New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bank transaction : LOAN
5. Tail end : LAST
9. Certificate : SCRIP
14. Rest : EASE
15. Florence's river : ARNO
16. Shiner : MOUSE
17. Proofreader's word : STET
18. Sports side : TEAM
19. Downed, as doughnuts : EATEN
20. Start of a quip : THATCHAP
22. Minced : HASHED
23. Deprivation : LOSS
24. Uncovered wagon : CART
25. Choose from the menu : ORDER
28. Double this for a candy : BON
29. Letters on a radio : AMFM
33. More of the quip : HEISNTBALD
36. Dr. Zhivago's love : LARA
37. King topper : ACE
38. Combat missions : SORTIES
40. L.B.J. pooch : HIM
41. Tedious routines : RUTS
43. Still more of the quip : HEONLYHASA
45. Gaelic : ERSE
46. Perceptive faculty : EAR
47. Beds at sea : BUNKS
48. Lecture : TALK
50. Hairdo : COIF
52. Soft shade : PASTEL
55. End of the quip : TALLFACE
59. Fall flower : ASTER
60. President Carter's middle name : EARL
61. "___ Ordinary Man," song from "My Fair Lady" : IMAN
62. Darling, in Dijon : CHERI
63. Wise men : MAGI
64. Boy, in Barcelona : NINO
65. On edge : TENSE
66. Blackthorn fruit : SLOE
67. Obtains : GETS
1. "___ we forget . . . " : LEST
2. Vow : OATH
3. On the Coral : ASEA
4. Irritates : NETTLES
5. Wood strips : LATHS
6. Spaces : AREAS
7. Cinch : SNAP
8. Kind of cat : TOM
9. Besmirch : SMEAR
10. Of the seashore : COASTAL
11. Sultan of Swat : RUTH
12. Words of understanding : ISEE
13. Hang fire : PEND
21. Toe tormentors : CORNS
22. "Xerxes" composer : HANDEL
24. Bobwhite : COLIN
25. Chicago airport : OHARE
26. Happen again : RECUR
27. Fights fat : DIETS
28. Ulan ___, Mongolia : BATOR
30. Naval historian : MAHAN
31. Search a suspect : FRISK
32. Papas' helpmeets : MAMAS
34. "___, allegiance!": Shak. : TOHELL
35. Shatter : BREAK
39. Disraeli work that caused factory reform : SYBIL
42. Hunting dogs : SETTERS
44. Blowing hard : HUFFING
49. High home : AERIE
50. Freighter's load : CARGO
51. Stan's sidekick : OLLIE
52. Agreement : PACT
53. Tennis great : ASHE
54. British gun : STEN
55. Afrikaans : TAAL
56. Pierre's girlfriend : AMIE
57. Tilt : CANT
58. Slaughter of baseball : ENOS
60. Printers' measures : EMS

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