New York Times, Wednesday, October 25, 1989

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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Across Down
1. " . . . the home of the ___" : BRAVE
6. Cringe : WINCE
11. ___ to it (rush) : HOP
14. Do a paving job again : RETAR
15. Like the Tower of Pisa : ATILT
16. Antoine's soul : AME
17. "To fetch her poor dog ___" : ABONE
18. One of the "Great" five : LAKEHURON
20. Part of the Bay State : CAPECOD
22. Dodge : EVASION
23. Thurmond of senatorial fame : STROM
25. Alfonso XIII's queen : ENA
26. ___ Pointe Woods, Mich. : GROSSE
29. Overbearing : ARROGANT
34. Verdi opera : AIDA
35. ___ time (never) : ATNO
37. Nocturnal animal : LEMUR
38. Spring month in Metz : MAI
39. Take exception : DEMUR
41. Wrath : IRE
42. Musical study : ETUDE
45. Classify : RATE
46. Part of A.M.A. : ASSN
47. ___ Pythias : DAMONAND
49. Hit violently : BASHED
51. ___ Antilles: Abbr. : GTR
52. Ornate pitchers : EWERS
54. Heckles : BADGERS
58. New Zealand is part of it : OCEANIA
62. Mississippi tributary : OHIORIVER
64. Nights, in Sedan : NUITS
65. Actor Chaney : LON
66. Between Tinker and Chance : EVERS
67. Parcel out : ALLOT
68. Use henna : DYE
69. Thick : DENSE
70. One in an office pool : STENO
1. Bric-a-___ : BRAC
2. Midianite king : REBA
3. At the peak : ATOP
4. A Redgrave : VANESSA
5. Constructs : ERECTS
6. Ralph ___ Emerson : WALDO
7. Call ___ day (retire) : ITA
8. Greek goddess of victory : NIKE
9. Ingenious : CLEVER
10. The "spirit" in intoxicating liquors : ETHANOL
11. Mata ___ : HARI
12. Melville book: 1847 : OMOO
13. Ivy League team : PENN
19. Custom : USAGE
21. Echo was one : OREAD
24. Like Lake Mead : MANMADE
26. Patronized a casino : GAMED
27. Lasso : RIATA
28. Disrepute : ODIUM
30. Disorderly retreat : ROUT
31. Amman's sect : AMISH
32. Nightingale, e.g. : NURSE
33. Drift : TREND
36. Sea swallow : TERN
40. Violin forerunner : REBEC
43. Lie ___ (in hiding) : DOGGO
44. Enrolled : ENTERED
46. Attack : ASSAULT
48. Succeed : ARRIVE
50. Spots for matches : ARENAS
53. Opposite of better : WORSE
54. Daring : BOLD
55. "Ship ___!" : AHOY
56. Break bread : DINE
57. Explorer Hedin : SVEN
59. Ibis's habitat : NILE
60. Take ___ the chin : ITON
61. Regarding : ASTO
63. Sounds of hesitance : ERS

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