New York Times, Tuesday, September 11, 1990

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Hooey : BLAH
5. Cuts short : CROPS
10. Tempo : PACE
14. Places : LOCI
15. An Asian capital : HANOI
16. Producer-director Tors : IVAN
17. Like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar : TALL
18. Negatively charged atom : ANION
19. Army post : FORT
20. Bit of alliteration from "The Tempest" : FULLFATHOMFIVE
23. Sieve : SIFT
24. Church official : ELDER
25. Swift : RAPID
28. Entertain : AMUSE
31. In the sack : ABED
32. Undeveloped : LATENT
34. An arm of H.U.D. : FHA
37. Home field of the Denver Broncos : MILEHIGHSTADIUM
40. Asta, to Nora : PET
41. Melodious : ARIOSO
42. "___ Want for Christmas . . . " : ALLI
43. Mission head? : TRANS
44. How some musicians play : BYEAR
45. Wing support : STRUT
48. Peck role : AHAB
50. In all ways, with "the" : WHOLENINEYARDS
56. Constellation name : URSA
57. Slur over : ELIDE
58. Every's partner : EACH
60. Dresden denial : NEIN
61. Ruhr valley city : ESSEN
62. Jai ___ : ALAI
63. Autry or Kelly : GENE
64. Soviet First Lady : RAISA
65. Tenderhearted : KIND
1. A sandwich, for short : BLT
2. What slugabeds do : LOAF
3. Rights org. : ACLU
4. Slope : HILLSIDE
5. Grain husks : CHAFF
6. Attacked : RANAT
7. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
8. Milne's Winnie the ___ : POOH
9. Pertaining to China: Comb. form : SINO
10. Nonsense : PIFFLE
11. Shun : AVOID
12. Slice : CARVE
13. Join a contest : ENTER
21. Cover : LID
22. "Hostess With the Mostes" : MESTA
25. Inclined walkway : RAMP
26. His Rose was Irish : ABIE
27. Skin : PELT
28. A Musketeer : ATHOS
29. Jumble : MESS
30. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
32. Milano money : LIRA
33. Not "fer" : AGIN
34. Office cabinet : FILE
35. Luau entertainment : HULA
36. Muslim prince : AMIR
38. Poker Flat's creator : HARTE
39. Dawn : DAYBREAK
43. New Orleans campus : TULANE
44. Barnyard bleat : BAA
45. Enjoyed a hammock : SWUNG
46. Trey : THREE
47. Purchase for Perlman : ROSIN
48. Deadly mosquito : AEDES
49. Aardwolf look-alike : HYENA
51. ___-do-well : NEER
52. Ingrid, in "Casablanca" : ILSA
53. Unless, in law : NISI
54. Miró contemporary : DALI
55. Examine quickly : SCAN
59. Obscured : HID

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