Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross 

New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1990

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Golfer's stroke : BAFF
5. Bulb's cousin : CORM
9. Wiser partner : OLDER
14. Unoccupied : IDLE
15. Tar's direction : ALEE
16. Pack animal : BURRO
17. Bosc, e.g. : PEAR
18. Small valley : GLEN
19. Stair surface : TREAD
20. Capital actress : OLYMPIADUKAKIS
23. Streetcar's name : DESIRE
24. Lily of France : LIS
25. Hesitant syllables : ERS
27. Lapse : SIN
28. Rock group, with "The" : WHO
31. Teacher's charges : CLASS
35. Friends' pronoun : THEE
37. Goad : PROD
38. Capital rock star : RICKSPRINGFIELD
41. Not pro : ANTI
42. Orient : EAST
43. Leases : RENTS
44. Parisian possessive : MES
45. Pig's digs : STY
46. "Gotcha!" relative : AHA
48. Dep. : STA
49. Not alfresco : INSIDE
54. Capital gospel singer : MAHALIAJACKSON
59. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
60. Post-office opening : SLOT
61. Sch. for midshipmen : USNA
62. Alarm : SCARE
63. Place : LIEU
64. Uncluttered : NEAT
65. Military vehicles : TANKS
66. Morays : EELS
67. High flier : KITE
1. Two-legged support : BIPOD
2. "Die Fledermaus" maid : ADELE
3. Excoriates : FLAYS
4. Nobel physicist: 1938 : FERMI
5. More shrewd : CAGIER
6. Spanish stew : OLLA
7. Clarinetist's need : REED
8. Diner's card : MENU
9. Get : OBTAIN
10. Lies in wait : LURKS
11. Number in Nürnberg : DREI
12. Periods : ERAS
13. Curtain hanger : ROD
21. Urge : PRESS
22. ___ light (movie maker's lamp) : KLIEG
26. Maverick or dogie : STRAY
27. Wagner heroine : SENTA
28. St. Paul's architect : WREN
29. Gothic novelist Victoria : HOLT
30. Bookie's concern : ODDS
31. Prepare for a test : CRAM
32. Part of a football team : LINE
33. Treads the boards : ACTS
34. Enjoy the slopes : SKI
36. Word on a towel : HIS
37. Tart's cousin : PIE
39. Potpourri component : PETAL
40. French note : FRANC
45. Looks : STARES
47. Lacuna : HIATUS
48. "Jaws" star : SHARK
50. Kind of cabbage : SKUNK
51. Some Japanese-Americans : ISSEI
52. Actor in "The Winslow Boy" : DONAT
53. Maternal relative : ENATE
54. Isinglass : MICA
55. "Pictures ___ Exhibition": Mussorgsky : ATAN
56. "___ of the Dead," Karloff film : ISLE
57. "___ of the Mind," Shepard play : ALIE
58. Pop singer Billy : JOEL
59. J.F.K. "bird" : SST

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