New York Times, Thursday, December 6, 1990

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Speak imperfectly : LISP
5. Lewis's "___ Timberlane" : CASS
9. Compact : TAMP
13. Fragrance : ODOR
14. Andean beast : LLAMA
16. Biblical twin : ESAU
17. Of certain wage-earning workers : BLUECOLLAR
19. Encircle : RING
20. Large properties : ESTATES
21. Make a gift : DONATE
23. Ordinal suffix : ETH
24. Love, in Lugo : AMOR
26. Walter Johnson was one : NAT
27. Man from Bonn, to Luigi : TEDESCO
31. Muscat native : ARAB
33. Earthquake site in 1790 : ORAN
34. Smell ___ (suspect) : ARAT
36. Prefix for lingual : MULTI
40. Possible census conclusion : UNDERPOPULATION
43. Maudlin : TEARY
44. Yesterday, in Milano : IERE
45. Place for a beret : TETE
46. Variety of chalcedony : SARD
48. ___ words (retract) : EATONES
50. Egyptian cobra : ASP
53. Thane's negations : NAES
55. Gunga ___ : DIN
56. Disharmony : SCHISM
58. Do a Monday chore : LAUNDER
62. Cowl : HOOD
63. Certain refugees : BOATPEOPLE
66. Suffix with beaver : ETTE
67. Start : ONSET
68. Gardener's nemesis : WEED
69. Zeno's classroom : STOA
70. Cosby's TV son : THEO
71. Poverty : NEED
1. Netman's ploy : LOB
2. Run a car in neutral : IDLE
3. Five-centime pieces : SOUS
4. 12-year-olds, e.g. : PRETEENERS
5. British equivalent of 17 Across : CLOTHCAP
6. Everybody, in Düsseldorf : ALLE
7. Pop music of Latin American origin : SALSA
8. Wee, to Burns : SMA
9. Set of three : TERN
10. Thai, for one : ASIAN
11. Devilfish : MANTA
12. Seattle's ___ Sound : PUGET
15. Zeal : ARDOR
18. Clowder members : CATS
22. Pan attachment : ORAMA
25. Fully grown : MATURE
27. Race-track habitué : TOUT
28. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
29. Arp's art : DADA
30. False gold : OROIDE
32. Extremely conventional : BUTTONDOWN
35. Impersonate : APE
37. Legal claim : LIEN
38. Kind of bag or box : TOTE
39. Model ___ de la Fressange : INES
41. "___ Daughter," 1970 film : RYANS
42. Approach, as a disclosure : LEADUPTO
47. Sly role : RAMBO
49. Antler end : TINE
50. A Wimbledon champ's family : ASHES
51. Patton portrayer : SCOTT
52. Atget product : PHOTO
54. Cut prices : SLASH
57. Inkling : IDEA
59. Fits to ___ : ATEE
60. Weapon for an Olympic contestant : EPEE
61. U. Grant's opponent : RLEE
64. Canadian prov. : ONT
65. Roush of baseball fame : EDD

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