New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Winter pear : BOSC
5. "Of ___ and Men" : MICE
9. Romantic isle : CAPRI
14. Woody's boy : ARLO
15. Muscat's land : OMAN
16. Belgian battle site in W.W. I : YPRES
17. Sacred image : ICON
18. Green, in Grenoble : VERT
19. "___ With a View": Forster : AROOM
20. Start of a quip : THECHILDRENOF
23. Regretted : RUED
24. Mavourneen's land : ERIN
25. Quip: Part II : THETSARAND
28. Swiss mountain : ALP
31. Hurries along : TROTS
32. " . . . ___ of sympathy with other men": Emerson : ATIE
33. Extinct flightless bird of N.Z. : MOA
34. Assess : RATE
35. Concise : TERSE
37. ___ the bill (pay for) : FOOT
38. King topper : ACE
39. White or fire follower : SALE
40. Lint remover : BRUSH
41. Tormé or Ferrer : MEL
42. Quip: part III : TSARINAARE
45. Butter portions : PATS
46. Glaciation stage : WURM
47. End of the quip : BABYTSARDINES
52. Overindulge : SPOIL
54. Charged particles : IONS
55. Variable star : NOVA
56. Dress style : ALINE
57. Adorable; attractive : CUTE
58. Grating : GRID
59. Sheds feathers : MOLTS
60. Health resorts : SPAS
61. Casa division : SALA
1. "Fish or cut ___" : BAIT
2. Maestro's gp. : ORCH
3. Blackthorn : SLOE
4. Actual : CONCRETE
5. The silver screen : MOVIES
6. Shoe lover Marcos : IMELDA
7. Funny fellow : CARD
8. Begs : ENTREATS
9. It smells like bitter almonds : CYANIDE
10. Front part of a stage : APRON
11. N.Y.U. teacher, e.g. : PROF
12. Classic car : REO
13. Tenet : ISM
21. Crude shelters : HUTS
22. A Ford : ERNIE
25. Vestige : TRACE
26. Urban home away from home : HOTEL
27. More unusual : RARER
28. Love affair : AMOUR
29. Untethered : LOOSE
30. World's access to the maker of a better mousetrap : PATH
31. London trolley : TRAM
35. Yummy : TASTY
36. Rubber bands : ELASTICS
37. Skeletal structures : FRAMINGS
39. Horses' homes : STABLES
40. Shakespeare, e.g. : BARD
43. "___ Girl Just Like the Girl . . . " : IWANTA
44. Some are practical : NURSES
45. Pinto : PAINT
47. Seethe : BOIL
48. Minestrone or won ton : SOUP
49. Mrs. Charles : NORA
50. Wicked : EVIL
51. Actress Thompson : SADA
52. "Play it, ___" : SAM
53. Arafat's gp. : PLO

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