New York Times, Saturday, June 2, 1990

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Brazilian dance of African origin : SAMBA
6. Their ism may cause a schism : SECTS
11. Harsh cry : SCREECH
13. Safe : SECURED
15. Co-defendant? : PARTYTOTHECRIME
17. Cenozoic is one : ERA
18. Diana Ross, once : SUPREME
19. One of Knight's group : PIP
20. Rehnquist et al. : NINE
22. Strips : PEELS
23. Countertenor : ALTO
24. Manet's portraitist : DEGAS
26. U.S.G.'s opposite : REL
27. Virga's cousin : SLEET
28. Bores of a summer night? : RERUNS
30. Ermines in hot weather : STOATS
32. Iraqi port : FAO
33. Odd, to John Bull : RUM
34. Where to see Nike : LOUVRE
37. Halve : BISECT
40. Bird's-eye, e.g. : MAPLE
41. Trumpeter Tommie ___ : LOY
43. Bedizen : ADORN
45. "Easy ___," old radio favorite : ACES
46. Outburst : BLAST
48. Girlfriend, in Grenoble : AMIE
49. Meuse feeder : RUR
50. Dolly Vardens : DRESSES
52. ___ de chose (trifle) : PEU
53. Treacherous person : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
56. Animosities : HATREDS
57. Alliance : ENTENTE
58. Victorian author : READE
59. Belgian composer : YSAYE
1. More alarming : SCARIER
2. Fix : ARRANGE
3. Choo Choo Coleman was one : MET
4. Former Turkish titles : BEYS
5. Misbehave : ACTUP
6. Word Hamlet knew not : SEEMS
7. ___ homo : ECCE
8. Mutt : CUR
9. Tercet : TRIPLET
10. A Middle East people : SEMITES
11. Disburse : SPEND
12. Optimists : HOPERS
13. Bombards : SHELLS
14. Cache : DEPOT
16. Loquat or ocote : TREE
21. Lots of unsolicited advice : EARFULS
23. Naval air station in Calif. : ALAMEDA
25. Like a smoothie : SUAVE
27. March man : SOUSA
29. And not : NOR
31. Type of dog, for short : TRI
34. Coffered ceiling : LACUNAR
35. Function : OPERATE
36. Authors Glasgow and Douglas : ELLENS
37. "Adonais" poet's middle name : BYSSHE
38. Sondheim work : COMPANY
39. Adriatic gulf : TRIESTE
40. Painter Reginald ___: 1898-1954 : MARSH
42. Kiln : OAST
44. N.C. river : NEUSE
46. She should be well groomed : BRIDE
47. Wee : TEENY
50. Good one for a Scout : DEED
51. Pvts.' bosses : SGTS
54. Malayan isthmus : KRA
55. Cartoonist Gardner ___ : REA

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