New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 1989

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Grate upon : RASP
5. Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
9. Blunt-pointed rapier : FOIL
13. Canadian prov. : ALTA
14. "There was ___ . . . ": Burns : ALAD
15. Grasslike plant : SEDGE
16. Try hard to please : FALLOVERONESELF
19. Cavalrymen : TROOPERS
20. ___ of one's hand : EATOUT
21. Fast-food treat : MALT
22. Name for a cultural center : ATHENS
23. Persian pixie : PERI
26. Carlyle's "___ Resartus" : SARTOR
28. Bani-Sadr, for one : IRANI
30. Rathskeller quaff : BIER
31. Long March leader : MAO
34. Defeat decisively : PINONESEARSBACK
38. Stage scene : SET
39. Luzon volcano : TAAL
40. Youngest one in "My Three Sons" : ERNIE
41. Inclined (toward) : VERGED
43. ___ 500 : INDY
44. Midtown traffic problems : SNARLS
46. Pamphleteer of the 1760's : OTIS
49. Marconi's homeland : ITALIA
50. Caught unaware : STARTLED
54. Angry advice to a nonswimmer? : GOJUMPINTHELAKE
56. Llamas' milieu : ANDES
57. Grain sorghum : MILO
58. "Rome of Hungary" : EGER
59. Floral greetings in Hilo : LEIS
60. Fits to ___ : ATEE
61. Potion : DOSE
1. Huck's craft : RAFT
2. Pteroid : ALAR
3. Capital of Manche : STLO
4. Golden-coated horse : PALOMINO
5. "Rhapsodie Espagnole" composer : RAVEL
6. Warnings : ALERTS
7. Places to tend : BARS
8. June words : IDO
9. Rankle : FESTER
10. "___ a Grecian Urn": Keats : ODEON
11. Arctic abodes : IGLUS
12. Bridle hand : LEFT
15. Fabled marine creature : SEAHORSE
17. Fed. agency: 1941-46 : OPA
18. Seine user : NETTER
22. "Aïda" highlight : ARIA
23. Singing Knight's backup : PIPS
24. Part of HOMES : ERIE
25. Carry on : RANT
27. White poplar : ABELE
29. Stopgaps : INTERIMS
31. Heinrich or Horace : MANN
32. Kind of rain : ACID
33. ___-dokey : OKEY
35. Flap on a cap : EARLAP
36. Buckles : SAGS
37. Became angry : BRISTLED
41. Esteems : VALUES
42. Remnant in a smoker's pipe : DOTTLE
44. "Lust for Life" author : STONE
45. Saudi native : NAJDI
47. Lake on Nev.'s border : TAHOE
48. Enrage : IRE
49. Motorbike fill-up, perhaps: Abbr. : IGAL
50. Fit of pique : SNIT
51. Como is one : LAGO
52. Stretches the budget, with "out" : EKES
53. Streeter's "___ Mable" : DERE
55. Diamond's "___ Believer" : IMA

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