New York Times, Monday, September 24, 1990

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Practice for a bout : SPAR
5. Evans or Robertson : DALE
9. Tennis coups : ACES
13. Plane's fixed route : LANE
14. Muslim decree : IRADE
16. Letterman, to friends : DAVE
17. Graham or Preminger : OTTO
18. Bestowed : GIVEN
19. Portend : OMEN
20. G. B. Shaw play: 1893 : THEPHILANDERER
23. Consume : EAT
24. Transgress : SIN
25. Meager : SCANT
28. Altar in the sky : ARA
31. Notches : NICKS
35. Airport abbr. : ARR
36. Misstatements : ERRATA
39. River in Ireland : NORE
40. G. B. Shaw play: 1932 : TOOTRUETOBEGOOD
43. Novel by Jane Austen : EMMA
44. Receiver of goods in trust : BAILEE
45. Casablanca-to-Tunis dir. : ENE
46. Distributed, as cards : DEALT
48. Fifth note of the diatonic scale : SOL
49. Bus passenger : RIDER
51. A son of Gad: Gen. 46:16 : ERI
53. Female rel. : SIS
54. G. B. Shaw play: 1903 : MANANDSUPERMAN
62. Something owed : DEBT
63. ___ Arledge, TV executive : ROONE
64. Right-hand man : AIDE
65. Jersey is one : ISLE
66. Avoid : ELUDE
67. Geraint's spouse : ENID
68. Cast off : SHED
69. Walked on : TROD
70. Permits : LETS
1. Niche : SLOT
2. Lane : PATH
3. Poker stake : ANTE
4. Unclose again : REOPEN
5. Toe, e.g. : DIGIT
6. Seed covering : ARIL
7. Molten rock : LAVA
8. Paradise : EDEN
9. Activity for a decorator : ADORNING
10. Arrived : CAME
11. Always : EVER
12. Cambodian coin : SEN
15. Terminates : ENDS
21. Misanthrope : HATER
22. One, in Bonn : EIN
25. Surfeited : SATED
26. "___ Yellow," Huxley book : CROME
27. Fragrance : AROMA
28. Regions : AREAS
29. Proportion : RATIO
30. Coral island : ATOLL
32. Made dove sounds : COOED
33. Monetary unit of Denmark : KRONE
34. Passover meal : SEDER
37. Polish; massage : RUB
38. Actor Vigoda : ABE
41. Possessing special aptitude : TALENTED
42. Weird : EERIE
47. ___-la-la : TRA
50. Jerusalem is its capital : ISRAEL
52. Concerning : INRE
53. Swiftness : SPEED
54. Network : MESH
55. Adjective for some seamen : ABLE
56. Blockhead : DOLT
57. Acerbic : SOUR
58. Remove a knot : UNDO
59. Dig for ore : MINE
60. Colliery entrance : ADIT
61. Beatty and Sparks : NEDS
62. Asunder: Prefix : DIS

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