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New York Times, Friday, August 31, 1990

Author:
Gloria Evans
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Gloria Evans has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,906
Across
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Wear a happy face : BEAM
5
Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea : ELBA
9
Wealthy, influential one : NABOB
14
Jason's command : ARGO
15
Cordelia's father : LEAR
16
Contralto Nikolaidi : ELENA
17
Happy endings : BIRTHDAYNEWYEAR
20
Maternally related : ENATE
21
Kind of cut or cake : SHORT
22
Auction action : BID
23
Endure : LAST
25
Also-rans : LOSERS
27
Famed French physicist : AMPERE
30
"___ You Glad You're You?" : ARENT
32
New Guinea port : LAE
33
Balderdash : TRIPE
35
Greek peak : OSSA
39
Photo finishes : SYNTHESISGRAPHS
43
Solemn vow : OATH
44
Western resort : TAHOE
45
Dawn goddess : EOS
46
Stage part : APRON
49
Eden, e.g. : GARDEN
51
Bugle signal : TATTOO
54
Prospector's quest : LODE
55
Aerial saucer : UFO
56
Fla. city near Silver Springs : OCALA
59
Certain host : EMCEE
63
Camp followers : FIREDAVIDGROUND
66
Santa Fe, e.g. : TRAIL
67
Unavailing : IDLE
68
Walked : TROD
69
It may be common : SENSE
70
Activist : DOER
71
Lioness of note : ELSA
Down
1
Innocent in the woods : BABE
2
Land of Tara : ERIN
3
Uttar Pradesh city : AGRA
4
Mark with spots : MOTTLE
5
Antiquity, to a poet : ELD
6
Minimum : LEAST
7
Birch ___, former senator : BAYH
8
Pisa's river : ARNO
9
"Optics" author : NEWTON
10
A Khan : ALY
11
Bathysphere inventor : BEEBE
12
Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
13
Ancient reciters of poetry : BARDS
18
Fireside : HEARTH
19
Perry's creator : ERLE
24
Withered : SERE
26
Ancient portico : STOA
27
Moreover : ALSO
28
Author Pines : MAYA
29
Confined : PENT
30
Beeline: the ___ way? : APIAN
31
Hebrew letter : RESH
34
Ratio words : ISTO
36
Made tracks : SPED
37
Buskin or brogan : SHOE
38
Org. : ASSN
40
"The Light ___ Failed": Kipling : THAT
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Kind of dancer : GOGO
42
McGuffey's volume : READER
47
Breed of dog : POODLE
48
Portuguese cape : ROCA
50
Kind of control : REMOTE
51
University at Medford, Mass. : TUFTS
52
Full of zeal : AFIRE
53
Indian Buddhist gateway : TORAN
54
Tureen adjunct : LADLE
57
Gung-ho : AVID
58
Fashionable beach resort : LIDO
60
Play at a game on ice : CURL
61
TV role for Sonny Shroyer : ENOS
62
Norse heroic work : EDDA
64
Cold cubes in Köln : EIS
65
A neighbor of Aus. : GER

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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