New York Times, Monday, February 20, 1989

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Hunt for bargains : SHOP
5. Took care of : SAWTO
10. Hack : CAB
13. Chaplin's widow : OONA
14. Boy Scout unit : TROOP
15. Ice-cream container : CONE
16. Up day on Wall Street : BULLMARKET
18. Breed of moth : LUNA
19. Milieu of some divers : SKY
20. Turkish chiefs : AGAS
21. Pressed : IRONED
23. Mouse, to an owl : PREY
24. Fight with lances : JOUST
25. Acropolis site : ATHENS
28. Bouts : CONTESTS
31. Blackmore's "Lorna ___" : DOONE
32. Soft drinks : COLAS
33. Torrid : HOT
34. Goofs : ERRS
35. Kind of blazer : TRAIL
36. Wilder or Fowler : GENE
37. Faux ___ : PAS
38. Greece's largest island : CRETE
39. Garbo : GRETA
40. Theses : THEORIES
42. Photographer's stand : TRIPOD
43. Spunk : PLUCK
44. Mob scene : RIOT
45. Poorly made : SHODDY
47. Datum : FACT
48. Jan., Feb., etc. : MOS
51. "___ lay me down . . . " : NOWI
52. What fraidy-cats do : CHICKENOUT
55. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
56. River-bank landing : LEVEE
57. Peruvian Indian : INCA
58. ___ diem : PER
59. Put forth effort : EXERT
60. A memorable Bert : LAHR
1. Cries out loud : SOBS
2. Ex-Yankee manager : HOUK
3. Sole : ONLY
4. Chum : PAL
5. Produces a play : STAGES
6. Display : ARRAY
7. Stir-fry vessels : WOKS
8. ___ the mark : TOE
9. Elective : OPTIONAL
10. Advice to an insomniac : COUNTSHEEP
11. "___ of the Thousand Days" : ANNE
12. Piece of wampum : BEAD
15. Actress Glenn ___ : CLOSE
17. Ch√Ęteau-Thierry's river : MARNE
22. Boring routines : RUTS
23. Sties : PENS
24. Zsa Zsa's mom : JOLIE
25. Competent : ADEPT
26. Hebrew body of law : TORAH
27. Strength or talent, informally : HORSEPOWER
28. Layers of paint : COATS
29. Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
30. Place : STEAD
32. Smallish stream : CREEK
35. Toddler's vehicle : TRICYCLE
36. Sand : GRIT
38. Repulsive guy : CRUD
39. Young Seaver's receiver : GROTE
41. Time-honored favorite : OLDIE
42. "That's the ___!" : TICKET
44. Rick Mears, e.g. : RACER
45. Cinch : SNAP
46. Perforation : HOLE
47. High ___ (gesture of triumph) : FIVE
48. "___ Lisa" : MONA
49. Cry heard on April 15 : OUCH
50. Have the lead : STAR
53. Jinx : HEX
54. Zilch : NIL

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