New York Times, Wednesday, August 22, 1990

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Word with jump or shot : LONG
5. Help a hood : ABET
9. They'll get old Dobbin going : SPURS
14. Actor Sharif : OMAR
15. Unadulterated : PURE
16. Attractive and endearing tot : CUTIE
17. Sage : WISE
18. Decorate : TRIM
19. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
20. Blake Edwards film starring P. Sellers : THEPINKPANTHER
23. Court barrier : NET
24. Dieter's "now" word : LITE
25. Capture : BAG
28. Oxidized : RUSTED
31. Marsh plant : REED
35. Canadian export : ALE
36. Notion : IDEA
37. Dancer Gene : KELLY
38. Burl Ives hit : LITTLEWHITEDUCK
42. Big name in mail-order business : SEARS
43. Portent : OMEN
44. "The ___ is cast" : DIE
45. Opponent of : ANTI
46. Cover the cost, up front : PREPAY
48. Magazine V.I.P.'s : EDS
49. Neighborhood : AREA
51. Barnyard bleat : MAA
53. Elocutionist's phrase : HOWNOWBROWNCOW
60. End : OMEGA
61. Mayor Sonny of Palm Springs : BONO
62. "___ she blows!" : THAR
64. Becomes wearisome : PALLS
65. Road to ancient Rome : ITER
66. Nothing but : ONLY
67. Small bay : INLET
68. Fine wood : TEAK
69. Part : ROLE
1. In the dumps : LOW
2. Leave out : OMIT
3. A noted Ogden : NASH
4. Inexperienced : GREEN
5. Natural ability : APTITUDE
6. Sunbather's bane : BURN
7. Composer Satie : ERIK
8. Home of the Owls : TEMPLE
9. Meager : SCANT
10. Worked about casually : PUTTERED
11. Provo is here : UTAH
12. Vex : RILE
13. Prophet : SEER
21. "The ___ of Pauline" : PERILS
22. Partner of 5 Across : AID
25. Modeler's wood : BALSA
26. Foreign : ALIEN
27. Find accessible; bribe : GETAT
29. Stitch : SEW
30. Resort lake : TAHOE
32. Dodge : ELUDE
33. Spanish hero : ELCID
34. Erstwhile slugger for Connie Mack : DYKES
37. Man from Nairobi : KENYAN
39. Percussion instrument : TRIANGLE
40. Rascal : IMP
41. Coordinated effort : TEAMWORK
46. Church bench : PEW
47. Flopsy or Mopsy : RABBIT
50. Cook the standing ribs : ROAST
52. Baryshnikov, at times : ACTOR
53. Ariz. Indian : HOPI
54. Neighbor of Saudi Arabia : OMAN
55. In the pink : WELL
56. Memory alone : ROTE
57. Draft status : ONEA
58. Words of dismay : OHNO
59. Humpty's perch : WALL
63. Pumpernickel : RYE

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