New York Times, Wednesday, December 27, 1989

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Chief Norse god : ODIN
5. Calamitous : TRAGIC
11. Communications call letters : NBC
14. Sand hill in Britain : DENE
15. Get a new set of radials : RETIRE
16. Hearing shell : EAR
17. C2H6OS : DMSO
18. Series enders : OMEGAS
19. Half a fly : TSE
20. Start of a photographer's come-on : LETSGOONINTOTHE
23. A feast ___ famine : ORA
24. Choose : OPT
25. Was sick : AILED
26. An ICBM : TITAN
28. Newt : EFT
31. Coasters : SLEDS
32. Cordwood measures : STERES
34. Seat of Wayne Co., Utah : LOA
36. More of the come-on : DARKROOMAND
41. Billy Joel's "Just the Way ___ Are" : YOU
42. Whole : ENTIRE
45. Fla. seaport : MIAMI
50. M.D.'s : DRS
52. Classic car : ESSEX
53. Bay State city : ACTON
54. Slippery one : EEL
56. Greek letter : PSI
57. End of the come-on : SEEWHATDEVELOPS
62. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
63. Use a rasp : ABRADE
64. "Lord, ___ I?: Matt. 26:22 : ISIT
65. Raid the refrigerator : EAT
66. Add yeast : LEAVEN
67. Filly's mother : MARE
68. Angels of mercy: Abbr. : RNS
69. Rice and Gantry : ELMERS
70. Let off brake air : BLED
1. Small numbers of shares on Wall Street : ODDLOTS
2. Black mark at school : DEMERIT
3. Put in office : INSTATED
4. Modernists : NEOS
5. Military unit : TROOP
6. Distant : REMOTE
7. Egyptian solar deity : ATEN
8. Caron role : GIGI
9. Persia, now : IRAN
10. Jai-alai baskets : CESTAS
11. Irritate : NETTLE
12. Hit very hard : BASHED
13. Beliefs : CREEDS
21. He's had it : GONER
22. OPEC's export : OIL
27. Celestial Altar : ARA
29. Baker's necessity : FLOUR
30. Also : TOO
33. Omar's inverted Bowl : SKY
35. Soul, to Simone : AME
37. Length measure : ROD
38. Anoint, old style : ANELE
39. Opp. of days : NTS
40. Device for getting rid of garbage : DISPOSAL
43. Breathe : RESPIRE
44. Lived : EXISTED
45. Photographer in the quip, e.g. : MASHER
46. He who cometh : ICEMAN
47. Bomb trials : ATESTS
48. Hayloft : MOW
49. See 43 Down : INHALE
51. Farm machine : SEEDER
55. Levels : EVENS
58. Fourth person : ABEL
59. Trolley in London : TRAM
60. Garroway or Brubeck : DAVE
61. Branch : LIMB

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