New York Times, Wednesday, August 29, 1990

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gelid : COLD
5. Broom made of twigs : BESOM
10. Bridge coup : SLAM
14. Island or port now called Xiamen : AMOY
15. Marry on the run : ELOPE
16. "Welcome ___," Altman film : TOLA
17. Operatic offering by Puccini : MADAMABUTTERFLY
20. Erne or eagle : PREDATOR
21. Nerve networks : RETIA
22. Morning condensation : DEW
23. Canadian Indians : DENE
25. Shiny fabric : SATEEN
29. Hors d'oeuvres : CANAPES
32. Portent : OMEN
33. Squelched : SATON
34. Adage : SAW
36. Operatic offering by Gounod : ROMEOETJULIETTE
40. Male sheep, to a Londoner : TUP
41. Fluff, in Frankfurt : FLAUM
42. Stem : REIN
43. Touch up old furniture : RESTAIN
45. Domesticated European polecat : FERRET
47. Genre : KIND
48. Type of scan : CAT
49. At right angles to a ship's keel : ABEAM
52. Subject to obligation : MORTGAGE
57. Operatic offering by Wagner : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
60. Succulent plant : ALOE
61. Join : UNITE
62. "To ___ and a bone . . . ": Kipling : ARAG
63. Tear : REND
64. Less feral : TAMER
65. Racquets and paddles : BATS
1. David, for one : CAMP
2. Actor Sharif : OMAR
3. Mineral deposit : LODE
4. Pair : DYAD
5. Like some paths : BEATEN
6. Nudge : ELBOW
7. Like some pickles : SOUR
8. Choose : OPT
9. Lincoln Ctr. building : MET
10. A star of "She-Devil" : STREEP
11. Golf shot : LOFT
12. " ___ Want for Christmas . . . ": 1946 song : ALLI
13. Pre-Columbian Amerind : MAYA
18. Created : MADE
19. Operatic offering by Verdi : ERNANI
23. Fact : DATUM
24. Chemical compound : ENOL
25. Ilk : SORT
26. ___-propre (self-respect) : AMOUR
27. Home of the Sun Devils : TEMPE
28. Abilene-to-Fort Worth dir. : ENE
29. Style of cooking : CAJUN
30. Glyceride is one : ESTER
31. "Socrate" composer : SATIE
33. Reserved : STAID
35. Departed : WENT
37. Wolfe's "___ and the River" : OFTIME
38. Verve : ELAN
39. Misdo : ERR
44. Emulated Tai and Randy : SKATED
45. Dell denizen : FARMER
46. Major ending : ETTE
48. "Le ___ de Monte Cristo," by Dumas père : COMTE
49. Gelling agent : AGAR
50. Tree trunk : BOLE
51. Backward note : ETON
52. Disfigure : MAIM
53. Kind of bag : GRAB
54. Halo : AURA
55. Pesky mite : GNAT
56. Roe : EGGS
58. Muffler's menace : RUT
59. Gene material : DNA

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