New York Times, Friday, September 14, 1990

Author:Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Part of a hippocerf : STAG
5. Canyon, of the comics : STEVE
10. Yearn : ACHE
14. Certain package : CARE
15. Slight light : TAPER
16. River into the Mosel : SAAR
17. Neat as ___ : APIN
18. Little's forte : APING
19. Eye inflammation : STYE
20. COVET IRIS : UPSETVICTORIES
23. The Bushes' Millie, e.g. : PET
24. Towel word : HERS
25. ___ . . . a beet : ASRED
27. Title given to Myra Hess : DAME
29. "'I ___,' said the Caterpillar": Carroll : DONTSEE
31. Referee : ARBITER
35. N.F.L. thrills : TDS
36. RILE VAMP : PRIMEVALCHAOS
40. "Children ___ People": E. Post : ARE
41. Unbeatable opponents : NEMESES
42. Grist for the Guinness mill : RECORDS
45. Fancy : WHIM
48. Philadelphia suburb on the Main Line : PAOLI
49. Villa d'___ : ESTE
52. Ship's channel : GAT
54. HUG ROTH : MUDDLEDTHROUGH
58. Dugout : ABRI
59. A deadly sin : ANGER
60. Block of stamps : PANE
61. "Leave all ___ to the gods": Horace : ELSE
62. Kind of crow or babe : SCARE
63. Blockheads, in Brest : ANES
64. Arikaras : REES
65. Coat with a tin-lead alloy : TERNE
66. "___ and soon": Wordsworth : LATE
1. Type of duck : SCAUP
2. Got tree sap : TAPPED
3. Awn : ARISTA
4. Director Saks : GENE
5. Smash inward : STAVE
6. Relative of a hippopotamus : TAPIR
7. Homeric works : EPICS
8. Flue : VENT
9. Therefore : ERGO
10. Gretzky ploy : ASSIST
11. Humors; indulges : CATERSTO
12. Yokels : HAYSEEDS
13. Before, to the Bard : ERE
21. Heat unit : THERM
22. Operated : RAN
26. ___ Plaines : DES
28. Actress Zetterling : MAI
29. Editor's note : DELE
30. Grampuses : ORCS
32. Flex : BEND
33. Big Daddy portrayer : IVES
34. Glaswegian's cap : TAM
36. Introduction : PREAMBLE
37. Access for help : RECOURSE
38. Axman : HEWER
39. Blue, black or mountain follower : ASH
40. Humorist Bill ___ : ARP
43. Golden ___ (great pop songs) : OLDIES
44. Free of : RID
46. Lizard in a T. Williams title : IGUANA
47. Lodestone : MAGNET
49. Mystery writer's award : EDGAR
50. Inexorable : STERN
51. Number of King Cole's fiddlers : THREE
53. "___ Foolish Things . . . ": 1935 song : THESE
55. "My ___ Duchess": Browning : LAST
56. Suffix with persist : ENCE
57. Girasol : OPAL
58. Air, in compounds : AER

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