New York Times, Tuesday, October 17, 1989

Author:Judson G. Trent
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
5. Soprano Gluck : ALMA
9. "They have spread ___ . . . ": Psalms : ANET
13. Jot : IOTA
14. Boru or Aherne : BRIAN
15. Granular snow : NEVE
16. Big Ben sound : DONG
17. A.B.A. members : ATTYS
18. Kind of surgeon : TREE
19. Epitome of handsomeness : ADONIS
21. Mo.'s flower : HAWTHORN
23. Before sleep or state : OVER
25. Withered : SERE
26. Some of Chopin's compositions : BALLADES
30. Send back : REMAND
34. At full speed : AMAIN
35. Insertion mark : CARET
37. ___ volente : DEO
38. Glen Gray's Casa ___ orchestra : LOMA
39. "My ___ Is Bent": Paar : SABER
40. Used a sley : WOVE
41. ___ generis (unique) : SUI
42. Gare du Nord, e.g. : DEPOT
43. Rome's river : TIBER
44. Qatar's locale : ARABIA
46. Fishing vessels : TRAWLERS
48. Take ten : REST
50. "Metamorphoses" poet : OVID
51. Hawaii's flower : HIBISCUS
55. Matriculate : ENROLL
59. ___ in the wood : AGED
60. More competent : ABLER
62. Gumbo : OLIO
63. Curia tribunal : ROTA
64. Rings : PEALS
65. Box cautiously : SPAR
66. Of an epoch : ERAL
67. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
68. Uncanny : EERY
1. Met staple : AIDA
2. Cross : ROOD
3. ___ time : ATNO
4. Flower of La. or Miss. : MAGNOLIA
5. Tatum or Garfunkel : ART
6. Vilna's S.S.R. : LITH
7. Yucatan Indians : MAYAS
8. Respondent : ANSWERER
9. Key creation : ANTHEM
10. Archie's boss : NERO
11. Invariably : EVER
12. Comics' Harold : TEEN
14. Founded : BASED
20. Lendl of tennis : IVAN
22. Former allowance for weight : TRET
24. Summarize : RECAP
26. Light wood : BALSA
27. Love, in Lille : AMOUR
28. Vampire : LAMIA
29. Clog's cousin : SABOT
31. Taos brick : ADOBE
32. See 3 Down : NEVER
33. Activists : DOERS
36. Kind of rocket : RETRO
39. Winslow Homer painting : SEASCAPE
40. Iowa's flower : WILDROSE
42. Christie's "Lord Edgeware ___" : DIES
43. Castor, to Pollux : TWIN
45. Kind of party : BRIDAL
47. Contends : AVERS
49. Dahlia root : TUBER
51. Aesop's loser : HARE
52. Operatic prince : IGOR
53. Phi follower on a key : BETA
54. Duplicate coup : SLAM
56. Greek flask : OLPE
57. Sapphira or Ananias : LIAR
58. Parrot of N.Z. : LORY
61. Guido's high note : ELA

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