New York Times, Wednesday, May 31, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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. "Good fortune is ___ . . . ": Aeschylus : AGOD
5. West Coast shrub : SALAL
10. First of a Latin trio : AMO
13. Unusual : RARE
14. Carpenter's tool : PLANE
15. "___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
16. Baseball glove : MITT
17. Waste maker : HASTE
18. Swelling : NODE
19. Start of a quip : THEREISASIGNAT
22. Depth sounder : SONAR
23. Christmas carols : NOELS
24. More of the quip : THEUSMINT
29. Records : TAPES
32. Wild animals' homes : LAIRS
33. Old French coin : ECU
36. Some paintings : OILS
37. Trick : STUNT
38. Halt : STOP
39. Snoop : PRY
40. Coerce : FORCE
41. Approves : OKAYS
42. More of the quip : ITSAYSTHE
44. Plant of the goosefoot family : ORACH
47. A Hawkeye : IOWAN
50. End of the quip : BUCKSTARTSHERE
55. Noble Italian family : ESTE
56. Concerning : ABOUT
57. Very favorable review : RAVE
59. Fr. holy women : STES
60. "O ill-starr'd ___!": Othello : WENCH
61. Emerald Isle : ERIN
62. Sigmoid letter : ESS
63. What to do with a claim : STAKE
64. Jutlander : DANE
1. Estuary : ARM
2. Trot and canter : GAITS
3. Correct: Comb. form : ORTHO
4. Easings of enmities : DETENTES
5. Globe : SPHERE
6. Jai ___ : ALAI
7. Lad's girl : LASS
8. Square column : ANTA
9. Dregs : LEES
10. Solo : ALONE
11. Military award : MEDAL
12. He wrote "Golden Boy" : ODETS
15. Metal bar : INGOT
20. Stadium cheers : RAHS
21. Wayside stopovers : INNS
25. Extreme : ULTRA
26. Pert : SAUCY
27. Digs for pay dirt : MINES
28. N.Y.C. transit line : IRT
29. Acme : TOP
30. Tune : AIR
31. Thickness, as of wood : PLY
33. Greek letter : ETA
34. Artfully shy : COY
35. Periods of prosperity : UPS
37. Distress call : SOS
38. Prepared shish kebab : SKEWERED
40. Depth measures: Abbr. : FTHS
41. Cousin of oops : OHOH
42. Secretary of the Interior under F.D.R. : ICKES
43. "___ season to be jolly" : TISTHE
44. More than chubby : OBESE
45. Becomes oxidized : RUSTS
46. Parts of Racine's plays : ACTES
48. Macaw : ARARA
49. U.S. composer Ethelbert : NEVIN
51. Square-dance partners : TAWS
52. Aid in a crime : ABET
53. Columnist Barrett : RONA
54. Diving position : TUCK
58. Nantes-to-Angers dir. : ENE

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