New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 1990

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. South African hill : KOP
4. Most basic: Comb. form : ARCHI
9. Haifa native : SABRA
14. Poet's "before" : ERE
15. Lost color : PALED
16. Clear : PLAIN
17. Where 37 Across died : BALTIMORE
19. Artist Odilon ___ : REDON
20. Play start : ACTI
21. Archimedes's exclamation : EUREKA
23. Mingled : BLENDED
25. Impart gradually : INSTIL
30. Caravansary : SERAI
31. Its special day is June 14 : OLDGLORY
33. Graduated : SCALAR
36. Single : UNAL
37. Anthem author : FRANCISSCOTTKEY
42. Comfort : EASE
43. Famed biblical scholar: 1841-1915 : CHEYNE
44. Number of stripes in 31 Across : THIRTEEN
46. A state in Malaysia : SABAH
51. Beset : ASSAIL
52. Salad ingredient : LETTUCE
54. It has lashes : EYELID
57. Pithy remarks : MOTS
58. Like the Capitol : DOMED
62. "Oh ___ wave/O'er the land . . . " : LONGMAYIT
64. Kind of tower : IVORY
65. Theater parts : LOGES
66. Cain's mother : EVE
67. Affliction affecting Fido : MANGE
68. To the left, at sea : APORT
69. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
1. Cookout items : KEBABS
2. Attraction at ancient Delphi : ORACLE
3. Throw things at : PELTER
4. Himalayan peak : API
5. Ouida's real name : RAMEE
6. ___ nine (euphoric state) : CLOUD
7. German title : HERR
8. ___ fixe : IDEE
9. Leapt : SPRANG
10. Cousin of kvass : ALE
11. Unfavorable : BAD
12. "___ Bravo," J. Wayne film : RIO
13. "___ Vickers," Lewis novel : ANN
18. Nancy Sinatra's sister : TINA
22. Dead Sea feeder : KIDRON
24. Harrow part : DISC
26. Slovenly woman : SLUT
27. Deuces-wild rummy : TONK
28. Dies ___ : IRAE
29. "Euphues . . . " author : LYLY
31. Comedian Ole ___ : OLSEN
32. Having a delicate, open pattern : LACY
34. Actress Tyson : CICELY
35. Tennis great : ASHE
37. Greek cheese : FETA
38. Bowl calls : RAHS
39. Sale words : ASIS
40. Tiber tributary : NERA
41. Assay : TEST
45. Certain decorated cloth : TIEDYE
47. World Soul, to a Hindu : ATMA
48. Encouraged, with "up" : BUOYED
49. Moving : ACTIVE
50. Hawthorne heroine : HESTER
52. Jargon : LINGO
53. Lawn tool : EDGER
55. Actress Raines : ELLA
56. Chicago feature : LOOP
58. Indistinct : DIM
59. Eggs, to Cato : OVA
60. "Hiroshima, ___ Amour" : MON
61. Work unit : ERG
63. Denver hrs. : MST

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