New York Times, Saturday, March 31, 1990

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Food fish : BASS
5. Exposed : BARED
10. Trade : SWAP
14. Bird of Australia : EMEU
15. Eiffel Tower level : ETAGE
16. Famous soccer player : PELE
17. City-hall timekeepers : TOWNCLOCKS
19. Weather forecast : RAIN
20. Concurrences : SYNDROMES
21. 0500 and 1700 : FIVES
22. Hawaiian honeycreeper : IIWI
23. Donegal Bay feeder : ERNE
24. What inspired Watt : STEAM
27. Metric-system unit : CENTIGRAM
32. C. Marshall's "A Man ___ Peter" : CALLED
34. Chickadee's home : NEST
35. Youth org. : BSA
36. Central Iowa city : AMES
37. District's administrative officer : REEVE
39. Fine spray : MIST
40. Clerical title: Abbr. : REV
41. Writer Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
42. Basis for some watches : QUARTZ
44. Top watch's quality : PRECISION
47. "___ to bed": Pepys : ANDSO
48. Certain pigeons : NUNS
49. Teen-ager's problem : ACNE
51. His last album was "I Got a Name" : CROCE
53. Old time indicator : HOURGLASS
58. Sickle; scythe : HOOK
59. Six fifty : TENTOSEVEN
60. "Money ___ object" : ISNO
61. "Our times ___ his hand": Browning : AREIN
62. Short-billed rail : SORA
63. A Huxtable : THEO
64. Mount ___ (Adirondacks' top peak) : MARCY
65. Lucre : SWAG
1. Wagers : BETS
2. China-coast island : AMOY
3. Stitched : SEWN
4. Old daytime markers : SUNDIALS
5. Under : BELOW
6. Kind of energy : ATOMIC
7. Tear : RACE
8. Family of "Circe" composer : EGKS
9. ___ Plaines, Chicago suburb : DES
10. "___ ahead; fall back" : SPRING
11. Old World finch : WEAVERBIRD
12. "It's a Sin to Tell ___" : ALIE
13. Writes : PENS
18. It doesn't pay : CRIME
21. Component of glass : FRIT
23. And the following: Abbr. : ETSEQ
24. Line of cliffs : SCARP
25. Less feral : TAMER
26. 11:01 : ELEVENOONE
28. Period of time in Spain : ENERO
29. Ida. neighbor : NEV
30. Vice prins., e.g. : ASSTS
31. Unleavened bread : MATZO
33. Dolly Varden is one : DRESS
38. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
39. Like a lioness : MANELESS
41. Eat in style : DINE
43. Rhinoceros beetles : UANGS
45. Beaked timekeeper : CUCKOO
46. Marine, in Brighton : NAUTIC
50. Chum : CRONY
51. Memo : CHIT
52. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
53. Wife and sister of Zeus : HERA
54. Corker : ONER
55. Assert : AVOW
56. Evening, in Roma : SERA
57. Angler's headache : SNAG
59. Beret's cousin : TAM

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