New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stiff collar : ETON
5. Swift, graceful horses : ARABS
10. Loony : DAFT
14. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
15. Fork over : REMIT
16. "Casta Diva," from "Norma" : ARIA
17. A Cassini : OLEG
18. Replication : CLONE
19. Kennel sound : YELP
20. Horologist Thomas et al. : SETHS
22. Terminus : END
23. Moth's bête noire : FLAME
24. Military beat : RATATAT
26. Actress MacGraw : ALI
27. Inundated : AWASH
28. Lodestone : MAGNET
32. Ruth's sultanate : SWAT
35. Packard contemporary : REO
36. Minerva's Greek counterpart : ATHENA
37. Planter's medium : EARTH
39. Airman's medal: Abbr. : DFC
41. "Harold Teen," e.g. : STRIP
42. Pollen holder : ANTHER
44. Utter : SAY
46. Picnic drink : SODA
47. Hard : STEELY
48. Muslim scholars : ULEMA
50. Paul Bunyan's cook : OLE
51. An Assyrian capital : NINEVEH
54. A Marx : ZEPPO
57. Pindar product : ODE
58. Put the kibosh on : NIXED
60. Shield bearing : ORLE
61. Linda of "Dynasty" : EVANS
63. White or Blue river : NILE
64. Fabulist : LIAR
65. Pacific battle site: 1944 : LEYTE
66. Joy : GLEE
67. "___ Christie" : ANNA
68. Atlas addition : INSET
69. Use the Morse code : SEND
1. God who had gold-tipped arrows : EROS
2. Old German coin : TALER
3. ___ Culp Hobby, first Secretary of H.E.W. : OVETA
4. Comic film classic, with "A" : NIGHTATTHEOPERA
5. Bow : ARC
6. Manumitted : RELEASED
7. Long, long time : AMONTHOFSUNDAYS
8. Tie : BIND
9. Agnès or Cécile: Abbr. : STE
10. Annual time : DAYLIGHTSAVINGS
11. Neighborhood : AREA
12. "Phffft!" e.g. : FILM
13. Sprinter's goal : TAPE
21. Musical tool : SAW
23. Some London lodgings : FLATS
25. Coal product : TAR
26. Japanese diver : AMA
29. Galba's predecessor : NERO
30. Geraint's lady : ENID
31. Bark cloth : TAPA
32. Red and Black : SEAS
33. Kind of ad : WANT
34. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
38. Caller's word : HELLO
40. Hot, in Hidalgo : CALIENTE
43. Cereal grass : RYE
45. Hankering : YEN
49. King, pawn, etc. : MEN
52. Banish : EXILE
53. Paris's choice : HELEN
54. Runner Budd : ZOLA
55. Innisfail : ERIN
56. Outline : PLAN
57. Chamber for a chef : OVEN
59. Landowner's document : DEED
61. Samuel's mentor : ELI
62. Establish : SET

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