New York Times, Thursday, May 18, 1989

Author: Betty Jorgensen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, 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. Materialistic : CRASS
6. Go on all fours : CREEP
11. Follower of a doxy : IST
14. Wading bird : HERON
15. Main artery : AORTA
16. Me, to Miss Piggy : MOI
17. Colby or Louise : ANITA
18. Cities in Italy and N.Y. : ROMES
19. Something to put in your eye : MUD
20. Seed holder : POD
21. Start of a quip : THEMASSEUSE
24. Farm measure : ACRE
25. Lab vessels : ETNAS
26. More of the quip : LOSTHERJOBSHE
32. Political group : PARTY
33. It is often nut-brown : ALE
34. Mast support : STAY
35. Waited : BIDED
37. Not there : AWAY
41. Crude metal : ORE
42. Nonsense : TRIPE
43. More of the quip : RUBBEDCLIENTS
48. Describing Falstaff : OBESE
50. Lady Chaplin : OONA
51. End of the quip : THEWRONGWAY
55. Tot up : ADD
58. Clumsy fellow : OAF
59. Soap plant : AMOLE
60. Trend : TENOR
62. Opposite of WSW : ENE
63. Roofer : TILER
64. Subtle sarcasm : IRONY
65. Affixed a J. Hancock : SGD
66. Jacket and collar : ETONS
67. Lions' prides : MANES
1. Fellow : CHAP
2. Gambling town : RENO
3. Saharan : ARID
4. Toper : SOT
5. Spasmodic : SNATCHY
6. Line : CAREER
7. House segment : ROOM
8. Bombeck, the columnist : ERMA
9. Nice summers : ETES
10. Makes the grade : PASSES
11. Protected against : IMMUNE
12. The March King : SOUSA
13. Ocean movements : TIDES
22. Charlemagne's dom. : HRE
23. Biblical suffix : ETH
24. A.B.A. member : ATTY
26. Certain records, for short : LPS
27. Cereal grain : OAT
28. Kind of dye : SRA
29. Effete : JADED
30. Grand ___ Opry : OLE
31. ___ and breakfast : BED
35. Cut short : BOB
36. Choler : IRE
37. Space : AREA
38. Gerald Ford's button : WIN
39. Likely : APT
40. O.K. : YES
42. Tiptoer through tulips : TINYTIM
43. Shortened sail : REEFED
44. Etc., in Essen : USW
45. Scold soundly : BERATE
46. Cringes : COWERS
47. Mauna ___ : LOA
48. Okla. Indians : OTOES
49. Hemp : BHANG
52. Leave out : OMIT
53. ___ contendere (Agnew's plea) : NOLO
54. Secluded valley : GLEN
55. In a short time : ANON
56. Completed : DONE
57. Prohibitionists : DRYS
61. Failed NOW goal : ERA

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