New York Times, Tuesday, December 5, 1989

Author:Gayle Dean
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Declines : EBBS
5. Ariz. city : TEMPE
10. "Saint Joan" dramatist : SHAW
14. Stride or canter : GAIT
15. Labor group : UNION
16. "Hell ___ no fury . . . " : HATH
17. Voice in a choir : ALTO
18. Painter of "La Grenouillère" : MONET
19. Feed the kitty : ANTE
20. Author of the quotation below : DISRAELI
22. "The Bathers" painter : RENOIR
24. "Wonderful" red star : MIRA
25. First word of a quotation : JUSTICE
26. One of the Society Islands : TAHITI
29. Irritable : TESTY
30. Medicinal plant : ALOE
31. Pure : CHASTE
33. ___-Jo, top Olympics racer : FLO
36. Norwegian bay : FIORD
38. Curvy letter : ESS
39. Monarch : RULER
41. Mack or Knight : TED
42. Makes joyful : ELATES
45. Actress Patricia : NEAL
46. Ease up : ABATE
47. Cafe : EATERY
49. Quotation: Part II : ISTRUTH
52. Concerning : INRE
53. Reprimand : BERATE
54. End of quotation : INACTION
58. Bacon measure : SLAB
59. Capital of Morocco : RABAT
61. Pueblo Indian : HOPI
62. Satan sows its seeds : EVIL
63. ___ acids : AMINO
64. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
65. Thurmond of N.B.A. fame : NATE
66. Light amplifier : LASER
67. Respiratory problem : RALE
1. Major Hoople's expletive : EGAD
2. Indonesian island : BALI
3. Fragments : BITS
4. More tempestuous : STORMIER
5. Yellow spice : TUMERIC
6. ___ Gay (historic plane) : ENOLA
7. Kind of bus or skirt : MINI
8. "The Gold Bug" author : POE
9. Hand over for safekeeping : ENTRUST
10. Crudely built hut : SHANTY
11. An Asian capital : HANOI
12. Garret : ATTIC
13. "___ there's smoke . . . " : WHERE
21. Islet : AIT
23. Chemical compound : ESTER
25. James or Jackson : JESSE
26. Wilson's predecessor : TAFT
27. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
28. Mount or Robin : HOOD
29. Sample : TASTE
32. British P.M.: 1970-74 : HEATH
33. Escape : FLEE
34. Cordelia's father : LEAR
35. Paris airport : ORLY
37. Coming-out : DEBUT
40. Loosen a horse : UNTETHER
43. Football pass : LATERAL
44. ___ Ford of "Can You Top This?" : SENATOR
46. Fit for tilling : ARABLE
48. Circle part : ARC
49. "Ghosts" dramatist : IBSEN
50. Amazon Valley rain forest : SELVA
51. Characteristic : TRAIT
52. Silly : INANE
54. Wading bird : IBIS
55. Tiny amount : IOTA
56. Gemstone : OPAL
57. Nelson's victory site: 1798 : NILE
60. Org. for a G.P. : AMA

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