New York Times, Thursday, February 22, 1990

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Huck's transport : RAFT
5. Haze : MIST
9. Tumbler : GLASS
14. Perry's creator : ERLE
15. Hip : ONTO
16. Pardon : REMIT
17. Observed : SEEN
18. Culture medium : AGAR
19. Sheeplike : OVINE
20. Start of a quip : TAXESTOBEPAIDON
23. Track event : MEET
24. Emmet : ANT
25. Endure a siege : DEFEND
28. Mike's friend : PAT
30. Rim : EDGE
34. Actress Massey : ILONA
35. Diplomat's forte : TACT
36. Raced : RAN
37. More of the quip : ALOTTERYHITMUST
41. Aught : NIL
42. Chop ___ : SUEY
43. Poker move : RAISE
44. African fox : ASSE
46. Indian weight : SER
47. Rend : SUNDER
48. Vegas cube : DIE
50. Top : ACME
51. End of quip : BEWINDOUGHPAINS
59. Heroine of a Broadway musical : EVITA
60. Persian fairy : PERI
61. Race-track character : TOUT
62. Mortise adjunct : TENON
63. Rubber trees : ULES
64. Cigar or kitchen follower : ETTE
65. Night sound : SNORE
66. Appear : SEEM
67. Hoarse sound : RASP
1. Remainder : REST
2. Space : AREA
3. Bend : FLEX
4. Inner-city housing : TENEMENT
5. Like most castles : MOATED
6. Metal bar : INGOT
7. Pierce : STAB
8. Sped : TORE
9. Frequent reaction to a pun : GROAN
10. Biblical priest's aide : LEVITE
11. Surrounded by : AMID
12. Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
13. British carbine : STEN
21. French upper house : SENAT
22. Singer Page : PATTI
25. Current princess : DIANA
26. Island in Upper New York Bay : ELLIS
27. Certain inrushers : FOOLS
28. The host, usually : PAYER
29. Sore : ACHY
31. Celtic priest : DRUID
32. Alley, to Adenauer : GASSE
33. Stage direction : ENTER
35. Align : TRUE
38. Ancient chariot : ESSED
39. Master card : TRUMP
40. Cannibal : MANEATER
45. Blue-penciler : EDITOR
47. Rift : SCHISM
49. Vapid : INANE
50. Jibe : AGREE
51. Wagers : BETS
52. Like 8 and 14, e.g. : EVEN
53. Bowery character : WINO
54. Composition : OPUS
55. Zaire river : UELE
56. Jot : IOTA
57. Cashews and pecans : NUTS
58. Pace : STEP

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