New York Times, Saturday, March 24, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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. The Censor of ancient Rome : CATO
5. Bugle call : TAPS
9. Mine access : ADIT
13. Holy image : ICON
14. Berchtesgaden, for one : AERIE
16. Muscle condition : TONE
17. TRABANTS : CHROMOSOMEMOONS
20. Beginning on : ASOF
21. Old World finch : LINNET
22. Elaborate ploys : SCAMS
26. Tom's booty : PIG
28. Prognosticators : SEERS
29. One of Noah's descendants : HAMITE
31. Allowances for waste : TRETS
33. Having knowledge of : INON
34. Used-car transaction : RESALE
36. Greek letter : PSI
39. TRABANTS : PORTERS
41. TRABANTS : DURWANS
43. Observe : SEE
44. Kind of interest : VESTED
46. Of a notable period : ERAL
47. Blip maker : RADAR
48. Whole : ENTIRE
50. Poseur : FRAUD
53. Slangy affirmative : YEP
55. Double curves : ESSES
56. Castigated : RAILED
58. Swing around : SLUE
60. TRABANTS : ARMEDATTENDANTS
66. ___-do-well : NEER
67. Caesar, for one : SALAD
68. Custer's last major : RENO
69. Wyes' followers in England : ZEDS
70. Pedro's pittance : PESO
71. Dorothy Gale's pet : TOTO
1. Title F.D.R. held : CIC
2. Fritz's exclamation : ACH
3. Rocky peak : TOR
4. Yoko : ONO
5. N.M. art colony : TAOS
6. Fabulous fellow : AESOP
7. Gains : PROFITS
8. Alastair ___ of British films : SIM
9. Makes up for : ATONES
10. Fictional Lorna : DOONE
11. "___ Sanctum" (old radio show) : INNER
12. Tries : TESTS
15. Smoked delicacy : EEL
18. Food from the forest : MAST
19. Term of address for an ensign : MISTER
22. Liners : SHIPS
23. Vessel for Stuart Little : CANOE
24. "That's ___," Dean Martin hit : AMORE
25. Pristine : MINT
27. Slope : GRADE
30. Made a bull : ERRED
32. Slip away from : ELUDE
35. Elia product : ESSAY
36. April's city in songdom : PARIS
37. Delusion's partner : SNARE
38. British ___ : ISLES
40. Dodged, as taxes : EVADED
42. Moistens : WETS
45. Bridge for the B.&O. : TRESTLE
47. Sticks with numbers : RULERS
49. Require : NEED
50. Author Werfel : FRANZ
51. Peep show : RAREE
52. Drew a bead on : AIMED
54. Urgent requests : PLEAS
57. "___ Kapital" : DAS
59. Open : UNDO
61. Broach a cask : TAP
62. Magritte's field : ART
63. Avant-gardist : NEO
64. Explosive letters : TNT
65. U.S.-Canada canals : SOO

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