
4. Elec. units : AMPS
8. "Doe, ___ . . . " : ADEER
13. The G in G.P.O. : GOVT
15. Equine tone : ROAN
16. Sap source : MAPLE
17. Pupil of Plato : ARISTOTLE
19. ___ Vance, literary detective : PHILO
20. Charms : DISARMS
21. A hardwood : ASH
23. En tout ___ (in any case) : CAS
24. Cellular lava : SCORIA
25. Supplement : EKEOUT
27. Business-letter abbr. : ATTN
29. Marshal Dillon portrayer : ARNESS
32. Halved : DIMIDIATE
37. Lord ___, British historian : ACTON
38. ___ about : ONOR
39. Salad ingredient : CRESS
41. French river : AUDE
42. "___ Work," G. Will best seller : MENAT
44. Some Cartesian coordinates : ABSCISSAE
46. Irish or English canine : SETTER
48. Summer-theater site : BARN
49. Microorganism : AEROBE
51. Military command : ATEASE
56. Purportedly psychic phenomenon : PSI
58. Six, in Siena : SEI
59. Attacks, in a way : STRAFES
60. Two-under-par score : EAGLE
62. Cartesians are his followers : DESCARTES
64. Valid for a year: Fr. : ANNAL
65. A Balt : ESTH
66. The___ Ranger : LONE
67. ___-weeny : TEENY
68. Like Cyrano? : NOSY
69. Sine qua ___ : NON
1. Mild oaths : EGADS
2. Classic style of architecture : DORIC
3. Dispatch boat : AVISO
4. Fragrant : AROMATIC
5. Witticisms : MOTS
6. "___ Joey" : PAL
7. Skulk : SNEAK
8. Tall jar : AMPHORA
9. Dash, in Morse code : DAH
10. Stoic philosopher : EPICTETUS
11. First name in scat : ELLA
12. Old cars : REOS
14. Peter the Great, for one : TSAR
18. Group of three : TRIAD
22. Red, White or Black : SEA
25. "Raid on ___," 1977 TV film : ENTEBBE
26. One of the Mohicans : UNCAS
28. Hill near Dublin : TARA
30. Faro card : SODA
31. Old-time sticker : SNEE
32. Former titles of respect in Portugal : DOMS
33. Arrow poison : INEE
34. "Essais" author : MONTAIGNE
35. Angry : IRATE
36. Pronoun for the Andrea Doria : ESSA
40. Like old LP's : SCRATCHY
43. With succinctness : TERSELY
45. Within: Prefix : INTRA
47. Eggs : ROE
50. Senator from Del. : BIDEN
52. Mountbatten, for one : EARL
53. Gentle flower? : AFTON
54. "___ evil" : SEENO
55. German industrial city : ESSEN
56. Fuel from fens : PEAT
57. Freeze org.? : SANE
59. Heathrow swifties : SSTS
61. County in Sweden : LAN
63. Inner: Prefix : ESO

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