New York Times, Wednesday, April 26, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ boy!" : ATTA
5. Lessen : ABATE
10. Land measure : ACRE
14. "The ___ Not Taken": Frost : ROAD
15. Former Russian farmer : KULAK
16. Slim : THIN
17. Groaning shoe clerk's apologetic remark : IAMALITTLESTIFF
20. Citrus drink : ADE
21. U.N. financial system : IMF
22. East German city : HALLE
23. Fed. agcy. aiding minority enterprises : OMBE
24. Selfish one; magpie : HOARDER
26. Continuation of apology : FROMBOWLING
30. Air: Comb. form : AERI
31. Table scraps : ORTS
32. Kind of relief : BAS
35. With 36 and 38 Across, start of impatient customer's response : JUST
36. See 35 Across : GETTO
38. See 35 Across : WORK
39. G.I.'s address : APO
40. Veteran sailor : SALT
41. Half: Prefix : HEMI
42. More of response : NOBODYCARES
46. Laydown hand at bridge : PIANOLA
50. Clean a pipe stem : REAM
51. Jacob's eighth son : ASHER
52. Sound receiver : EAR
53. Math course : ALG
56. End of response : WHEREYOUAREFROM
61. Take on cargo : LOAD
62. Rhett's last words : ADAMN
63. Skin problem : ACNE
64. Norms: Abbr. : STDS
65. Friendly: Slang : PALSY
66. Subsequently : THEN
1. Opera highlight : ARIA
2. Wart giver? : TOAD
3. Domesticate : TAME
4. Okla. city : ADA
5. With hands on hips : AKIMBO
6. " . . . ___ are chosen" : BUTFEW
7. High, in music : ALT
8. Former chess champ : TAL
9. Stretch the budget : EKE
10. Petal perfume : ATTAR
11. Julia of TV : CHILD
12. Ransack and rob : RIFLE
13. Hell, to Henri : ENFER
18. Arm or leg : LIMB
19. Chases flies : SHAGS
23. Skip : OMIT
24. Trumpeter Al : HIRT
25. Not fooled by : ONTO
26. Spaniard's broad sash : FAJA
27. Enlist again : REUP
28. Thereabouts : ORSO
29. Game of chance : LOTTO
32. Afrikaner : BOER
33. Weapon, to Pierre : ARME
34. Takes to the slopes : SKIS
36. British prison : GAOL
37. Exile isle : ELBA
38. Forcible impact : WHAM
40. Night sound : SNORE
43. Castles in the air : DREAMS
44. "Never thought my heart could be so ___" : YEARNY
45. Be concerned : CARE
46. Ratchet stops : PAWLS
47. "___ an arrow into the air" : ISHOT
48. Leading : AHEAD
49. Saps' kin : NERDS
53. Sly : ARCH
54. Solitary : LONE
55. F.B.I. agents : GMEN
57. Pup's plaint : YAP
58. Seraglio room : ODA
59. Suffix with effect : UAL
60. Type of cat : FAT

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