New York Times, Friday, July 27, 1990

Author:Roger H. Courtney
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { C K P Q W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 1
Roger H. Courtney has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spotted horse : ROAN
5. Elec. units : OHMS
9. Catamaran : RAFT
13. Dugout : ABRI
14. Golfer Wayne ___ : LEVI
15. Seaweed derivative : AGAR
16. Man who replaced 59 Across : JIANGZEMIN
19. Queue : LINE
20. Inscribed pillar : STELA
21. Study of China : SINOLOGY
23. Chinese dynasty : TANG
25. Questionable : IFFY
26. Less experienced : GREENER
29. Islamic chieftains : EMEERS
33. Talked like a madman : RAVED
34. Hair-raising : EERIE
37. No, to Burns : NAE
38. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
39. Arrested : RANIN
40. English saint-historian : BEDE
41. Asian holiday : TET
42. Regales : FETES
43. Untamed : FERAL
44. Saudi ___ : ARABIA
46. Redactors : EDITORS
48. She outwrestled Thor : ELLI
50. U.S. physicist Alfred ___ : NIER
51. Great panda, China's gift to the U.S. : LINGLING
55. Macaw : ARARA
58. Robt. ___ : ELEE
59. Ousted liberal Chinese official: 1989 : ZHAOZIYANG
62. Royal decree : FIAT
63. Ending for right : EOUS
64. Basso Pinza : EZIO
65. Makes lace : TATS
66. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
67. Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
1. Indian rule : RAJ
2. Japanese sashes : OBIS
3. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
4. Score minus one : NINETEEN
5. Bullring sound : OLE
6. ___ and haws : HEMS
7. Year in reign of Ethelred II : MVIII
8. Political faction in Ireland : SINNFEIN
9. Auto race with numerous checkpoints : RALLYE
10. Exchange premium : AGIO
11. Diller's "husband" : FANG
12. It follows the deuce : TREY
17. Endocrinology topic : GLAND
18. Western writer Grey : ZANE
22. "All ___," 1931 song : OFME
24. Marvelous : GREAT
26. "Ninotchka" star's first name : GRETA
27. Harder to find : RARER
28. Smash Broadway musical : EVITA
30. Winter month in Barcelona : ENERO
31. "M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
32. Closes a falcon's eyes : SEELS
35. Vane letters : ENE
36. Gone up : RISEN
39. Accomplishes : REALIZES
40. Revealed : BETRAYED
42. Satiate : FILL
43. ___ facias (sheriff's writ) : FIERI
45. Engenders : BEGETS
47. Justino ___, Met basso : DIAZ
49. ___ water (on the carpet) : INHOT
51. Departed : LEFT
52. Hip bones : ILIA
53. Trim : NEAT
54. Bright ornament : GAUD
56. Implode an old building : RAZE
57. Deep blue : ANIL
60. Donovan's secret agcy. : OSS
61. Gazelle : GOA

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