New York Times, Saturday, March 4, 1989

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, 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. Time, e.g. : AGER
5. Rope source : HEMP
9. An "Untouchable" : NESS
13. ___ noire : BETE
14. Soviet range : URALS
16. VIII : OCTO
17. Emulate L.M.M. : EATCURDSANDWHEY
20. Pick up the tab : TREAT
21. Part of a W.S. title : ASYOU
22. W.W. II agcy. : OPA
23. King Cole : NAT
25. Where Tabriz is : IRAN
27. Emulate P. : PUTTHEKETTLEON
34. Palindromic word : ERE
35. Slammer : STIR
36. He ruled 25 Across : SHAH
38. Penn Sta. line : LIRR
40. Sign up : ENROL
43. London gallery : TATE
44. "G.W.T.W." spread : TARA
45. Olive for Ovid : OLEA
47. "Norma ___" : RAE
48. Emulate H.D. : HAVEAGREATFALL
53. Not in use : IDLE
54. ___ Nidre, prayer of atonement : KOL
55. "___ Little Spanish Town" : INA
58. Architectural order : IONIC
61. Three-card ___ : MONTE
65. Emulate O.M.H. : GOTOTHECUPBOARD
68. Italian noble family : ESTE
69. Fend off : AVERT
70. Kind of race : DRAG
71. This is shed : TEAR
72. Code or rug preceder : AREA
73. Ditto : SAME
1. Help a yegg : ABET
2. Machine part : GEAR
3. Room addition : ETTE
4. Emulate Galileo : RECANT
5. "Ben-___" : HUR
6. Operatic goddess : ERDA
7. Part of E = mc² : MASS
8. What Bogey said to Sam : PLAYIT
9. Typing-test beginner : NOW
10. Reverberate : ECHO
11. Word from the moon : STEP
12. Bean for the lean : SOYA
15. Audible whiff : SNORT
18. Western Indians : UTAHS
19. Having a double nature : DUAL
24. Parisian head : TETE
26. Nutcracker's suite : NEST
27. Stone : PELT
28. Heep : URIAH
29. ___ firma : TERRA
30. Aunt and uncle, e.g. : KIN
31. Diamond flaw : ERROR
32. A dweller at 44 Across : OHARA
33. Of birth : NATAL
37. Villain : HEEL
39. Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
41. Corrida cry : OLE
42. White House problem : LEAK
46. " . . . a monument, without ___": Ben Jonson re W.S. : ATOMB
49. What diaskeuasts do : EDIT
50. Hilo greeting : ALOHA
51. League of Nations site : GENEVA
52. Inundations : FLOODS
55. "___ no kick . . . " : IGET
56. A sensor : NOSE
57. "___ Troll," Heine poem : ATTA
59. Bakery employee : ICER
60. Tan, in a way : CURE
62. Japanese city : NARA
63. Jazzman's trombone : TRAM
64. What the house has at Reno : EDGE
66. "___ the ramparts . . . " : OER
67. School org. : PTA

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