New York Times, Friday, November 3, 1989

Author:June A. Boggs
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Caiman, for short : CROC
5. Whiteman and Williams : PAULS
10. Wain : CART
14. Certain pony : POLO
15. ___ Janis, memorable actress : ELSIE
16. Pinion-shaped : ALAR
17. Sorry one : RUER
18. Like speech in New England? : RLESS
19. Bring down the house : RAZE
20. One? : TOOKFIRSTPRIZE
23. A midlife age, to Nerva : LII
24. Like "The Pit and the Pendulum" : EERY
25. Inveighed against : RAILEDAT
30. ___ Jerry (rum drink) : TOMAND
34. Four? : INFAVOROF
36. "Popeye" creator : SEGAR
37. Vital statistic : AGE
38. Board-approved acct. : CPA
39. Big bird : EMU
40. Canines, e.g. : TEETH
43. Eight? : HADDINNER
47. Members of 50 Across : ALLIES
49. Fanaticism : ZEALOTRY
50. Brussels-based org. : NATO
52. Tennis call : LET
53. Nine? : NOINDUSSELDORF
60. Tone of voice : EDGE
61. Mites : ACARI
62. Narcissistic : VAIN
64. Turn : VEER
65. Sweep : RANGE
66. Tannish : ECRU
67. Mil. group : ARTY
68. Lock : TRESS
69. Caesura : REST
1. Red Cross course: Abbr. : CPR
2. Force out : ROUT
3. Oil: Comb. form : OLEO
4. Floral envelope : COROLLA
5. Faithless, in León : PERFIDO
6. "___ Do Is Dream of You" : ALLI
7. Computer operator : USER
8. Ruching fabric : LISSE
9. Sonnet part : SESTET
10. "___ Back to Old . . . " : CARRYME
11. Kirghizian range : ALAI
12. Raspberry : RAZZ
13. Linden or quandong : TREE
21. Chicken ___ (deep-fried dish) : KIEV
22. Floyd and Norman : PROS
25. Ranchero's need : RIATA
26. Azrael, e.g. : ANGEL
27. "___ a Song Coming On" : IFEEL
28. Cunning : ARCH
29. Hitchcock film: 1969 : TOPAZ
31. Eminence grise : AGENT
32. Nomenclator : NAMER
33. London lane : DRURY
35. Move backward, as a quarterback : FADE
41. Stannum works : TINNERY
42. Caput, to an M.D. : HEAD
44. Wastes time : DALLIES
45. "___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
46. "It's ___ until the fat lady sings" : NOTOVER
48. Washington portraitist : STUART
51. Peterson of jazz : OSCAR
53. River in the U.S.S.R. : NEVA
54. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
55. "___ a Kick . . . " : IGET
56. Sound : SANE
57. Tracts on the Sahara : ERGS
58. Newfoundland cape : RACE
59. Sylvan sights : FIRS
63. Macadamia or Brazil : NUT

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