New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1989

Author: Gayle Dean
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pickens of films : SLIM
5. Unrefined : CRUDE
10. Exclamation of disgust : PHEW
14. High plateau : MESA
15. He's li'l : ABNER
16. Hayworth or Moreno : RITA
17. Khayyám : OMAR
18. Start of a quotation : PHILOSOPHY
20. Australian mammal : KOALA
22. Narwhal's tooth : TUSK
23. Lecherous pursuer of Echo : PAN
24. Surrounded : ENCIRCLED
27. Expiate : ATONE
29. Pianist Peter ___ : NERO
30. This, in Taxco : ESTA
32. Pair : DUO
35. One ___ million : INA
37. Joined : WELDED
41. Quotation: Part II : ISTHEMICROSCOPE
45. Chant : INTONE
46. Also : TOO
47. Corvine cry : CAW
48. Rodomontade : BRAG
50. City N of the Skagerrak : OSLO
53. Asian capital : HANOI
56. End of quotation : OFTHOUGHT
61. Era : AGE
62. Roman "Censor" : CATO
64. " . . . lovely as ___": Kilmer : ATREE
65. Author of featured quotation : VICTORHUGO
69. Peel : PARE
70. Actress Sommer : ELKE
71. Napkin fabric : LINEN
72. Atop : UPON
73. Egg depository : NEST
74. Group of eight : OCTET
75. Two make a score : TENS
1. Indian signal : SMOKE
2. Seafood garnish : LEMON
3. Stern or Newton : ISAAC
4. Fish in "The Old Man and the Sea" : MARLIN
5. Head cover : CAP
6. Presidential initials: 1877-81 : RBH
7. Wed : UNITE
8. Hoodwink : DELUDE
9. Father of Delight : EROS
10. For : PRO
11. St. Augustine's city : HIPPO
12. "Green Mountain" boy : ETHAN
13. Memorable Duke : WAYNE
19. Brinker's were silver : SKATES
21. Common verb : ARE
25. Yalta's site : CRIMEA
26. Wife of Burt R. : LONI
28. Powder : TALC
31. Brushing sound : SWOOSH
32. Cato's 502 : DII
33. Mil. branch : USN
34. Baseball great : OTT
36. Perform : ACT
38. A Disney dwarf : DOC
39. Org. in a war against grime : EPA
40. Moisture on a petal : DEW
42. Roads scholar : HOBO
43. Physicist Fermi : ENRICO
44. Cause : ROOT
49. Architectural style : GOTHIC
51. Mauna ___ : LOA
52. Yield : OUTPUT
53. Refuge : HAVEN
54. Nimble : AGILE
55. These are often craned in crowds : NECKS
57. Source : FOUNT
58. Fruit flavor : GRAPE
59. Wading bird : HERON
60. Adolescents : TEENS
63. Woody's boy : ARLO
66. Asian holiday : TET
67. Whiz preceder : GEE
68. Can. province : ONT

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