New York Times, Monday, January 30, 1989

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Letterman (TV talk-show host) : DAVID
6. Coffeehouse : CAFE
10. ___ Griffin (TV talk-show host) : MERV
14. Sports area : ARENA
15. Edible seaweed : AGAR
16. Robert ___ of the C.S.A. : ELEE
17. Roadside restaurant : DINER
18. Rectifies : REDRESSES
20. No. 10 Downing Street, e.g. : ADDRESS
22. Most spine-chilling : EERIEST
23. Compositions for three : TRIOS
25. Moroccan cape : DRA
26. Oct. birthstone : OPAL
29. Geraint's wife : ENID
31. Tattered Tom's creator : ALGER
35. Entreaty : PRAYER
37. Graduation garb : GOWN
39. Before, in poesy : ERE
40. Robot drama : RUR
41. Cowered : CRINGED
43. Harass : NAG
44. Fuss : ADO
45. Rabbit's kin : HARE
46. St. Francis of ___ : ASSISI
48. Therefore : HENCE
50. Historic time periods : ERAS
52. Letters before kues : PEES
53. Ending with glob : ULE
55. Part of an opera : SCENA
57. Follows closely and secretly : SHADOWS
61. Put garments on : CLOTHED
65. Pair of eyeglasses with a handle : LORGNETTE
67. Soft finished leather : SUEDE
68. Teen-ager's skin problem : ACNE
69. Highway or avenue : ROAD
70. Actress Burstyn : ELLEN
71. ___ Donahue (TV talk-show host) : PHIL
72. Rational : SANE
73. ___ Jessy Raphael (TV talk-show host) : SALLY
1. Art cult : DADA
2. Dry : ARID
3. Sell : VEND
4. In a sluggish way : INERTLY
5. Challenger : DARER
6. TV talk-show host : CARSON
7. Ripen : AGE
8. Wane : FADE
9. Mistook : ERRED
10. Middle : MESIAL
11. Other : ELSE
12. Dakota Indians : REES
13. Sleeveless garment : VEST
19. Missions : ERRANDS
21. Nevada or Madre preceder : SIERRA
24. Hancock, Gwinnett et al. : SIGNERS
26. ___ Winfrey (TV talk-show host) : OPRAH
27. One overly modest : PRUDE
28. Home-run king : AARON
30. Canine : DOG
32. Supernatural being : GENIE
33. Expunge : ERASE
34. ___ Philbin (TV talk-show host) : REGIS
36. Level of importance : ECHELON
38. Sneaky person : WEASEL
42. Anger : IRE
47. Flat-bladed implement : SPATULA
49. Club : CUDGEL
51. Consent : ACCEDE
54. Pitchers : EWERS
56. Proboscises : NOSES
57. Smack : SLAP
58. High, in Bonn : HOCH
59. Female wild buffalo : ARNI
60. Portico for Pericles : STOA
62. Heaven's opposite : HELL
63. Noble, in Essen : EDEL
64. Gainsay : DENY
66. Tawny : TAN

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