New York Times, Monday, May 7, 1990

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cut of pork : CHOP
5. Chem. room : LAB
8. Put aside for a rainy day : SAVED
13. Long, easy stride : LOPE
14. Rant and rage : FUME
15. Coarse mineral used for grinding : EMERY
16. Over again : ANEW
17. Den : LAIR
18. Hepburn, to Bogart, in "The African Queen" : ROSIE
19. Neither's partner : NOR
20. He made 'em laugh : COURTJESTER
22. Diagrams : GRAPHS
24. Sweetie : HON
25. Also-ran : LOSER
28. "You ___ to Me," 1952 song : BELONG
33. Kind of bear : POLAR
36. Big rig : SEMI
38. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
39. S/he makes 'em laugh : STANDUPCOMEDIAN
42. "Look ___, I'm as restless . . . " : ATME
43. Tatum's dad : RYAN
44. Take as one's own : ADOPT
45. Pick of the litter? : TOPDOG
47. Glue : PASTE
49. So-so grade : CEE
51. Forward pass : AERIAL
55. S/he makes 'em laugh : CIRCUSCLOWN
61. Charlotte of TV : RAE
62. "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
63. Hayseed : RUBE
64. Rustic dance hall : BARN
65. Stiller's partner : MEARA
66. Secondhand : USED
67. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
68. Doll material : PAPER
69. Timid : SHY
70. Refute : DENY
1. Trolley sound : CLANG
2. Great respect : HONOR
3. Vehicle for Domingo : OPERA
4. Seat in a basilica : PEW
5. Kaneohe cookout : LUAU
6. Muslim ruler : AMIR
7. Pullman bed : BERTH
8. Cool, calm and collected : SERENE
9. Famous cookie man : AMOS
10. It makes a suit into a three-piece outfit : VEST
11. Scene of Perry's victory: 1813 : ERIE
12. S/he makes blue jeans blue : DYER
14. Dental cord : FLOSS
20. Uke strummer's creation : CHORD
21. Songwriter Antonio Carlos ___ : JOBIM
23. Made smooth, as a wood surface : PLANED
26. Catch sight of : ESPY
27. News summary : RECAP
29. House painter's need : LADDER
30. Medley : OLIO
31. Kind of tide : NEAP
32. Chap : GENT
33. Jr.'s special exam : PSAT
34. Director Preminger : OTTO
35. Desk light : LAMP
37. "___ Lisa" : MONA
40. Entreats : URGES
41. Like Baby Bear's porridge : EATEN
46. Of the eye : OCULAR
48. ___ wood (snored) : SAWED
50. Shades of beige : ECRUS
52. Mad as hops : IRATE
53. Slugger Hank : AARON
54. ___ Bruce, memorable comic : LENNY
55. Kid's summer home : CAMP
56. Thought : IDEA
57. Harvest : REAP
58. Solicitude : CARE
59. Luxuriantly profuse : LUSH
60. Follow orders : OBEY
64. Naughty : BAD

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