New York Times, Wednesday, April 25, 1990

Author:Norma Steinberg
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q U V X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Stick it out : LAST
5. Handles for swordsmen : HAFTS
10. Potpourri: Abbr. : MISC
14. Operatic show-stopper : ARIA
15. Cove : INLET
16. "My Way" man : ANKA
17. Rival of Octavian : MARKANTONY
19. "How sweet ___!" : ITIS
20. Like some ballots or landlords : ABSENTEE
21. Most modern : LATEST
23. Grows old : AGES
24. Puritano, e.g. : CIGAR
25. Used talons : CLAWED
28. Hobbies : PASTIMES
31. Of the kidneys : RENAL
32. Lindsey and Sahl : MORTS
33. East attachment : ERN
34. MacDonald's co-star : EDDY
35. Yawn producers : BORES
36. Poet Pound : EZRA
37. Trifle : TOY
38. Gave a party for : FETED
39. Implement for Figaro : RAZOR
40. Signed up : ENROLLED
42. Sentence curtailment : PAROLE
43. Dairy-case choices : OLEOS
44. Huck or Mickey : FINN
45. Dr. K. of baseball : GOODEN
47. Chuck ___, jazz musician : MANGIONE
51. Actress Francis : ANNE
52. His motto is: "The puck stops here" : GOALTENDER
54. Jeanne and Agnès: Abbr. : STES
55. French cup : TASSE
56. Reverse, for one : GEAR
57. Singer-guitarist Axton : HOYT
58. Tryon's "The ___" : OTHER
59. Fast planes : SSTS
1. Tibetan priest : LAMA
2. Bedouin : ARAB
3. Business-letter greeting : SIRS
4. Subtract : TAKEAWAY
5. Intimated : HINTED
6. Kitty starters : ANTES
7. Chunk of ice : FLOE
8. Decade : TEN
9. Hairdressers, e.g. : STYLISTS
10. Bar order : MAITAI
11. Music for the break : INTERMEZZO
12. Equipment at Chamonix : SKIS
13. Choose actors : CAST
18. Cheryl Ladd, once : ANGEL
22. Go-betweens: Abbr. : AGTS
24. Was concerned : CARED
25. Mediterranean island : CRETE
26. Lured : LEDON
27. Sunday evening critic on TV : ANDYROONEY
28. Read closely : PORED
29. Flynn or Garner : ERROL
30. Catch : SNARE
32. They dance in sunbeams : MOTES
35. "You ___ Me," 1952 song : BELONGTO
36. Statement on a 1099 form : EARNINGS
38. Escape : FLEE
39. Kind of finder : RANGE
41. Most venerable : OLDEST
42. "The Homecoming" playwright : PINTER
44. Untrue : FALSE
45. Slit : GASH
46. " . . . ___ the fray!" : ONTO
47. Crush : MASH
48. Some lyric poems : ODES
49. Orderly : NEAT
50. Blunders : ERRS
53. Type of cake : OAT

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