New York Times, Wednesday, April 19, 1989

Author:Michael A. Rampino
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Michael A. Rampino has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. ___ eagle : BALD
5. Group of bees : SWARM
10. Pheasant brood : NIDE
14. Birthright seller : ESAU
15. Conical shelter : TEPEE
16. Notion : IDEA
17. Black-capped birds : CHICKADEES
19. Surfeit : GLUT
20. Bird dogs : SETTERS
21. Indian chiefs : SACHEMS
23. Maglie or Mineo : SAL
24. Switch button : RESET
25. Fairy queen : MAB
28. Flank : SIDE
30. Rude push : SHOVE
34. Discord goddess : ERIS
36. Knot : NODE
38. Gobelin product : TAPIS
39. Ancestry : LINEAGE
41. Beavers, e.g. : GNAWERS
43. Painter of "L'Absinthe" : DEGAS
44. Fury : RAGE
46. Genu : KNEE
47. Slumbered : SLEPT
48. Elbe tributary : ISER
50. Boston's are Red : SOX
51. Was distressed : AILED
54. Female hare : DOE
56. Prodder : SPURRER
59. Passes : ELAPSES
63. Sixth wife of Henry VIII : PARR
64. Corniculate nocturnal hooters : HORNEDOWLS
66. Currency premium : AGIO
67. N.Y. Public Library benefactor : ASTOR
68. Throw dice : CAST
69. Raven's haven : NEST
70. Spools : REELS
71. Anecdote collections : ANAS
1. Beaks: Fr. : BECS
2. Tennis great : ASHE
3. Café au ___ : LAIT
4. Conduits : DUCTS
5. Bird that is often a pest : STARLING
6. Unites : WEDS
7. Primate : APE
8. Dodger of yore : REESE
9. Buttes' kin : MESAS
10. Goatsucker : NIGHTHAWK
11. Unoccupied : IDLE
12. "Te ___," ancient hymn : DEUM
13. Dines : EATS
18. New Zealand predators of sheep : KEAS
22. Jai-alai racquet : CESTA
24. Cardinal's color : RED
25. Blends : MELDS
26. Prospero's prankster : ARIEL
27. Spree : BINGE
29. Performer : DOER
31. Begins : OPENS
32. Insectivorous bird : VIREO
33. A favorite of Queen Elizabeth I : ESSEX
35. Puffin : SEAPARROT
37. Squirrels steal these : EGGS
40. Out of bed : ASTIR
42. Teasers : NEEDLERS
45. Assist : AID
49. What a hobo hits : ROAD
52. "Merry Widow" composer : LEHAR
53. Worn away : EROSE
55. Notable age, to Antonio : EPOCA
56. Bridge : SPAN
57. Summon, as at a hotel : PAGE
58. "The Haj" author : URIS
59. Chemical compound : ENOL
60. Tchaikovsky's "___ Lake" : SWAN
61. Cinema's Lanchester : ELSA
62. Concordes : SSTS
65. Hwy. : RTE

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