New York Times, Tuesday, January 3, 1989

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Mountain sound : ECHO
5. Lemony flavor : TANG
9. Speedy : RAPID
14. Shortly : SOON
15. Solo in 19 Across : ARIA
16. Keep away from : EVADE
17. Ibis's kin : SPOONBILL
19. Massenet work : MANON
20. Houston fly catcher : ASTRO
21. Far from altruistic : SELFISH
23. Okay! : YES
24. Giant Met : OTT
26. Canadian capital : OTTAWA
29. Breathing aids : INHALERS
32. Short snooze : NAP
33. Wild time : SPREE
35. Half an antiaircraft weapon : ACK
36. Bettors' concerns : ODDS
37. Machine for weaving : LOOM
38. River to the Indus : KABUL
40. Kind of club : GLEE
41. Broadway org. : ANTA
42. Mil. man : NCO
43. Some resort areas : ISLES
45. Rush : HIE
46. Pellet shooter : AIRRIFLE
48. Produced copies : RANOFF
50. Penn, e.g. : STA
51. ___ Baba : ALI
54. Tested for a fit : TRIEDON
57. Claw : TALON
59. Phrase of wisdom : ADAGE
61. Lincoln's topper : STOVEPIPE
63. Flower segment : PETAL
64. Quote : CITE
65. "Be it ___ so . . . " : EVER
66. Indication : TREND
67. Ella's specialty : SCAT
68. Musical stop : REST
1. School project : ESSAY
2. Thicket : COPSE
3. Hollers' companions : HOOTS
4. ___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
5. Check : TAB
6. Grain appendage : ARISTA
7. Locale of a Christie book : NILE
8. Nerve : GALL
9. Sends in payment : REMITS
10. Nautical shout : AVAST
11. Texas region : PANHANDLE
12. Berlin's "What'll ___?" : IDO
13. Hideaway : DEN
18. Nary a soul : NOONE
22. Warehouse vehicle : FORKLIFT
25. Mack's nickname : THEKNIFE
27. Walks wetly : WADES
28. Church projection : APSE
29. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
30. Toil : LABOR
31. Old French coin : ECU
33. Actress Braga of "Moon Over Parador" : SONIA
34. Ruler : POTENTATE
36. Eyeball : OGLE
37. Actor in "Waiting for Godot" : LAHR
39. Top: Comb. form : ACR
44. Root covering : SLATE
46. Out-of-the-way : AFIELD
47. "A House ___ Home": P. Adler : ISNOTA
49. Ceremonial instrument : ORGAN
51. Animated : ALIVE
52. Davey of baseball : LOPES
53. Motionless : INERT
55. Mil. awards : DSCS
56. Of one's hearing : OTIC
58. Rich Little, e.g. : APER
59. Quick to learn : APT
60. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
62. D.V.M. : VET

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