New York Times, Friday, March 31, 1989

Author:Kathryn Righter
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Kathryn Righter has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Chore : TASK
5. Senate employee : PAGE
9. Goddess of the hearth : VESTA
14. Butter substitute : OLEO
15. Always : EVER
16. Muslim faith : ISLAM
17. Noisy gangster? : RACKETEER
19. Ascend; climb : SCALE
20. Bobolink : ORTOLAN
21. Egyptian solar deity : ATON
22. Island off NW Venezuela : ARUBA
25. Drift : TREND
26. Two sounds in one : THUNDERCLAP
30. God waited on by the Graces : EROS
31. Suffix with origin : ATOR
32. Affirmative vote : AYE
35. Adage for a dumb blonde? : SILENCEISGOLDEN
40. Pedal digit : TOE
41. Part of J.E.C. : EARL
42. Food for Alysheba : OATS
43. Noisy native of Dhaka? : BANGLADESHI
47. Prank : CAPER
50. Gentleman, in Madrid : SENOR
51. Kiln : OVEN
52. Terse : CONCISE
57. Frenzied : MANIC
59. Noisy Australian club? : BOOMERANG
61. Gambling game : BINGO
62. One, in Germany : EINE
63. Exchange premium : AGIO
64. Bias : SLANT
65. Happy : GLAD
66. Swabs : MOPS
1. Matador's victim : TORO
2. Opposite of apterous : ALAR
3. Cult : SECT
4. Oahu's ___ Head : KOKO
5. Kind of firecracker : PETARD
6. Where New Yorkers take the Fifth : AVENUE
7. Turn right : GEE
8. Goof : ERR
9. Strength; force : VIS
10. Steep slope : ESCARP
11. List of candidates : SLATE
12. Leftover cards after a deal : TALON
13. Revise : AMEND
18. Verve : ELAN
23. Famed teacher of the blind : BRAILLE
24. Shakespeare's plays have five : ACTS
25. Poi ingredient : TARO
26. "Faust" finale : TRIO
27. You may dig this : HOLE
28. Employ : USE
29. Roleo roller : LOG
30. Erhard's therapy : EST
32. A wife of Esau : ADAH
33. Himalayan humanoid : YETI
34. Pulver's title: Abbr. : ENS
36. Alaska's ___ Islands : NEAR
37. Container : CAN
38. Cgs units : ERGS
39. ___ Alamos : LOS
43. Nonthreatening : BENIGN
44. Altarpiece or Italian port : ANCONA
45. Predestined : DOOMED
46. Former lightweight champ : ERNE
47. Grooming implements : COMBS
48. Serve the purpose : AVAIL
49. President of Brazil: 1906-9 : PENNA
53. Famous miler : CRAM
54. Shakespearean villain : IAGO
55. Sassy lassie : SNIP
56. These modify ids : EGOS
58. Charpoy : COT
59. Panhandle : BEG
60. Peanut byproduct : OIL

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