New York Times, Thursday, February 15, 1990

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Faced the challenge : BRAVED
7. ___ Silence, 1989 Kentucky Derby winner : SUNDAY
13. Cooking instructions : RECIPES
15. Golden : AUREATE
16. Selfish; not gregarious : ASOCIAL
17. Substitute rulers : REGENTS
18. Put up : CAN
19. Prevailing weather conditions : CLIMATE
21. Small island : AIT
22. Yalies : ELIS
24. Swabbies : GOBS
25. Swamp : MIRE
26. Inhibit : DETER
28. Terhune's "___ Dog" : HIS
29. Down source : EIDER
30. Reciprocals of cosines : SECANTS
32. Accumulate : AMASS
33. First Kentucky Derby winner: 1875 : ARISTIDES
35. Capital of Ore. : SALEM
37. Indigenous : ENDEMIC
40. S.A. mammal : TAPIR
41. Can. province : ONT
42. Get ___ (exterminate) : RIDOF
44. Harrow's rival : ETON
45. Pintail duck : SMEE
46. Madrid movie house : CINE
47. " . . . to bed; ___ almost fairy time": Shak. : TIS
48. Lasting forever : ETERNAL
51. Reproductive cells : OVA
52. Freight train or snake : RATTLER
54. Small loudspeaker : TWEETER
56. Cartographical works : ATLASES
57. Horizon, to a skipper : SEALINE
58. Transferred an estate, e.g. : DEEDED
59. Set some distance apart : SPACED
1. Reinforced : BRACED
2. Used-car transactions : RESALES
3. Monkshood or wolfsbane : ACONITE
4. Custer's "Last Stand" battle horse : VIC
5. Homer's "Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
6. Distribute playing cards : DEAL
7. Hard fats : SUETS
8. Yen : URGE
9. Born, to a Parisienne : NEE
10. Monarch butterflies : DANAIDS
11. Clothes : ATTIRES
12. Relating to previous time : YESTER
14. Neglects : SLIGHTS
15. Bedouins, e.g. : ARABS
20. Wetting device for stamps : MOISTENER
23. Rye protein : SECALIN
25. Noxious, as a swamp : MIASMIC
27. More unusual : RARER
29. Moslem ruler : EMEER
31. Game with counters : NIM
32. Append : ADD
34. Purposes : INTENTS
35. Surfeit : SATIATE
36. Peter or John : APOSTLE
38. Foolish : IDIOTIC
39. Meet : CONVENE
40. Fourfold : TETRAD
41. Hebrew dry measures : OMERS
43. Redoubtable : FEARED
45. High-spirited horse : STEED
48. Otherwise : ELSE
49. Windmill sails : AWES
50. Vault : LEAP
53. Small boy : TAD
55. Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA

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