New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Rebuff : SLAP
5. Something to stake : CLAIM
10. Pedro's uncle : TIO
13. Money in Milano : LIRA
14. Greene of "Bonanza" : LORNE
15. Maestro's musicians: Abbr. : ORCH
17. Start of a quip : AFELLOWIKNOWWHO
20. Afternoon social : TEA
21. Highly impressed : AWED
22. Belgian Congo, today : ZAIRE
23. Discover : FIND
24. Bedecked : ADORNED
26. Certain runners : MILERS
29. Window shade : BLIND
30. Leave out : OMIT
31. Exact duplicate : CLONE
32. Churchill's gesture : VEE
35. More of the quip : MAKESALONGSTORY
39. Soul, to Simone : AME
40. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
41. Beauvais's department : OISE
42. Golf great : SNEAD
43. Takes to task : CHIDES
45. Conestoga rider : PIONEER
48. Emery-board target : NAIL
49. Lances, in Sevilla : ASTAS
50. Deal with : COPE
51. Mischievous creature : ELF
54. End of the quip : SHORTISANEDITOR
58. Oriental weight : TAEL
59. Spud : TATER
60. Wander : ROVE
61. Authors' offerings : MSS
62. Dalmatian markings : SPOTS
63. Limb bender : KNEE
1. Bed part : SLAT
2. Existence : LIFE
3. Space : AREA
4. Chum : PAL
5. "Send in the ___," Sondheim song : CLOWNS
6. Made bovine sounds : LOWED
7. Like the Gobi : ARID
8. India, for one : INK
9. Pyle's "___ of Iron" : MEN
10. In the direction of : TOWARD
11. Author Shaw : IRWIN
12. Earth pigment for Turner : OCHRE
16. Whacked the weeds : HOED
18. Hyena's hideout : LAIR
19. Forms of oxygen : OZONES
23. Honor with entertainment : FETE
24. What Garbo wanted to be : ALONE
25. "___ dong bell . . . " : DING
26. N.Y.C. art gallery : MOMA
27. Shiite religious leader : IMAM
28. Enjoy : LIKE
29. Adjective for Redford : BLOND
31. Unobstructed : CLEAR
32. Nullify : VOID
33. Gaelic : ERSE
34. "I Only Have ___ for You," 1934 song : EYES
36. Most rational : SANEST
37. Nautical term : ALEE
38. Labor slavishly : TOIL
42. Entangles : SNARLS
43. Flavoring buds : CAPERS
44. Hastened : HIED
45. Yesteryear : PAST
46. Bandleader Jones : ISHAM
47. Some native Americans : OTOES
48. Composition for nine : NONET
50. The Censor in ancient Rome : CATO
51. Stiff collar : ETON
52. World spinner : LOVE
53. Release : FREE
55. "___ a girl!" : ITS
56. Maple-sugar base : SAP
57. Irritate : IRK

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