New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 1990

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Christie or Karenina : ANNA
5. Mosque priest : IMAM
9. Certain phantom's haunt : OPERA
14. Good soil : LOAM
15. Houston-based Govt. agency : NASA
16. He couldn't pass the bar : TOPER
17. Ancient Roman road : APPIANWAY
19. Trick's alternative : TREAT
20. City near Vesuvius : NAPLES
21. Hold up : ROB
23. Spreads hay : TEDS
24. Laundry appliance : DRYER
25. Precede : FOREGO
27. Kin of hurrahs : OLES
29. Disprove : REFUTE
33. Simians : APES
37. Munched : ATE
38. Spat : GAITER
39. Fall back : RELAPSE
41. Kind of race : HARNESS
42. Intern's milieu : CLINIC
43. Highland headgear : TAM
44. Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
45. Insect's eye : STEMMA
46. Monad : ATOM
48. "I go to prepare ___ . . . ": John 14:2 : APLACE
50. Race tracks : OVALS
55. N.C. cape : FEAR
58. Formicary dweller : ANT
59. Writ no longer legal in England : ELEGIT
60. Exec. branch of the U.S. Govt. : ADMIN
62. Famous street in Rome : VIAVENETO
64. Roi's mate : REINE
65. Chase, the author : ILKA
66. Lulu : ONER
67. Fund : ENDOW
68. Meadows : LEAS
69. Twain or Hopkins : MARK
1. Jerrold's "___ of Plenty" : ALAND
2. Stock term : NOPAR
3. Downy : NAPPY
4. "A miss is as good as ___" : AMILE
5. Taverns : INNS
6. Fowl's crop : MAW
7. "Red ___ is she": Coleridge : ASAROSE
8. Public official : MAYOR
9. Giant of a Giant : OTT
10. Italian Riviera resort : PORTOFINO
11. Foil's cousin : EPEE
12. Perused : READ
13. Crafts' partner : ARTS
18. Drome preceder : AERO
22. City NE of Milano : BERGAMO
25. Celebration of a sort : FETE
26. First, second or reverse : GEAR
28. Milano's opera house : LASCALA
30. Shoshone Indians : UTES
31. Assay : TEST
32. Old tongue : ERSE
33. Curves : ARCS
34. Hide : PELT
35. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
36. Oldest independent country in Europe : SANMARINO
40. Procurer : PIMP
41. Execrate : HATE
43. Tangible : TACTILE
47. Double agent : MOLE
49. "___ Chorus" in "Il Trovatore" : ANVIL
51. Poison : VENOM
52. Rocket stage : AGENA
53. Metric measure : LITER
54. Mute bird : STORK
55. Diet : FARE
56. Place west of Nod : EDEN
57. Surrounded by : AMID
59. Gabor and Le Gallienne : EVAS
61. Modern : NEW
63. Alias : AKA

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