New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 1990

Author:Ernst Theimer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 4
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Infant : BABY
5. Brainstorm : IDEA
9. Bog : MIRE
13. Land measure : ACRE
14. Cow : DAUNT
15. Harem rooms : ODAS
16. Part of a formal request : THISCOMESAFTERQ
19. Border : HEM
20. Recedes : EBBS
21. Also-ran : LOSER
22. Others, to Cicero : ALII
23. Hart : DEER
25. Part of a formal request : DOUBLECURVESIGN
32. Sea eagles : ERNES
33. Bog fuel : PEAT
34. Down Under marsupial, for short : ROO
35. Mail : POST
36. Military caps : KEPIS
38. Armor : MAIL
39. Chemical suffix : ENE
40. Gaels' republic : EIRE
41. Hair-dye color : HENNA
42. Part of a formal request : WORLDWARTWOSIGN
46. Prepare for publication : EDIT
47. Annoys : IRKS
48. Lasso : RIATA
51. N.L. batting champion: 1966 : ALOU
52. Among, in Italia : TRA
55. Part of a formal request : SOFTSIGNINMUSIC
59. One that eats: Comb. form : VORE
60. Leather strap : THONG
61. Sensible : SANE
62. Indigent : POOR
63. Descant : SING
64. Saharan areas : ERGS
1. Spa in England : BATH
2. Relative of a twinge : ACHE
3. Poke on a bonnet : BRIM
4. Affirmative : YES
5. ___ pentameter (kind of verse) : IAMBIC
6. Club assessments : DUES
7. Printers' measures : ENS
8. One ___ time : ATA
9. Tours : MOTORS
10. Bad time for Caesar : IDES
11. Steak order : RARE
12. Title of respect: Abbr. : ESQR
14. Author of "The Longhorns" : DOBIE
17. Body units : CELLS
18. Speedy : FLEET
22. Incite : ABET
23. It's between zwei and vier : DREI
24. A Perón and a Gabor : EVAS
25. Railroad magnate Chauncey ___ : DEPEW
26. University of Maine site : ORONO
27. Famed name in auto racing : UNSER
28. Kind of house or hand : UPPER
29. Modern Persian : IRANI
30. Auctioneer's word : GOING
31. Actor in "Earthquake": 1974 : NOLAN
36. A New Zealander, informally : KIWI
37. You were, to Cato : ERAT
38. Nautical meal : MESS
40. Icelandic sagas : EDDAS
41. Bosh : HOKUM
43. See 16, 25, 42 or 55 Across : LETTER
44. Bathroom flooring : TILING
45. Incorrect : WRONG
48. The formal request : RSVP
49. M : IOOO
50. Kind of hairdo : AFRO
51. Presently : ANON
52. Despot : TSAR
53. Grommet : RING
54. Snake eyes at a casino : ACES
56. "___ My Party," Lesley Gore hit : ITS
57. F-J connection : GHI
58. Employ : USE

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