New York Times, Tuesday, October 3, 1989

Author: Harold B. Counts
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Harold B. Counts has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Layer of felt : BATT
5. Small stream : BROOK
10. New York street : WALL
14. Brainstorm, in Brest : IDEE
15. Person born on Oct. 3, e.g. : LIBRA
16. Hodgepodge : OLIO
17. Comics : FOXXHOPEANDKING
20. More wrathful : IRATER
21. Spirit of Saint Louis : ANGE
22. Type of shirt : TEE
23. With 59 Across, Iowa city : DES
24. Jacob's first wife : LEAH
26. Entirely : ALL
28. A defendant, in law: Abbr. : RESP
29. Encircle, as with a lei : WREATHE
33. Exert influence over : ACTON
36. Humorous suffix with switch : EROO
38. Sesame : TEEL
39. Comics : THEMARXBROTHERS
42. Sandwich filler : TUNA
43. Eye, to Pierre : OEIL
44. W. German state : HESSE
45. Programs for committees : AGENDAS
47. Cupid : EROS
49. Comic Caesar : SID
50. Stainer : DYER
51. "___ Got a Secret" : IVE
54. Refuge : ARK
57. Being, to Brutus : ESSE
59. See 23 Across : MOINES
61. Comic from Dayton : JONATHANWINTERS
64. Mimicked : APED
65. Sahara filling station : OASIS
66. ___ dixit : IPSE
67. Comic-singer Jerry : REED
68. Songbirds : WRENS
69. British gun : STEN
1. Forked : BIFID
2. Love very much : ADORE
3. Where Rangers range : TEXAS
4. Subject for a sermon : TEXT
5. Family of a memorable British comic : BLORES
6. Tear : RIP
7. Witchcraft in the West Indies : OBEAH
8. Algerian city : ORAN
9. Kind of court : KANGAROO
10. Chinese skillet : WOK
11. Came down : ALIT
12. "I Walk the ___," Cash hit : LINE
13. Theater section : LOGE
18. Mont.'s capital : HELENA
19. Printer's word : DELE
25. Summits : APEXES
27. Shaping tools : LATHES
28. St. Paul's book : ROMANS
29. Comedienne Jo Anne : WORLEY
30. English river : TEES
31. Towel word : HERS
32. Otherwise : ELSE
33. "___ boy!" : ATTA
34. Iron horse's snort : CHUG
35. Shoe size : TENE
37. Stat for Strawberry : RBI
40. Performance on a troupe's tour : ROADSHOW
41. Radioactive isotope : THORON
46. Lose weight, hopefully : DIET
48. Lax in duty : REMISS
50. Stupid : DENSE
51. Awkward : INEPT
52. Poetry : VERSE
53. W. German city : ESSEN
54. Slightly open : AJAR
55. Lasso : ROPE
56. Leg joint : KNEE
58. European coal basin : SAAR
60. Gleason's "How sweet ___!" : ITIS
62. Find the sum : ADD
63. Conquer : WIN

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