New York Times, Thursday, April 20, 1989

Author:Arthur S. Verdesca
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Commander of the Scharnhorst : SPEE
5. Type of reef : CORAL
10. Daunt : FAZE
14. Legendary Swiss patriot : TELL
15. Pax, in Greece : IRENE
16. Tract : AREA
17. Humerus conflict? : ARMAGEDDON
19. Small houses : COTS
20. Enthusiasm : GUSTO
21. Access to one's garage : DRIVEWAY
23. Formerly, formerly : ERST
26. " . . . as a wild bull in ___": Isa. 51:20 : ANET
27. Fat farm, e.g. : SPA
30. Turkish pavilion : KIOSK
32. Lapham or Deane : SILAS
36. Most ancient : EARLIEST
38. Curly was one : STOOGE
39. Tulip or olive : TREE
40. Mountain range in India : GHAUT
42. Au courant : UPON
43. Thrill : TINGLE
45. Are these readers high or low? : BROWSERS
47. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
48. Very, to Verdi : ASSAI
49. Polar explorer : RAE
50. Urth, Verthandi or Skuld : NORN
52. Aleutian island : ATTU
54. Hospitalizes again : READMITS
58. Richest part : CREAM
62. Actress Petrova : OLGA
63. Facial fur? : CHINCHILLA
66. Lascivious look : LEER
67. The Tana flows here : KENYA
68. Latin love : AMOR
69. Duke's daughter : LADY
70. Blotch : SMEAR
71. Hannah Van Buren, née ___ : HOES
1. Hart : STAG
2. Alpaca's habitat : PERU
3. "Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
4. Happify : ELATE
5. Co., in Cherbourg : CIE
6. River in Australia : ORD
7. Comedian Foxx : REDD
8. Arctic jacket : ANORAK
9. Ulyanov : LENIN
10. Joking, superficially? : FACETIOUS
11. In ___ (consecutively) : AROW
12. Between epsilon and eta : ZETA
13. Simple : EASY
18. City on the Volga : GORKI
22. Waistcoat : VEST
24. Grant's strategy at Vicksburg : SIEGE
25. Nonsense! : TOSH
27. Fistfight : SETTO
28. Slayer of Achilles : PARIS
29. "___ You Glad You're You?" : ARENT
31. Trials : STABS
33. Draw runner : LOPER
34. Marketplace : AGORA
35. Sanity : SENSE
37. Famous, like Betty Grable? : LEGENDARY
38. Ermine in its summer coat : STOAT
41. Bear in the sky : URSA
44. Come into view : LOOM
46. Sorceress : WITCH
48. "O Canada" is one : ANTHEM
51. Haystacks : RICKS
53. Bathsheba's first husband : URIAH
54. Pageboy feature : ROLL
55. Zeno's birthplace : ELEA
56. Long in the tooth : AGED
57. Trigonometry function : SINE
59. Roper of the polls : ELMO
60. Medicinal plant : ALOE
61. Ares, to Caesar : MARS
64. New Deal gp. : NYA
65. Durant or Duryea : CAR

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