New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 1989

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 325 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Yokums' creator : CAPP
5. Pinches : NIPS
9. A beloved Bert : LAHR
13. Dust-bowl fugitive : OKIE
14. Lesser ___, raccoon's cousin : PANDA
15. Like a traveling trawler : ASEA
16. Shakespearean tavern hostess : MISTRESSQUICKLY
19. Popular liqueur : AMARETTO
20. Aspirations : DREAMS
21. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
22. Org. once headed by Bush : CIA
23. Alpine abode : CHALET
26. Became an expert in : MASTERED
31. Linden or Holbrook : HAL
32. Nocturnal tree-dweller : LEMUR
34. Novelist Zola : EMILE
35. In a bit : ANON
37. Fabulous stocking-stuffer : SANTA
39. Gush forth : SPEW
40. Types : SORTS
42. Not enough : SCANT
44. Night before a holiday : EVE
45. Jumble : MISHMASH
47. A Meadows : AUDREY
49. Presidential nickname : ABE
50. Hereditary factor : DNA
51. Counsel : ADVICE
55. Leo, Ruth and daughter Gloria : STEINEMS
60. Hanna-Barbera hero : QUICKDRAWMCGRAW
62. Open : UNDO
63. Kin of Tonys : OBIES
64. Author Ferber : EDNA
65. Similar : AKIN
66. Soup thickener : FILE
67. Grate : RASP
1. Michael Douglas film: 1978 : COMA
2. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
3. Galileo's birthplace : PISA
4. Fuel for a lorry : PETROL
5. He created the Tammany tiger : NAST
6. ___ many words : INSO
7. Now, if not sooner! : PDQ
8. Fahd's following : SAUDIS
9. Hankie trim : LACE
10. "___ silly question . . . " : ASKA
11. Pilot's place : HELM
12. Johnny and Johnnie : RAYS
14. Dress sizes : PETITES
17. Make merry : REVEL
18. Hopping mad : IRATE
22. Magna ___ : CARTA
23. Rift : CHASM
24. Asian capital : HANOI
25. Then, to Cousteau : ALORS
26. Chew crunchily : MUNCH
27. Printers' measures : EMS
28. Not so callow : RIPER
29. Sorcier's apprentice? : ELEVE
30. Surprise also-ran in 1948 : DEWEY
33. Billiard stroke : MASSE
36. Utmost : NTH
38. Floral crowns, in poetry : ANADEMS
41. Loud kiss : SMACK
43. Hip-length overblouse : TUNIC
46. "Marriage is not ___ roses": Stevenson : ABEDOF
48. Jeopardy : DANGER
51. Pastel shade : AQUA
52. Dip : DUNK
53. "I saw," to Caesar : VIDI
54. Representation : ICON
55. Proceed easily : SAIL
56. Small bird's sound : TWEE
57. Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
58. Operates : MANS
59. Exchange : SWAP
61. Stat for Strawberry : RBI

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