New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 1990

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Early modern jazz : BOP
4. Float on the breeze : WAFT
8. Patty Duke's ex : ASTIN
13. Wing that can't fly : ELL
14. Cloud : BEDIM
15. Tibetan capital : LHASA
16. Elevenses in Elstree : TEA
17. Fosters : REARS
18. Bowling alleys : LANES
19. Start of a quip : ASYNONYM
21. Dry road for Moses : REDSEA
22. Tobacco kiln : OAST
23. Utah's lily : SEGO
24. Quip: Part II : AWORDYOUUSEWHEN
31. Bushes, to Bolívar : MATAS
32. Grant or Majors : LEE
33. Agra wear : SARI
34. Govt. homebuilding agency : PHA
35. Smallest : LEAST
37. Thus : SIC
38. Wisdom : LORE
40. Author Fleming : IAN
41. Piece of cake : CINCH
43. Quip: Part III : YOUCANTSPELLTHE
47. Cauchos : ULES
48. Wings for Amor : ALAE
49. Inconsequential persons : SPRATS
52. End of the quip : FIRSTONE
56. Fall cometh after this : PRIDE
57. Agriculture goddess : CERES
58. Tiny : WEE
59. Severity : RIGOR
60. Sidekick : CRONY
61. Corn unit : EAR
62. "The ___ at the spring": Browning : YEARS
63. Data, for short : INFO
64. Sec, as wine : DRY
1. Second in a series : BETA
2. Corrida cheers : OLES
3. "___ it, Sam" : PLAY
4. Teensy's partner : WEENSY
5. " . . . ___ search for God": Carman : ADAYTO
6. Mattress designation : FIRM
7. Logos: Abbr. : TMS
8. Assert without proof : ALLEGE
9. Follows : SHADOWS
10. Prepares hides : TANS
11. Words of comprehension : ISEE
12. Space-probe org. : NASA
14. Norfolk's The ___ : BROADS
20. Author Ephron : NORA
21. Correct a clock : RESET
23. Takes to court : SUES
24. Plentifully : AMPLY
25. Burning bush : WAHOO
26. Japanese seaport : OTARU
27. Polish cavalrymen: Var. : ULANS
28. Anagram for shant : HASNT
29. Director Von Stroheim : ERICH
30. Place for a madonna : NICHE
35. Transport companies : LINES
36. Hash-house sign : EATS
39. Quito's land : ECUADOR
41. Stylish : CLASSY
42. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
44. Tailors to fit : ALTERS
45. "Take a ___ sparkling eyes": Gilbert : PAIROF
46. Okla. city : ELRENO
49. Agile : SPRY
50. ___-dieu (kneeling stool) : PRIE
51. Latvian capital : RIGA
52. Maidenhair, for one : FERN
53. Was indebted : OWED
54. Close by : NEAR
55. Weird : EERY
57. Cato's 201 : CCI

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