New York Times, Saturday, April 22, 1989

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 55 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Great care : PAINS
6. Athirst : AVID
10. Votes : BALLOTS
12. Dollarfish or redfin : SHINER
14. Climbing shrub : WISTERIA
15. Noted Havana smoker : CASTRO
16. Alphabetic trio : RST
17. Achilles' immortal steed : XANTHUS
19. Indian diplomat or author : RAU
20. Auricular : OTIC
22. Play a guitar : STRUM
23. Indentation at bottom of a wine bottle : PUNT
24. Ygdrasil, etc. : TREES
26. Flag : SAG
27. Rocky outcrop : LEDGE
28. Famed flattop : HORNET
30. Point in the orbit nearest the earth : PERIGEE
32. Tupik or yurt : TENT
34. An avatar of Vishnu : RAMA
35. Scarcities : DEARTHS
38. Annoy : PESTER
42. Fragrant resins : TOLUS
43. ___ Lemper, German chanteuse : UTE
45. Strong forward movement : SURGE
46. Sockdolager : ONER
47. Acronym for a Rosicrucian order : AMORC
49. Long tale : SAGA
50. Sack : BAG
51. Mohammed's white steed : ALBORAK
53. Poorly lighted : DIM
54. Lake, source of the Mississippi : ITASCA
56. Famous French tapestries : GOBELINS
58. F. Alda's "Men, Women and ___" : TENORS
59. Amorous action by Jessica : ELOPING
60. W.W. II battle site : STLO
61. What drones can't do : STING
1. More sallow : PASTIER
2. Cover girl Carol : ALT
3. Holly plant : ILEX
4. Namesakes of an Ibsen heroine : NORAS
5. Gives short measure : STINTS
6. Cries of triumph : AHAS
7. Force : VIS
8. Encroach; trespass : INTRUDE
9. Cause utter confusion : DERANGE
10. Small nightclub : BISTRO
11. Subordinate ruler : SATRAP
12. Film on the surface of a liquid : SCUM
13. Navigator's concern : ROUTE
14. Angry : WROTH
18. Much larger : HUGER
21. Monster, half man–half horse : CENTAUR
23. Winged horse : PEGASUS
25. Soothsayers : SEERS
27. Citrus fruits : LIMES
29. Explosive : TNT
31. Knock : RAP
33. Pollex : THUMB
35. Gives to charity : DONATES
36. Posh : ELEGANT
37. Comedian's assistant : STOOGE
39. Kind of post or stamp : TRADING
40. Urging (on) : EGGING
41. Great amount : REAMS
42. Book of the Apocrypha : TOBIT
44. Fauntleroy and Flynn : ERROLS
47. Word of woe : ALAS
48. Discoverer of Nova Scotia : CABOT
51. Height: Comb. form : ACRO
52. Cap de Gaulle wore : KEPI
55. Helios, to a Roman : SOL
57. Author Yutang : LIN

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