New York Times, Friday, September 28, 1990

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. City in a Calif. wine region : SONOMA
7. Turkish mountain : ARARAT
13. Yellowish brown : CARAMEL
14. Where Padang is : SUMATRA
16. Latin American's public garden : ALAMEDA
17. "The Music Man" star : PRESTON
18. Fink or stoolie : RAT
19. Flange : RIM
20. Chinese dynasty : HAN
21. Tuzla, e.g. : RUG
22. Xiamen's former name : AMOY
24. A computer language : COBOL
26. B'ar-killer Boone : DANL
27. Let go : FIRED
29. Down : SAD
30. Lawn game : BOCCE
31. Bacon pieces : ESSAYS
33. Gave in : RELENTED
35. Cuddles : NESTLES
37. Sub's nemesis in W.W. II : CORVETTE
41. Clandestine : SECRET
46. Neighborhoods : AREAS
47. Finis : END
49. Subject : THEME
50. Roster : LIST
51. Letter opener : MADAM
53. Ugandan exile : AMIN
54. Remove, with "off" : LOP
55. Athlete Thorpe : JIM
56. Never, in Bonn : NIE
58. Three-time Burmese Prime Minister : UNU
59. Upgrade : ELEVATE
61. Attacking force : INVADER
63. Final factor : DECIDER
64. Ship's route : SEALANE
65. Some are bum : STEERS
66. Trustworthy : HONEST
1. Historic island W of Athens : SALAMIS
2. Douglas and Bryan : ORATORS
3. Hanoi's locale, to a G.I. : NAM
4. Seven-week period in Judaism : OMER
5. Doc : MEDIC
6. Poplars : ALAMOS
7. Daffodil : ASPHODEL
8. Countrified : RURAL
9. Sitcom starring Sherman Hemsley : AMEN
10. Cape : RAS
11. Magnetize : ATTRACT
12. Clobber : TROUNCE
13. Metal or glass bottle : CARAFE
15. Fished : ANGLED
23. Truly : YEA
25. Work at a cantina : BARTEND
26. Cambridge staff member : DON
28. Units of force : DYNES
30. Harass : BESET
32. Fix : SET
34. Guitarist Paul : LES
36. Seashore treat : STEAMERS
37. Hailed : CALLED
38. Three Ripkens : ORIOLES
39. Dangerfield's quest : RESPECT
40. Gyle or keeve : VAT
42. Rolled tea : CHA
43. Ranchers' relays of remounts : REMUDAS
44. Celebrated : EMINENT
45. Form of security : TENURE
48. Popular pastry : DANISH
51. Carpenter's ___ box : MITER
52. An "Exodus" star : MINEO
55. Shade of green : JADE
57. Author Hunter : EVAN
60. Compete : VIE
62. Tankard filler : ALE

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