New York Times, Thursday, August 30, 1990

Author:Robert Katz
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Lion's hangout : LAIR
5. "Thy word is ___ unto my feet . . . ": Psalm 119 : ALAMP
10. Command to Fido : HEEL
14. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
15. Not now : LATER
16. Take the edge off : EASE
17. "They have spread ___ . . . ": Psalm 140 : ANET
18. What Berra once guarded : PLATE
19. Partner of crafts : ARTS
20. Nay or neigh : HOMOPHONEFORNEE
23. Inlet : RIA
24. I.o.u., e.g. : DEBT
25. Ethiopian prince : RAS
28. River of Spain collector : EBRO
31. Confutes : REBUTS
35. Of the ear : OTIC
37. Chalet feature : EAVE
39. Eagle's abode : AERIE
40. Ite or clam chowder : MANHATTANCHASER
43. Without embellishment : PLAIN
44. Of a time period : ERAL
45. Snappish : TART
46. Broke bread, in a way : SLICED
48. Belgium stream : YSER
50. Ar-tee connection : ESS
51. River of Switzerland : AARE
53. Broadcast : AIR
55. Being or begin : ANAGRAMFORBINGE
63. A neighbor of Ghana : TOGO
64. From bad to ___ : WORSE
65. Pop drink : COLA
66. Kazan of Hollywood : ELIA
67. Les ___-Unis : ETATS
68. One of the Alcotts : AMOS
69. When both hands are up : NOON
70. Adjust the clock : RESET
71. Eft : NEWT
1. A wife of Jacob : LEAH
2. Part of A.D. : ANNO
3. Footnote term : IDEM
4. Chopper part : ROTOR
5. From A to Z : ALPHABET
6. "Namouna" composer : LALO
7. ___ impasse : ATAN
8. Doled : METED
9. Lean toward : PREFER
10. Pulsation : HEARTBEAT
11. Bring home the bacon : EARN
12. An in-law of the Borgias : ESTE
13. ___-majesté : LESE
21. Bird allied to a jay : PIE
22. Caribbean witchcraft : OBEAH
25. Gambols : ROMPS
26. In any way : ATALL
27. Horeb : SINAI
29. Control a race horse's speed : RATE
30. Female gonad : OVARY
32. Bears, to Ovid : URSAE
33. Shea levels : TIERS
34. Certain Spanish paintings : SERTS
36. Actor Belushi, by birth : CHICAGOAN
38. Namesakes of a Spanish queen : ENAS
41. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
42. Most lucid : CLEAREST
47. Top-___ (A1) : DRAWER
49. Roast or something to roast : RIB
52. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
54. Puerto or Costa follower : RICAN
55. " ___ o'clock scholar" : ATEN
56. ___ contendere : NOLO
57. Exchange premium : AGIO
58. Some monks : FRAS
59. Italian innkeeper : OSTE
60. City on Seward Peninsula : NOME
61. Incandescence : GLOW
62. Orient : EAST

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