Nancy Nicholson Joline
Nancy Nicholson Joline 

New York Times, Monday, December 25, 1989

Author:Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q U V W X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Spans: 3
Nancy Nicholson Joline has 61 pre-Shortz puzzles and 48 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Compel : FORCE
6. Small whirlpool : EDDY
10. Angler's action : CAST
14. "Paper Moon" star : ONEAL
15. Miffed : SORE
16. Pueblo Indian : HOPI
17. Dickens work : ACHRISTMASCAROL
20. Track-and-field event : MEET
21. Abound : TEEM
22. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
23. Home, to a hawk : AERIE
25. Lemur and wombat, e.g. : ANIMALS
27. Hockey's Bobby : ORR
29. Where to find a humerus : ARM
30. Sunbather's goal : TAN
31. Baffling question : POSER
33. Broadcast : AIR
34. "___ she blows!" : THAR
38. Character in 17 Across : EBENEZERSCROOGE
42. Eliot or Loch : NESS
43. Likely : APT
44. Goofed : ERRED
45. The Greatest : ALI
46. Marsh : FEN
48. Student org. of the 60's : SDS
49. "I ___ an Angel," 1938 tune : MARRIED
53. Emulate Romeo and Juliet : ELOPE
55. Heavenly hunter : ORION
56. Mountbatten, e.g. : EARL
58. Horned vipers : ASPS
61. Character in 17 Across : TINYTIMCRATCHIT
64. Greek peak : OSSA
65. Grow weary : TIRE
66. Mrs. Helmsley : LEONA
67. Whirl : REEL
68. Robert Burns, e.g. : SCOT
69. Cockscomb : CREST
1. Froth : FOAM
2. Fairy-tale opener : ONCE
3. Practices : REHEARSES
4. À la ___ : CARTE
5. Actor Wallach : ELI
6. Respect : ESTEEM
7. Capitol feature : DOME
8. ___ personae : DRAMATIS
9. ___ man (toady) : YES
10. Bracelet attachment : CHARM
11. Trunk in the chest : AORTA
12. Decay : SPOIL
13. Scrabble items : TILES
18. Do a cook's job : STIR
19. First murderer : CAIN
24. Like Lowell's June day : RARE
26. Drug dealer's nemesis : NARC
27. "___ sesame!": Ali Baba : OPEN
28. Ceremonial garment : ROBE
32. Annapolis grad. : ENS
33. Carney or Garfunkel : ART
34. High, craggy hill : TOR
35. Kind of crab or clam : HORSESHOE
36. Mellowed : AGED
37. Beatty film : REDS
39. Middleweight champ: 1941-47 : ZALE
40. The flu, in 1918 : EPIDEMIC
41. City on the Truckee : RENO
45. "___ She Sweet?" : AINT
46. Weasel's kin : FERRET
47. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
49. Kind of court or scooter : MOTOR
50. Originate : ARISE
51. Hair tint : RINSE
52. ___ flush : ROYAL
54. Harness racer : PACER
57. Height: Comb. form : ACRO
59. Needles' partner : PINS
60. R.b.i., e.g. : STAT
62. "___ a boy!" : ITS
63. What an R.N. gives : TLC

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