New York Times, Friday, October 6, 1989

Author:Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Martha J. DeWitt has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Trial run, in horse racing : PREP
5. Mooch : CADGE
10. Kind of glass : HOUR
14. Bellow : ROAR
15. Man from Mars : ALIEN
16. English river : OUSE
17. Alfresco : OUTOFDOORS
19. British gun : STEN
20. Persistently bothersome person : PESTERER
21. Drift : IMPORT
23. Old ones are crocks : EWES
24. Obvious : PLAIN
25. Finishes : CLOSES
28. Feathered on the feet : BRACCATE
31. Debacles : ROUTS
32. Influence : DRAG
33. Spirit : ELAN
34. Music, for one : ART
35. Played host : TREATED
38. "___ Yankee Doodle dandy" : IMA
39. Lighting gas : NEON
41. Former lightweight champ : ERNE
42. Mail payment : REMIT
44. Wrapped up : ENFOLDED
46. Play the ponies : GAMBLE
47. Adhere : STICK
48. Spanish appetizer : TAPA
49. Cheese knife, for one : SLICER
51. Charivari : SERENADE
55. Close by : NIGH
56. By far : OUTANDAWAY
58. U.S. Open tennis champ: 1968 : ASHE
59. Ogle : STARE
60. Cannonballed : TORE
61. Sajak and O'Brien : PATS
62. Butterfly : SATYR
63. Wapitis : ELKS
1. Support : PROP
2. Rakehell : ROUE
3. Gobbles : EATS
4. Squawk : PROTEST
5. Bare-bones military units : CADRES
6. Agalloch : ALOES
7. Memorable fashion designer : DIOR
8. Kaiser Wilhelm, for one: Abbr. : GER
9. Fodder : ENSILAGE
10. Pilgrims' shelter : HOSPICE
11. Vulnerable : OUTONALIMB
12. Employer : USER
13. Let : RENT
18. "Having the ___ wants, I am nearest to the gods": Socrates : FEWEST
22. Singer Davis : MAC
24. Yap : PRATE
25. Stretch the neck : CRANE
26. A 1961 Oscar winner : LOREN
27. Beyond reason : OUTOFSIGHT
28. Stigma : BRAND
29. Dravidian language : TAMIL
30. Maternally related : ENATE
32. John or Bo : DEREK
36. Clara Barton's org. : REDCROSS
37. Behung : DRAPED
40. Indentations : NOTCHES
43. Come forth : EMANATE
45. Mendacity : LIE
46. Cactus Jack : GARNER
48. Lachrymose : TEARY
49. Start of a football play : SNAP
50. Mona ___ : LISA
51. Immediately, on a prescription : STAT
52. Truant G.I. : AWOL
53. Sable : DARK
54. Hurricane centers : EYES
57. Actress Hagen : UTA

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