New York Times, Friday, April 28, 1989

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Region in S Israel : NEGEV
6. ___ up (concludes) : WRAPS
11. Hoople, for one: Abbr. : MAJ
14. Love deeply : ADORE
15. Attacked : HADAT
16. Pindar product : ODE
17. "Bonanza" star's stinger? : THEGREENEHORNET
20. Mountain-road shape : ESS
21. "___ no kick from champagne" : IGET
22. "___ Daughter," 1970 film : RYANS
23. Org. for aspiring educators : FTA
24. Early porridge fancier : ESAU
26. Ruminants at the anchor desk? : BROADCASTGNUS
32. Dirty looks : LEERS
33. Follow : ENSUE
34. Big shot: Abbr. : VIP
36. "I smell ___" : ARAT
37. Arrow poisons : INEES
38. "Fools Die" author : PUZO
39. Part of a min. : SEC
40. "Rosmersholm" playwright : IBSEN
41. Heels go after them : SOLES
42. Bea Arthur's cop show? : THEMAUDESQUAD
45. Spring mos. : APRS
46. Word for a married couple : OUR
47. Skyy sightt? : STARR
50. Open wide : GAPE
52. Corp. leader : CEO
55. "Cheers" star during a blackout? : DANSONINTHEDARK
59. Item on the chopping block? : AXE
60. Deputy : VICAR
61. "The Prisoner of ___" : ZENDA
62. First-aid container : KIT
63. ___ board (manicurist's tool) : EMERY
64. Poetic Pope product : ESSAY
1. Thurmond of the N.B.A. : NATE
2. Old letters : EDHS
3. Leaves : GOES
4. Physics unit : ERG
5. Harvard's motto : VERITAS
6. "Wahoo!" : WHEE
7. Carry on : RANT
8. Drink that says "Help"? : ADE
9. "Phooey!" : PAH
10. Warehouse function : STORAGE
11. Lisa who got framed : MONA
12. Mideast gulf : ADEN
13. "West Side Story" faction : JETS
18. "My word!" : EGAD
19. Jim of running fame : RYUN
23. Place to Bragg about? : FORT
24. Ancient ascetic : ESSENE
25. Erwin et al. : STUS
26. Tam's French cousin : BERET
27. Contact : REACH
28. National head count : CENSUS
29. Have ___ for (require) : ANEED
30. Part of the mouth : UVULA
31. ___ up (evaluated) : SIZED
32. Notes from Sutherland : LAS
35. Opposite of neg. : POS
37. Upright beam : IBAR
38. Come down like cats and dogs : POUR
40. Get better : IMPROVE
41. This is usually tight : SQUEEZE
43. CB, to its user : EARS
44. Jr., a year ago : SOPH
47. Where Pierre is the cap. : SDAK
48. Curbside cry : TAXI
49. Writer Claude ___ : ANET
50. Growl : GNAR
51. Give it ___ (attempt) : ATRY
52. Puts up preserves : CANS
53. Earth goddess : ERDA
54. Acceptable : OKAY
56. ___ tree (margosa) : NIM
57. Debi Thomas's milieu : ICE
58. ___ Plaines : DES

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