New York Times, Tuesday, November 21, 1989

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Minn. college of choir fame : STOLAF
7. Attention getter : AHEM
11. Cudgel : BAT
14. Duplicating machine : COPIER
15. Art cult : DADA
16. Conceit : EGO
17. Citrus fruit : ORANGE
18. Thin piece of wood : SLAT
19. Golfer's gadget : TEE
20. Sound movie : TALKIE
21. Issued : EMITTED
23. Items of value : ASSETS
26. She played Nora Charles : LOY
27. Crooner Crosby : BING
30. Rent : LET
31. Use a divining rod : DOWSE
34. Bitter herb : ALOE
35. Suffix with Siam : ESE
36. Spa visitor : BATHER
37. Guinness or Coward : SIR
38. One of filmdom's Taylors : RENEE
40. Wedding response : IDO
41. Shred : TATTER
44. Formicid : ANT
45. Greek letters : ETAS
46. Hurt, as a tooth : ACHED
47. Eastern title : AGA
48. Part of the handwriting on the wall : MENE
49. Sat. preceder : FRI
50. Twins constellation : GEMINI
53. Finger protector : THIMBLE
56. Riffraff : RAGTAG
60. Cultivate land : HOE
61. Yarn fluff : LINT
63. Commence, in law : ARRAME
64. Right-angle structure : ELL
65. Ferrara ducal family : ESTE
66. Intensify : DEEPEN
67. Beatty of films : NED
68. Fencer's cry : SASA
69. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
1. Ayr native : SCOT
2. Hartebeest : TORA
3. Oct. birthstone : OPAL
4. Connection : LINKAGE
5. Sponsorship : AEGIS
6. Exonerates : FREES
7. Paid notices : ADS
8. Healthiest : HALEST
9. It's "made" backward : EDAM
10. "Waltzing ___," Aussie song : MATILDA
11. Golden Girl whose home was 1 Across : BETTYWHITE
12. Askew : AGEE
13. Driven slantingly : TOED
22. Blow one's horn : TOOT
24. Otherwise : ELSE
25. 'Twixt 12 and 20 : TEENAGE
27. Ace of clubs in omber : BASTA
28. Kind of artery : ILIAC
29. Town of a Jesse James defeat (locale of 1 Across) : NORTHFIELD
32. Car style : SEDAN
33. Irregular : EROSE
35. Be human : ERR
36. Wager : BET
39. Hindu land grant : ENAM
42. Semester : TERM
43. Restaurant offerings : EDIBLES
45. Political refugees : EMIGRES
47. Traveling salesmen : AGENTS
51. Muslim decree : IRADE
52. Nostrils : NARES
53. Subsequently : THEN
54. You may dig this : HOLE
55. ___ Kirk, singer-actress : LISA
57. Bind : TAPE
58. TV sitcom : AMEN
59. Actor-dancer Kelly : GENE
62. Hyson, e.g. : TEA

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