New York Times, Thursday, February 2, 1989

Author:Frank Miceli
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Frank Miceli has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cordon bleu : CHEF
5. Feudal peasant : SERF
9. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
14. Comedian from New Rochelle : LENO
15. Relative of etc. : ETAL
16. Lubricated : OILED
17. The Tentmaker : OMAR
18. Bahn preceder : AUTO
19. Group of three : TRINE
20. Busy depot in London : VICTORIASTATION
23. American's main course : ENTREE
24. A Siouan : OTO
25. "___! Yarrh! Grr! Arrh!": Kipling : URRH
27. Genetic material : RNA
28. The 33rd U.S. President : HST
31. R.b.i. or e.r.a. : STAT
34. "___ and his money . . . " : AFOOL
36. Debt letters : IOU
37. London legislative body : THEHOUSEOFLORDS
41. Pinna : EAR
42. Preface : PROEM
43. White House worry : LEAK
44. Snoop : PRY
45. Strauss's "___ Heldenleben" : EIN
46. Raced : SPED
49. Constellation called "the Altar" : ARA
50. CBS newscaster : OSGOOD
54. Where to see Lord Nelson : TRAFALGARSQUARE
60. Sister's garb : HABIT
61. Finished a sky dive : ALIT
62. ___ impasse (deadlocked) : ATAN
63. January, in Zaragoza : ENERO
64. Locale : SITE
65. Soaks, as flax : RETS
66. Coe or Cram : MILER
67. Give attention to : HEED
68. Endure, in Edinburgh : DREE
1. Spice for baked ham : CLOVE
2. Surround : HEMIN
3. Make into law : ENACT
4. "___, justice and the American way": Superman's credo : FORTRUTH
5. Man with a brand : SEARER
6. Small case : ETUI
7. Pro ___ : RATA
8. Ziegfeld and Andy Capp's wife : FLOS
9. In no way : NOTATALL
10. ___-air missile : AIRTO
11. Cato's 152 : CLII
12. Vegas alternative : RENO
13. Garden spot : EDEN
21. Above, poetically : OER
22. Like a ___ bricks : TONOF
26. Wears : HASON
27. Dormitory areas : ROOMS
28. Employ : HIRE
29. Kind of jerk : SODA
30. Ivory source : TUSK
31. Part of a fire escape : STEP
32. "___ she blows!" : THAR
33. Ethereal, in poesy : AERY
35. Charge : FEE
38. Part of B.T.O. : OPERATOR
39. Asian sheep : URIAL
40. G.O.P. group : OLDGUARD
47. Tacked up, as a bill : POSTED
48. Marquand's "H. M. Pulham, ___" : ESQ
49. Blazing : AFIRE
51. Western : OATER
52. Emulate Jesse Jackson : ORATE
53. Like Jupiter's atmosphere : DENSE
54. Oates novel : THEM
55. Indian princess : RANI
56. Arne oratorio : ABEL
57. Knife wound : GASH
58. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
59. Communion, e.g. : RITE

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