New York Times, Monday, October 2, 1989

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2
Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Seaweed : ALGA
5. Nativity : BIRTH
10. Canter or trot : GAIT
14. Seedless plant : FERN
15. Lacking sense : INANE
16. Bring to ruin : UNDO
17. "The Wind in the Willows" hero : TOAD
18. Cavern-dwelling miner of song : FORTYNINER
20. Annapolis grad. : ENS
21. Dunce's headgear : CONE
22. Forceful person : DYNAMO
23. Supplant : REPLACE
25. ___-day service : SAME
26. Seventh Greek letter : ETA
27. Insect trap : FLYPAPER
31. Classic Chaplin film : THEGOLDRUSH
35. Be beholden to : OWE
36. Second of Ben Cartwright's sons : HOSS
37. Gypsy gentleman : ROM
38. Coaster : SLED
39. Freer Gallery display : ART
40. Participants in 31 Across : PROSPECTORS
44. Unlearned : INHERENT
46. According to : ALA
47. Section of Westminster Abbey : NAVE
48. Items for a coloring book : CRAYONS
52. Flattened at the poles : OBLATE
55. "Death in Venice" author : MANN
56. Affectedly shy : COY
57. Large-footed daughter of 18 Across : CLEMENTINE
59. Endless time period : AEON
60. Adjust carefully : TUNE
61. Units of heredity : GENES
62. Told all to the police : SANG
63. Evangelist Roberts : ORAL
64. Live : EXIST
65. Housemaid's ___ : KNEE
1. In pursuit of : AFTER
2. Sierra ___ : LEONE
3. Comprehension : GRASP
4. Y, et or und : AND
5. Kind of spectacles : BIFOCAL
6. Golfer's hole-___ : INONE
7. Descriptive of Ben Jonson : RARE
8. An explosive : TNT
9. Periods of highest vigor : HEYDAYS
10. Hen or pig preceder : GUINEA
11. Tolstoy's Karenina : ANNA
12. Common footnote : IDEM
13. Corrida participant : TORO
19. Oread or dryad : NYMPH
21. Ancient Roman censor : CATO
24. Furniture supports : LEGS
25. Batter's problem : SLUMP
27. U.S. poet ("The Hired Man") : FROST
28. Shirt style : POLO
29. Wide-mouthed pitcher : EWER
30. Rhode Island ___ : REDS
31. SE Asian language : THAI
32. Claxon : HORN
33. Neighbor of a Lett : ESTH
34. Hive idler : DRONE
38. Sojourn : STAY
40. Rattle on : PRATE
41. Vindictive spirit : REVENGE
42. Sincerely zealous : EARNEST
43. Extended Scottish family : CLAN
45. Glossy paint : ENAMEL
48. Woody plant stems : CANES
49. Vast quantity : OCEAN
50. Not a soul : NOONE
51. Irish dramatist: 1871-1909 : SYNGE
52. Eight: Comb. form : OCTO
53. Become indistinct : BLUR
54. Capp's ___ the Hyena : LENA
55. Type of skirt : MINI
58. Singing cowboy Ritter : TEX
59. Invite : ASK

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