New York Times, Thursday, September 13, 1990

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bart or Ringo : STARR
6. Mountain in Thessaly : OSSA
10. Choir member : ALTO
14. Plains home, of old : TEPEE
15. German housewife : FRAU
16. Make haste : TEAR
17. Islands off Ireland : ARANS
18. Mining center of the 1880's : TOMBSTONE
20. Wink : NICTATE
22. Philippine sea : SULU
23. Cuban cigar : HAVANA
25. Ladder component : RUNG
27. Ant's antenna : FEELER
29. Performed, as a song : RENDERED
33. Word that may stop a truck : EATS
34. Scut, e.g. : TAIL
36. Mark : GRADE
37. Mus. adaptation : ARR
38. Forcible takeover : SEIZURE
40. Nothing : NIL
41. It has wings and flies : STAGE
43. Albright of films : LOLA
44. Indolent : IDLE
45. Baker's dozen : THIRTEEN
47. Lombardi and Edwards : VINCES
49. Realtors' units : LOTS
50. Thongs attached to javelins : AMENTA
52. Flask for Pericles : OLPE
54. Thurible's contents : INCENSE
57. Creator of Lake Mead : HOOVERDAM
61. Indo-European : ARYAN
62. Chip in chips : ANTE
63. "Come Back, Little Sheba" playwright : INGE
64. Turgenev novel : SMOKE
65. State of mind : MOOD
66. N.M. resort : TAOS
67. Thralls of yore : ESNES
1. Smith of tennis : STAN
2. Actress Copley : TERI
3. Scenic road past Superstition Mountain : APACHETRAIL
4. Income for landlords : RENTALS
5. Make bank deposits once again : RESAVE
6. Frequently : OFTEN
7. B'way sign : SRO
8. Certain missiles : SAMS
9. Home of Ala.'s Tigers : AUBURN
10. One who brings into harmony : ATTUNER
11. Papal name : LEO
12. Basking product : TAN
13. Mesabi product : ORE
19. Ooze : SLUDGE
21. French pastry : TARTE
24. Historic battleship, or this puzzle's theme : ARIZONA
26. Famous gorge formed by the Colorado : GRANDCANYON
27. Lucullan treat : FEAST
28. Third-day creation : EARTH
30. Jewish month : ELUL
31. Post young Caesar held : EDILE
32. Strikes out : DELES
35. Brim of a chapeau : AILE
38. Colonize : SETTLE
39. Prowl hungrily : RAVEN
42. Furrowed : GROOVED
44. " . . . expresses himself ___ too deep for me": Gilbert : INTERMS
46. Sprightly wit : ESPRIT
48. "___ of fire . . . " : INCASE
51. Quiet actors : MIMES
53. Skelton's script-writing wife : EDNA
55. Rice beverage : SAKE
56. Compass points : ENES
57. Radio operator in a shack : HAM
58. One of Japan's top golfers : ONO
59. Ear: Comb. form : OTO
60. Past : AGO

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