New York Times, Saturday, March 25, 1989

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Pile-driver sound : WHAM
5. Expression of affection : KISS
9. "___ the man down" : BLOW
13. College in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
14. Food in Firenze : PASTA
15. "___ Window," 1954 movie : REAR
16. Small boys : TADS
17. Repeatedly : OFTEN
18. Uncanny : EERY
19. Pretended grief : CROCODILETEARS
22. Marsh bird : HERON
23. Align again : RERANK
24. Meals in Eton : TEAS
26. "I Sing of ___," 15th-century carol : AMAIDEN
30. Harden, as troops : SEASON
33. Title of honor in Turkey : AGA
34. Vincent Lopez's theme song : NOLA
35. South or east ending : ERN
36. Restrains : FETTERS
39. Pronoun in Brest : LUI
40. Foster a felony : ABET
42. Srta.'s mother : SRA
43. Reflexive pronoun : ITSELF
45. Amend a manuscript : REWRITE
47. Poet Teasdale : SARA
48. Gym teacher's command : INHALE
50. Country-and-western singer : ACUFF
54. Frequent sitcom accompaniment : CANNEDLAUGHTER
57. Singer Tennille : TONI
58. Sewn lines : SEAMS
59. Haste, in Hamburg : EILE
60. Court order : WRIT
61. La Douce et al. : IRMAS
62. Ecole co-ed: Abbr. : MLLE
63. "It's ___ Love," Beatles song : ONLY
64. Strong ___ ox : ASAN
65. Mtg. : SESS
1. Hellcat : WITCH
2. Viscount Templewood : HOARE
3. Option with a virgule : ANDOR
4. Supposed bringers of good luck : MASCOTS
5. Infidels, to a Muslim : KAFIRS
6. Basketry fiber : ISTLE
7. Part of a passenger ship : STEERAGE
8. Tree also called calaba : SANTAMARIA
9. Illegal entry : BREAKIN
10. Lustful glance : LEER
11. Bireme equipment : OARS
12. Ironic : WRY
14. Herd of whales : POD
20. Cather's "___ Ours" : ONEOF
21. Bambi's aunt : ENA
25. What nitrous oxide produces : ANESTHESIA
27. Hawaiian statesman: 1844-1926 : DOLE
28. Jewish month : ELUL
29. Inexperienced person : NAIF
30. Scorch : SEAR
31. Former governor of Iowa : ERBE
32. "He was dull in ___ way . . . ": S. Johnson : ANEW
33. One ___ time : ATA
37. Grape crushers : TREADERS
38. Rover, in Ayr : STRAG
41. Historic church in Manhattan : TRINITY
44. Indian chiefs : SACHEMS
46. Khan : INN
47. Bligh was one : SEAMAN
49. Andes climber : LLAMA
51. Practical : UTILE
52. Chops down : FELLS
53. Grants manumission : FREES
54. Clavus : CORN
55. Source of indigo : ANIL
56. Capitol Hill letters : USS
57. "___ for the Seesaw," 1962 film : TWO

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