New York Times, Thursday, April 19, 1990

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Speleologists' interests : CAVES
6. Ski lifts : TBARS
11. Tam : CAP
14. Over : ABOVE
15. Confute : REBUT
16. Corolla petal : ALA
17. Low neckline on a dress : DECOLLETAGE
19. Lion's mouth : MAW
20. Star-shaped : STELLATE
21. Bean and Welles : ORSONS
23. Pet's medic : VET
24. In ___ (localized) : SITU
25. Electric-current units : AMPERES
29. Raises again : RELIFTS
32. Grief : WOE
33. Touch or sight : SENSE
35. Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
36. Stowe's "The Pearl of ___ Island" : ORRS
38. Brazilian seaport : NATAL
40. Byway or seaway : LANE
41. Vanquished one : LOSER
43. Peels : PARES
45. Turn to the right : GEE
46. Hidden sharpshooters : SNIPERS
48. Powder packets : SACHETS
50. Renown : FAME
51. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
52. Four quarts : GALLON
54. Fatherly : PATERNAL
59. Southern constellation : ARA
60. Hobo's way of life : VAGABONDAGE
62. Footprint of a game animal : PUG
63. Cremona violinmaker : AMATI
64. Sea monsters : CETES
65. Août's season : ETE
66. Oblivion : LETHE
67. Irregularly toothed : EROSE
1. Bounders : CADS
2. Assist a felon : ABET
3. Sotto or viva follower : VOCE
4. Undergo gradual change : EVOLVE
5. Star of "The Pink Panther" : SELLERS
6. Waste allowance : TRET
7. ___ noire : BETE
8. Arab garment : ABA
9. Wrinkled : RUGOSE
10. Unproductive : STERILE
11. Dissimulation : CAMOUFLAGE
12. Poet Seeger : ALAN
13. Handles clumsily : PAWS
18. Kind of sail : LATEEN
22. Moonshiner's contrivance : STILL
25. Army deserters : AWOLS
26. City ESE of Sevilla : MORON
27. Banter : PERSIFLAGE
28. Gingery cookies : SNAPS
29. Brings up : REARS
30. Creed : TENET
31. Dirks of yore : SNEES
34. Dep. : STA
37. Flower part : SEPAL
39. Shed with a single, sloped roof : LEANTO
42. Post-blizzard task : REMOVAL
44. Biology or physics : SCIENCE
47. Change a title : RENAME
49. Sheep dog, for one : HERDER
52. Stare : GAPE
53. In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
54. Route : PATH
55. Hershfield's "___ the Agent" : ABIE
56. Treaty org. : NATO
57. Man's septet : AGES
58. ___-majesté : LESE
61. Hood's rod : GAT

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