New York Times, Wednesday, March 1, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, 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
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1. Tardy : LATE
5. Davis or Midler : BETTE
10. Kind of iron : SAD
13. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
14. A Kennedy : ETHEL
15. State positively : AVER
17. Start of a question to a cleric : DOYOUTHINKABOUT
20. Affirmation : YES
21. Sometime business abbr. : BROS
22. Cut the cake : SLICE
23. Carrots' companions : PEAS
24. Electric-current units : AMPERES
26. Set of prayer beads : ROSARY
29. Massenet opera : THAIS
30. Emend : EDIT
31. Full of sound : AROAR
32. Greek letter : CHI
35. More of the question : NOTHINGELSETHAN
39. Three, in Torino : TRE
40. Scandinavian : NORSE
41. Plane or space preceder : AERO
42. Grimm villains : OGRES
43. Of the pre-Easter season : LENTEN
45. Tree with a red bark : MADRONE
48. Marlene's are famous : LEGS
49. Undersea prowler : UBOAT
50. Middling : SOSO
51. View : SEE
54. End of the question : SECTSSECTSSECTS
58. Rice liquor : SAKE
59. Babble : PRATE
60. Turner or Cantrell : LANA
61. Auths.' offerings : MSS
62. Suit for Galahad : ARMOR
63. Herr's spouse : FRAU
1. Luck or Bountiful : LADY
2. Medicinal plant : ALOE
3. "___ in the Attic": Hellman : TOYS
4. D.D.E.'s command : ETO
5. Be disloyal : BETRAY
6. Basic spirit of a culture : ETHOS
7. Not that : THIS
8. Decimal-system base : TEN
9. B.P.O.E. member : ELK
10. Rich furs : SABLES
11. To have, in Le Havre : AVOIR
12. Two-spot : DEUCE
16. Road-map abbrs. : RTES
18. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
19. Hope to achieve : ASPIRE
23. Foot trail : PATH
24. "Boston's ___ . . . ": Browning : AHOLE
25. Netherlands river : MAAS
26. Landlord's concern : RENT
27. Aroma : ODOR
28. Locale : SITE
29. Long lock of hair : TRESS
31. See eye to eye : AGREE
32. Guitarist Atkins : CHET
33. Tortoise's adversary : HARE
34. Privy to : INON
36. Metal bars : INGOTS
37. Scandinavian goddess of fate : NORN
38. Sunbathers' goals : TANS
42. Takes to the podium : ORATES
43. Not so important : LESSER
44. Selves : EGOS
45. Tousle : MUSS
46. Nautical term : ABEAM
47. Ties to a pier : DOCKS
48. Game of chance : LOTTO
50. Swindle : SCAM
51. Wound memento : SCAR
52. Sicilian volcano : ETNA
53. Jacob's twin : ESAU
55. Health resort : SPA
56. Slip : ERR
57. Pixie : ELF

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