New York Times, Friday, February 10, 1989

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1 Grid has super symmetry.
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tully of Rome : CICERO
7. Ice-cream concoction : FRAPPE
13. Disrepute : ILLFAME
15. Clover : TREFOIL
16. Noise : CLATTER
17. Lists : ROSTERS
18. Some : ANY
19. Self-important one : EGOTIST
21. Mai ___ (rum drink) : TAI
22. Sect. : DEPT
24. Skillful : ADEPT
25. Spot : SITE
26. Hmong, e.g. : ASIAN
28. Building annex : ELL
29. Hindu grooms : SICES
30. Beach : STRAND
32. Intemperance : EXCESS
34. Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
35. Plural ending : IES
36. Quake : SHIVER
39. Brumal period : WINTER
42. Huxley's "___ Barren Leaves" : THOSE
43. Dir. : ESE
45. Mansard extensions : EAVES
47. Impetuous : RASH
48. Lake Geneva resort : EVIAN
50. Seven, in Sèvres : SEPT
51. Greek peak : IDA
52. Tight turn : HAIRPIN
54. Street, in Savoie : RUE
55. Gormé and Tormé : SINGERS
57. Reflexive pronoun : ONESELF
59. Defensible : TENABLE
60. Waiting maid to Portia : NERISSA
61. Undoes : ERASES
62. Melt : SOFTEN
1. Noisy insect : CICADA
2. Malady : ILLNESS
3. Source for a potter's material : CLAYPIT
4. Newt : EFT
5. Evaluate : RATE
6. End of a gamut : OMEGA
7. Rime : FROST
8. Rhythmic silence, in music : REST
9. Sternward : AFT
10. Study of prosody : POETICS
11. Pittsburgh or Penzance group : PIRATES
12. Actress Janis et al. : ELSIES
14. Worn away : ERODED
15. Kind of crown or play : TRIPLE
20. Hill, to an Arab : TEL
23. Destroy the luster : TARNISH
25. P.M. practices in Pamplona : SIESTAS
27. Ingenuous : NAIVE
29. Indecorous display : SCENE
31. Coretta King, ___ Scott : NEE
33. Twelve, to 1 Across : XII
36. Less distinct : SHADIER
37. Worshiper's cry : HOSANNA
38. Amend : REVISE
39. Halberd, e.g. : WEAPON
40. K2 cousin : EVEREST
41. British war vessel sunk in W.W. II : REPULSE
42. Sad : TRISTE
44. Novelist Haggard's title : SIR
46. Writer Zweig or Heym : STEFAN
48. Certain peers : EARLS
49. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
52. Greek goddess of youth : HEBE
53. Pianist Peter : NERO
56. Vapor : GAS
58. Thor's wife : SIF

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