New York Times, Thursday, March 9, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Vassal : SERF
5. Freeway entrance or exit : RAMP
9. Order around : BOSS
13. Ululate : WAIL
14. Mélange : OLIO
15. Turn back : REPEL
16. Official records : ACTA
17. Military dining hall : MESS
18. Proverb : ADAGE
19. Start of a quip : THATMARSHMALLOW
22. "___ You Come Home, Bill Bailey?" : WONT
23. Okla. city : ADA
24. Suez and Kiel : CANALS
27. Con's adversary : PRO
29. Prefix meaning 1,000,000 : MEGA
33. Love very much : ADORE
34. Country fetes : FAIRS
36. Hamilton bill : TEN
37. More of the quip : SALESMANPITCHES
40. Former Spanish queen : ENA
41. Carries : TOTES
42. Wage earner's hope : RAISE
43. "The ___ of the prophet . . . " : SONS
45. Thing, in law : RES
46. "The Lives of a Bengal ___" : LANCER
47. Steeped beverage : TEA
49. Cato's eight : VIII
50. End of the quip : AREALLYSOFTSELL
58. Evening segment : SHANK
59. Landed : ALIT
60. Combo : TRIO
61. Does a cowboy's job : HERDS
62. Furry pests : MICE
63. Nev. city : ELKO
64. Many eras : EONS
65. Hurried : SPED
66. Smell strongly : REEK
1. Hit a fly : SWAT
2. Apiece : EACH
3. Actress Hayworth : RITA
4. Table silver : FLATWARE
5. Dwellers in the Eternal City : ROMANS
6. On the qui vive : ALERT
7. Be lonely for : MISS
8. Luxurious : POSH
9. Chaos : BEDLAM
10. Oct.'s stone : OPAL
11. Utah's lily : SEGO
12. Seattle ___, great race horse : SLEW
15. Boer assembly : RAAD
20. Annoy : MOLEST
21. New Zealand native : MAORI
24. Looks the joint over : CASES
25. Hersey's bell town : ADANO
26. Actor Lloyd : NOLAN
27. What glaziers take with their work : PANES
28. Saws wood lengthwise : RIPS
30. Rules of conduct : ETHIC
31. They gather in gaggles : GEESE
32. Genus for 31 Down : ANSER
34. Kismet : FATE
35. Gibraltar or Hormuz : STRAIT
38. Aesop's ending : MORAL
39. Kitchen container : CANISTER
44. Easels or tripods : STANDS
46. Picked up : LIFTED
48. They have a benevolent order : ELKS
49. Sinatra's great asset : VOICE
50. "Off the Court" author : ASHE
51. Current: Comb. form : RHEO
52. Bring home the bacon : EARN
53. Sweet potatoes : YAMS
54. Petticoat : SLIP
55. Writer Gardner : ERLE
56. "I ___ New York in June" : LIKE
57. Dior's was New : LOOK

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