New York Times, Tuesday, May 30, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bois de Boulogne, e.g. : PARC
5. Strike out : ERASE
10. Poetry of a people : EPOS
14. Conceit : IDEA
15. Trunk line : AORTA
16. Soviet sea : ARAL
17. Wilander and Agassi : TENNISPROS
19. Learning method : ROTE
20. Moderately slow, to Mozart : ANDANTE
21. In a high tax bracket : WEALTHY
23. Fr. religieuse : STE
24. Elope : FLEE
25. The Egyptians, to Aïda : CAPTORS
29. Stabs : GUESSES
32. Nimbus : AURA
33. Walesa's prize : NOBEL
35. Action : STEP
36. Starry-eyed vow : IDO
37. Garden State pro : NET
38. Brazilian macaw : ARA
39. Barbecue fare : RIBS
41. Jazz pianist : TATUM
43. Foul mood : SNIT
44. Strong wind : NORTHER
46. Taste sites : PALATES
48. Persia, today : IRAN
49. Limey : TAR
50. "Woman With the Hat" artist : MATISSE
53. Verbal attacks : TIRADES
57. Map segment : ASIA
58. Lendl visits Sing Sing? : PROANDCONS
60. Weather word : MIST
61. ___ orange : OSAGE
62. Redact : EDIT
63. Wimbledon winner: 1975 : ASHE
64. To the point : TERSE
65. Silent O.K.'s : NODS
1. Mideastern bread : PITA
2. South Yemen's capital : ADEN
3. Split : REND
4. Rummy game : CANASTA
5. Oriental : EASTERN
6. Hitchcock film: 1948 : ROPE
7. J.F.K. notice : ARR
8. Put aboard : STOW
9. Relaxing : EASEFUL
10. Unlike otaries : EARLESS
11. Lutheran, e.g. : PROTESTANT
12. Solemn promise : OATH
13. Weaver's reed : SLEY
18. Division word : INTO
22. Falstaff's quaff : ALE
25. Scottish terrier : CAIRN
26. TV sound : AUDIO
27. Anglophilic : PROBRITISH
28. Naval apparatus : SONAR
29. Rise : GETUP
30. Like "Psycho" : EERIE
31. Gaiters' kin : SPATS
34. Take odds : BET
40. Lined : STRIATE
41. Sawbuck : TENSPOT
42. Afternoon show : MATINEE
43. Crusader's foe : SARACEN
45. Possesses : HAS
47. Dieter's no-no : LARD
50. Call from a crib : MAMA
51. Sale condition : ASIS
52. Gaelic : ERSE
53. License plates : TAGS
54. Airhead : DODO
55. Geraint's lady : ENID
56. Heathrow visitors : SSTS
59. Trireme stroker : OAR

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