New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1990

Author:Daniel Girardi
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Daniel Girardi has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. French brandy : MARC
5. Ragout : SALMI
10. Spiritual mother : ALMA
14. Great Barrier Island : OTEA
15. Sirius's master : ORION
16. Culloden : MOOR
17. Play-it-safe advice on a gridiron : WHENINDOUBTPUNT
20. Epsom ___ : SALTS
21. Italian saint : NERI
22. D or V : DAY
23. A C.S.A. state : ALA
25. Triton : EFT
27. Play the gofer : RUNBACKANDFORTH
36. "___ Poetica": Horace : ARS
37. Triple this for a film title : TORA
38. Agamete : SPORE
39. Plans, with "out" : MAPS
41. " . . . could ___ lean" : EATNO
43. Cinder : SLAG
44. Musical gps. : ORCHS
46. LBJ's daughter : LUCI
47. Sedan season : ETE
48. Junior high : SECONDARYSCHOOL
52. Fair share : DUE
53. Mauve Decade, e.g. : ERA
54. "Star Wars" inits. : SDI
57. Sapins : FIRS
60. Masefield's Muse : ERATO
64. Overtake and attack, oater style : CUTOFFATTHEPASS
68. Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
69. Habituate : INURE
70. Discordia's Greek counterpart : ERIS
71. Guardian's concern : WARD
72. Kind of fever : CABIN
73. Actress Sofer : RENA
1. Fells, with "down" : MOWS
2. Baile ___ Cliath (Dublin) : ATHA
3. Be giddy : REEL
4. J. F. Kennedy was one : CANTAB
5. Descendant : SON
6. Suffix with tank or dull : ARD
7. St. Mark's symbol : LION
8. Pout : MOUE
9. Acquired via heredity : INBRED
10. Elec. unit : AMP
11. Stentorian : LOUD
12. Opera by Horatio Parker : MONA
13. Chichi : ARTY
18. Majorca or Mallorca : ISLA
19. Spats : TIFFS
24. Frenchman's deed : ACTE
26. A-one : TOPS
27. ___ gin fizz : RAMOS
28. Arrow poison : URARE
29. Org. protecting boys and girls : NSPCC
30. Australian tree dweller : KOALA
31. Pianist Schnabel : ARTUR
32. White House adviser in the 80's : NANCY
33. Log-rolling contest : ROLEO
34. Toledo deal : TRATO
35. "Science of Logic" author : HEGEL
40. Wearing wedgies : SHOD
42. Seine feeder : OISE
45. Rappee : SNUFF
49. Godlike : DEIFIC
50. Plains Indian : CREE
51. Paul Newman role : HARPER
54. Harbor vessel : SCOW
55. Brain membrane : DURA
56. Roman way : ITER
58. Punjabi potentate : RANA
59. Last of a cigar : STUB
61. Swiss river : AARE
62. Chinese dynasty : TSIN
63. Thessalian peak : OSSA
65. ___ Harry (Satan) : OLD
66. Pod lead-in : TRI
67. Its teeth are scarce : HEN

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