New York Times, Saturday, January 14, 1989

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F H Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Some R.P.I. grads : CES
4. Off-Sicily island group : EGADI
9. Shakespeare's misanthrope : TIMON
14. Remedy allaying pain : ANALGESIC
16. Speedily : APACE
17. City on the Ebro : SARAGOSSA
18. Suborn : GETAT
19. Garner : AMASS
20. Nine-eyes' cousins : EELS
22. Surly churl : CUR
23. Conks : BOPS
24. BMT stop : STA
25. An edible mushroom : AGARIC
28. Tiny interstice : AREOLA
30. Crusaders' foes : SARACENS
32. Draft initials : SSS
33. Weapon collection : ARSENAL
35. Won at musical chairs : SAT
36. Ending for dictator : IAL
37. Eye, in Avila : OJO
38. City in Paraguay : ITA
41. Defective utterance : STAMMER
43. Theological deg. : SSD
46. Where the Ringling Museum of Art is : SARASOTA
48. Having a soft palate : VELATE
50. Bog : MUSKEG
51. Comptroller General's agcy. : GAO
53. Aleppo native : ARAB
54. Dakota Indian : REE
55. "You ___ seen nothin' yet!" : AINT
57. Iowa church society : AMANA
58. The first Mrs. Richard Wagner : MINNA
60. Minuetlike dances : SARABANDS
62. Golfer-commentator Ed : SNEED
63. Travel a circuit : ITINERATE
64. Gypsum plus glue : GESSO
65. Prizes at hit shows : SEATS
66. Valuable gadoid : COD
1. Winter melons : CASABAS
2. Captivates : ENAMORS
3. Cousins of ponchos : SARAPES
4. ___ Benedict : EGGS
5. Soil: Comb. form : GEO
6. Absolute pitch, for one : ASSET
7. Concern of WHO : DISEASE
8. Prophet or puritan ending : ICAL
9. Appendage : TAG
10. Medicinal root : IPECAC
11. Flowers : MATURES
12. Flute's bulbous relative : OCARINA
13. This is used to cure provolone : NET
15. Rodeo appurtenance : LASSO
21. Winter Olympics locale: 1984 : SARAJEVO
24. Key Revolutionary battle: Oct. 7, 1777 : SARATOGA
26. Aplenty : GALORE
27. January hrs. in Chicago : CST
29. Leash for le chien : LAISSE
31. Unusual: Comb. form : ANOM
34. Blind component : SLAT
38. Doctrine : ISM
39. Resembling a bull : TAURINE
40. Leblanc's sleuth Lupin and namesakes : ARSENES
42. Cornelius Vanderbilt was one : MAGNATE
43. Name of three N.Y. lakes : SARANAC
44. Hang in there : STANDTO
45. Adulterated : DEBASED
47. Single-seeded fruits : AKENES
49. Truman's hometown : LAMAR
52. Trajan's courtyards : ATRIA
56. Horned Egyptian goddess : ISIS
57. Burrows and Vigoda : ABES
58. Flavor enhancer, for short : MSG
59. Hubbub : ADO
61. Numbat's tidbit : ANT

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