New York Times, Wednesday, February 21, 1990

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Varnish ingredient : LAC
4. Gilliflower : STOCK
9. Multitude : HOST
13. An Upanishad : ISHA
15. "Gloria ___" : PATRI
16. Lake W of Maggiore : ORTA
17. Chow chaser : MEIN
18. Late conductor Dorati : ANTAL
19. Harem rooms : ODAS
20. Author of "The Fire Next Time" : BALDWIN
22. Tuskegee Inst.'s Washington : BOOKERT
24. Did some mending : DARNED
26. Courage : NERVE
27. Repulsive : SLIMY
29. Author of "The Cloister and the Hearth" : READE
32. But, to Sulla : SED
33. Galileo's home : PISA
34. Across: Prefix : TRANS
36. Director of the March on Washington: 1963 : APHILIPRANDOLPH
43. Genoese admiral Andrea ___ : DORIA
44. Demolish a block of flats : RASE
45. Time between avril and juin : MAI
48. Sudden fear : PANIC
50. Porto Novo is its capital : BENIN
51. Harold Gray's little heroine : ANNIE
53. Designation : NAMING
55. Writer-lawyer James Weldon ___ : JOHNSON
58. Noted actor-singer : ROBESON
61. City on the Oka : OREL
62. Caterpillar or tadpole : LARVA
64. Norman town : STLO
65. ___ avis : RARA
66. Hail : GREET
67. Auction word : SOLD
68. Swerve : SKEW
69. Jewish months : ADARS
70. Oban negative : NAE
1. Tree part : LIMB
2. Cruising : ASEA
3. Puerile : CHILDISH
4. Figaro's land : SPAIN
5. Henry Ossawa ___, painter of "The Banjo Lesson" : TANNER
6. Baseball's Mel : OTT
7. Hermit or Dungeness : CRAB
8. Metric unit, for short : KILO
9. Great 17th-century English physicist : HOOKE
10. Waiters take them : ORDERS
11. Suffer from extreme hunger : STARVE
12. Experienced : TASTED
14. " . . . a virtuous bachelor ___": Shak. : ANDAMAID
21. Ironic : WRY
23. Upright : ONEND
25. Get off the Broadway Limited : DETRAIN
27. Bath, e.g. : SPA
28. Pitcher part : LIP
30. Sky Altar : ARA
31. Cupid : DAN
35. Pain : SORENESS
37. Davey of baseball : LOPES
38. George's lyricist : IRA
39. Brooch : PIN
40. Poet Hughes : LANGSTON
41. Penultimate Greek letter : PSI
42. Layer : HEN
45. Barbara and Hoople : MAJORS
46. Warm hooded jacket : ANORAK
47. Belong : INHERE
49. Scientist George Washington ___ : CARVER
50. Tucker's partner : BIB
52. Brother's wife, e.g. : INLAW
54. Castle defenses : MOATS
56. Russian saint : OLGA
57. Ointment : NARD
59. Spicy stew : OLLA
60. Knob : NODE
63. American cartoonist : REA

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