New York Times, Wednesday, May 17, 1989

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Jean J. Davison has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
H
2
E
3
S
4
A
5
A
6
C
7
T
8
U
9
P
10
H
11
I
12
R
13
T
14
A
M
E
R
15
L
O
O
S
E
16
O
L
I
O
17
S
I
T
U
18
A
T
I
O
N
C
19
O
M
E
D
Y
20
P
R
A
T
F
A
L
L
21
T
I
D
E
S
22
I
R
S
23
K
24
I
T
E
25
M
26
I
27
S
28
S
E
S
29
H
U
M
O
R
30
I
31
S
32
T
33
U
N
T
I
L
34
S
O
D
A
35
V
P
I
36
S
T
A
N
D
37
U
P
C
O
M
38
E
39
D
I
A
N
40
I
R
R
41
P
I
U
S
42
N
I
E
C
E
43
C
A
R
44
T
45
O
O
N
S
46
P
A
S
S
E
S
47
I
N
N
S
48
P
O
M
49
A
50
L
51
O
N
E
52
C
O
N
E
53
H
54
E
55
A
56
D
57
S
E
N
D
I
58
N
59
T
H
E
C
L
O
W
N
S
60
A
N
T
E
61
T
O
O
T
H
62
G
O
T
O
63
P
O
O
R
64
H
O
W
S
O
65
S
K
I
S
© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "___ Rebel," 1962 hit song : HESA
5. Misbehave : ACTUP
10. Trumpeter Al : HIRT
14. U.S., in one sense : AMER
15. Inexact : LOOSE
16. Musical miscellany : OLIO
17. "Dear John," e.g. : SITUATIONCOMEDY
20. Chevy Chase shtick : PRATFALL
21. Large trends : TIDES
22. Collector in Apr. : IRS
23. Hawk : KITE
25. Doesn't hit the mark : MISSES
29. Will Rogers, e.g. : HUMORIST
33. Up to : UNTIL
34. Snack-bar offering : SODA
35. Blacksburg, Va., campus : VPI
36. David Brenner, e.g. : STANDUPCOMEDIAN
40. Imperfect: Abbr. : IRR
41. Papal name : PIUS
42. Caroline, to Sen. Kennedy : NIECE
43. Animators' output : CARTOONS
46. Elapses : PASSES
47. Small hotels : INNS
48. Flower or lap dog, for short : POM
49. Isolated : ALONE
52. "Saturday Night Live" alien : CONEHEAD
57. Sondheim song : SENDINTHECLOWNS
60. Feed a kitty : ANTE
61. Incisor, for one : TOOTH
62. ___ extremes (overdo) : GOTO
63. Inferior : POOR
64. In what way? : HOWSO
65. Vail rentals : SKIS
1. Hinged fastening : HASP
2. Eastern bigwig : EMIR
3. ___ precedent : SETA
4. In ___ (stuck) : ARUT
5. Hitching posts : ALTARS
6. Gathers a hose : COILS
7. Puppet : TOOL
8. Pulver's org. : USN
9. Town in Yugoslavia : PEC
10. More comfortable and cozy : HOMIER
11. "___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
12. Roller coaster, e.g. : RIDE
13. Trifles : TOYS
18. Off the right path : AFIELD
19. Swimmer Kristin : OTTO
23. Praise : KUDOS
24. Mosque leader : IMAM
25. One of the seven arts : MUSIC
26. Mural starter : INTRA
27. Ringo or Bart : STARR
28. Wrongdoing : SIN
29. ___-pocus : HOCUS
30. Vines : IVIES
31. Modern frontier : SPACE
32. Fork features : TINES
34. Makes thread : SPINS
37. Well-informed about : UPON
38. Crown protector : ENAMEL
39. Negative prefix : DIS
44. Kindling : TINDER
45. "The ___ Love . . . ": Jones-Kahn hit : ONEI
46. Rain cloak : PONCHO
48. Frost and Pound : POETS
49. "Right away" abbr. : ASAP
50. Carson's substitute : LENO
51. Aware of : ONTO
52. Eats : CHOW
53. Some are barrows : HOGS
54. "Return of the Jedi" creature : EWOK
55. Oppositionist : ANTI
56. Brit. military decorations : DSOS
58. To the ___ degree : NTH
59. Overly : TOO

Found bugs or have suggestions?