New York Times, Wednesday, September 26, 1990

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Raced : SPED
5. Cummerbund : SASH
9. Taps down : TAMPS
14. Novice : TYRO
15. "___ girl!" : ATTA
16. Serviceable : UTILE
17. Russian river : URAL
18. Dressed : CLAD
19. Opus for nine : NONET
20. Start of a quip : BETTYHASJOINED
23. H.C.H. opponent: 1928 : AES
24. Take advantage of : USE
25. Metallic element : COBALT
29. Garfunkel or Buchwald : ART
31. Order to Fido : STAY
35. "___ Get Started With You," 1936 song : ICANT
36. Saline drop : TEAR
37. Notable period : ERA
38. More of the quip : THENAVYSHEISNOW
42. Slip : ERR
43. Love god : EROS
44. Part of a springe : NOOSE
45. Secretary : DESK
47. Knot in cotton fiber : NEP
48. Made an exact duplicate : CLONED
49. Self : EGO
51. Angle a nail : TOE
52. End of the quip : APERMANENTWAVE
60. Hillside : SLOPE
61. Lady's man : LORD
62. Made angry : IRED
63. Street show : RAREE
64. Mediocre : SOSO
65. Hurt : PAIN
66. Motionless : INERT
67. Nonesuch : ONER
68. Cinders of comics : ELLA
1. Short pencil : STUB
2. Heap on which Joan of Arc died : PYRE
3. Q.E.D. word : ERAT
4. Simpleton : DOLT
5. Drawer freshener : SACHET
6. Cartography collection : ATLAS
7. Penn et al. : STAS
8. Mecca trek : HADJ
9. Former Barbary state : TUNIS
10. Makes up for : ATONES
11. Golconda : MINE
12. Begged : PLED
13. Gel : SET
21. Famous meeting site: 1945 : YALTA
22. Bizarre : OUTRE
25. Quoted : CITED
26. Pigment for John Opie : OCHRE
27. Max and Buddy : BAERS
28. Mass. cape : ANN
29. Fabulous moralist or moralistic fabulist : AESOP
30. Cheers : RAHS
32. Mortise's partner : TENON
33. Obeyed the alarm clock : AROSE
34. Deviated from course : YAWED
36. Londoner's radial : TYRE
39. Malice : VENOM
40. Table Bay is one : INLET
41. U.S.-Canada canals : SOO
46. Big enough fish for an angler : KEEPER
48. New World vulture : CONDOR
50. Say "hello" : GREET
51. Pithy : TERSE
52. Author Paton : ALAN
53. Minute opening : PORE
54. As well : ALSO
55. Cooper's was "High" : NOON
56. Dry the dishes : WIPE
57. U.S.S.R. inland sea : ARAL
58. Cloistered life : VEIL
59. Best of Hollywood : EDNA
60. ___ Lanka : SRI

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