New York Times, Thursday, September 20, 1990

Author: Jeanette K. Brill
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J P Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 4, Spans: 1
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Scads : LOTS
5. ___ Anne de Beaupré : STE
8. Kind of lineage : MATRI
13. "God's Little ___": Caldwell : ACRE
14. Flower stalk : STEM
15. Willow : OSIER
16. Orchestra leader who promoted 22 Across : CHICKWEBB
18. Express gratitude : THANK
19. Monroe's ___ of Good Feeling : ERA
20. Center of activity : HIVE
21. Dike, Eunomia and Eirene : HORAE
22. Jazz singer from Newport News, Va. : ELLAFITZGERALD
26. Poker stake : ANTE
27. Swiss river : AARE
28. A Cassini : OLEG
31. Division word : INTO
32. Hint : CUE
35. Apt title for 22 Across : FIRSTLADYOFSONG
40. Trifling amount : FIG
41. "___ Camera" : IAMA
42. Excited : AGOG
43. Former Broadway org. : ANTA
44. River in E Asia : AMUR
47. Song made famous by 22 Across : ATISKETATASKET
53. Income for Pierre : RENTE
54. Lip ___ (sing, in a way) : SYNC
55. Topper : LID
57. Word with wear or water : UNDER
58. Hit song sung by 22 Across : AFOGGYDAY
60. Vermont marble center : BARRE
61. Debauchee : ROUE
62. Part of the handwriting on the wall : MENE
63. Improve : AMEND
64. Make a boo-boo : ERR
65. These may be martial : ARTS
1. Cluny, e.g. : LACE
2. Pigment for Gainsborough : OCHRE
3. Kind of balloon : TRIAL
4. Dry, as wine : SEC
5. He's a Wonder : STEVIE
6. Jewish month : TEBET
7. Ambassador's res. : EMB
8. ___-pearl (nacre) : MOTHEROF
9. On land : ASHORE
10. Diadem : TIARA
11. Of the kidneys : RENAL
12. Annoyed : IRKED
14. Jonathan or Tom : SWIFT
17. Genghis ___ : KHAN
23. Falls back : LAGS
24. Crazy : ZANY
25. Cat, in Cádiz : GATO
28. Having a holiday : OFF
29. Half of CIV : LII
30. Work unit : ERG
31. Eddie's spouse : IDA
32. Gear tooth : COG
33. Número ___ : UNO
34. ___ on (urge) : EGG
36. Puttered aimlessly : TINKERED
37. Tardy : LATE
38. Amo, amas, ___ : AMAT
39. Scottish nightshirt : SARK
43. To the rear of a ship : ASTERN
44. "___ service" (waiter's phrase) : ATYOUR
45. Skin disease : MANGE
46. SPAR's org. : USCG
47. Island off Venezuela : ARUBA
48. Two hours before noon : TENAM
49. Department in central France : INDRE
50. Concerning : ASFOR
51. Church officer : ELDER
52. Former Red Sox pitcher : TIANT
56. Hennas : DYES
58. Land measure : ARE
59. Singer Sumac : YMA

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