New York Times, Tuesday, October 10, 1989

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Add cumin, e.g. : SEASON
7. Norwegian monarch : OLAF
11. Sprite : ELF
14. Mechanical eye : CAMERA
15. Bill Bendix role : BABE
16. "The Gold Bug" author : POE
17. Stalwart female : AMAZON
18. Rarity : ONER
19. Poor : ILL
20. Pince-___ : NEZ
21. Thrilling : ELECTRICAL
24. Monogram of "The Waste Land" poet : TSE
25. Robert of "Quincy, M.E." : ITO
26. Danish weights : ESER
27. Place : STEAD
29. Succinct : TERSE
33. Early radio : WIRELESS
37. Datum : FACT
38. Dwelling : ABODE
39. Erwin of Hollywood : STU
41. Bob Hope's specialty : HUMOR
42. Realtor's holding : LAND
43. Set apart : INSULATE
45. Mannerism : TRAIT
47. Command : ORDER
48. Statue in Piccadilly Circus : EROS
50. He may be tight : END
51. Sonny's sibling : SIS
54. Railroad employees : CONDUCTORS
58. Potential boomer : TNT
59. Echo : APE
60. Visit : CALL
61. Declare, in court : ALLEGE
64. Gob : TAR
65. Swiss painter : KLEE
66. He has vested interests : TAILOR
67. Like Methuselah : OLD
68. Marionette maker : SARG
69. Holdings : ESTATE
1. Limited : SCANT
2. Soprano Emma : EAMES
3. Astonish : AMAZE
4. Utters, in Br'er Fox jargon : SEZ
5. "___ y Plata" (Mont. motto) : ORO
6. Fabray of films : NANETTE
7. Hautboy : OBOE
8. Speared : LANCED
9. Aids an arsonist : ABETS
10. Weasel's kin : FERRET
11. "Beowulf" is one : EPIC
12. "Damn Yankees" role : LOLA
13. Plunged to earth : FELL
22. Friable soil deposit : LOESS
23. Angry : IREFUL
25. Man or Wight : ISLE
28. On the move : ASTIR
30. Hero of Hindu literature : RAMA
31. Mull resident : SCOT
32. Raison d'___ : ETRE
33. Kelly or Disney : WALT
34. Building beam : IBAR
35. Author Jaffe : RONA
36. Swirled : EDDIED
40. At the bottom : UNDER
41. Hatfield of Hollywood : HURD
44. Perceived by touch, smell, etc. : SENSATE
46. Highway rumblers : TRUCKS
47. Groom : OSTLER
49. City near Gainesville, Fla. : OCALA
51. Roman burial stone : STELA
52. Metal brick : INGOT
53. Cubic meter : STERE
54. Friend of Pompey : CATO
55. Oct. birthstone : OPAL
56. Jerk : NERD
57. Designer Cassini : OLEG
62. Musical syllables : LAS
63. Kindled : LIT

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