New York Times, Tuesday, January 31, 1989

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Former talk-show host : PAAR
5. Town SE of Perugia : ASSISI
11. T-man, e.g. : FED
14. Goya's Duchess of ___ : ALBA
15. Tars : SEAMEN
16. Like a street after sleet : ICY
17. Obeyed the rules : TOEDTHEMARK
19. Hockey org. : NHA
20. Clothing : ATTIRE
21. Liquid container : FLAGON
23. Price : COST
25. Father : SIRE
26. Sister of Goneril and Cordelia : REGAN
29. Easter entree : HAM
32. Simps : NERDS
35. Jimmy Carter's middle name : EARL
36. Ta-ta's cousin : SOLONG
38. In shape : FIT
39. Colors : HUES
40. ___ acid : AMINO
41. Surf sound : ROAR
42. American humorist: 1866-1944 : ADE
43. Set some distance apart : SPACED
44. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
45. Great catcher for the Reds : BENCH
47. Gel : SET
48. Walked in water : WADED
49. Golf-course hazard : TRAP
51. Brought to court : SUED
53. On land : ASHORE
55. Writer Dos ___ : PASSOS
59. Grant or Piniella : LOU
60. Mayor Bono's bailiwick : PALMSPRINGS
64. Shade tree : ELM
65. Kay Thompson character : ELOISE
66. Clod : DOLT
67. Corn holder : COB
68. Primer, e.g. : READER
69. Sheepcote matriarchs : EWES
1. ___-cake (children's game) : PATA
2. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
3. Foster a felon : ABET
4. Group left of liberals : RADICALS
5. Fireplace residue : ASHES
6. Call, in poker : SEE
7. P.I. Spade : SAM
8. "___ little teapot . . . " : IMA
9. Oppressed persons : SERFS
10. Idea : INKLING
11. Canapés, e.g. : FINGERFOOD
12. Reverberate : ECHO
13. Actress Cannon : DYAN
18. Cyclo follower : TRON
22. Exist : ARE
24. More, for one : THOMAS
26. G.I.'s therapy : REHAB
27. ___ Cologne : EAUDE
28. Good gardener's appendage? : GREENTHUMB
30. March Hare's guest : ALICE
31. Louvre treasures : MONETS
33. Actress Keaton : DIANE
34. Antique violin : STRAD
36. Tree juice : SAP
37. One of Wynken's shipmates : NOD
41. Motel's locale : ROADSIDE
43. Less obtuse : SHARPER
46. ___-Magnon : CRO
48. ___ and tear : WEAR
50. Positive thinker : PEALE
52. Kind of crust : UPPER
53. Actor Guinness : ALEC
54. Go it alone : SOLO
56. Good news at Stowe : SNOW
57. Eye a peri : OGLE
58. Sights at J.F.K. : SSTS
61. Mauna ___ : LOA
62. Amongst : MID
63. Buffalo-to-Olean dir. : SSE

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