New York Times, Friday, May 4, 1990

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { H Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
5. Musical-pitch indicator : GCLEF
10. Ski lift : TBAR
14. Architect Saarinen : EERO
15. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
16. Hereditary unit : GENE
17. Certain mesons : JPARTICLES
19. Torn place : RENT
20. Essays : ATTEMPTS
21. Similes, e.g. : TROPES
23. Finial : EPI
24. Dish list : MENU
25. Procacious : SASSY
28. Topers : TOSSPOTS
32. ___ pris (bias) : PARTI
33. Biblical verb : DOST
34. Baseball stat. : RBI
35. Mimics : APERS
36. ___ du Diable : ILE
37. Pungent bulb : ONION
39. King Arthur's lance : RON
40. Gal of song et al. : SALS
41. Metaphysical poet : DONNE
42. Wartime meals : KRATIONS
45. Reef : LEDGE
46. Alma mater of an ens. : USNA
47. Fig trees of India : BOS
48. Ancient Peloponnesian state : SPARTA
51. Performance of a duty: Law : FEASANCE
56. Chat : TALK
57. Football-team positioning on offense : TFORMATION
59. Bush studied here : YALE
60. A style of dress : ALINE
61. Treasury agt. : TMAN
62. Diagnostic photo : XRAY
63. Emulated a cobbler : SOLED
64. Movie dog : ASTA
1. ___ vu : DEJA
2. Govt. branch : DEPT
3. Smell ___ : ARAT
4. Olden times : YORE
5. Suffering from a form of flu : GRIPPY
6. Cholla and saguaro : CACTI
7. Jim Brady's friend et al. : LILS
8. Ending for Siam : ESE
9. Most celeritous : FASTEST
10. Collection of people learning to improve sensitivity : TGROUP
11. Warning sound : BEEP
12. Royal equestrienne : ANNE
13. Macerates : RETS
18. Compound-word separation : TMESIS
22. Hosp. "angels" : RNS
24. Biblical lawgiver : MOSES
25. Flavor : SAPOR
26. Dallas's Reunion is one : ARENA
27. SS : STR
28. End of a Hemingway title : TOLLS
29. Sealing gasket used by NASA : ORING
30. Steak cut : TBONE
31. Trigonometrical function : SINE
32. Hyde or Central follower : PARK
33. Lady ___ Cooper : DIANA
37. Black Sea port : ODESSA
38. Doze a bit : NOD
40. Instrumental pieces : SONATAS
43. Bowler's three successive strikes : TURKEY
44. Producer: Suffix : IST
45. Applied topsoil : LOAMED
47. "Happy Valley" author : BERNE
48. A river of Hades : STYX
49. Former "Tonight Show" host : PAAR
50. ___ breve (music direction) : ALLA
51. Thwart : FOIL
52. "___ boy!" : ATTA
53. "The Iron Pastoral" poet : NIMS
54. Paint layer : COAT
55. Sicilian resort : ENNA
58. Showman Ziegfeld : FLO

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