New York Times, Tuesday, February 13, 1990

Author:Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F G J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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Across Down
1. Closemouthed one : CLAM
5. Composer of "The Merry Widow" : LEHAR
10. "___ Holden": Bacheller : EBEN
14. Prefix for dynamic : AERO
15. Puff up : ELATE
16. Valley : DALE
17. Australian glee? : PERTHMIRTH
19. "___ boy!" : ITSA
20. Small guitar, for short : UKE
21. Milton called this "ignoble" : EASE
22. One or the other : EITHER
24. In the rear : ASTERN
26. Kind of lark or mouse : MEADOW
28. Offspring: Abbr. : DESC
30. Part of a saddle : STIRRUP
33. Guanaco's locale : ANDES
36. Put up, in a way : ANTED
38. Donkey, in Dijon : ANE
39. No mere talker : DOER
40. Terror : DREAD
41. "___ boy!" : ATTA
42. "___ the King's Men": Warren : ALL
43. French legislative body : SENAT
44. Detest : ABHOR
45. Gandhi : MAHATMA
47. "___ quam videri," N.C. motto : ESSE
49. Models : IDEALS
51. Certify : ATTEST
55. Up-to-date : MODERN
57. Secular clergyman, in France : ABBE
59. Durocher : LEO
60. Knievel : EVEL
61. British vagabond : DOVERROVER
64. Strike out : DELE
65. Horatian product : EPODE
66. Kennedy and Koppel : TEDS
67. Goddess of discord : ERIS
68. Ventures : DARES
69. Words of approximation : ORSO
1. Town north of Naples : CAPUA
2. Kin of onions : LEEKS
3. Court decree in Canada : ARRET
4. Bon ___ (witticism) : MOT
5. Famous race site : LEMANS
6. Site of the first Olympic games : ELIS
7. Zenana : HAREM
8. A.B.A. member : ATT
9. Fixed leftovers : REHEATED
10. Reviser : EDITOR
11. Maine anger? : BATHWRATH
12. Threatener's final word? : ELSE
13. Close : NEAR
18. "___ looking at you!" : HERES
23. "___ It My Way" : IDID
25. German dam-reservoir : EDER
27. Possessions : ESTATE
29. "___ Knowledge," 1971 film : CARNAL
31. "For ___ us a child is born . . . " : UNTO
32. Juicy fruit : PEAR
33. Eden's proprietor : ADAM
34. Where Augustus died : NOLA
35. Indian restaurant? : DELHIDELI
37. Teachers' org. : NEA
40. Exacted : DEMANDED
41. Aid a thug : ABET
43. Ending for young or old : STER
44. Fall flower : ASTER
46. Astaire's sister et al. : ADELES
48. Buffalo pros on ice : SABRES
50. Relish : SAVOR
52. Little eel : ELVER
53. Top players in a tournament : SEEDS
54. Trunk : TORSO
55. Ancient Asian : MEDE
56. Done : OVER
58. The Venerable ___, English scholar : BEDE
62. W.W. II Govt. agency : OPA
63. Ear: Comb. form : OTO

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