New York Times, Saturday, February 4, 1989

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. In ___ (having trouble) : AJAM
5. Not up and around : ABED
9. Tempo : PACE
13. Part of a golf club : SOLE
14. Navajo, historically : NOMAD
16. Opposite of apterous : ALAR
17. Hitchcockian staircase? : THIRTYNINESTEPS
20. Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
21. Sergeant's forte : DRILL
22. Large shoe width : EEE
23. Chest chaser : NUT
25. Duel starter : SLAP
27. Lighthouse chamber? : AROOMWITHAVIEW
34. Where to see olas : MAR
35. Graph initiator : PARA
36. Leaf angle : AXIL
38. TV role for Sonny Shroyer : ENOS
40. Yugoslav group : SERBS
43. A predecessor of Checkers : FALA
44. Zola title : NANA
45. The ___, Epsom downs race : OAKS
47. Quarter of DCIV : CLI
48. Hellman's stash? : TOYSINTHEATTIC
53. A year in Napoli : ANNO
54. Arafat's org. : PLO
55. Saharan garb : ABA
58. Emulates Charles Dudley Warner : EDITS
61. Thud's kin : SPLAT
65. Adlerian distinction? (with "A") : HOUSEISNOTAHOME
68. Dynamic beginning : AERO
69. Vulcan's workshop : AETNA
70. This may lead to lead : ADIT
71. Park of N.H.L. fame : BRAD
72. Heathrow arrivals : SSTS
73. A waiter for no man : TIDE
1. In re : ASTO
2. Silver coined by R.L.S. : JOHN
3. Former Jordanian queen : ALIA
4. Yarn originally spun in Spain : MERINO
5. Whatever : ANY
6. "M" associate : BOND
7. Eastern ruler : EMIR
8. Breakfast order : DANISH
9. One way to stand : PAT
10. Away from gusts : ALEE
11. Balenciaga creation : CAPE
12. Irish Gaelic : ERSE
15. Lucia ___ Robbia, sculptor : DELLA
18. A big dealer : TRUMP
19. Pole, e.g. : SLAV
24. "___ the night . . . " : TWAS
26. Memorable Edith : PIAF
27. The last word in churches : AMEN
28. Attacked : RANAT
29. University of Me. town : ORONO
30. Pique at its peak : IRE
31. Mystic card : TAROT
32. Require : EXACT
33. "___ set up my everlasting rest": Shak. : WILLI
37. Not of the cloth : LAIC
39. Philippine skirt : SAYA
41. Tchu! : BAH
42. Straw beehive : SKEP
46. Hot sauce : SALSA
49. Old dagger : SNEE
50. Kipling was here : INDIA
51. Some pollutants : NOISES
52. Astaire-Rogers hit : TOPHAT
55. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
56. One of the wars : BOER
57. Charisma's cousin : AURA
59. Explosives : TNTS
60. A form of être : SONT
62. Napoleonic battle site: 1796 : LODI
63. Right in there : AMID
64. Place for a beret : TETE
66. Material for a permanent igloo : SOD
67. Londoners' grateful words : TAS

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