New York Times, Wednesday, January 4, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 4
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. Third of 52 Across : GAMMA
6. Not in the dark : AWARE
11. Salt : TAR
14. Throw for ___ (overwhelm) : ALOOP
15. Danger : PERIL
16. Important time : ERA
17. Underage : MINOR
18. Rio de la ___, Argentina : PLATA
19. Asian holiday : TET
20. Important archeological discovery: 1799 : ROSETTASTONE
23. J.F.K. posting : ARR
26. A daughter of Ingrid : PIA
27. Hues : TINTS
28. Egyptian figures on 20 Across : HIEROGLYPHICS
33. Pseudonym of sorts : ALIAS
34. The "Iliad," e.g. : EPIC
35. Propensity : BENT
36. Rental document : LEASE
38. History : PAST
42. Pinball no-no : TILT
43. Noodles, macaroni, etc. : PASTA
44. Where 20 Across is displayed : BRITISHMUSEUM
48. Chef's garb : APRON
50. Dory power : OAR
51. Soft drink : ADE
52. Other inscriptions on 20 Across : GREEKLETTERS
57. Cato's tongue: Abbr. : LAT
58. Actor in "The Maltese Falcon" : LORRE
59. A neighbor of Switzerland : ITALY
63. Exclamation of discovery : OHO
64. Ford lemon : EDSEL
65. "The ___ and the Dead": Mailer : NAKED
66. Looking like a ghost : WAN
67. Locales : SITES
68. Third-day creation : GRASS
1. Get-together at sea : GAM
2. Former ring king : ALI
3. Washday: Abbr. : MON
4. Spain invader : MOOR
5. Relevant : APROPOS
6. Second chance in court : APPEAL
7. Strip of shoe leather : WELT
8. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
9. Hayworth or Moreno : RITA
10. Flexible : ELASTIC
11. Rockies range : TETONS
12. "I'm a dreamer, ___ we all?" : ARENT
13. Counts : RATES
21. Mr., in Pisa : SIG
22. Facial problem : TIC
23. Moby Dick's pursuer : AHAB
24. Raise one's dander : RILE
25. Bridle part : REIN
29. Sinking ship's evacuee : RAT
30. Nobelist in Literature: 1923 : YEATS
31. Bottom-of-a-letter letters : PPS
32. Hurry : HIE
36. Afire : LIT
37. David ___ Lilienthal : ELI
38. Dance step : PAS
39. Cruising : ASEA
40. Shirt-front fastener : STUD
41. Not feral : TAME
42. Small bell sounds : TINKLES
43. Like a contented cat : PURRING
44. Brest native : BRETON
45. Fish delicacy : ROE
46. Monopoly structures : HOTELS
47. A West from the East : MAE
48. Shining : AGLOW
49. Czech capital, to Czechs : PRAHA
53. Calif. city : LODI
54. Once, once : ERST
55. Arboretum member : TREE
56. Have the lead : STAR
60. Police-blotter letters : AKA
61. Bandleader Brown : LES
62. Linear measures: Abbr. : YDS

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