New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 1990

Author:Bert Rosenfield
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 57 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. R.C. title : MSGR
5. Soda and volatile preceders : SALS
9. Truman's hometown : LAMAR
14. Combiner with photo or phobia : AERO
15. Eram, eras, ___ : ERAT
16. Qabus bin Said, for one : OMANI
17. Kind of bar : GRAB
18. When the money arrives, ___ : ERNIEBANKS
20. Alençon's department : ORNE
21. Old-style factotum : DOALL
22. ___ off (start golfing) : TEE
23. When others won't, ___ : GEORGEWILL
25. Aftershocks : JARS
26. Pinnacle : TOR
27. Antibodies : SERA
29. Brazilian dances : SAMBAS
32. Unaffiliated, in a way : NONUNION
36. Roughly : ABOUT
37. Velvet ending : EEN
38. Hall of Fame receiver : BERRA
39. Wane : DECREASE
41. Groundskeepers' machines : MOWERS
42. Bottom line, in the U.K. : NETT
43. Non opposite : OUI
44. Cold-weather footgear : PACS
47. When the zipper breaks, ___ : REDBUTTONS
53. ___ of Aquarius : AGE
54. Precincts : AREAS
55. Pelters for all seasons : HAIL
56. When the car lot has room, ___ : LARRYPARKS
59. Old-time field hand : ESNE
60. Storehouse : ETAPE
61. Capt. Hook's henchman : SMEE
62. Oliver or Rex : REED
63. Pardon : REMIT
64. Toreros' rewards : EARS
65. Ukr., etc. : SSRS
1. Big London Guildhall statue : MAGOG
2. Oiseau's talon : SERRE
3. Cum ___ salis : GRANO
4. When Sol blazes, ___ : ROBERTBURNS
5. Farm machines : SEEDERS
6. Directional assist : ARROW
7. Veranda : LANAI
8. Adjustable wrench : STILLSON
9. Tennis shot : LOB
10. Doctors' org. : AMA
11. Devilfish : MANTA
12. Ten-gallon cask : ANKER
13. Acclivities : RISES
19. Author-journalist Goodman : ELLEN
24. Chin festoon : GOATEE
25. When drought persists, ___ : JANEWITHERS
28. Eliminate, gang style : RUBOUT
29. Triste : SAD
30. Ribicoff or Burrows : ABE
31. Soft shoe, for short : MOC
32. Marie Curie, ___ Sklodowska : NEE
33. Its P M is Haughey : IRE
34. Eight-time Norris Trophy winner : ORR
35. Symbols for at no 11 : NAS
37. An enzyme : ESTERASE
40. Set ___ (ambush) : ATRAP
41. Coiffeurs' preparations : MOUSSES
44. More sallow : PALER
45. Type size : AGATE
46. Indonesian island : CERAM
48. A skin layer : DERMA
49. Bush's buddy : BAKER
50. Ouargia and Touggourt : OASES
51. Forty-___ (early Californian) : NINER
52. Luges : SLEDS
57. The Troy, N Y , Engineers : RPI
58. Still and all : YET

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