New York Times, Thursday, April 27, 1989

Author:Kathryn Righter
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Popular rock singer Gloria : ESTEFAN
8. Saskatchewan town : ESTEVAN
15. Flowers to wear : CORSAGE
16. Chrysolite : OLIVINE
17. Chanticleer : ROOSTER
18. Agents of retribution : NEMESES
19. German conjunction : UND
20. " . . . on a wing ___ prayer" : ANDA
22. Part of AWOL : ABSENT
23. Ht. : ALT
24. Tear down : RAZE
26. Kin of aves. : STS
27. Russian cooperatives : ARTELS
30. Church-tower feature : SPIRE
32. Pluvious : RAINY
33. Use an auger : BORE
34. Relax : REST
38. Ireland, to a Celt : EIRE
39. Member of a choir : TENOR
40. In the Black : ASEA
41. Epithet for Athena : ALEA
42. Bridle strap : REIN
43. Fall flower : ASTER
44. Sings like Fitzgerald : SCATS
46. Primps : PREENS
47. Draft org. : SSS
50. Shopper's memo : LIST
51. Horace's "___ Poetica" : ARS
52. Southern crop : COTTON
54. Hindu garment : SARI
56. Elfin : FAY
59. Excites : AROUSES
61. Small Greek cafe : TAVERNA
63. Moves clumsily : LUMBERS
64. Harem occupant : ODALISK
65. Traduce : ASPERSE
66. Tells a story : RELATES
1. Natural linen color : ECRU
2. Anon : SOON
3. Trampled : TROD
4. Ogee curve : ESS
5. With deadly results : FATALLY
6. Deputies : AGENTS
7. Ineffectual person : NERD
8. Very long time : EON
9. More disreputable : SLEAZIER
10. Lumberjack's cry : TIMBER
11. Dec. 24 and 31, e.g. : EVES
12. Holding devices : VISES
13. Concerning : ANENT
14. Aeries : NESTS
21. Pyromaniacs : ARSONISTS
23. Husband of Lavinia : AENEAS
25. Protective garment : APRON
27. Space : AREA
28. Sora, e.g. : RAIL
29. Weary : TIRE
31. Expunges : ERASES
33. Borscht ingredients : BEETS
35. Ruling family of Ferrara : ESTE
36. Viewed : SEEN
37. Gobs : TARS
39. V.I.P.'s in the sport of kings : TRAINERS
43. Opposite of departure : ARRIVAL
45. Less distant : CLOSER
46. St. Patrick's Day event : PARADE
47. La ___, Milan's opera house : SCALA
48. Cluster on a fern : SORUS
49. Fast, driving rhythm : STOMP
53. Toothpaste container : TUBE
55. Suffix with liquid : ATOR
56. Glass ingredient : FRIT
57. Faulkner character : ANSE
58. Beasts of burden : YAKS
60. Compass dir. : SSE
62. Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA

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