New York Times, Saturday, April 7, 1990

Author: Ralph G. Beaman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q V W Z }
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Ralph G. Beaman has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Iron or star: Comb. form : SIDERO
7. Sprinted : TORE
11. "Sprechen ___ . . . ?" : SIE
14. Used a mangle : IRONED
15. Brunch choice : OMELETTE
17. "To the rear, ___" : MARCH!
18. Dress trimming : RICKRACK
19. Tea type : PEKOE
20. "Do I dare to ___ peach?" : EATA
21. Horrific cry : UGH!
22. "Peanuts" cry : RATS!
24. Seed : PIP
26. Opt in advance : PREELECT
29. A bacterium, for short : STAPH
33. Eureka! : AHA!
34. Appear in a fog : LOOM
36. Roma's port, once : OSTIA
37. English ___ (coll. course) : LIT
38. Tract of land : TERRAIN
40. Ind. neighbor : ILL
41. Public chaser : ENEMY
43. Bimbo : TART
44. Subdivision plan : PLAT
45. Whale tracer : SONAR
46. Madre's emphatic order to a niño : !COMETU!
48. Partner of Daman and Diu : GOA
50. Andrea Velis is one : TENOR
51. It's seemingly forever : AEON
54. Matinee follower : IDOL
56. Like West or Parton : BUSTY
60. This puzzle's theme, to a printer : SCREAMER
62. Poverty, in Paris : MISERE
63. Skin redness : ERYTHEMA
64. Mutism : ALALIA
65. "___ armes!" : AUX
66. "Here's the proof!" : SEE!
67. Cry of surprise : HELLO!
1. Birdbrain : SIMP
2. "Dies ___" : IRAE
3. Nerd or schmo : DORK
4. "One more time!" : ENCORE!
5. Get better again : REHEAL
6. Kin of egad : OD!
7. Shouts on Dec. 7, 1941 : TORA!TORA!TORA!
8. Skip : OMIT
9. News summary, for short : RECAP
10. A cervid : ELK
11. Kind of line or party : STAG
12. Yen : ITCH
13. Comic-strip cry : EEK!
16. Bursts forth : ERUPTS
20. Convoy : ESCORT
23. Part of TV : TELE
25. " . . . frost ___ the punkin" : ISON
26. Becomes wan : PALES
27. A perissodactyl, for short : RHINO
28. Corroded : EATEN
30. Like a jouster : ATILT
31. Turkish rice dish : PILAU
32. Finale for 17 Across : HALT!
35. Wavy perm : MARCEL
38. Greenhorn : TYRO
39. Take ___ the chin : ITON
42. Attraction : MAGNET
44. A scanning : PERUSAL
47. City on the move? : MOBILE
49. A McPherson : AIMEE
51. Cruising : ASEA
52. Hosiery shade : ECRU
53. Gemsbok : ORYX
55. District of Attica : DEME
57. Broker's order : SELL
58. The Graces : TRIO
59. Rah! : YEA!
61. What M.D.'s hear : AHS
62. ___-jongg : MAH

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