New York Times, Wednesday, April 12, 1989

Author: Don Groat
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
Don Groat has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jazz style : SCAT
5. Plays the horses : BETS
9. Fallen angel : SATAN
14. This may be pointed : ARCH
15. Egress : EXIT
16. Solo : ALONE
17. Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
18. Pro ___ : RATA
19. Timid one : MOUSE
20. "He who fears ___ . . . " (with 51 Across, statement by Napoleon) : BEINGCONQUERED
23. Things to stand on : FEET
24. Tipped rod : CUE
25. They're nearly grads : SRS
26. Wickerwork necessity : RATTAN
29. Tot : CHILD
31. Lagoon enclosure : ATOLL
32. Mizzen royal, e.g. : SAIL
33. Porcine lingo : OINK
37. Speck : MOTE
38. City in N.D. : MINOT
39. Neb. Indian : OTOE
40. Singing brothers : AMES
41. Ruler of Asgard : ODIN
42. Move stealthily : CREEP
43. Sabots or secques : SHOES
45. Acid neutralizer : ALKALI
46. Chinese pagoda : TAA
49. Poetical eye : ORB
50. Writer of "Polly of Hollywood" : AGEE
51. See 20 Across : ISSUREOFDEFEAT
56. Subway payment : TOKEN
57. Ireland's ___ Islands : ARAN
58. Conspiracy : PLOT
60. Anoint, old style : ANELE
61. Inveigh : RANT
62. Lugs of jugs : EARS
63. More up-to-date : NEWER
64. Singing pairs : DUOS
65. M. Lacoste : RENE
1. "Erie Canal" mule : SAL
2. Complainer : CRAB
3. Steady pain : ACHE
4. Wasteful : THRIFTLESS
5. Actress Candice : BERGEN
6. Methodical : EXACT
7. Josip Broz : TITO
8. Upright bar or beam : STANCHION
9. Hebrew judge of old : SAMUEL
10. Lily plant : ALOE
11. Where Martel was victorious: A.D. 732 : TOURS
12. Goose genus : ANSER
13. Requirements : NEEDS
21. "Hud" Oscar winner : NEAL
22. This could be crazy : QUILT
26. Hero of Hindu epics : RAMA
27. Tiny particle : ATOM
28. Bag or board preceder : TOTE
29. ___ Major or Minor : CANIS
30. Portal guardian : DOORKEEPER
32. Furniture piece : SIDEBOARD
34. Virginia willow : ITEA
35. Carol : NOEL
36. Military cap : KEPI
38. 007 portrayer : MOORE
42. Treble or bass : CLEF
44. Plum puller : HORNER
45. Some are chemical : AGENTS
46. Cronus was one : TITAN
47. Altogether : ASONE
48. Crookedly : ASKEW
50. "A Bell for ___": Hersey : ADANO
52. Central African river : UELE
53. Munich Mrs. : FRAU
54. Wings on talaria : ALAE
55. Ripped : TORN
59. Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE

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