New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 1989

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Baseball V.I.P.'s : UMPS
5. Make tired by work : FAG
8. Son of Columbus : DIEGO
13. Hayworth or Moreno : RITA
14. J.F.K. letters : ARR
15. Dreiser's " ___ Carrie" : SISTER
16. Columbus patron : ISABELLA
18. Kind of scout : TALENT
19. Name of four Spanish kings : CHARLES
20. Ancient Mesopotamian city : EDESSA
21. Breathe : RESPIRE
23. Subnuclear particle : HADRON
27. Period between cause and effect : TIMELAG
32. Lend ___ (listen) : ANEAR
33. Ship part : KEEL
35. Female deer, in Regensburg : REHE
36. Proud marcher on Oct. 12 : ITALIANAMERICAN
39. Former Norwegian prime minister : TORP
40. Ancient emp. : PERS
41. Image: Comb. form : ICONO
42. Physically fit : INSHAPE
44. Ballerina McKerrow : AMANDA
45. Composer of "The Barber of Seville" : ROSSINI
48. Aphrodite's love : ADONIS
52. Containing berries : ACINOSE
56. Amend : REVISE
57. Island discovered on Columbus's second voyage : DOMINICA
59. French misers : AVARES
60. Botanist Gray : ASA
61. Half of DCII : CCCI
62. Start of Columbus's first voyage : PALOS
63. Sesame : TIL
64. Supplemented, with "out" : EKED
1. Tell's canton : URI
2. A category in a file: Abbr. : MISC
3. Egyptian god of creation : PTAH
4. Netherlands Antilles island : SABA
5. Degraded : FALLEN
6. Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
7. Comprehend : GRASP
8. Crown : DIADEM
9. Jersey or Guernsey : ISLE
10. Nice seasons : ETES
11. Roman clan : GENS
12. Lake west of Maggiore : ORTA
15. Barren : STERILE
17. Mistakes, at 12 Down : ERRORI
22. Units in a list : ITEMS
23. Island discovered on Columbus's first voyage : HAITI
24. Composer Bruckner : ANTON
25. Loved ones : DEARS
26. Emerson or Nader : RALPH
28. Author Jong : ERICA
29. Ecole session : LECON
30. Lend ___ (help) : AHAND
31. Birthplace of Columbus : GENOA
33. Sites of patellae : KNEES
34. Pitcher part : EAR
37. Places near : APPOSES
38. Adriatic port : RIMINI
43. Gets up : ARISES
44. Neither vegetable nor mineral : ANIMAL
46. Egypt's Anwar ___ : SADAT
47. Twenty: Comb. form : ICOSI
48. Daniel ___ Moi, Kenya's president : ARAP
49. Buddhist angel : DEVA
50. Humpty Dumpty's form : OVAL
51. Actor Robert De ___ : NIRO
53. Columbus was ___ imprisoned : ONCE
54. Ailing : SICK
55. Behold! : ECCE
58. Assistance : AID

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