New York Times, Friday, May 18, 1990

Author:Michael A. Rampino
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Kind of story : TALL
5. Herman and Didrikson : BABES
10. Loyal : TRUE
14. Yours, to Pierre : ATOI
15. Aggrandize : EXALT
16. Air Force unit : WING
17. Dhu's group : CLAN
18. Actress Lavin : LINDA
19. European preceder : INDO
20. Godzilla's opponent in a 1963 film : KINGKONG
22. Dances like Valentino : TANGOS
24. Protracted : LONG
25. Dynasty noted for porcelain : MING
26. Wide-mouthed : GAPING
29. Dominated : MASTERED
33. Spirited self-assurance : ELAN
34. Japanese religion : SHINTO
36. Latin I verb : AMO
37. Dialect : LINGO
39. High-school math. : ALG
40. Consumer advocate : NADER
42. Present participle's suffix : ING
43. Where the bull does the throwing : RODEOS
46. ___ qua non : SINE
47. Blass or Beane : DESIGNER
49. Start of many a Gunther title : INSIDE
51. "Manhunt" author : MAAS
52. Medieval blade : SNEE
53. Island also called Ceram : SERANG
56. Ossining's former name : SINGSING
60. Advertising bit : PLUG
61. Oleoresin : ELEMI
63. Zeno's "classroom" : STOA
64. "___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
65. Actor Novarro : RAMON
66. Collar or coat type : ETON
67. Cards : WAGS
68. Kingdom once ruled by Benny Goodman : SWING
69. Fields-McHugh creation : SONG
1. Sailing maneuver : TACK
2. Hunnish king : ATLI
3. Advance : LOAN
4. Famous panda : LINGLING
5. Is properly placed : BELONGS
6. Action for Bunyan : AXING
7. Loud sound : BANG
8. Antiquity, in poesy : ELD
9. Compiler of e.r.a., r.b.i., etc. : STATIST
10. Cramp or stab : TWINGE
11. Tyson's milieu : RING
12. Render null : UNDO
13. Selves : EGOS
21. Heyerdahl's "___ Tiki" : KON
23. Susan ___ of TV : ANTON
25. Tropical fruit : MANGO
26. Icy : GELID
27. Dress style : ALINE
28. Throes : PANGS
29. Paavo Nurmi was one : MILER
30. Spokes : RADII
31. Edit : EMEND
32. European fish : DOREE
35. Pluto's domain : HADES
38. The heart is one : ORGAN
41. Evaluates : ASSESSES
44. Catapults : ONAGERS
45. Action discussed by a hamartiologist : SINNING
48. Effigies : IMAGES
50. Med.-test result : NEG
52. Jean Giraudoux protagonist : SIMON
53. Pour forth : SPEW
54. Sarah Battle's creator : ELIA
55. Ladder step : RUNG
56. Truck part : SEMI
57. "Tell ___ the Marines" : ITTO
58. High time : NOON
59. China's ___ of Four : GANG
62. Father William's profession : LAW

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