New York Times, Wednesday, March 29, 1989

Author:Michael A. Rampino
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

1
S
2
H
3
A
4
W
5
E
6
P
7
I
8
C
9
S
10
O
11
L
12
U
13
S
14
H
O
P
I
15
P
E
L
A
16
T
R
A
C
E
17
E
A
S
T
18
I
R
O
N
19
E
A
G
L
E
20
A
R
E
N
21
A
22
U
N
I
23
V
E
R
S
A
L
24
R
E
S
E
N
25
T
26
A
S
I
D
E
27
S
T
O
28
A
29
M
S
S
30
B
31
E
32
T
33
C
34
A
35
S
S
I
O
P
36
E
I
A
37
B
A
S
E
38
A
R
I
E
S
39
P
A
N
40
P
I
L
A
R
41
M
E
L
D
42
H
O
R
O
43
L
O
G
I
U
M
44
P
A
T
45
P
A
S
46
R
O
O
D
47
C
O
L
I
48
C
49
B
R
I
50
D
51
A
52
L
53
P
54
E
55
D
O
M
E
T
E
56
R
57
S
P
I
C
A
58
A
R
O
M
A
59
I
R
A
60
E
61
P
A
R
R
62
L
I
V
E
D
63
V
E
N
T
64
E
N
I
D
65
P
E
E
T
E
66
E
S
T
E
67
R
E
D
S
© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Fabian playwright : SHAW
5. Epopee : EPIC
9. Alone onstage : SOLUS
14. Pueblo Indian : HOPI
15. Chinese wax : PELA
16. Vestige : TRACE
17. Orient : EAST
18. Golfer's niblick, e.g. : IRON
19. Aquila : EAGLE
20. Sphere : ARENA
22. Pandemic : UNIVERSAL
24. Take umbrage : RESENT
26. Apart : ASIDE
27. Portico for Socrates : STOA
29. Submissions to a publishing co. : MSS
30. Parlay : BET
33. Constellation named for an Ethiopian queen : CASSIOPEIA
37. Ignoble : BASE
38. Sky Ram : ARIES
39. Shepherd's god : PAN
40. Hemingway character : PILAR
41. Pinochle combination : MELD
42. Constellation called the Clock : HOROLOGIUM
44. Actor Harrington : PAT
45. ___ de Calais : PAS
46. Crucifix : ROOD
47. Mulligrubs : COLIC
49. Kind of party : BRIDAL
53. Pace counter : PEDOMETER
57. Virgo's bright star : SPICA
58. Fragrance : AROMA
59. Dies ___ : IRAE
61. Sixth wife of Henry VIII : PARR
62. Existed : LIVED
63. Jacket slit : VENT
64. Writer Bagnold : ENID
65. P.G.A.'s Calvin ___ : PEETE
66. Noble Italian family : ESTE
67. Cincinnati nine : REDS
1. Clip : SHEAR
2. Templewood of England : HOARE
3. Altar-end recesses : APSES
4. Saw : WITNESSED
5. Roof ornament : EPI
6. Pizarro's conquest : PERU
7. Actress Massey : ILONA
8. Sky underdog? : CANISMINOR
9. Stallions : STEEDS
10. "Laborare est ___" : ORARE
11. Trails : LAGS
12. Bruins of Calif. : UCLA
13. Shut a falcon's eyes : SEEL
21. Opposers : ANTIS
23. Passport endorsement : VISA
25. Overly : TOO
28. Juxtaposed : APPOSITIVE
30. Indonesian island : BALI
31. Jacob's twin : ESAU
32. Duration : TERM
33. Bivouac : CAMP
34. Region : AREA
35. Alluvium : SILT
36. Pinna : EAR
37. Ursa Major septet : BIGDIPPER
40. Standard & ___ 500 : POORS
42. Revolutionary War hero : HALE
43. Tennis tactic : LOB
45. Hair ointment : POMADE
47. Tailed orbiter : COMET
48. Largest asteroid : CERES
50. Actress Keaton : DIANE
51. Pungent : ACRID
52. Greases : LARDS
53. Insect feeler : PALP
54. A neighbor of Huron : ERIE
55. Constellation Columba : DOVE
56. Bluster : RANT
60. Somme summer : ETE

Found bugs or have suggestions?