New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 1990

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Entreaty : PLEA
5. Escorts : DATES
10. Anguish : PAIN
14. Diner sign : EATS
15. Crème de la crème : ELITE
16. Florence's river : ARNO
17. Start of a quip : ATTHEFLEACIRCUS
20. Christie's "Murder ___ Said" : SHE
21. Regan's father : LEAR
22. Cordwood measure : STERE
23. Martin or Hart : MARY
24. Walked triumphantly : STRODE
26. Choir accompaniments : ORGANS
29. Pertaining to bees : APIAN
30. Olds classics : REOS
31. Place for an élève : ECOLE
32. "___ About the Boy": Coward : MAD
35. More of the quip : AMUTTSTROLLEDBY
39. Kismet : LOT
40. Where Joan of Arc was executed : ROUEN
41. Bibliotheca: Slang : LIBE
42. Thigh-high skirts : MINIS
43. Pampers : BABIES
45. Author of "Popo": 1980 : REEVES
47. Tree's torso : BOLE
48. Idaho's capital : BOISE
49. Like the White Rabbit : LATE
50. Little piggie : TOE
53. End of the quip : ANDSTOLETHESHOW
57. ___ fixe : IDEE
58. Like Mary Lou Retton : LITHE
59. Loll : LAZE
60. Manor master : LORD
61. Discourage : DETER
62. Washington bills : ONES
1. Garbanzos' cousins : PEAS
2. Plaster backer : LATH
3. Major or kitchen follower : ETTE
4. St. Helens's output : ASH
5. Tables : DEFERS
6. Mollify : ALLAY
7. Stratum in a stadium : TIER
8. Greek vowel : ETA
9. Like some wine : SEC
10. Dolly from Tenn. : PARTON
11. Rainbow-shaped : ARCED
12. Harden : INURE
13. Proboscis : NOSE
18. Panache : ELAN
19. Lebanon neighbor : ISRAEL
23. Forest food : MAST
24. Dish's elopement partner : SPOON
25. Cash drawer : TILL
26. Spoken : ORAL
27. San ___, Riviera resort : REMO
28. Gourmand's gripe? : GOUT
29. Farmers' fields : ACRES
31. Small cases : ETUIS
32. DCCLI x II : MDII
33. French secular cleric : ABBE
34. Changes color : DYES
36. Table protector : TRIVET
37. Loudness measure : SONE
38. River to the North Sea : ELBE
42. Ate aboard a U.S. warship : MESSED
43. Take the trouble : BOTHER
44. Helm position : ALEE
45. Last movement of a sonata : RONDO
46. Down producer : EIDER
47. Use the Jacuzzi : BATHE
48. Pail handle : BAIL
49. Latvian : LETT
50. Comparative word : THAN
51. Seep : OOZE
52. Merinos' moms : EWES
54. On in years : OLD
55. Golfer's concern : LIE
56. Terse road sign : SLO

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