New York Times, Thursday, April 13, 1989

Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Charge : COST
5. What inspired Watt : STEAM
10. Unit of Zulu warriors : IMPI
14. Abnormal craving to eat chalk, etc. : PICA
15. O'Hara's "___ to Live" : ARAGE
16. Mend : DARN
17. Anchovy sauce : ALEC
18. Lac or elemi : RESIN
19. Wallet stuffers : ONES
20. No way! : NOTONYOURLIFE
23. High ___ kite : ASA
25. Adherent : IST
26. Fall bloomer : ASTER
27. Get outa here! : SCRAM
29. Mite : DRAM
32. Women's service org. : ORT
33. Hurt : PAIN
34. Discussed terms : TREATED
37. No way! : NOTBYANYMEANS
41. Guess : SURMISE
42. Painter Guido : RENI
44. Hiatus : GAP
47. Countersink : REAM
48. Purple : REGAL
49. "Salome," e.g. : OPERA
51. Spire tip : EPI
53. Uncouth person : APE
54. No way! : NOTINTHELEAST
59. Auspices : EGIS
60. Assailed : HADAT
61. Bound : TIED
64. Neural network : RETE
65. Part of a decathlon : EVENT
66. Superior : AONE
67. Witnessed : SEEN
68. Darling person in "Peter Pan" : WENDY
69. Plague : GNAW
1. Important pers. on April 15 : CPA
2. Midnight fluid : OIL
3. Creation of Ernest Lehman : SCENARIO
4. Snack in Sonora : TACO
5. Eclipse cycle : SAROS
6. "Last Case" sleuth : TRENT
7. Duck soup : EASY
8. Money-changing allowance : AGIO
9. Slender or small, in Savoie : MENU
10. Baalim : IDOLS
11. Algonquian spirit : MANITO
12. Choose above others : PREFER
13. Magazine stuffer : INSERT
21. Comedian Conway : TIM
22. Ouida : RAMEE
23. Cleo's killer : ASP
24. CAT, e.g. : SCAN
28. Formicary dwellers : ANTS
29. Uniform cloth : DENIM
30. Guitarfish : RAYS
31. "Don't throw bouquets ___" : ATME
34. Sidon's colony: 15th-century B.C. : TYRE
35. Nicaraguan native : RAMA
36. Face fear : DARE
38. Russian gale : BURAN
39. Theme of this puzzle : NEGATION
40. Sudden bite : SNAP
43. O'Neill drama: 1917 : ILE
44. Dead ducks : GONERS
45. Highest point : APOGEE
46. Little : PETITE
48. Creek : RIA
50. Gone up : RISEN
51. Large antelope : ELAND
52. Trivial : PETTY
55. Strength : THEW
56. Possess : HAVE
57. Utopia : EDEN
58. Hart : STAG
62. She reigned in Spain : ENA
63. Kind of line : DEW

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