New York Times, Thursday, May 17, 1990

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F H J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 237 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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1. Tabby's mate : TOM
4. "The Censor" : CATO
8. Gave a darn : CARED
13. Wrath : IRE
14. Have ___ with (be connected) : ANIN
15. Gaspar, e.g. : ADORER
17. Say further : ADD
18. Zilch : NONE
19. Darwin's ship : BEAGLE
20. Pennsylvania line : READINGRAILROAD
23. City on the Rhone : ARLES
24. Cottage ___, 19th-century English country house : ORNE
25. ___ quo ante : STATUS
28. No longer hungry : SATED
33. Panhandle : BEG
36. Rubbed out : ERASED
38. Brussels-based org. : NATO
39. Exceeded : OVERRAN
41. In want of : NEEDING
43. Heroine of Conrad's "Victory" : LENA
44. Elevator alternative : STAIRS
46. Vegas opening : LAS
47. Sediment : DREGS
49. Becomes checked in development : ABORTS
51. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
53. Range of hills : RIDGE
57. Train schedule, perhaps : RAILROADREADING
63. More unctuous : OILIER
64. Football unit : DOWN
65. Cord or Crosley : CAR
66. "Fawlty Towers" star : CLEESE
67. Actor Vidov : OLEG
68. It's past due : TRE
69. Department store's seasonal temp. : SANTA
70. Wall St. letters : NYSE
71. High, musically : ALT
1. Di's headdress : TIARA
2. Choose from the menu : ORDER
3. Olympics reward : MEDAL
4. Part of gas mask : CANISTER
5. In a while : ANON
6. A Nobel Prize physicist: 1976 : TING
7. Burdensome : ONEROUS
8. Abe's birthplace : CABIN
9. An Astaire and H. : ADELES
10. Sound from Simba : ROAR
11. Therefore : ERGO
12. Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
16. Type of tape : RED
21. ___ Moines : DES
22. Talk-show host Hall : ARSENIO
26. River near Mount Ararat : ARAS
27. Trumpet sound : TANTARA
29. Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
30. Shadow : TAIL
31. Sicilian erupter : ETNA
32. Vizsla and Shih Tzu : DOGS
33. Intrepid : BOLD
34. At any time : EVER
35. Heredity factor : GENE
37. Earl ___ Biggers, Chan's creator : DERR
40. Joplin piece : RAG
42. Alienate : ESTRANGE
45. Place of destruction : ABADDON
48. Most tender : SOREST
50. Imogene's co-star : SID
52. The 38th-parallel land : KOREA
54. Decrees : DICTA
55. Become knotty : GNARL
56. White-plumed heron : EGRET
57. Sinbad transporter : ROC
58. Is green about the gills : AILS
59. Intestine sections : ILEA
60. Property claim : LIEN
61. ___-poly : ROLY
62. Rams' dams : EWES

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