New York Times, Saturday, September 1, 1990

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Soft drink : COLA
5. Heap : PILE
9. Gazelle : CORA
13. Calorie or gram : UNIT
14. Show a preference for : FAVOR
15. State positively : AVER
16. How Sir Edward the composer becomes Horatio the novelist : BYREARRANGEMENT
19. Hatchet : AXE
20. Achieve : GAIN
21. Atomizer : SPRAY
22. Goals : AIMS
23. London gallery : TATE
25. How to make Mao into an African pest : DOUBLEHISMIDDLE
32. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
33. Catches red-handed : NABS
34. Thing, in law : RES
35. Hoopster Archibald : NATE
36. Painter Matisse : HENRI
38. Neckpieces : BOAS
39. Era : AGE
40. Hoisted : HOVE
41. Expire : LAPSE
42. What talk-show emcee Winfrey has in common with a Marx : HERNAMEREVERSED
46. Presently : ANON
47. Win at chess : MATE
48. Office-pool member : STENO
51. Croquet on horseback? : POLO
52. Taro product : POI
55. What changes a drum to a male cat? : CUTTINGITINHALF
59. Sister of Fatima : ANNE
60. Relaxed : EASED
61. It precedes beth : ALEF
62. Oolong and pekoe : TEAS
63. Mouthward : ORAD
64. Do in : SLAY
1. Caribbean island : CUBA
2. Variety of chalcedony : ONYX
3. Money in Milano : LIRE
4. Corroded : ATE
5. Church district : PARISH
6. Boris's rival : IVAN
7. Half of a palindromic Asian : LON
8. Work unit : ERG
9. Tented : CAMPED
10. Done : OVER
11. Actress Sofer : RENA
12. Bohemian : ARTY
14. Bowling "inning" : FRAME
17. Spry : AGILE
18. Sumus, ___, sunt : ESTIS
22. It precedes Baker : ABLE
23. Autocrat : TSAR
24. Prefix with dexterous : AMBI
25. Alice's cat : DINAH
26. Kind of orange : OSAGE
27. Complete : UTTER
28. Kind of voice or sanctum : INNER
29. Lets fall : DROPS
30. Tenant's document : LEASE
31. Ancient chariot : ESSED
36. ___ sapiens : HOMO
37. Tied : EVEN
38. Like Hubbard's cupboard : BARE
40. Asian capital : HANOI
41. Admit : LETON
43. Edict city : NANTES
44. Hammed it up : EMOTED
45. Cogent : VALID
48. Shoo : SCAT
49. Melody : TUNE
50. Lab burner : ETNA
51. Famous tower site : PISA
52. Grow tiresome : PALL
53. Olive genus : OLEA
54. Uncertain : IFFY
56. Modernist : NEO
57. Needlefish : GAR
58. Owns : HAS

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