New York Times, Wednesday, November 8, 1989

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Artifice : DODGE
6. Belfry occupants : BATS
10. Winter mos. : FEBS
14. "___ to the wise . . . " : AWORD
15. Got off : ALIT
16. Hawaiian feast : LUAU
17. Emulated Dorcas : SEWED
18. Whiskers named for Gen. Burnside : SIDEBURNS
20. Tenpenny, etc. : NAILS
22. Moray, e.g. : EEL
23. Quarters for Fatima : ODA
24. Backslides : LAPSES
26. Type of maid : SLEEPIN
28. Man, for one : ISLE
29. Chinese pagoda : TAA
32. Creeks : INLETS
33. African lake or republic : CHAD
34. Gluttonous : GREEDY
36. ___ lime pie : KEY
37. Turnkeys in Britain : GAOLERS
39. Killer whale : ORC
42. See 22 Across : CONGER
43. Burr-Hamilton affair : DUEL
44. Outcome : UPSHOT
47. Where B'klyn is : NYC
49. Sicilian spouter : ETNA
50. Secretes again : REHIDES
52. Kidnapper's objective : RANSOM
54. Precipitation in Glasgow : SNA
55. Break a fast : EAT
56. Author of "My Name is Asher Lev" : POTOK
57. Attempt : UNDERTAKE
60. Practical : UTILE
63. Sediment : LEES
64. Stretches, with "out" : EKES
65. Wolfe and a Roman emperor : NEROS
66. Increases : ADDS
67. Budget item : RENT
68. Bar legally : ESTOP
1. German article : DAS
2. Part of i.o.u. : OWE
3. De-emphasize : DOWNPLAY
4. ___ the palm (bribed) : GREASED
5. Cantor or Arcaro : EDDIE
6. Large-mouth or small-mouth : BASS
7. The Greatest : ALI
8. Neap and ebb : TIDES
9. Harder : STEELIER
10. Type of shot : FLU
11. One side of the Urals : EUROPE
12. One-armed ___ : BANDIT
13. Saint James and Hayward : SUSANS
19. Tobacco mixtures : BLENDS
21. Omaha Beach vessel, for short : LST
24. Overcome : LICK
25. Wimbledon champ: 1975 : ASHE
27. Culbertson of bridge : ELY
30. Excited : AGOG
31. Author of "The Green Hat" : ARLEN
35. Uncanny : EERY
37. Do-___ (humanitarian) : GOODER
38. Echidna : ANTEATER
39. Border; fringe : OUTSKIRT
40. Silver State city : RENO
41. Word with bake : CLAM
42. " . . . sweetheart of Sigma ___" : CHI
43. Stands for : DENOTES
44. Actress Andress : URSULA
45. Wrote : PENNED
46. Worked on a pastel : SHADED
48. ___-Magnon : CRO
51. Spile : STAKE
53. " . . . I am disposed to harmony . . . incapable of ___": Lamb : ATUNE
56. Nuisance : PEST
58. Curve : ESS
59. Scope of understanding : KEN
61. Old card game : LOO
62. Unusual perception, for short : ESP

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