New York Times, Wednesday, October 4, 1989

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Elec. unit : AMP
4. Spines : BACKS
9. Insect phase : IMAGO
14. Zodiacal sign : LEO
15. Me. town : ORONO
16. U.S.-Can. defensive air command : NORAD
17. Periodical item : MAGAZINEARTICLE
20. Acronym for an aircraft : STOL
21. Solid: Comb. form : STEREO
22. Men and boys : HES
23. Bakery employees : ICERS
25. U.S. econ. figure : GNP
27. Viper : ASP
30. Black cuckoo : ANI
31. Visionary : DREAMER
35. Part of L.C.D. : LEAST
37. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
39. Split : RIVE
40. Newspaper bigwig : EDITORIALWRITER
43. Clair or Descartes : RENE
44. Innkeeper : HOST
45. "Ad ___ per aspera" (Kan. motto) : ASTRA
46. "Don't ___ me" (1775 U.S. flag statement) : TREADON
48. Faulkner's "___ Lay Dying" : ASI
50. With: Prefix : SYN
51. Slander : MUD
52. Drink greedily : SWILL
54. Nabokov heroine : ADA
57. "___ peace" : RESTIN
59. Muscat is its capital : OMAN
63. Book source : PUBLISHINGHOUSE
66. Conceal, as goods, in law : ELOIN
67. Author Horatio : ALGER
68. Letter after pi : RHO
69. Hurled : SLUNG
70. Frankfurt's state : HESSE
71. Understanding : KEN
1. Donation to the poor : ALMS
2. Gist : MEAT
3. Kelly's possum : POGO
4. Dickens's pen name : BOZ
5. Originated : ARISEN
6. Remorse : CONTRITION
7. Joints injured by Namath : KNEES
8. Emulate a hawk : SOAR
9. Chant : INTONE
10. "L'état c'est ___" : MOI
11. Remarque's "___ of Triumph" : ARCH
12. Strong wind : GALE
13. Shelley products : ODES
18. Ring name : ALI
19. Sprouted again : REGREW
24. Inspector Clouseau's servant : CATO
26. Kidnapper of Helen : PARIS
27. Warn : ALERT
28. Passover feast : SEDER
29. "Common Sense" author : PAINE
31. Certain jet structures : DELTAWINGS
32. Catchers' needs : MITTS
33. Companion of each : EVERY
34. Showed a program again : RERAN
36. What inspired Watt : STEAM
38. Possesses : HAS
41. Scholarship given to Sen. Bradley : RHODES
42. Mud hen, e.g. : RAIL
47. In the course of : DURING
49. Burns slightly : SINGES
52. Rural fence : STILE
53. Old card game : LOO
54. Gibbons : APES
55. Sluggish : DULL
56. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
58. Former ruler of Iran : SHAH
60. Gloom : MURK
61. Arthur of the courts : ASHE
62. Kind of light : NEON
64. Author Yutang : LIN
65. Charlemagne's dom. : HRE

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