New York Times, Thursday, November 23, 1989

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Slain Swedish leader : PALME
6. Thanksgiving Day event : FEAST
11. Thanksgiving tuber : YAM
14. Of a region : AREAL
15. Like 6 Across : AMPLE
16. Greek vowel : ETA
17. Thanksgiving desserts : PUMPKINPIES
19. Rumanian coin : LEU
20. Marine mollusk : ABALONE
21. Sheltered cozily : NESTLED
23. Highway feature : LANE
24. Psychedelic drug, for short : LSD
26. Compete : VIE
27. Wind dir. : SSE
29. Come in again : REENTER
33. Goal : AIM
36. Bewildered : ATSEA
38. Office for Bush : OVAL
40. Thanksgiving hosts' needs : KNIFESHARPENERS
44. Movie critic James : AGEE
45. Pre-W.W. II Berlin hotel : ADLON
46. Rent : LET
47. Expand : ENLARGE
50. Daffy : MAD
52. Single : ONE
53. Diamond holder : DOP
55. "___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
59. Writer of satire : IRONIST
63. Attaché-case material : COWHIDE
65. Cranberry source : BOG
66. Topping for 11 Across : MARSHMALLOW
68. Harsh : ILL
69. Winged : ALATE
70. Deceivers : LIARS
71. Irish Sea feeder : DEE
72. Madagascar denizen : LEMUR
73. Upton Sinclair's Budd : LANNY
1. Like some bulls : PAPAL
2. Netherlands Antilles island : ARUBA
3. Geneva's lake : LEMAN
4. Sugar producers : MAPLES
5. Nev. city : ELKO
6. Temples, in poetry : FANES
7. Part of H.R.E. : EMP
8. Neat as ___ : APIN
9. Raglan, e.g. : SLEEVE
10. Swiss canton, also called Ticino : TESSIN
11. Shout : YELL
12. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
13. Tennyson work : MAUD
18. Rias : INLETS
22. Dakota Indian : TETON
25. Awesome : DREADED
28. So, in Perth : SAE
30. Countess's male counterpart : EARL
31. Knievel : EVEL
32. Underdone : RARE
33. Alias letters : AKA
34. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
35. Appearance : MIEN
37. Kind of rug : SHAG
39. W.W. II vessel : LST
41. Criminal : FELON
42. Antiaircraft cannon : POMPOM
43. Bambi's aunt : ENA
48. Neither vegetable nor mineral : ANIMAL
49. Used-car deal : RESALE
51. Showy composite flower : DAHLIA
54. Earthy pigment : OCHER
56. Wide-brimmed straw hat : MILAN
57. Embellish : ADORN
58. Like Jennings's reports : NEWSY
59. Footnote abbr. : IBID
60. Cameo, e.g. : ROLE
61. Charles of the silents : OGLE
62. British streetcar : TRAM
64. Hersey work, with "The" : WALL
67. Lexicographer Flexner, to friends : STU

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