New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 1990

Author:Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Destroys with a ray gun : ZAPS
5. "___ of angels . . . " : ABAND
10. Sheet of stamps : PANE
14. "___ a man . . . " : IMET
15. Spiteful : CATTY
16. Greek warrior : AJAX
17. "___ deserves the fair": Dryden : NONEBUTTHEBRAVE
20. Common spice : CINNAMON
21. Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
22. ___ Nevis, highest peak in Great Britain : BEN
23. Increases : EKES
25. "___ on the Keys" : KITTEN
29. Pulitzer Prize cartoonist: 1967 : OLIPHANT
33. Not windward : ALEE
34. Ignited : AFIRE
35. Scrooge interjection : BAH
36. "Faint heart ___" (old saying quoted by Cervantes) : NEERWONFAIRLADY
40. Make lace : TAT
41. Boleyn and Bancroft : ANNES
42. Article : ITEM
43. German poet: 1759-1805 : SCHILLER
45. Longfellow subject : REVERE
47. Charon's river : STYX
48. Precollege exam : SAT
49. Rubik's ___ : CUBE
51. Imputation : INNUENDO
56. "To err is human, ___": Pope : TOFORGIVEDIVINE
59. Stravinsky : IGOR
60. Eared seal : OTARY
61. "When I was ___ . . . ": Gilbert : ALAD
62. Org. : ASSN
63. Sells : VENDS
64. Mtg. : SESS
1. An element : ZINC
2. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
3. Sean or William : PENN
4. British gun : STEN
5. Shrewdness : ACUMEN
6. Relay rod : BATON
7. Business-letter abbr. : ATTN
8. ___ degree : NTH
9. Color : DYE
10. Boston Celtics star : PARISH
11. What a closed door is not : AJAR
12. Wheel hub : NAVE
13. Devon river : EXE
18. Naïve person : BABE
19. Electronic signaler : BEEPER
23. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
24. ___ Te Kanawa, famed soprano : KIRI
25. German philosopher's family : KANTS
26. Pertaining to the ileum : ILEAC
27. Canines, e.g. : TEETH
28. Thrice: Comb. form : TER
29. Bid : OFFER
30. Lessen : ABATE
31. Consumer advocate : NADER
32. Garden herb : THYME
34. Addition : ANNEX
37. Cronkite or Hampden : WALTER
38. Simply : ONLY
39. Actress Ullmann : LIV
44. "A Star ___" : ISBORN
45. Boxer Turpin and singer Travis : RANDYS
46. Sewing case : ETUI
48. McCarthy's cousin : SNERD
49. Gear teeth : COGS
50. E.T.'s vehicles? : UFOS
51. Terrible czar? : IVAN
52. Gabor and Le Gallienne : EVAS
53. Blue or White river : NILE
54. Genetic materials : DNAS
55. Ref. books : OEDS
56. Aunt, in Avila : TIA
57. Cuomo of N.Y. : GOV
58. Inhabitant of: Suffix : ITE

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