New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1990

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Computer input : DATA
5. Dealt a heavy blow : SMOTE
10. Silver-screen favorite : IDOL
14. Leave unmentioned : OMIT
15. Flimflam : HOKUM
16. Goddess of victory : NIKE
17. Rio de Janeiro beach : COPACABANA
19. Unembellished : BARE
20. ___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
21. Yang's complement : YIN
22. "The Tentmaker" : OMAR
23. Eats one's words : RECANTS
27. Mubarak's capital : CAIRO
29. Lengthen : ELONGATE
31. Wightman Cup sport : TENNIS
34. Paint's cousin : PINTO
35. Heraldic bands : ORLES
37. 34th Pres. : DDE
38. Out on the deep : ASEA
39. Doughnut-shaped figure : TORUS
40. Author Silverstein : SHEL
41. Recoil : SHY
42. Green: Comb. form : CHLOR
43. Ricky Henderson specialty : STEAL
44. His work is habit forming : TAILOR
46. Educated : LITERATE
48. Epic tales : SAGAS
50. Partition : DIVIDER
51. Beatles film : HELP
53. Jamaican music : SKA
55. Guys : MEN
56. "___! poor Yorick" : ALAS
57. ___ Beach, Calif. : HUNTINGTON
62. Cover the inside : LINE
63. Rocker John : ELTON
64. View from Cleveland : ERIE
65. Diane or Cheryl : LADD
66. Hurl : SLING
67. Hill's partner : DALE
1. Johnny's bandleader : DOC
2. Latin I verb : AMO
3. Something for the waiter : TIP
4. Apple picker of myth : ATALANTA
5. ___ daisy : SHASTA
6. Rabble : MOB
7. Good enough : OKAY
8. Surcoat : TUNIC
9. Issues forth : EMANATES
10. Natural : INBORN
11. Oahu beach : DIAMONDHEAD
12. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
13. Wanton look : LEER
18. A neighbor of Gabon : CONGO
23. Meal : REPAST
24. Otis of elevator fame : ELISHA
25. N.Y. beach : CONEYISLAND
26. Bar perch : STOOL
28. Pluralizing letters : IES
30. Actor Leon ___ : ERROL
32. Form concepts : IDEATE
33. Retailer : SELLER
36. Sensational : LURID
39. Flogs : THRASHES
40. Like a lute : STRINGED
42. Mechanical tooth : COG
43. Las Vegas winner : SEVEN
45. Subsided : LAPSED
47. Comedian's forte : TIMING
49. Jolly Roger feature : SKULL
51. Place of fame : HALL
52. Noted pen name : ELIA
54. Opposed to : ANTI
58. Semi unit : TON
59. La-la lead-in : TRA
60. Attack the squeaks : OIL
61. Maiden-named : NEE

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