New York Times, Monday, February 19, 1990

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Word before frog or year : LEAP
5. Ships' records : LOGS
9. Revoke, as a legacy : ADEEM
14. Wheel shaft : AXLE
15. Black, to Blake : EBON
16. Blackmore's "___ Doone" : LORNA
17. Jessica's Me. town in "Murder, She Wrote" : CABOTCOVE
19. Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
20. Spring from : EMANATE
21. Polished; courtly : ELEGANT
23. Theater sign : SRO
24. Sea water : BRINE
25. Church bench : PEW
28. Aspen or linden : TREE
30. Neckwear : ASCOTS
34. Accumulate : AMASS
36. Seth's father : ADAM
38. Golf club : IRON
39. Turning: Comb. form : ROTO
40. "The ___ of Greece . . . ": Byron : ISLES
41. Prong : TINE
42. "___ Brute!" : ETTU
43. Costly : DEAR
44. Wolflike animal : HYENA
45. "___ Rides Again," Dietrich film : DESTRY
47. Birthmark : MOLE
49. Albanian monetary unit : LEK
50. Stops : HALTS
52. Aim : END
54. Side view of a face : PROFILE
57. Enclosed : ENCASED
61. Auburn and Oakland : AUTOS
62. Ranch in "Bonanza" : PONDEROSA
64. Audible respiration in sleep : SNORE
65. ___ dixit : IPSE
66. Verve : ELAN
67. Searches for : SEEKS
68. A ruminant : DEER
69. Jupiter or Mars, to Ovid : DEUS
1. Gift for 13th wedding anniversary : LACE
2. Test : EXAM
3. Provençal love lyric : ALBA
4. Indian policemen : PEONS
5. Reader of Scripture : LECTOR
6. Hautboy : OBOE
7. F.D.R.'s title: 1929-33 : GOV
8. Scoff : SNEER
9. Foreigners : ALIENS
10. "Gunsmoke" locale : DODGECITY
11. Silkworm : ERIA
12. Agricultural village in Ohio : ENON
13. Dillon of 10 Down : MATT
18. Pastries : TARTS
22. Writer O'Flaherty et al. : LIAMS
24. Scenes of confusion : BEDLAMS
25. Peeled : PARED
26. Act dramatically : EMOTE
27. Electrical power units : WATTS
29. Alleviate : EASE
31. Bay window : ORIEL
32. One thousand kilograms : TONNE
33. Move stealthily : SNEAK
35. Sprawling ranch in "Dallas" : SOUTHFORK
37. Air: Comb. form : AERO
40. Eclogue : IDYLL
44. Therefore : HENCE
46. Elevates : RAISES
48. Borrower's opposite : LENDER
51. Lukewarm : TEPID
53. Challenged : DARED
54. Annie Oakley : PASS
55. Early mystical poem : RUNE
56. A Siouan : OTOE
57. Start of Mass.'s motto : ENSE
58. Exclusive : SOLE
59. Jacob's twin : ESAU
60. Quayle and Aykroyd : DANS
63. Unclose, to the Bard : OPE

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