New York Times, Wednesday, March 22, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { C F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, 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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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. She played Hot Lips : SWIT
5. I or sun follower : BEAM
9. Hide away : STASH
14. Swimming pool on a liner : LIDO
15. Korean boundary river : YALU
16. Aunt, in Arles : TANTE
17. Short report : ITEM
18. Paid athletes : PROS
19. Do a tailoring job : ALTER
20. Start of a quip : THATMANWHOKEEPS
23. The Cartwright played by Dan Blocker : HOSS
24. Gymnast's perfect score : TEN
25. Affairs of the heart : AMOURS
28. Ditty syllable : TRA
30. Scarlett's place : TARA
34. Fermenting yeasts : BARMS
35. Equipment : GEAR
36. Pro ___ : TEM
37. More of the quip : BIGBENINTUNEISA
41. "___ Clear Day" : ONA
42. On the sheltered side : ALEE
43. He had an Alley : ALLEN
44. Incline : TEND
46. What to keep a secret under : HAT
47. U.S. folk singer : ODETTA
48. Cassowary's cousin : EMU
50. Petty thief, to a Brit : SPIV
51. End of the quip : BIGTIMEOPERATOR
59. Negatively charged atom : ANION
60. Stratford-on-___ : AVON
61. Mah-jongg piece : TILE
62. Refute by argument : REBUT
63. Stravinsky's made progress : RAKE
64. Heraldic band : ORLE
65. Prognosticators : SEERS
66. Cart on runners : SLED
67. Frost's "The ___ Not Taken" : ROAD
1. Skirt feature : SLIT
2. "___ malice toward none . . . " : WITH
3. Notion : IDEA
4. Diminutive hero of folk tales : TOMTHUMB
5. Route used to avoid traffic : BYPASS
6. Merits : EARNS
7. Below deck, at sea : ALOW
8. Command to a Yukon dog : MUSH
9. What to do with a claim : STAKE
10. Innate gift : TALENT
11. Bellum or meridian preceder : ANTE
12. Phase : STEP
13. Towel word : HERS
21. Kind of code : MORSE
22. Japanese seaport : OTARU
25. Monastery head : ABBOT
26. Site of a Bush retreat : MAINE
27. Church instrument : ORGAN
28. Ism : TENET
29. Classify : RATE
31. Leaning to one side : ATILT
32. Fix the clock for D.S.T. : RESET
33. Church society in Iowa : AMANA
35. Kind of monster : GILA
38. Book of the Bible : NAHUM
39. The pits : NADIR
40. Stairs alternative : ELEVATOR
45. Roundabout way : DETOUR
47. Emulated Pandora : OPENED
49. Money makers : MINTS
50. Wheel part : SPOKE
51. Jail-window "décor" : BARS
52. Arrow poison : INEE
53. Twitting remark : GIBE
54. Antony's loan request : EARS
55. Race track : OVAL
56. Green one: Var. : TIRO
57. Spiced stew : OLLA
58. Musical pipe : REED

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