New York Times, Saturday, July 14, 1990

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0
Nancy S. Ross has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of sch. : MED
4. Fossil fuel : COAL
8. Fam. member : DAU
11. Pub quaffs : ALES
13. Kemelman's detective : RABBI
14. Gael : CELT
15. Player's place? : DEPOSITION
17. Salinger girl : ESME
18. Alligator pear : AVOCADO
19. Fourth Estate? : DEPRESS
21. "The quality of ___ . . . ": Shak. : MERCY
22. Measure of thread fineness : DENIER
23. Kitty sweller : ANTE
24. Hooks' partners : EYES
26. Washed : LAVED
29. Hogarth's "The ___ Progress" : RAKES
31. Ravel composition : BOLERO
32. Receiver, frequently : END
35. Fathers? : DESIRES
37. Manipulate fraudulently : RIG
38. Drifts : TRENDS
40. Slalom obstacles : GATES
42. Yellowish tan : CAMEL
43. England's ___ of Court : INNS
44. Architecture critic Huxtable et al. : ADAS
48. Occurrences : EVENTS
50. Parisian pupil : ELEVE
51. Coney Island attractions? : DERIDES
53. Nostrum : PANACEA
55. Tennis score : ADIN
56. Playroom locale? : DEBASEMENT
58. New Jersey five : NETS
59. Sixth-century date : DLIII
60. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
61. U.S.N.A. grad : ENS
62. "Wisdom is ___": Swift : AFOX
63. A Kennedy : TED
1. Puccini's "___ Butterfly" : MADAMA
2. Cricket team : ELEVEN
3. Cause of gout? : DEPORT
4. Roman statesman : CATO
5. Ben (___-Wan) Kenobi in "Star Wars" : OBI
6. Dwelling places : ABODES
7. Irish export : LINEN
8. Waiter? : DESERVER
9. Charitable gift : ALMS
10. Salt Lake City team : UTES
12. Pelé's sport : SOCCER
13. Disencumber : RID
14. Food named for a goddess : CEREAL
16. Utter : SAY
20. Covered with fine hair : PILOSE
22. Omens? : DESIGNS
24. Stretches the budget : EKES
25. Affirmative : YES
27. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
28. Briard or Basenji : DOG
30. Confused : ADDLED
31. Ventures at Vegas : BETS
32. Bel Kaufman's "Love, ___" : ETC
33. Org. opposing gun-control laws : NRA
34. Superior qualities? : DEMERITS
36. Japanese epic film : RAN
39. Pulitzer-winning biographer: 1933 and 1937 : NEVINS
41. Deli purchase : SALAMI
43. Reflexive pronoun : ITSELF
45. Penny? : DECENT
46. Exact satisfaction : AVENGE
47. Picasso's "Dora Maar ___" : SEATED
49. Canio's wife : NEDDA
50. Compass pt. : ENE
51. Andersen or Borge : DANE
52. Perfect place : EDEN
53. Paris's Rue de la ___ : PAIX
54. "___ was going to St. Ives" : ASI
57. Kind of bk. : BIO

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