New York Times, Monday, May 22, 1989

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Fed. agents : GMEN
5. Muslim leader : CALIF
10. Dispatched : SENT
14. Assistant : AIDE
15. Mountain crest : ARETE
16. Scent : ODOR
17. Went by plane : FLEW
18. Hire : LEASE
19. Church court : ROTA
20. Recipe : FORMULA
22. Shelley or Lazar : BERMAN
24. Black cuckoo : ANI
25. Dig (into) : DELVE
27. Wild horse : BRONCO
30. Dreamer : IDEALIST
34. C.S.A. soldier : REB
35. McIntosh or Winesap : APPLE
37. Cicatrix : SCAR
38. Soul, in Arles : AME
39. Rhea or Itzhak : PERLMAN
42. ___ Amin, Ugandan exile : IDI
43. Huge : VAST
45. Astonish : AMAZE
46. Small drink of liquor : NIP
47. Light musical drama : OPERETTA
50. Mirror reflections : IMAGES
52. Stranger : ALIEN
53. ___ de mer (seasickness) : MAL
54. Larry ___ of "Dallas" : HAGMAN
57. Artificial tanning device : SUNLAMP
61. Upon : ATOP
62. Partly frozen rain : SLEET
65. Ovid's 1,003 : MIII
66. Kimono : ROBE
67. Fifth-largest planet : EARTH
68. Actor Johnson : ARTE
69. Muslim prince : EMIR
70. Turkish monetary units : LIRAS
71. Louis and Carrie : NYES
1. Barbed spear : GAFF
2. Venus de ___ : MILO
3. River in W. Germany : EDER
4. Paul or Phyllis : NEWMAN
5. Carnival musical instrument : CALLIOPE
6. Region : AREA
7. Meadow : LEA
8. "___ a boy!" : ITS
9. Weak : FEEBLE
10. Chestnut-colored horses : SORRELS
11. Esau : EDOM
12. ___ bene : NOTA
13. ___ Van Huong, Vietnamese Prime Minister: 1965 : TRAN
21. Remove a cover : UNCAP
23. Gabor or Le Gallienne : EVA
25. Bradford ___, actor from San Francisco : DILLMAN
26. Swelling : EDEMA
27. Excellent! : BRAVO
28. Chart anew : REMAP
29. Corpulent : OBESE
31. Cake topping : ICING
32. Maugham's Miss Thompson : SADIE
33. Journeys : TRIPS
36. Chatter : PRATE
40. Vectorial angles : AZIMUTHS
41. River in Russia : NEMAN
44. Hiker : TRAMPER
48. Guido's high note : ELA
49. Christmas-tree decoration : TINSEL
51. Rock star Gregg ___ : ALLMAN
54. Rabbit's kin : HARE
55. Fissionable unit : ATOM
56. Mongolian desert : GOBI
57. Bristle : SETA
58. Breezy : AIRY
59. Very small object : MITE
60. Pastries : PIES
63. Chou En-___ : LAI
64. Sin : ERR

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