New York Times, Wednesday, August 8, 1990

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cinema canine : ASTA
5. Nourished : FED
8. Bat, cat or rat, e.g. : MAMMAL
14. He wrote "I, the Jury" : SPILLANE
16. Primps : PREENS
17. Something to live off : THEFATOFTHELAND
19. Like Lucy's locks : RED
20. Farm machine : BALER
21. Cousin of "Mayday!" : SOS
22. In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
24. Penates' partners : LARES
26. Void's partner : NULL
29. Narrative poetry : EPOS
31. Neighbor of Calif. : NEV
33. Water babies : ROE
34. Little tyke : TOT
36. Mischance : ACCIDENT
38. Something to look on : THEBRIGHTSIDE
41. First showing : PREMIERE
42. RR depot : STA
43. Actress Zadora : PIA
44. Prefix for metrical : GEO
45. Forbear's tail? : ANCE
48. Groups of whales : PODS
50. Tangle : SNARL
54. Arkin or Alda : ALAN
56. Behave : ACT
58. Perfect : IDEAL
60. The self : EGO
61. What a speed demon might come to : ASCREECHINGHALT
65. "___ these truths . . . " : WEHOLD
66. Swift, appraising glance : ONCEOVER
67. Had to have : NEEDED
68. Middling grade : CEE
69. "___ Kelly's Blues," Cahn-Heindorf song : PETE
1. "Ad ___ per Aspera," Kan. motto : ASTRA
2. Globe : SPHERE
3. Busy : TIEDUP
4. Furry TV fellow : ALF
5. Deadly : FATAL
6. The ___ Gay bomber : ENOLA
7. Yield : DEFER
8. Speed-limit letters : MPH
9. Greek god of war : ARES
10. Breakfast fruit : MELON
11. Careful and guarded : MEASURED
12. Actress Sothern : ANN
13. Hallucinatory drug : LSD
15. Dr. Jekyll's hangout : LAB
18. Ditch : TRENCH
23. Ojibway pole carving : TOTEM
25. Religious factions : SECTS
27. Only : LONE
28. Allow : LET
30. Ferber book : SOBIG
32. Panorama : VISTA
35. Kilmer poem : TREES
36. Epoch : AGE
37. Rigg or Ross : DIANA
38. D'Artagnan's pals, e.g. : TRIO
39. Annoying person or situation : HEADACHE
40. Subtly sarcastic : IRONIC
41. Oh, so softly: Mus. abbr. : PPP
46. Cling (to) : CLEAVE
47. Aerie fledgling : EAGLET
49. Young haddock : SCROD
51. Kind of committee : ADHOC
52. Roi's mate : REINE
53. Lamas role in "Falcon Crest" : LANCE
55. ___ Dame : NOTRE
57. Prompter prefix : TELE
59. More than med. : LGE
61. Barley beard : AWN
62. Bishopric : SEE
63. "Kookie" Byrnes : EDD
64. School dance : HOP

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