New York Times, Tuesday, September 25, 1990

Author: Joe Clonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Book by 10 Across : MAYOR
6. Dips bait lightly : DAPS
10. Predecessor of Dinkins : KOCH
14. Off to ___ start (delayed) : ALATE
15. Wreath on Galahad's helmet : ORLE
16. George Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
17. Garments along the Ganges : SARIS
18. Be dressed in : WEAR
19. At hand : NEAR
20. Riverfront Stadium team : CINCINNATI
22. Snooty one : SNOB
23. Omaha's loc. : NEB
24. F.D.R.'s mother : SARA
26. One kind of session : RAP
29. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
31. City on the Tagus estuary : LISBON
35. One who speaks 53 Across : PAKISTANI
38. Range : SCOPE
39. Elem.-school subject : ARITH
40. Countdown start : TEN
41. Iron, in Innsbruck : EISEN
42. Oilman Jean Paul ___ : GETTY
43. Has high regard for, with "by" : SETSSTORE
45. Expunged : ERASED
47. Agt. : REP
48. Singer Sumac : YMA
49. Author Harte : BRET
51. River inlet : RIA
53. Indic language : URDU
56. Chavez Ravine team : LOSANGELES
62. Kind of guard : REAR
63. The "Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
64. A.L. batting champion: 1964-65-71 : OLIVA
65. Emulate Bonnie Raitt : SING
66. Kind of caterpillar : TENT
67. Demolishes : RAZES
68. Egyptian cross : ANKH
69. Amor's Greek counterpart : EROS
70. Collect : AMASS
1. Fem. opposite : MASC
2. Jai ___ : ALAI
3. Tall tale : YARN
4. Ear-related : OTIC
5. Copal or mastic : RESIN
6. Certain strokes by Mehta : DOWNBEATS
7. Sector : AREA
8. Municipal maps : PLATS
9. Continued story : SERIAL
10. Royals Stadium team : KANSASCITY
11. Augury : OMEN
12. 'Bye, in Bologna : CIAO
13. Tansy, for one : HERB
21. Tidy : NEAT
25. Reacts to yeast : RISES
26. Less common : RARER
27. Japanese breed of dog : AKITA
28. Three Rivers Stadium team : PITTSBURGH
30. Curl the lip : SNEER
32. Kind of buddy : BOSOM
33. Gluck product : OPERA
34. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
35. Recto or verso : PAGE
36. More like Bashful : SHYER
37. Influences, in a way : INTERACTS
44. Joy ride : SPIN
46. Eradicate : DELETE
50. Tosspot : TOPER
52. Marketplace : AGORA
53. Sky Bear : URSA
54. Bridle strap : REIN
55. Damp, like a dungeon : DANK
57. Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
58. Susiana : ELAM
59. Judy's eldest : LIZA
60. Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
61. Back talk : SASS

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