New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 1990

Author:Wilson McBeath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Dried orchid tubers : SALEP
6. Loses muscle tone : SAGS
10. Brazil-Bolivia boundary river : ACRE
14. "___ thee not . . . ": Macbeth : IHAVE
15. Obstacle for Curtis Strange : TRAP
16. Fir or pine board : DEAL
17. Game in "The Sting" : POKER
18. Angler's catch in the Atlantic : AMBERJACK
20. Princess Diana's family : SPENCERS
22. Charters : LEASES
23. Freshwater ducks : TEALS
24. Spots : PLACES
25. Congeal : CURDLE
27. Imitation gem : PASTE
28. G.I.'s overseas address : APO
29. Home of a biblical witch : ENDOR
31. Sadat : ANWAR
35. Garbure, e.g. : SOUP
37. Van Gogh locale : ARLES
39. Way preceder : THRU
40. Feeds the kitty : ANTES
42. Mitigated : EASED
44. Kind of cream : ICE
45. Perfume : ATTAR
47. Panoramic scenes : VISTAS
49. Part of MOMA : MUSEUM
51. "Beau ___" : GESTE
52. " . . . keep the word of promise to ___": Macbeth : OUREAR
53. Remarkable! : TERRIFIC
56. Angler's freshwater catch : BLACKBASS
58. Imitative : APISH
59. Preminger or Graham : OTTO
60. Seraglio rooms : ODAS
61. Electrical wizard : TESLA
62. Fabricated : LIED
63. Poi ingredient : TARO
64. London suburb : ESHER
1. Tastes : SIPS
2. ___, a skip and a jump : AHOP
3. Namaycush : LAKETROUT
4. Smoothed : EVENED
5. Cambric's relative : PERCALE
6. Antares et al. : STARS
7. Start of a G.B.S. title : ARMS
8. It's a gift to some : GAB
9. Incantations : SPELLS
10. Juxtaposed : ADJACENT
11. Leave off : CEASE
12. Strong water currents : RACES
13. They have a Grand Exalted Ruler : ELKS
19. Ranch in Ferber's "Giant" : REATA
21. A former queen of Italy : ELENA
24. Curtails : PARES
25. Locale of a sala : CASA
26. Well versed in : UPON
27. Pivotal : POLAR
30. Reverie : DREAM
32. Angler's catch in the Great Lakes : WHITEFISH
33. Ancient chest : ARCA
34. Regrets : RUES
36. Doublet front, in Shakespeare's day : PEASECOD
38. Sunder : SEVER
41. New York strip, e.g. : STEAK
43. Demote a petty officer : DISRATE
46. European angler's catch : TURBOT
48. Stalks : STIPES
49. Many: Prefix : MULTI
50. Chemical salt : URATE
51. Plaster-of-paris mixture : GESSO
52. Ancient Greek coin : OBOL
53. Peter or Nicholas : TSAR
54. Archipelago unit : ISLE
55. Scorch : CHAR
57. Nabokov heroine : ADA

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