New York Times, Thursday, September 27, 1990

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { G Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Type of pear : BOSC
5. Put through a strainer : SIFT
9. Green stone : JADE
13. Forearm bone : ULNA
14. Groups of three : TRIOS
16. Pelvic bones : ILIA
17. Get married : TIETHEKNOT
19. Red planet : MARS
20. Up-front part of a shoe : TOECAP
21. Atrociousness : ENORMITY
23. "Hallelujah, I'm ___" : ABUM
25. Chou En-___ : LAI
26. Hoodwink : SLIPONEOVERON
32. For grown-ups : ADULT
34. Actress Irene : DUNNE
35. Follower: Suffix : ITE
36. Not so much : LESS
37. Trumpeter Al's family : HIRTS
38. Some sandwiches, briefly : BLTS
39. Hard wood : ASH
40. ___ nova (Brazilian dance) : BOSSA
41. Give as one's share : ALLOT
42. Avoid taking a stand : SKIRTTHEISSUE
45. No longer burning : OUT
46. Henry or Clare Boothe : LUCE
47. Heater fuel : KEROSENE
52. Play ___ (dissemble) : POSSUM
56. Boesky or Tors : IVAN
57. "Laugh-In" catch phrase for Judy Carne : SOCKITTOME
59. Father : SIRE
60. Italian automotive center : TURIN
61. Swiss peaks : ALPS
62. Amuse immensely : SLAY
63. In the altogether : NUDE
64. Lanny or Diana : ROSS
1. Cigar remnant : BUTT
2. Miscellany : OLIO
3. Snick-or-___ : SNEE
4. Derisive whistles : CATCALLS
5. Accelerate : STEPUP
6. Annoy : IRK
7. Dandy : FINE
8. Roger Rabbit, for one : TOON
9. Comic actor Walker : JIMMIE
10. Turkish regiment : ALAI
11. Gossip's interest : DIRT
12. The Big ___ (New Orleans) : EASY
15. Rootlike runners : STOLONS
18. Monk's garb : HABIT
22. Kind of review : RAVE
24. Fashionable : MODISH
26. Rice-and-fish dish : SUSHI
27. Clara Barton was one : NURSE
28. Involve necessarily : ENTAIL
29. Lunar valley : RILLE
30. Astronomer Knopf : OTTO
31. TV's "Empty ___" : NEST
32. Word of sorrow : ALAS
33. Vargueno, e.g. : DESK
37. Most popular : HOTTEST
38. Heavenly body such as Rigel : BLUESTAR
40. Heat units, for short : BTUS
41. Neckwear for Henry Higgins : ASCOT
43. Andy, Annie or Mickey : ROONEY
44. Lying on one's back : SUPINE
47. Smooch : KISS
48. Wickedness : EVIL
49. ___ avis : RARA
50. Part of speech : NOUN
51. Beige : ECRU
53. Student flier's goal : SOLO
54. Base V.I.P.'s : UMPS
55. Word with hall or kit : MESS
58. Rib : KID

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