New York Times, Tuesday, March 21, 1989

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2 Grid is asymmetric.
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Johann or Barbara : BACH
5. British dandy : TOFF
9. Attacked : HADAT
14. Light beige : ECRU
15. Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
16. Worship : ADORE
17. Part of a list : ITEM
18. Coin depository : SLOT
19. Hemmed, but not hawed : SEWED
20. Homophone for knot : NOT
21. Bud holder : STEM
22. Pedestals : STANDS
23. Ali, to Ali : GREATEST
25. Snaky swimmers : EELS
26. Secreted : HID
27. Type of tournament : OPEN
29. Highland hat : TAM
32. Hero : IDOL
34. Neat as ___ : APIN
35. Chantilly, e.g. : LACE
36. Reading route : FROMLEFTTORIGHT
39. Edmund of films : LOWE
40. Cambodian neighbor : LAOS
41. Follows orders : OBEYS
42. Miller or Jillian : ANN
43. Apparel : GARB
44. Roof topping : TAR
45. "___ Central Park" : UPIN
47. Run : OPERATE
51. Eddy or Edward : ARNOLD
53. Acquisitions at the beach : TANS
54. Cantor's wife : IDA
56. Made over : REDID
57. Elevator man : OTIS
58. Be adjacent to : ABUT
59. Corpulent : OBESE
60. Zilch : NONE
61. Art ___ : DECO
62. Propelled a shell : OARED
63. Iowa college town : AMES
64. Footfall : STEP
1. Creature : BEING
2. Thespian : ACTOR
3. Greek island : CRETE
4. Sing wordlessly : HUM
5. Sampled : TASTED
6. Eyeballs : OGLES
7. Elevator route, at times : FROMTOPTOBOTTOM
8. Suet : FAT
9. Rush : HASTEN
10. TV's "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
11. Nearest the audience : DOWNSTAGE
12. Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
13. Williams and Kennedy : TEDS
21. Moonshine container : STILL
22. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
24. "A House Is Not ___": P. Adler : AHOME
28. Seeds : PITS
30. Hurting : ACHY
31. Dodgers' victims in 1988 playoffs : METS
32. Press : IRON
33. Australia or New Zealand : DOWNUNDER
34. At a distance : AFAR
35. Zodiacal sign : LIBRA
36. Loc. of Tampa : FLA
37. Large African antelope : ELAND
38. Crowd sounds : ROARS
43. ___ Age (1870-98 in U.S.) : GILDED
44. Past and present : TENSES
46. Aplomb : POISE
48. "Common Sense" author : PAINE
49. Site of "Lost Horizon" : TIBET
50. Draw out : EDUCE
51. Buck chaser : AROO
52. Country singer McEntire : REBA
55. Surmounting : ATOP
57. Actress Munson : ONA
58. Promos : ADS

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