New York Times, Saturday, May 13, 1989

Author: Roger H. Courtney
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Roger H. Courtney has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Cardinal point : EAST
5. Tilting, as a ship : ALIST
10. Great Barrier ___ : REEF
14. Hans's spouse : FRAU
15. Historic caravel : PINTA
16. Inner: Comb. form : ENTO
17. A powder : TALC
18. Where King Saul consulted a medium : ENDOR
19. Move like an eagle : SOAR
20. Do a good job, in Sydney : MAKEAGOODFIST
23. Drop a pop-up : ERR
24. Ancient emp. : PERS
25. Monetary gain : LUCRE
28. Saturn's wife : OPS
30. Expiate : ATONE
34. Prefix with bar or therm : ISO
35. The ark's magic number : TWO
36. Nighttime noisemaker : SNORER
37. Swimming stroke : AUSTRALIANCRAWL
41. A rival of Jennings : RATHER
42. For instance : SAY
43. Actress Michele : LEE
44. Done in : SLAIN
45. To be, in Barcelona : SER
46. He wrote "A Mind That Found Itself" : BEERS
48. City SE of Belgrade : NISH
50. Solti's title : SIR
51. Mob-related tribunal : KANGAROOCOURT
57. Three ___ Island : MILE
58. Kind of Belt : BIBLE
59. Carson's predecessor : PAAR
61. Unique person : ONER
62. Shallot : ONION
63. Ceiba or cacao : TREE
64. Man's septet, à la Shakespeare : AGES
65. Aquarium fish : TETRA
66. Pungent humor : SALT
1. Triton : EFT
2. Ancient Syria : ARAM
3. Spacious hall : SALA
4. Victuals, to an Aussie : TUCKER
5. " . . . partridge in ___ tree" : APEAR
6. Fish or heather : LING
7. ___-Hittite (language family) : INDO
8. Small porches : STOOPS
9. French sociologist: 1843-1904 : TARDE
10. Device in an electric circuit : RESISTOR
11. TV role for Sonny Shroyer : ENOS
12. Rhode Island, to René : ETAT
13. Pro : FOR
21. Before, to Tennyson : ERE
22. Marseille money : FRANC
25. Taradiddlers : LIARS
26. Ordinary : USUAL
27. ___ Mesa, Calif. city : COSTA
28. Ruru or boobook : OWL
29. Aplomb : POISE
31. Pontiff's cape : ORALE
32. More recent : NEWER
33. Gardner et al. : ERLES
35. Asphalt ingredient : TAR
36. Curve on a hull : SNY
38. Paint additives : THINNERS
39. Go back on a promise : RENIG
40. Swiss river : AAR
45. Reliquary : SHRINE
46. Double this for a Chilean river : BIO
47. Vents : ERUPTS
49. Sandal strap : SABOT
50. Elaborate solo in opera : SCENA
51. Gargantua, e.g. : KING
52. Not aweather : ALEE
53. R.I.P. item : OBIT
54. Aroma, in Madrid : OLOR
55. ___ avis : RARA
56. Far East unit of weight : TAEL
57. Extinct New Zealand bird : MOA
60. Emeritus: Abbr. : RET

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