New York Times, Saturday, April 15, 1989

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Jesse Roarke has 48 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Meistersinger Hans : SACHS
6. Herb for cordage : HEMP
10. Noted organist-composer : BACH
14. Gigi portrayer : CARON
15. Space : AREA
16. Cash in Cortona : LIRE
17. Sandy place in Roma : ARENA
18. Malmsey wine : MALVOISIE
20. Suck in again : RESORB
22. Flecked : STIPPLED
23. Algonquian Indian : CREE
24. Daughter of Cadmus : INO
25. Sullivan and Wynn : EDS
26. Hard worker : BEE
28. Suppress : STRANGLE
32. ___ of Court : INNS
34. Tree with oily seeds : TUNG
35. Honeysuckle's relative : ELDER
39. Symbol of stupidity : DODO
40. Proficient : ADEPT
42. Directed : BADE
43. Bound by an oath : SWORN
45. British mil. decorations : DSOS
46. Former coin of India : ANNA
47. Priests' hats : BIRETTAS
50. Ore-loosening chisel : GAD
51. Gen. Pershing's command : AEF
54. M. Anderson's "High ___" : TOR
55. Apportion : METE
57. Items sold by saddlers : STIRRUPS
60. Is besotted by : ADORES
63. Like the ai : THREETOED
65. Toward the left, at sea : APORT
66. Musical space : REST
67. "¿Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
68. Rumpus : TOUSE
69. Scraps for Spot : ORTS
70. Billiard shot : STAB
71. City of the Ruhr : ESSEN
1. Cicatrice : SCAR
2. A Rhine feeder : AARE
3. Peak : CRESCENDO
4. Actress Blackman : HONOR
5. Gins : SNARES
6. Superheterodyne owner : HAM
7. Periods of time : ERAS
8. Crucible : MELTINGPOT
9. Surfacing material : PAVING
10. Radar image : BLIP
11. Theater part : AISLE
12. Vociferated : CRIED
13. Adverts : HEEDS
19. City in Poland : OPOLE
21. Siamese fighting fish : BETTA
26. Offers : BIDS
27. "Oh, Wilderness were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
29. Shaft at a ship's stern : RUDDERPOST
30. Turgenev's "___ of Gentlefolk" : ANEST
31. End of a popular palindrome : ELBA
33. Kind of apple : SORB
36. Parlous : DANGEROUS
37. Best of Hollywood : EDNA
38. Peruse : READ
41. African watermelon : TSAMA
44. British import from Chile : NITRE
48. Ways : ROUTES
49. Composed : SEDATE
51. The Jetsons' pet dog : ASTRO
52. Dr. Morton's anesthetic : ETHER
53. Original : FIRST
56. Venetian fishing boats : TOPOS
58. Soaks to loosen fibers : RETS
59. Bristle : SETA
61. Gaelic : ERSE
62. Star of "Nana": 1934 : STEN
64. Flatfish : DAB

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