New York Times, Friday, March 10, 1989

Author: William Baxley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
William Baxley has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. God whose dragon Cadmus killed : ARES
5. ___ avis : RARA
9. Picasso or Casals : PABLO
14. Hindu god : SIVA
15. Soprano Mitchell's hometown : ENID
16. Annie Hall's creator : ALLEN
17. Winter pelter : HAILSTONE
19. Ward (off) : STAVE
20. Retinue : ENTOURAGE
21. Vladimir Popov is one : TENOR
22. Posture : STANCE
23. Set forth : EMBARK
25. Raise upright : REAR
27. "Wright on!" event : ASCENT
30. Eagle's penthouse : AERIE
34. Naval auxiliary craft : LSTS
36. Fits to ___ : ATEE
37. Lintel : TRANSOM
39. Oater or omelet : WESTERN
41. Helper for a prin. : ASST
42. An avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
44. Gobi explorer : HEDIN
45. Evangelist's advice : REPENT
47. Italian wine commune : ASTI
49. Insolent : BRASSY
51. Jazz enthusiast : HEPCAT
56. Hidden hazards offshore : REEFS
58. Hardy riding horse : APPALOOSA
60. Lots and lots of lots : ACRES
61. Vast : BOUNDLESS
62. Ex-manager of the Mets : TORRE
63. Model Macpherson : ELLE
64. Fateful Roman date : IDES
65. Foxier : SLYER
66. Dems.' opponents : REPS
67. Boniface, in Bologna : OSTE
1. Campfire residue : ASHES
2. Mirthful : RIANT
3. Broadway hit musical : EVITA
4. Elegant living room : SALON
5. Corner again : RETREE
6. Puzzler's wild ox : ANOA
7. Imposters : RINGERS
8. Revoke, as a legacy : ADEEM
9. Spaghetti and ravioli : PASTAS
10. Wrangle : ALTERCATE
11. Covered : BLANKETED
12. Counterclockwise : LEVO
13. Lulu : ONER
18. Coins of Ecuador : SUCRES
24. Despicable : BASE
26. College in Mich. : ALMA
28. Founder of Fathers of the Oratory : NERI
29. Home of the Vols : TENN
30. Opera by Salieri : ATAR
31. Scottish Gaelic : ERSE
32. Bronx cheer : RASPBERRY
33. Meddle : INTERFERE
35. "___ the night before . . . " : TWAS
38. Leavings : ORTS
40. Screen : SHIELD
43. Central fixture for a spring dance : MAYPOLE
46. Former Egyptian president : NASSER
48. Scottish feudal lords : THANES
50. Cavalry weapon : SABER
52. Dr. Salk's target : POLIO
53. Some Yalies : COEDS
54. Item of value : ASSET
55. Knight's steel splint : TASSE
56. Cry in a Schulz creation : RATS
57. College subj. : ECOL
59. Trashy magazine : PULP

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