New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 1990

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.76)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Remiss : SLACK
6. Mock : SNEER
11. Soft fabric : CHALLIS
13. Dart about : SCAMPER
15. English essayist-critic: 1778-1830 : HAZLITT
16. Overturn : CAPSIZE
17. Yerby's "A Rose for ___ Maria" : ANA
18. Arbor : PERGOLA
20. Former Albanian king : ZOG
21. Belem : PARA
23. Pan-fry : SAUTE
24. Lisbon lady : DONA
25. Nestles : SNUGS
27. Employ : USE
28. Mrs. Will Durant : ARIEL
29. Burmese and Siamese : ASIANS
31. Memorabilia : RELICS
33. Cask : TUN
34. Axlike tool : ADZ
35. Intervals : SPACES
38. Rossano of "South Pacific" : BRAZZI
41. Simon's "Plaza ___" : SUITE
42. Anger : IRE
44. Distort : SLANT
46. Dix's follower : ONZE
47. Conductor Solti : GEORG
49. Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
50. Work by G. Stein: 1941 : IDA
51. A cosmetic : MASCARA
53. Margin : HEM
54. Former Seahawk star Steve ___ : LARGENT
56. Los Angeles enclave : TARZANA
58. Ornamental shrub : SYRINGA
59. Accompanies : ESCORTS
60. By oneself, on stage : SOLUS
61. U.S. revolutionary Daniel ___ : SHAYS
1. Syndicated TV show : SHANANA
2. She wrote the Miss Liberty poem : LAZARUS
3. "___ in the Family" : ALL
4. Gridiron misdeed : CLIP
5. Small raptors : KITES
6. Ascend : SCALE
7. Calif. valley : NAPA
8. Dorothy's auntie and others : EMS
9. Externally parasitic : EPIZOIC
10. Gerrymanders, perhaps : REZONES
11. Leggings : CHAPS
12. Composer of "The Chocolate Soldier" : STRAUS
13. Diving duck : SCOTER
14. Imperial : REGAL
19. Astronaut Grissom : GUS
22. Churn : AGITATE
24. Light rain : DRIZZLE
26. Rémoulade, e.g. : SAUCE
28. Theatrical father and son : ALDAS
30. Tampa-to-Ocala dir. : NNE
32. Site for a drum : EAR
35. Updike's "A Month of ___" : SUNDAYS
36. Conqueror of the Incas : PIZARRO
37. Mexican's midday rest : SIESTA
38. Upbraid : BERATE
39. He came between James and Millard : ZACHARY
40. Purposes : INTENTS
41. Besmirches : SOILS
43. Fabulous bird : ROC
45. ___ Masaryk, Czechoslovakia's first president : TOMAS
47. Scourge of some cities : GANGS
48. Zoysia is one : GRASS
51. Computer list : MENU
52. Coy : ARCH
55. Baseball's Hodges : GIL
57. Individuals, to biologists : ZOA

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