New York Times, Wednesday, October 11, 1989

Author:Christopher Page
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Christopher Page has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Boutique : SHOP
5. Bury : INTER
10. Out yonder : AFAR
14. Oz dog : TOTO
15. Part of a springe : NOOSE
16. Lake Nasser feeder : NILE
17. Seismologist's concern : EARTHQUAKE
19. Defunct N.Y.C. daily : TRIB
20. Offer for consideration : PROPOUND
21. Armadas : FLEETS
23. Infuriates : IRES
24. They could be raw or fair : DEALS
25. Takes another spouse : REWEDS
28. Opiate : NARCOTIC
31. Chicken ___ king : ALA
32. Allen of Vt. : ETHAN
34. Thread storage : SPOOL
35. Core : PITH
37. Catalina or Catarina : SANTA
39. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
40. Most appropriate : IDEAL
42. Solemn toll : KNELL
44. Actress Farrow : MIA
45. Julep time on Churchill Downs : DERBYDAY
47. Orbiting-message link: Abbr. : TELSAT
49. Cans : FIRES
50. ___ Ridge, 1972 toast on 45 Across : RIVA
51. Roscoe : HEATER
53. Baseball figure in the news : PETEROSE
57. Actress Nazimova : ALLA
58. Breeze : AIRCURRENT
60. Potter's baker : KILN
61. Epic by Homer : ILIAD
62. Module : UNIT
63. Bridge position : EAST
64. Ivry-sur-Seine illumination : LAMPE
65. Pontifical English poet? : POPE
1. Chassé : STEP
2. A type of frost : HOAR
3. Another Argentino : OTRO
4. Crusty dinner entree : POTPIE
5. Investigations : INQUESTS
6. Parts of speech : NOUNS
7. Hog-nosed snake's prey : TOAD
8. Scottish border river : ESK
9. Midshipman : REEFER
10. Dik-dik or kudu : ANTELOPE
11. Dangerous conflagrations : FIRESTORMS
12. Left a plane : ALIT
13. Lee's men, for short : REBS
18. Vast number : HORDE
22. Bienville and Mistassini, Quebec : LACS
24. Alighieri : DANTE
25. Fleet : RAPID
26. Suppress : ELIDE
27. Cascades : WATERFALLS
28. Billy's mate : NANNY
29. Ancient Greek colony : IONIA
30. Object on which ropes are belayed : CLEAT
33. Maori dances : HAKAS
36. Denizen : HABITANT
38. Height : ALTITUDE
41. Does it play false notes? : LYRE
43. Pry : LEVER
46. Upset the Yankee Clipper : DERAIL
48. Thrash : LARRUP
50. Summary : RECAP
51. Cod's relative : HAKE
52. Director-author Kazan : ELIA
53. Proper's companion : PRIM
54. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
55. Use scissors : SNIP
56. Diminutive suffix : ETTE
59. Dock workers' org. : ILA

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