New York Times, Wednesday, April 11, 1990

Author: Bernard Meren
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F G J Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. School subj. : MATH
5. "___ Hilda," Russ Myers comic : BROOM
10. S.A. rodent : PACA
14. Longfellow's bell town : ATRI
15. Vulcan's shop : AETNA
16. Sorrowful expression : ALAS
17. G.N.P. or e.r.a. : STAT
18. Food or game fish : SNOOK
19. Sassy : PERT
20. Rubes : HAYSEEDS
22. Relative of skat : ECARTE
24. Emulate Petruchio : TAME
25. Cry of surprise : OHO
26. Artist ___ Borch: 17th century : TER
27. Noted U.S. seismologist: 1900-85 : RICHTER
30. Reckless : RASH
32. Native of Inchon : KOREAN
33. Late crooner from Argentina : HAYMES
35. Correct: Comb. form : ORTH
36. Swift's weapon : PEN
37. With 45 Across, 1988 or 1992 : LEAP
40. Strut : SASHAY
43. Crosby hit: 1932 : PLEASE
45. See 37 Across : YEAR
46. Gutenberg was one : PRINTER
47. Ante's place : POT
50. Deli owner's purchase : RYE
51. Jacob's first wife : LEAH
52. Ken Stabler was one : RAIDER
54. Tyson tumbler : HAYMAKER
58. Christiania, since 1925 : OSLO
59. Mad : IRATE
61. Himalayan snowman : YETI
62. Swerve : VEER
63. More calamitous : DIRER
64. Heroic poetry : EPOS
65. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
66. Mideast bigwigs : EMIRS
67. Trig function : SINE
1. Vehicle for Alda : MASH
2. "___ boy!" : ATTA
3. Waiter's burden : TRAY
4. Gets some shuteye : HITSTHEHAY
5. Sacks' guards : BASEMEN
6. Tear apart : RENDER
7. Neb. Indians : OTOS
8. Yoko : ONO
9. Take advantage of the sunlight : MAKEHAY
10. Hemingway epithet : PAPA
11. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed : ALERT
12. Menu : CARTE
13. Fall flower : ASTER
21. "Do I dare to ___ peach?": Eliot : EATA
23. Macro or micro follower : COSM
25. Algerian seaport : ORAN
27. Theater-circuit initials : RKO
28. Super ending : IOR
29. TV parts : CRTS
31. Grand old lady of the theater : HELENHAYES
33. Attention-getting word : HEY
34. County center : SEAT
36. Skin : PARE
38. Gynt's mother : ASE
39. For each : PER
41. Withered : SERE
42. Fall fun : HAYRIDE
43. Quarry chasers : PREYERS
44. Writer O'Flaherty : LIAM
46. Inferior race horse : PLATER
47. B.Y.U.'s location : PROVO
48. Desert spas : OASES
49. Mah-jongg pieces : TILES
53. First Mrs. Copperfield : DORA
54. Name in spydom : HARI
55. French military cap : KEPI
56. School Gladstone attended : ETON
57. Stevens of operatic fame : RISE
60. Flange : RIM

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