New York Times, Friday, January 20, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Homophone for classifieds : ADZE
5. Help a hood : ABET
9. Bitterly pungent : ACRID
14. King who named his country after himself : SAUD
15. Lake, in poesy : MERE
16. Snap : PHOTO
17. Homophone for I'll : ISLE
18. ___ fixe, on a French menu : PRIX
19. Indian coin : RUPEE
20. Start of a joke : AHUNGERSTRIKER
23. Notable period : ERA
24. Benevolent brothers' animal : ELK
25. Esoteric : ARCANE
29. Sing Sing, e.g. : PEN
31. "Three men in ___" : ATUB
35. Dolphins' home : MIAMI
36. Father : SIRE
37. Suffix for Bronx : ITE
38. More of the joke : ISGAININGWEIGHT
42. Respectable grade : CEE
43. Crazy ___ (card game) : OTTO
44. Bodies of knowledge : LORES
45. Goofs : ERRS
47. Modern: Prefix : NEO
48. Napa Valley company : WINERY
49. Gray general : LEE
51. Homophone for a classic car : RIO
52. End of the joke : HEEATSFASTFOOD
60. Stein's "Three ___" : LIVES
61. Leftovers entree : HASH
62. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
63. Maven : ADEPT
64. Greek flask : OLPE
65. Stiff collar : ETON
66. French patron saint: Var. : DENYS
67. Yields, in a way : PAYS
68. Homophone for order to a fly : SHOE
1. Largest land mass : ASIA
2. Frustrate : DASH
3. Signal word for the last letter : ZULU
4. Where a man was ribbed : EDEN
5. Current measure : AMPERE
6. He had catching statements : BERRA
7. Mythical pome pitcher : ERIS
8. Short passage of Scripture : TEXT
9. Carman's "___ Airs" : APRIL
10. Kind of boot : CHUKKA
11. Espadrille-sole feature : ROPE
12. Caesar's concourse : ITER
13. Homophone for moolah : DOE
21. Tutelary deities : GENII
22. Subscribe again : RENEW
25. Priestly shawl : AMICE
26. An early one is healthy, wealthy. etc. : RISER
27. Laker, e.g. : CAGER
28. Doctors' org. : AMA
29. Mottled : PINTO
30. Therefore : ERGO
32. Big cat, to Mimi : TIGRE
33. King Arthur's sire : UTHER
34. "Heavens" girl : BETSY
36. Lot, e.g. : SITE
39. Piece for an ennead : NONET
40. He wrote "The Waste Land" : ELIOT
41. Charged particle : ION
46. An admirer of Snow White : SLEEPY
48. Horses in an iffy proverb : WISHES
50. Shrine Bowl teams : EASTS
51. Grating : RASPY
52. Homophone for Jekyll's alter ego : HIDE
53. Tied : EVEN
54. Boutique : SHOP
55. Famous pooch : FALA
56. Lawyers' charges : FEES
57. Straight: Comb. form : ORTH
58. Melville opus : OMOO
59. Homophone for condescend : DANE
60. "A Shropshire ___": Housman : LAD

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