New York Times, Friday, July 13, 1990

Author: Michael A. Rampino
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Subsides : EBBS
5. Fusty : STALE
10. Erstwhile filly : MARE
14. Gaffe : SLIP
15. Maestri's platforms : PODIA
16. Declare : AVOW
17. "Death in the Afternoon" beast : TORO
18. Afghan prince : AMEER
19. Proboscis : NOSE
20. "Search every ___" (command by 4 Down) : CROOKANDNANNY
23. Gorbachev's no : NYET
24. This, in Taxco : ESTE
25. Precious stone : JEWEL
28. Scull : OAR
30. Monastic brotherhood : ORDER
34. Shirley Temple's first husband : AGAR
35. Celtic Neptune : LER
36. Type of cross : ANSATE
37. Footlike part : PES
38. Overwhelm : BESIEGE
40. Genuine article : THE
41. Chemical compounds : ESTERS
43. Anne Baxter role: 1950 : EVE
44. So-so marks : CEES
45. Narrow: Comb. form : STENO
46. Scipio's 151 : CLI
47. National League M.V.P.: 1971 : TORRE
48. Harold of Tin Pan Alley : ROME
50. ___-do-well : NEER
52. Correction for 20 Across : NOOKANDCRANNY
57. Suburban shopping area : MALL
58. Mug : STEIN
59. Orient : EAST
61. Malefic : EVIL
62. Threefold : TRINE
63. Type of code : AREA
64. Attaches firmly : WEDS
65. Romberg products : SONGS
66. The constellation Harp : LYRA
1. Gare de l'___, Paris : EST
2. Political entente : BLOC
3. Force; energy : BIRR
4. Legendary speech garbler : SPOONER
5. "Thus ___ Zarathustra" : SPAKE
6. Love apples : TOMATOES
7. Yemeni port : ADEN
8. Schubert products : LIEDER
9. Attains justly : EARNS
10. Deportment : MANNERS
11. Sight from Warwick Castle : AVON
12. Promising success : ROSY
13. Ram's dam : EWE
21. Popeye's Olive : OYL
22. Expiate : ATONE
25. Mocks : JAPES
26. Void : EGEST
27. Expend needlessly : WASTE
29. He lies "in a cowslip bell" : ARIEL
31. Post-office appliance : DATER
32. Upper space : ETHER
33. A.F.B. in Tex. : REESE
35. "___ Troyens": Berlioz : LES
36. Mature : AGE
38. Tolerate : BROOK
39. Show-and-tell activity : EVINCING
42. Matriculates : ENROLLS
44. Of eye tissue : CORNEAL
46. Middle: Comb. form : CENTRO
47. Caddy's contents : TEA
49. Parts of cranes : MASTS
51. Lake and river in Ireland : ERNES
52. Hub : NAVE
53. Fetid : OLID
54. Thine, to Hans : DEIN
55. Not one, in Dogpatch : NARY
56. North Sea feeder : YSER
57. Cage for hawks : MEW
60. Chinese pagoda : TAA

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