New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 1990

Author: William E. Heinemann
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Upstart : SNOB
5. Aspen's aspiration : SNOW
9. Cartographer's creation : ATLAS
14. Sharpen : HONE
15. Actress Garr : TERI
16. A white wine : RHINE
17. Pilaster : ANTA
18. Russian inland sea : ARAL
19. Intermediate, in law : MESNE
20. Subject of a Wilkie Collins classic : MOONSTONE
22. Math preceder : AFTER
23. Pepper pot : STEW
24. Fizz : SODA
26. One of Jo March's sisters : MEG
29. Land of Esau's descendants : EDOM
31. Fluster : RATTLE
35. Bungling : INEPT
37. Miner's quest : LODE
39. Knight's wear : MAIL
40. ___ Lisa : MONA
41. Tangled : AFOUL
42. Troubadour's song : ALBA
43. Beige : ECRU
44. Six years in the Senate : TERM
45. Scoffing sound : SNORT
46. Postpone; table : SHELVE
48. Spanker, e.g. : SAIL
50. No, in Nairn : NAE
51. Cub Scout groups : DENS
53. One : UNIT
55. Trains with Tyson : SPARS
58. Sayers's Wimsey : LORDPETER
63. Fountain drinks : COLAS
64. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
65. Pure and simple : MERE
66. Analogous : ALIKE
67. Part of a hammer head : PEEN
68. Folio : PAGE
69. Stopover on a highway : MOTEL
70. Civil wrong : TORT
71. Trampled : TROD
1. Humbug : SHAM
2. What a censor nixes : NONO
3. Hep or hip : ONTO
4. Small amount : BEANS
5. Alleged : STATED
6. Detective in "Fer-de-Lance" : NEROWOLFE
7. Algerian port : ORAN
8. Subterfuges of sorts : WILES
9. Spain's claim to fame put to shame in 1588 : ARMADA
10. Jake's boss on TV : THEFATMAN
11. Cant : LIST
12. Nova Scotia's Murray : ANNE
13. J. Dixon, for one : SEER
21. Printer's notation : STET
25. The Dodgers' Hershiser : OREL
26. Imitates Marceau : MIMES
27. An Arden : ENOCH
28. Category : GENRE
30. Heaths : MOORS
32. Claw : TALON
33. Balance in the zodiac : LIBRA
34. Make joyous : ELATE
36. Perry Mason's sidekick : PAULDRAKE
38. Dame Daphne : DUMAURIER
41. Egyptian sun god : ATEN
45. Boat's berth : SLIP
47. Schooner, e.g. : VESSEL
49. Set in : INDENT
52. Drowsed : SLEPT
54. Lure : TEMPT
55. Sting : SCAM
56. Game played on land or in water : POLO
57. Came down : ALIT
59. Spread : OLEO
60. Spree : TEAR
61. Hence : ERGO
62. Rush : REED

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