New York Times, Thursday, June 21, 1990

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pedestal section : DADO
5. Early inhabitant of Britain : PICT
9. Glutton : PIG
12. Heeling, as a ship : ALIST
14. Ending with citron : ELLA
15. Kind of contract : ORAL
17. Simpleton : NINCOMPOOP
19. "___ to bed," said the grease monkey : OILY
20. Mousers in Madrid : GATOS
21. Up-to-date; precisely : RIGHTON
23. Native Israelis : SABRAS
25. With "The," a Stravinsky ballet : FIREBIRD
26. Business org. : AMA
27. Places for prides : LAIRS
29. Demolishes a Soho flat : RASES
30. Nonsense : ROT
31. Battling ___, light heavyweight champ: 1922-23 : SIKI
32. Ordinal suffix : ETH
33. Frisbee, for one : DISC
35. Small change : CENTS
37. Deluxe fliers : SSTS
41. It precedes been : HAS
43. Gunsels' arms : GATS
45. Trygve of U.N. fame : LIE
46. Nobelist in Literature: 1957 : CAMUS
49. Zeus turned her into a nightingale : AEDON
50. Gen. Eaker : IRA
51. "I cannot bear ___ tears": Virgil : AMOTHERS
53. Light sleeper : NAPPER
55. "Poosh 'Em Up" Tony ___ of baseball : LAZZERI
56. Locations : SITES
57. Nipa : ATAP
58. Nonstop doer : WORKAHOLIC
62. Marsh bird : SORA
63. Spanish land area : ISLA
64. Blow Z's : SNORE
65. Religious tchr.'s degree : LTH
66. Ornithologist's concern : NEST
67. German admiral : SPEE
1. Beard or Rather : DAN
2. Actress MacGraw : ALI
3. Edith Bunker types, to Archie : DINGBATS
4. Klugman in "The Odd Couple" : OSCAR
5. ___ up (inspirits) : PEPS
6. U.N. workers' group : ILO
7. Leachman of films : CLORIS
8. Hoglike animal : TAPIR
9. High muck-a-mucks : POOHBAHS
10. Eye inflammation : IRITIS
11. In abundance : GALORE
13. Sums : TOTALS
16. Authors of "Middletown . . . " : LYNDS
18. Inlaid-stone decorations : MOSAICS
22. Actor Frobe : GERT
23. Chalcedony : SARD
24. Mine, in Metz : AMOI
25. Decorative borders : FRINGES
28. "I like ___" : IKE
32. Latvian neighbor : ESTONIA
34. Impudence; gall : CHUTZPAH
36. Small boy : TAD
38. Pointless writing : SLIPSLOP
39. ___ out (exhaust) : TIRE
40. Scorch : SEAR
42. Wimbledon champ: 1975 : ASHE
44. Scythe handles : SNATHS
46. Picnic hams : CALAS
47. Kin of TNT : AMATOL
48. "The Magic Flute" composer : MOZART
49. Songlike : ARIOSE
52. A Stu in the movies : ERWIN
54. Laborers : PEONS
56. Game played with 32 cards : SKAT
59. Literary monogram : RLS
60. Wrath : IRE
61. One of two in soccer : CEE

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