New York Times, Monday, May 1, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Lou Sabin has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Aphrodite's boy : EROS
5. Pilot's wheel : HELM
9. Come up : ARISE
14. Leningrad's river : NEVA
15. Covent Garden highlight : ARIA
16. Ruckus : MELEE
17. Consider : DEEM
18. Look after : MIND
19. More competent : ABLER
20. Fell into Morpheus's arms : DROPPEDASLEEP
23. Tankard filler : ALE
24. Post : MAIL
25. Water, to Watteau : EAU
28. An official language of Pakistan : URDU
31. Greece, to Greeks : HELLAS
35. Silkworm land : ASSAM
37. Jai ___ : ALAI
39. Suffix with Boswell or Burns : IANA
40. Impediments : STUMBLINGBLOCKS
43. Ireland, to a Celt : EIRE
44. Jacob's twin : ESAU
45. Anoint, old style : ANELE
46. Boat owner's problem : DRYROT
48. Hair-raising : EERY
50. ___ Plaines, Ill. : DES
51. Muslim priest : IMAM
53. "___ and Meeks," comic strip : EEK
55. Holiday junkets : VACATIONTRIPS
61. Biblical pause : SELAH
62. Collier's access : ADIT
63. Mead or George : LAKE
65. Game venue : ARENA
66. Sleuth played by Lorre : MOTO
67. Bad : EVIL
68. Soil deposit : LOESS
69. A neighbor of Turkey : IRAN
70. Hirsute Himalayan apparition : YETI
1. Cut off : END
2. Oboe or bassoon : REED
3. Cohan's "___ There" : OVER
4. Pacific island group : SAMOA
5. Laundry container : HAMPER
6. Wyandot's kin : ERIE
7. The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
8. Letter opener : MADAM
9. Charlotte ___, U.S. Virgin Islands capital : AMALIE
10. Uprising : REBELLION
11. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
12. Flow slowly through : SEEP
13. Always, to Keats : EER
21. Lead weight : PLUMB
22. Master, in Madras : SAHIB
25. Comforted : EASED
26. Moving : ASTIR
27. High interest rate : USURY
29. Orator's platform : DAIS
30. Armbones : ULNAE
32. Spiked the punch : LACED
33. Tarsus : ANKLE
34. Envelopes' enclosures: Abbr. : SASES
36. Alaskans, Hawaiians et al. : AMERICANS
38. Chills and fever : AGUE
41. "___ c'est moi" : LETAT
42. Tier : LAYER
47. Neb. Indians : OMAHAS
49. Gold-medal gymnast: 1984 : RETTON
52. Home of the Heat : MIAMI
54. Actor Richard from Chicago : KILEY
55. ___ Beach, Fla. : VERO
56. Opposite of aweather : ALEE
57. Bouquet or reputation : ODOR
58. Naldi of silents fame : NITA
59. Do a road job : PAVE
60. Comic routine : SKIT
61. Paul Dresser's musical "gal" : SAL
64. Inventor Whitney : ELI

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