New York Times, Monday, March 6, 1989

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Mournful : SAD
4. Nomadic tribe, e.g. : HORDE
9. Gossip : DIRT
13. Eager : AVID
15. Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
16. Lake or canal : ERIE
17. Container : CASE
18. Lowest point : NADIR
19. Small body of water : POND
20. Big casino : TENOFDIAMONDS
23. Typical : MODAL
24. Obtain : GET
25. Exclude : BAR
26. Chewy substance : GUM
28. Guided : LED
29. Monk's title : FRA
32. Nick Charles's dog : ASTA
34. Vigor : LIFE
36. Stewpots : OLLAS
38. " . . . ___ pinned to the bark . . . ": Harte : THEDEUCEOFCLUBS
41. Employs : HIRES
42. Rival of Las Vegas : RENO
43. Sun-dried brick, for short : DOBE
44. His, in Nice : SES
45. Theater sign : SRO
47. Historic period : ERA
49. Soak flax : RET
50. Drone, e.g. : BEE
51. Certain poker hand : SKEET
53. Nursery tarts-maker : QUEENOFHEARTS
59. Russian river : URAL
60. Part of a political platform : PLANK
61. Unit of area : ACRE
64. Site of the Taj Mahal : AGRA
65. Weird : EERIE
66. Malicious look : LEER
67. Gainsay : DENY
68. Requires : NEEDS
69. Diocese : SEE
1. Pouch : SAC
2. Actress Gardner : AVA
3. Those who bend the facts : DISTORTERS
4. Capital of Hawaii : HONOLULU
5. King of Norway : OLAF
6. Comedian Foxx : REDD
7. Livy's 503 : DIII
8. Infuriate : ENRAGE
9. Train station : DEPOT
10. Press : IRON
11. Bacon skin : RIND
12. Spreads hay to dry : TEDS
14. Act : DEED
21. Inferior race horse : NAG
22. French wine region : MEDOC
23. Golf club : MASHIE
25. Spa : BATHS
27. Small: Comb. form : MICRO
28. Sierra ___ : LEONE
29. Glows with radiant energy : FLUORESCES
30. Notch or groove in a board : RABBET
31. Valuable possession : ASSET
33. Fruit drink : ADE
35. Charge for services : FEE
37. Honorary law deg. : LLD
39. City in the Ruhr valley : ESSEN
40. Abandons : FORSAKES
46. Resume : REOPEN
48. Univ. city in Ohio : AKR
50. Kin of avast : BELAY
52. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
53. Piece of type metal : QUAD
54. Prod : URGE
55. Merit : EARN
56. Run away : FLEE
57. Noted loser of a race : HARE
58. Geraint's wife : ENID
62. Dakota Indian : REE
63. Before, to Byron : ERE

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