New York Times, Wednesday, September 19, 1990

Author: Arthur W. Palmer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Judge's bench : BANC
5. Piglet : SHOAT
10. Anagram for oats : STOA
14. Mormon milieu : UTAH
15. Country lass : WENCH
16. See 10 Across : OAST
17. Middling : SOSO
18. Compound derived from ammonia : IMIDE
19. Dies ___ : IRAE
20. These have wide ears, according to Heywood : SMALLPITCHERS
23. Kind of cup : EYE
24. Exist : ARE
25. Grieves : MOURNS
28. Side by side : ABREAST
32. Savory jelly : ASPIC
33. "___ siamo," Verdi aria : PARI
35. Position G.R.F. played at Michigan : CTR
36. Salinger work, with "The" : CATCHERINTHERYE
40. Self : EGO
41. Decorate anew : REDO
42. Measure of "a miss" : AMILE
43. Of touch, sight, etc. : SENSORY
46. June V.I.P.'s : BRIDES
47. Musical syllable : TRA
48. Defense org. : USN
49. "___, three-person'd God": Donne : BATTERMYHEART
56. Arctic seal : HARP
58. "With this ring ___ wed" : ITHEE
59. Sports org. : NCAA
60. "The ___ that men do . . . ": Shak. : EVIL
61. Former town employee : CRIER
62. Do a gym exercise : CHIN
63. Rosalind Russell role : MAME
64. Dispatches : SENDS
65. These may be smoked : EELS
1. Kiss : BUSS
2. Bit : ATOM
3. Houston org. : NASA
4. Irascible : CHOLERIC
5. Pinches : SWIPES
6. Kind of sphere : HEMI
7. "With the blue ribbons ___" : ONIT
8. Letters on some switch boxes : ACDC
9. What some smokers would like to kick : THEHABIT
10. Evening party : SOIREE
11. Salts : TARS
12. Explorer Johnson : OSA
13. Dined : ATE
21. Co-creator of "Twin Peaks" : LYNCH
22. Go wrong : ERR
25. Symbols of authority : MACES
26. Early Missourian : OSAGE
27. Writer Sinclair : UPTON
28. Pisa's river : ARNO
29. Bitter : ACRID
30. Fashion : STYLE
31. Sassafras and tupelo : TREES
33. Victim : PREY
34. First ___ kit : AID
37. Capricious people : ERRATICS
38. Stern : HARSH
39. ___ grise (person having unofficial power) : EMINENCE
44. Fastener : STAPLE
45. Scrap for Spot : ORT
46. Some department-store employees : BUYERS
49. Edge : BRIM
50. To be, in Boulogne : ETRE
51. Nose: Comb. form : RHIN
52. Reward, in poesy : MEED
53. Pine : ACHE
54. Wading bird : RAIL
55. Whips : TANS
56. Haw's pal : HEM
57. Fred Astaire's daughter : AVA

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