New York Times, Saturday, December 9, 1989

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J P Y }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bud : MAC
4. Pocahontas's in-laws : ROLFES
10. Bushed : BEAT
14. U.N. body : ILO
15. Mother of Galahad : ELAINE
16. Spindle on a cart : AXLE
17. Houston or Donaldson : SAM
18. Dec. 10, 1948, adoption, Universal ___ : DECLARATION
20. Counterfeit : SIMULATE
22. Turned state's evidence : RATTED
23. Pt. of a monogram : INIT
24. Unchanged : SAME
25. Math ratio : COSINE
27. Inhibited : DETERRED
31. Precipitateness : HASTE
32. Feline ennead : LIVES
33. Sound receiver : EAR
34. Migrant in the 30's : OKIE
35. Changed location : MOVED
36. Harpe player : ANGE
37. End of a movie road : RIO
38. Collection of 114 suras : QURAN
39. Coke and oil : FUELS
40. Bridgework : DENTURES
42. Recoils : WINCES
43. Portable troughs : HODS
44. B'way group : ANTA
45. Hon : DEARIE
48. He has a taxing job : ASSESSOR
52. Subject of 18 Across : HUMANRIGHTS
54. Litigate : SUE
55. Chihuahua cheers : OLES
56. Hardens : ENURES
57. Verb-forming suffix : IZE
58. Bog : WASH
59. A Huxtable : DENISE
60. Agree wordlessly : NOD
1. Fail to catch : MISS
2. Turkish regiment : ALAI
3. Body dealing with 52 Across : COMMISSION
4. Mark for rejection : REDLINE
5. Acid salt : OLEATE
6. Milk: Comb. form : LACT
7. Register as a candidate : FILE
8. Spanish queen : ENA
9. Like saws : SERRATED
10. Plate protector : BATTER
11. Egress : EXIT
12. ___ vera : ALOE
13. Work the bar : TEND
19. "Eight Is Enough" actor Willie : AAMES
21. Make one : UNITE
24. Thebes's opponents : SEVEN
25. Arpeggio, e.g. : CHORD
26. Mussolini portrayer : OAKIE
27. Millo and Price : DIVAS
28. A drafter of 18 Across : RENECASSIN
29. Ten-dollar piece : EAGLE
30. Kind of code : DRESS
32. Spaces on birds' faces : LORES
35. Was a hit man : MURDERED
36. Polly and Pittypat : AUNTS
38. Keystone : QUOIN
39. Bridge ploy : FINESSE
41. Larrup : THRASH
42. Is prodigal : WASTES
45. Arabian sailboat : DHOW
46. Faulkner's Miss Varner : EULA
47. Hometown of the Cyclones : AMES
48. "You Can't Get a Man With ___," 1946 song : AGUN
49. Hindu title : SHRI
50. Anise-flavored liqueur : OUZO
51. "Man is but a ___ . . . ": Pascal : REED
53. Chemical ending : INE

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