New York Times, Thursday, March 15, 1990

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Be Prepared" org. : BSA
4. Little Iodine, e.g. : BRAT
8. Sulked : MOPED
13. Mercer, for one : AUTO
15. Jellystone Park resident : YOGI
16. Noël Coward's "To Step ___" : ASIDE
17. Neatened : SPRUCEDUP
19. Flax product : LINEN
20. George M. Cohan's ancestors : IRISH
21. Clique : SET
22. Very small : TEENY
23. Hercules, to Iole : CAPTOR
25. Leonie Rysanek's field : OPERA
27. Short coats : REEFERS
30. P.G.A. member : PRO
33. False claim : PRETENSE
37. Trap for congers : EELPOT
39. What errants do : ROVE
40. To the point : TERSE
42. Soviet range : ALAI
43. H. C. Andersen's birthplace : ODENSE
45. Huggins and Houk, once : MANAGERS
47. Part of r.p.m. : PER
48. Referee : ARBITER
50. Eminence ___ (confidential agent) : GRISE
52. Posterior : DORSAL
57. Fable finale : MORAL
59. Zeta follower : ETA
62. Phone or scope preceder : MICRO
63. ___ a customer : ONETO
64. Sky : FIRMAMENT
66. "Abdul the Bulbul ___" : AMEER
67. Coloratura Mills : ERIE
68. Tizzy : SNIT
69. Works the bar : TENDS
70. Jan's singing partner : DEAN
71. Place-kicking gadget : TEE
1. Alkaline : BASIC
2. Opposite of infra : SUPRA
3. Anchor position : ATRIP
4. Succinct farewell : BYE
5. A mile contains 320 ___ : RODS
6. Fit of shivering : AGUE
7. Move through the tulips : TIPTOE
8. Like a film falcon : MALTESE
9. Basketry twig : OSIER
10. Hawaiian export : PINEAPPLE
11. Adam's address : EDEN
12. Gainsay : DENY
14. Expel : OUST
18. Odd job : CHORE
24. Lessees : RENTERS
26. Exhibited exultation : PREENED
28. Suffix for journal : ESE
29. Nobelist in Physics: 1938 : FERMI
31. Laugh loudly : ROAR
32. Birdsong of basketball : OTIS
33. Support : PROP
34. Took the train : RODE
35. Streisand hit record : EVERGREEN
36. Number of "Little Indians" : TEN
38. Fail to keep up : LAG
41. Minded the baby : SAT
44. St. Elmo is their patron : SAILORS
46. Bakery emanation : AROMA
49. Bellyached : BEEFED
51. Given a value : RATED
53. Flanges : RIMS
54. Bloodhound's clue : SCENT
55. Bernsen role on "L.A. Law" : ARNIE
56. Actress Lenya : LOTTE
57. Torquilstone defense : MOAT
58. "Don't Tread ___" : ONME
60. Flag : TIRE
61. Bumbry solo : ARIA
65. "All the President's ___" : MEN

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