New York Times, Tuesday, April 10, 1990

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Plan expenditures : BUDGET
7. Last letter found in London : ZED
10. Snug as a bug in ___ : ARUG
14. Disinclined : AVERSE
15. Chopper : AXE
16. Ship on which Columbus returned: 1492 : NINA
17. Tell : RELATE
18. Wedding-news word : NEE
19. Sarcastic : ACID
20. Pertaining to a spinster : MAIDENLY
22. Unkempt : RAGTAG
24. Gaelic : ERSE
25. Beast : BRUTE
26. Showy ornament : GAUD
29. Bark sharply : YAP
31. Sideboard display : TEASET
32. Hooter : OWL
33. Observance of correctness : PURISM
35. Wildebeests : GNUS
37. Applied a match anew : RELIT
38. Goad : SPUR
42. Bicycle built for two : TANDEM
44. Pub pint's contents : ALE
45. Certain parrots : MACAWS
48. Polka follower : DOT
50. Brought up : BRED
51. Exercised : IRATE
52. Indian garb : SARI
54. Fool : DELUDE
56. Angels : SERAPHIM
60. Capricorn symbol : GOAT
61. Possible habitat of 35 Across : ZOO
63. Imagine : IDEATE
64. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
65. Old Tokyo : EDO
66. Fuss : FIDGET
67. Moscow news group : TASS
68. Understanding : KEN
69. Bone hollows : FOSSAE
1. Foam during fermentation : BARM
2. Eye part : UVEA
3. Where to find a hero : DELI
4. Rated : GRADED
5. Organic compound : ESTER
6. Minute : TEENSY
7. Clown : ZANY
8. English stream : EXE
9. Stag or doe : DEER
10. Popular word game : ANAGRAMS
11. Opening of the mouth : RICTUS
12. An Eastern Church member : UNIATE
13. Thingamabob : GADGET
21. Jumped : LEAPED
23. Beame and Burrows : ABES
26. A warring nation of Revelations : GOG
27. Grass bristle : AWN
28. Eskimo knife : ULU
30. Whined : PULED
31. Small bird : TIT
34. Full of chinks : RIMOSE
36. Laws : STATUTES
37. Hosp. group : RNS
39. Norm : PAR
40. Rubber tree : ULE
41. Roulette color : RED
43. Overwhelmed : AWED
45. Diminutive : MIDGET
46. Interstice : AREOLA
47. French seaport : CALAIS
49. Import duty : TARIFF
50. Human beings, e.g. : BIPEDS
53. Fred Allen's medium : RADIO
55. Bible bk. : EZEK
56. Anon : SOON
57. Crones : HAGS
58. Graceful tree : ITEA
59. Boundary line : METE
62. Poem form : ODE

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