New York Times, Friday, December 7, 1990

Author: Eileen Lexau
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Eileen Lexau has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Certain Wednesday : ASH
4. Puppeteer Tony : SARG
8. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
13. Siegmund-Sieglinde number : DUET
15. Shawm's descendant : OBOE
16. Jeweler's glass : LOUPE
17. Very large fish : OPAH
18. Old cars : REOS
19. Shoelace end : AGLET
20. Sergeant's command : ORDERARMS
22. Diacritical mark : TILDE
23. Bacon order : RASHER
24. Subway fare : TOKEN
26. "And ___ grow on" : ONETO
28. Cunning : ARTFUL
32. To the left, at sea : APORT
35. "This ___ Affair," Stanwyck-Taylor film : ISMY
37. Take on : HIRE
38. Acuff and Rogers : ROYS
39. Flycatcher : PEWEE
40. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
41. "Protectress" painter : KLEE
42. Land of "Kathleen Mavourneen" : ERIN
43. Defame : SMEAR
44. Druid stone : SARSEN
46. Region in Egypt and Sudan : NUBIA
48. Gog's partner : MAGOG
50. Sonata sections : RONDOS
54. Eva or Magda : GABOR
57. Disburser's activity : PAYINGOUT
59. Roughly : ABOUT
60. Coll. course : ECON
61. Russian-born French designer : ERTE
62. Angry : WROTH
63. British cop's informant : NARK
64. Sally of space fame : RIDE
65. Full of gossip : DISHY
66. Wall St. items : STKS
67. Heart : COR
1. " . . . of a stone, a leaf, ___": Wolfe : ADOOR
2. Above, to an editor : SUPRA
3. Tails' companion : HEADS
4. "And what is ___ as . . . " : SORARE
5. But, in Berlin : ABER
6. Minimal space, to Mrs. Crupp : ROOMTOSWINGACAT
7. Plaster of paris : GESSO
8. Good-news beetle? : ELATER
9. Aesop's selfish withholder : DOGINTHEMANGER
10. Dupe : GULL
11. Emulated David Frye : APED
12. Plexus : RETE
14. Source of firm information : THEHORSESMOUTH
21. Let : RENT
25. Bandleader Sammy : KAYE
27. Shea section : TIER
29. Do a clerical job : FILE
30. She-bear, to Seneca : URSA
31. He brought Bunker to TV : LEAR
32. Refuges : ARKS
33. Theda contemporary : POLA
34. Hearing in court : OYER
36. Computer list : MENU
39. ___ Dehuai of China : PENG
43. London college since 1623 : SION
45. Practical : EARTHY
47. Edges : BRINKS
49. Begins the bidding : OPENS
51. Ancient architectural style : DORIC
52. Surpass : OUTDO
53. Mosshorn : STEER
54. Soho expletive : GAWD
55. Refuge, in Rouen : ABRI
56. Sounds of disapproval : BOOS
58. England's House of ___ : YORK

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