Peter Gordon
Peter Gordon 

New York Times, Wednesday, May 2, 1990

Author: Peter Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q W }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Forgo food : FAST
5. Bowler's bane : SPLIT
10. Reno cubes : DICE
14. Emulate Dürer : ETCH
15. Stage : PHASE
16. Redolence : ODOR
17. Deep mud : MIRE
18. Hermit : LONER
19. Type of lens : ZOOM
20. Actress Thurman of "Dangerous Liaisons" : UMA
21. Jerry Lewis movie: 1960 : CINDERFELLA
23. Pinch-hit for : REPLACE
25. Anderson of Jethro Tull : IAN
26. University in New York City : PACE
27. Prepare flour for baking : SIFT
29. "___ Man," Fabian hit : IMA
32. Period of service, as in the Army : STINT
34. Atlanta arena : OMNI
35. West of "Batman" fame : ADAM
36. Robert De Niro–Jerry Lewis movie: 1983 : THEKINGOFCOMEDY
39. Like duck soup : EASY
40. Jason's ship : ARGO
41. Mets and Cubs : NINES
42. Pendulum's partner in prose : PIT
43. December 24 and 31 : EVES
44. Buster Douglas's weapon : FIST
45. Actress MacGraw : ALI
46. End of a real-estate deal : CLOSING
49. Robert De Niro movie: 1988 : MIDNIGHTRUN
54. Retainer : FEE
55. All square : EVEN
56. Moses's brother : AARON
57. Ascot and cravat : TIES
58. Lion's lovely locks : MANE
59. Think "a wile" to get this : TRICK
60. Pete Rose's ex-teammates : REDS
61. Jet black : ONYX
62. Advantages : EDGES
63. Exxon's former name : ESSO
1. Thighbone : FEMUR
2. "___ to weep . . . ": Eccl. : ATIME
3. Most quarrelsome : SCRAPPIEST
4. Much-used article : THE
5. Join together, as film : SPLICE
6. Call up : PHONE
7. Catch, as a fish : LAND
8. Phrase of understanding : ISEE
9. Out of this world : TERRIFIC
10. Baker's ___ : DOZEN
11. Valentino, once : IDOL
12. Like Fonzie on "Happy Days" : COOL
13. Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
21. Desert plants : CACTI
22. Mrs. Sprat's diet : FAT
24. Ungracefully thin : LANKY
27. Hazes : SMOGS
28. Dope : INFO
29. Picks out from a police lineup : IDENTIFIES
30. ___ out (espied) : MADE
31. Vanderbilt and Irving : AMYS
32. Dance maneuver : STEP
33. Bangkok resident : THAI
34. Nursery heavy : OGRE
35. Out of kilter : AMISS
37. Emulate Sulu on "Star Trek" : NAVIGATE
38. Leek's cousin : ONION
43. Cantabrigian's rival : ELI
44. Fails : FLUNKS
45. Wing : ANNEX
46. "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" singer Jim ___ : CROCE
47. Requires : NEEDS
48. Material used in bas-relief : GESSO
49. Short note, for short : MEMO
50. Netman Lendl : IVAN
51. Disavow : DENY
52. Somewhat high on the Mohs' scale : HARD
53. Branch of math : TRIG
57. It's past due, in Roma : TRE

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