New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1990

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 1
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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Across Down
1. "___ at the pane . . . ": Browning : ATAP
5. Talking horse on TV : MRED
9. Part of a steeple : SPIRE
14. An anagram for male : LAME
15. Tops : AONE
16. Baseball's Big Poison : WANER
17. Agreements in Nantes : OUIS
18. With 64 Across, first line of a Gershwin hit song : SWONDERFUL
20. "Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
22. Dress-shirt fastener : STUD
23. Unclose, to Shelley : OPE
24. Highwayman : FOOTPAD
26. Hide's companion : SEEK
28. Shield : AEGIS
30. Scythe handle : SNATHE
34. Do something : ACT
37. Nimble, to René : LESTE
39. Berlin's "___ Be Surprised" : YOUD
40. With "You," line after 64 Across : SHOULDCAREFORME
44. The Brinker boy : HANS
45. " . . . woes that wait ___?": Byron : ONAGE
46. Kind of strike : TEN
47. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
50. Zeno's classrooms : STOAS
52. Poet Walter ___ Mare : DELA
54. Footstool : OTTOMAN
58. Healer at Valhalla : EIR
61. Streamlet : RILL
63. "Such ___!" : ISLIFE
64. See 18 Across : SMARVELOUS
67. Computer input : DATA
68. Late queen of Romania : MARIE
69. Formerly, once : ERST
70. Cupid : AMOR
71. Correct a text : EMEND
72. Urges : YENS
73. Grocer's stock in Soho : TINS
1. "Half ___ is better . . . " : ALOAF
2. Bull: Comb. form : TAURO
3. ___ acids : AMINO
4. Monetary unit in Zaragoza : PESETA
5. Kneaded : MASSAGED
6. Noisy quarrel : ROW
7. Father of Cainan : ENOS
8. Armor marrers : DENTS
9. Jenny Lind's home : SWEDEN
10. Nominal value : PAR
11. The lowdown : INFO
12. Enlist again, in G.I. argot : REUP
13. ___ Wilson, Aussie novelist : ERLE
19. Jettage : DUES
21. What Circe cast : SPELL
25. Type of nightclub : DISCO
27. Moon Mullins's bratty brother : KAYO
29. Watergate figure : STANS
31. Civil wrong : TORT
32. Actor Cronyn : HUME
33. Genesis site : EDEN
34. County in N.C. : ASHE
35. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
36. Great amounts : TONS
38. A sister of Thalia : ERATO
41. Secondhand : USED
42. People with "I" trouble : EGOTISTS
43. Daring deeds : FEATS
48. Showing courage : NERVED
49. Author Wiesel : ELIE
51. Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du ___" : SOLDAT
53. Allen had one : ALLEY
55. Home of the N.B.A.'s Heat : MIAMI
56. River in a Burns poem : AFTON
57. Comes close : NEARS
58. Salinger girl : ESME
59. Muslim priest : IMAM
60. Exceptional : RARE
62. Body of tradition : LORE
65. Part of a cinema dog's name : RIN
66. Bull Halsey's dept. : USN

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