New York Times, Friday, June 1, 1990

Author:Michael A. Rampino
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q Z }
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Type of puzzle : CROSSWORD
6. Medieval weapon : CROSSBOW
10. Recipe abbr. : TSP
13. Down : EIDER
14. Ali of "Arabian Nights" : BABA
15. Brown kiwi : ROA
16. Inscribed pillar : STELE
17. Soon : ANON
18. Kind of guard : CROSSING
19. Granted : AWARDED
21. N.M. Indian : TANO
22. Disease of fishes : DROPSY
25. Attacked : ASSAILED
27. Backward star? : RATS
28. Urge, with "on" : EGG
30. Jai-alai racquet : CESTA
31. To be, to René : ETRE
32. Sour liquid : ALEGAR
35. Sharpshooter : DEADEYE
37. Pizza herb : OREGANO
42. Della and Pee Wee : REESES
44. Celebrity : LION
45. Railroad switching track : CROSSOVER
49. Exploit : USE
50. "Vissi d'___," Puccini aria : ARTE
51. Mayflower V.I.P. : BREWSTER
54. U.A.R. president : NASSER
56. The old sod : EIRE
57. Roof supports : RAFTERS
59. Terms of a sale : ASIS
60. Antiquing agent : AGER
61. Places to make lots of money : MINTS
65. Witticism : MOT
66. Muse of history : CLIO
67. Matriculate : ENROL
68. Curve of a ship timber : SNY
69. Etta of the comics : KETT
70. Like many a melodrama : TEARY
1. Hybridizes : CROSSES
2. Wag : WIT
3. Epinicion : ODE
4. Slipped back : RELAPSED
5. Theatrical family related to the Barrymores : DREWS
6. Rung of a ladder : CROSSBAR
7. Ligature : BANDAGE
8. Hautboys : OBOES
9. Conjurers' sticks : WANDS
10. Job suffered lots of these : TRIALS
11. Fourteen-line poem : SONNET
12. Chinese temple : PAGODA
18. Railroad-track support : CROSSTIE
20. Lemur of Madagascar : AYEAYE
22. Supreme Court's ___ Scott case : DRED
23. Evaluate : RATE
24. Norwegian river : OTRA
26. Ancient port opposite Haifa : ACRE
29. Mirth : GLEE
33. Departs : GOES
34. Leblanc's Lupin : ARSENE
36. Goofs : ERRS
38. Nearly transparent paper : GLASSINE
39. Dubin-Warren products : AIRS
40. Memorandum : NOTE
41. Unique character : ONER
43. Cloy : SURFEIT
45. Wall-to-wall floor supports : CROSSBEAMS
46. Prayer : ORISON
47. Truth : VERITY
48. Rams' dams : EWES
52. Trail : TRACK
53. Former $10 gold coin : EAGLE
55. Helmet for a knight : ARMET
58. Jog : TROT
62. Depression agcy. : NRA
63. M. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
64. Foxy : SLY

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