New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 1989

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Bridge coup : SLAM
5. Dear ___, advice column : ABBY
9. Babble : PRATE
14. Rug surface : PILE
15. ___ avis : RARA
16. Much-used pet name : HONEY
17. Pub quaffs : ALES
18. Kind of exam : ORAL
19. "I do" site : ALTAR
20. Start of a quip : RICHFUDGEISLIKE
23. Important O.R. group : RNS
24. Female ruff : REE
25. Not liquid : SOLID
28. Ex-coach Parseghian : ARA
30. Symbols of poverty : RAGS
34. Fit out again : RERIG
35. Lifting device : CRANE
37. Dernier ___ : CRI
38. More of the quip : ADIVINITYINTHAT
41. The way, in China : TAO
42. Is overly fond : DOTES
43. Goes on a losing spree? : DIETS
44. Sicilian resort : ENNA
46. Practical joker Eulenspiegel : TYL
47. Jittery : TENSE
48. Actress Joanne : DRU
50. Ditty syllable : TRA
51. End of the quip : ITSHAPESOURENDS
60. Accepted : TAKEN
61. A Turner : LANA
62. Legal wrong : TORT
63. Smile smugly : SMIRK
64. So be it : AMEN
65. Material for an idol's feet? : CLAY
66. Cathedral parts : APSES
67. Cozy place : NEST
68. Abhor : HATE
1. Bandy words : SPAR
2. Caron role : LILI
3. Anchovy sauce : ALEC
4. Interlock : MESH
5. "Don't Get ___ Much Anymore" : AROUND
6. Poets : BARDS
7. Toot one's own horn : BRAG
8. Where G.R.F. studied law : YALE
9. Stage : PHASE
10. Hair curler : ROLLER
11. Against : ANTI
12. Deck wood : TEAK
13. Brontë's Jane : EYRE
21. Very cold : FRIGID
22. Middle East native : IRANI
25. Four-door vehicle : SEDAN
26. Hunter in the heavens : ORION
27. Actress Ullmann : LIV
28. U.S.S.R. workers' cooperative : ARTEL
29. Sun's output : RAYS
31. Yearns : ACHES
32. Fireplace fixture : GRATE
33. Poses : SITS
34. Deserve : RATE
35. Metropolis : CITY
36. Make beloved : ENDEAR
39. Still abed : NOTUP
40. Kind of type or horn : TIN
45. Stick : ADHERE
47. AWOL student : TRUANT
49. Grades : RANKS
50. Musical sounds : TONES
51. "___ girl!" : ITSA
52. Pack down : TAMP
53. Takes to the slopes : SKIS
54. Panache : ELAN
55. Identical : SAME
56. Engrave with acid : ETCH
57. V. Lopez theme song : NOLA
58. Mild oath : DRAT
59. Eye problem : STYE

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