New York Times, Tuesday, April 3, 1990

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lowest female voice : ALTO
5. Calendar girl : PINUP
10. Kareem's sch. : UCLA
14. This may stab or shoot : PAIN
15. Type of brick : ADOBE
16. Lamp-cord ending : PLUG
17. Acting in secret : UNDERCOVER
19. Jab : POKE
20. Incubator din : PEEPS
21. Where historic documents are shelved : ARCHIVES
23. Bit of news : ITEM
26. Table d'___ : HOTE
27. Church projection : APSE
30. Confers knighthood upon : DUBS
33. Actress Loy : MYRNA
36. Gator relative : CROC
37. Cave : GROTTO
39. Race segment : LAP
40. Wander : ROVE
41. "That's ___," Dean Martin hit : AMORE
42. Golfer Ballesteros : SEVE
43. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE
44. Breakfast dish for some : PRUNES
45. Carson's predecessor : PAAR
46. Underlayer of skin : DERMA
48. Genuine : REAL
49. "Am not I/___ like thee?": Blake : AFLY
50. Specs supports : EARS
52. Playwright Connelly : MARC
54. Eau de ___ : TOILETTE
58. Michelangelo statue : PIETA
62. Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
63. Bulldozer : EARTHMOVER
66. Schooner's need : WIND
67. How Buck brought 'em back : ALIVE
68. ___ Major : URSA
69. Inquisitive : NOSY
70. Obtuse : DENSE
71. Method: Abbr. : SYST
1. "Since Hector was ___" : APUP
2. Rural road : LANE
3. Ebb and flow : TIDE
4. Kind of swimsuit : ONEPIECE
5. High winter boot : PAC
6. Wedding words : IDO
7. PBS series : NOVA
8. "Deutschland ___ alles" : UBER
9. Birdfeeder peg, e.g. : PERCH
10. Snobbish : UPPITY
11. Highway interchange : CLOVERLEAF
12. One of the Gospels : LUKE
13. A long, long time : AGES
18. Queue after Q : RST
22. ___ sapiens : HOMO
24. Bergen or Guest : EDGAR
25. Low, continuous sound : MURMUR
27. Bitter : ACRID
28. Establish as true : PROVE
29. Monarchs : SOVEREIGNS
31. Pat or Debby : BOONE
32. Steady flow : STREAM
34. Of ships : NAVAL
35. Mimicking : APERY
38. Inventor Nikola ___ : TESLA
42. Roomy : SPACIOUS
44. Trim : PARE
47. Sickness : MALADY
51. Place for a comics bum? : STEAD
53. 78 or 33 1/3 : RPM
54. Crier's employer : TOWN
55. Medley : OLIO
56. Story : TALE
57. The Emerald Isle : ERIN
59. "Climb ___ Mountain," 1959 song : EVRY
60. Dick Tracy's Trueheart : TESS
61. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
64. Boob tubes, initially? : TVS
65. Half a bray : HEE

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