New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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. Pacific salmon : COHO
5. Penurious : MEAN
9. Leading : AHEAD
14. Rib donor : ADAM
15. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
16. Fla. key : LARGO
17. Bare : MERE
18. Tie a boat to a dock : MOOR
19. Thirstier : DRIER
20. Start of a quip : PATRIOTICBAKERY
23. Three, in Torino : TRE
24. Compass pt. : ESE
25. ___ Forge, Pa. : VALLEY
29. Ditty syllable : TRA
31. Neck part : NAPE
35. "Abdul the Bulbul ___" : AMEER
36. Roughage for a dieter : BRAN
37. Enclosure : PEN
38. More of the quip : GOODSARECOVERED
42. Samovar : URN
43. Frequent source of Washington news : LEAK
44. Martini munch : OLIVE
45. "L'___, c'est moi" : ETAT
47. Snack for Sea Biscuit : OAT
48. Like fuzz on worn sweaters : PILLED
49. In the past : AGO
51. Fixation : TIC
52. End of the quip : WITHOFTHEEICING
61. Own up : ADMIT
62. Justice's seat : BANC
63. Margarine : OLEO
64. D.M.D.'s concern : TEETH
65. Out of the wind : ALEE
66. Extremely : VERY
67. Ancient Nile-delta city : TANIS
68. Decays : ROTS
69. Icelandic epic : EDDA
1. Tent : CAMP
2. Concert halls : ODEA
3. Red deer : HART
4. Hebrew dry measure : OMER
5. Flashback : MEMORY
6. Ham it up : EMOTE
7. Mine, to Mimi : AMOI
8. Fed. flic : NARC
9. Robert and Alan of films : ALDAS
10. Listen to : HARKEN
11. Tribe whose name means "long tail" : ERIE
12. Ripener : AGER
13. Fishing boat : DORY
21. Anatomical passages : ITERS
22. Bingo's brother : BEANO
25. Imprecise : VAGUE
26. Lifeless, old style : AMORT
27. Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
28. Started the bridge play : LED
29. Trick's alternative : TREAT
30. Hat holder : RACK
32. "The cruellest month," to Eliot : APRIL
33. Annoy : PEEVE
34. Over : ENDED
36. Calif. city : BREA
39. Remote : ALOOF
40. Behold, in Bayonne : VOICI
41. House wing : ELL
46. One of the Society Islands : TAHITI
48. Parts : PIECES
50. Barbarians : GOTHS
51. Belief : TENET
52. Bulb-brightness measure : WATT
53. Fresh thought : IDEA
54. Gov. agents : TMEN
55. Ski lift : TBAR
56. Holy circle : HALO
57. Where vessels nestle : COVE
58. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
59. Simp of a sort : NERD
60. "The Naked Maja" painter : GOYA

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