New York Times, Friday, February 9, 1990

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Kind of Chinese pottery : HAN
4. "East River" author : ASCH
8. In ___ (minus basic data) : VACUO
13. Kind of engr. : ELEC
15. Sprinter's target : TAPE
16. Wry humor : IRONY
17. Peter Jennings, e.g. : ANCHORMAN
19. Nez ___, Northwest Indian tribe : PERCE
20. Vittorio Emanuele, re ___ : DITALIA
21. Magnetic-change line on a map : ISOPOR
22. "___ for naebody": Burns : ICARE
23. Covers for bldgs. : RFGS
26. Fighting Tigers at Baton Rouge : LSU
27. Cousins or Lear : NORMAN
29. Old-time illuminants : OILLAMPS
32. Spiced hot wine beverage : NEGUS
34. Clerical vestment : ORALE
35. Agt.'s cut : PCT
38. Hotel functionary : DOORMAN
40. High-wire accessory : NET
41. "___ Foolish Things . . . ": 1935 ballad : THESE
43. Surrounded by : AMONG
44. Caballero's date : SENORITA
46. Two-time A.L. homer leader Thomas : GORMAN
51. ___ compos (out of touch) : NON
52. Field hand of yore : ESNE
54. ___ retreat (decamp) : BEATA
55. Sad songs : DIRGES
57. Worn down : TRODDEN
59. Heifetz contemporary : ELMAN
60. Carson-Sajak alternative : LETTERMAN
62. Oxlike African antelope : ELAND
63. Heathery hill : BRAE
64. "___ Can": Sammy Davis Jr. : YESI
65. Remains in the air : PENDS
66. ___ Willard, 1919 Dempsey victim : JESS
67. Barbara Bush, ___ Pierce : NEE
1. Make for the harbor : HEADIN
2. Magnetic alloy : ALNICO
3. Heavenly quaff : NECTAR
4. City once called Hadria Picena : ATRI
5. Leyte's neighbor : SAMAR
6. Fin. troubleshooter : CPA
7. Female lobster : HEN
8. Wheels, honchos et al. : VIPS
9. Filled with interstices : AREOLAR
10. Army medic : CORPSMAN
11. Loose a caboose : UNCOUPLE
12. ___ and terminer : OYER
14. Kind of bracelet : CHARM
18. Poisonous evergreen shrub : OLEANDER
21. Icel. or Ire. : ISL
24. Like some Olympic bobsleds : FOURMAN
25. Doohickey : GISMO
28. Modernist : NEO
30. Description of an English horn : LONGOBOE
31. Adamant : SET
33. World Series unfortunates : GOATS
35. Gal. components : PTS
36. Bedspread material : CHENILLE
37. A saxophonist : TENORMAN
39. Sharp-cornered: Abbr. : ANG
42. ___-dance man : SONGAND
45. Book ends? : IES
47. Demoisturize again : REDRY
48. Berserkers : MADMEN
49. Parade-ground command : ATEASE
50. U.K. nursemaid : NANNIE
53. Miss Kett et al. : ETTAS
55. Sea or six preceder : DEEP
56. Means justifiers : ENDS
58. Lines on A.A.A. maps : RTES
60. Winner over B.M.G.: 1964 : LBJ
61. " . . . ___ the mightiest Julius fell": Shak. : ERE

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