New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 1989

Author:Norma Steinberg
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Alas! : AHME
5. Heavyweight Willard : JESS
9. Long stories : SAGAS
14. Cajole : COAX
15. " . . . a lamp ___ my feet" : UNTO
16. Ludicrous : INANE
17. Barbara Eden movie : HARPERVALLEYPTA
20. House painter's concern, at times : EXTERIOR
21. " . . . east ___/The Phoenix builds . . . ": Carew : ORWEST
22. Not final, in law : NISI
23. Penumbra : AURA
24. Balance : OFFSET
27. Avenger's activity : REPAYING
31. It's after Pisces : ARIES
32. Lourdes events : CURES
33. Actress Remick : LEE
34. Sailors : TARS
35. "Ora pro ___" : NOBIS
36. Price or Sutherland : DIVA
37. Play by e. e. cummings : HIM
38. Macabre : EERIE
39. Penny-ante player? : PIKER
40. Michael Jordan feat : SLAMDUNK
42. Meadowlands competitors : PACERS
43. Well-ventilated : AIRY
44. Separate : PART
45. ___ Rico : PUERTO
48. Barr of TV : ROSEANNE
52. Historic sight at Boston : USSCONSTITUTION
54. Bury : INTER
55. Flat tableland : MESA
56. Upon : ONTO
57. Irishmen : GAELS
58. Functions : USES
59. Aussie hoppers : ROOS
1. Twinge's cousin : ACHE
2. Ruse : HOAX
3. Emporium : MART
4. Outlays : EXPENSES
5. Jay was one : JURIST
6. Literary postscript : ENVOI
7. Sabik or Salm : STAR
8. Memorable showman Hurok : SOL
9. Spanish mackerels : SIERRAS
10. Nonetheless : ANYWAY
11. Stare agog : GAPE
12. Book by Julian Huxley : ANTS
13. Bergère, e.g. : SEAT
18. N.Y. Indians : ERIES
19. Jewelers' glasses : LOUPES
23. Lofty nest : AERIE
24. Juratory statements : OATHS
25. Basket for raisins : FRAIL
26. Terra ___ : FIRMA
27. Cubist? : RUBIK
28. "___ Ike" : ILIKE
29. "I ___ Sang for My Father" : NEVER
30. First and second, e.g. : GEARS
32. Hackneyed : CORNY
35. Nerve cell : NEURON
36. His word is law : DICTATOR
38. Diaskeuasts : EDITORS
39. Tahitian loincloth : PAREU
41. Kind of wave : MARCEL
42. Tortellini, etc : PASTAS
44. Equilibrium : POISE
45. " . . . Spider Woman" author : PUIG
46. Annapolis inst. : USNA
47. Ariosto's patron : ESTE
48. Hwys. : RTES
49. Child, in Chile : NINO
50. Famous, in Firenze : NOTO
51. Author Mills : ENOS
53. Dallas inst. : SMU

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