New York Times, Friday, February 24, 1989

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 336 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Loyal : FAST
5. Judicious : SAGE
9. Grouch : CRAB
13. Cubic decimeter : LITER
15. Socialism founder : MARX
16. Big Island city : HILO
17. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
18. Put forth : EMIT
19. Speck : IOTA
20. Capistrano denizen : SWALLOW
22. Semitrailer hauler : TRACTOR
24. Industrialist Henry : KAISER
25. Pile up : STACK
26. Together: Prefix : SYN
27. Wagon : DRAY
29. Puncheons : CASKS
33. Something special : TREAT
35. Forest tree : REDOAK
36. Toxophilite's delight : ARCHERY
39. Plant also called satinpod : HONESTY
40. Vandykes : BEARDS
41. Cite : QUOTE
42. Talk-show hostess rivaling Phil : OPRAH
43. Quail in fear : FUNK
44. Cook's abbr. : TBS
47. President Zhivkov's capital : SOFIA
49. European peninsula : IBERIA
52. Late light meal in Brighton : HIGHTEA
55. Strutter : PEACOCK
56. Accomplished : ABLE
57. Wan : ASHY
59. Adjective not describing most fraternal twins : ALIKE
60. Swerve : VEER
61. Memento of a sort : SCAR
62. Abdul-Jabbar, e.g. : LAKER
63. Former spouses : EXES
64. Unabridged dictionary, e.g. : TOME
65. Partner of feathers : TARS
1. Lab vessels : FLASKS
2. Route to Heathrow : AIRWAY
3. Participate in a tug of war : STRAIN
4. Pond ducks : TEALS
5. Merganser : SMEW
6. Modern weapon: Abbr. : AAM
7. Resolute : GRITTY
8. Surplus : EXTRA
9. Blackcap : CHICKADEE
10. Donnybrook : RIOT
11. Lowest female voice : ALTO
12. A tusker : BOAR
14. Precept : RULE
21. These may be holy : ORDERS
23. Poet's metrical consideration : ACCENT
25. Settled down : SAT
28. Charles of musical fame : RAY
30. Emergency signal : SOS
31. Shrub that may be Krazy : KAT
32. Something we all look up to : SKY
33. Mockingbirds' cousins : THRASHERS
34. Furious : REDHOT
35. Mays or Mantle in 1951 : ROOKIE
36. Blood groups : ABO
37. Status: Slang : REP
38. La Salle or Mercer : CAR
39. Ephthalite : HUN
41. In the capacity of : QUA
43. Total disaster : FIASCO
44. Triumvirate : TROIKA
45. Squabble : BICKER
46. Old World falcons : SAKERS
48. Spread : FEAST
50. Jezebel's deity : BAAL
51. Fanfare : ECLAT
52. Possess : HAVE
53. Wild goat : IBEX
54. Hilarity : GLEE
55. This stack'll crackle : PYRE
58. Gammon, e.g. : HAM

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