New York Times, Saturday, May 20, 1989

Author:Charles B. Waffell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
Charles B. Waffell has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Savor : RELISH
7. Actor Farrell : SHEA
11. Person helping a taxpayer to the I.R.S. : CPA
14. One of the Furies : ALECTO
15. Judge's bench : BANC
16. Computer in "2001" : HAL
17. With 62 Across, plea from a diminutive Praguian, falling off a ladder? : CANYOUCATCH
19. Photog.'s abbr. : ENL
20. Finish : END
21. Russian silk city : OSH
22. Doodad : HICKEY
24. Dispatch : SPEED
26. Plane preceder : AERO
27. Mocks : JAPES
30. Andy Williams's theme song : MOONRIVER
34. Lifeless : AMORT
35. Styron's Turner : NAT
36. Bluish, to a Scot : BLAE
37. Wire measure : MIL
38. Strange misspelled city on the Black Sea? : ODDESSA
42. Call ___ day : ITA
43. Learning inst. : UNIV
45. Brain specialist's rec. : EEG
46. Montclair State beats Notre Dame! : UPSET
48. Something to live up to : POTENTIAL
51. Aquarium fish : TETRA
52. Ancient town in S Italy : ELEA
53. Arthur Miller protagonist : LOMAN
55. Jostles : ELBOWS
57. Celtic sea god : LER
58. Lea sound : BAA
61. French coin of yore : SOU
62. See 17 Across : ASMALLCZECH
66. Tire filler : AIR
67. Hitchcock's "___ Window" : REAR
68. Meter preceder : THERMO
69. G.I.'s hangout : USO
70. Swiss painter Paul : KLEE
71. Australian port : SYDNEY
1. Meet event : RACE
2. Verve : ELAN
3. Give temporarily : LEND
4. Winter weather word : ICY
5. "She ___ Conquer": Goldsmith : STOOPSTO
6. What angels count : HOUSE
7. Little-firm org. : SBA
8. Panama, e.g. : HAT
9. Captivates : ENCHANTS
10. More painful : ACHIER
11. Anton's variable set of reminders? : CHEKOVLIST
12. Glass sheet : PANE
13. U.S.A. to France, in 1918 : ALLY
18. Sci. course : CHEM
23. Nursery item : CRIB
24. Weight in Calcutta : SER
25. County in Northern Ireland : DONEGAL
27. Cause a traffic snarl : JAMUP
28. Popular puzzle acid : AMINO
29. Courteous Soviet committee? : POLITEBURO
31. Western treaty org. : OAS
32. Consumer : EATER
33. Gaucho's lasso : REATA
39. Remove flowers from corn : DETASSEL
40. "Agnus ___" : DEI
41. Absolute rule : AUTARCHY
44. Tricycle, for short : VELO
47. Slammer : PEN
49. Site of U.S.A.'s first big airport : NEWARK
50. Droop : LOLL
54. Dissolves : MELTS
55. Uncle of Joseph : ESAU
56. Clark's friend : LOIS
58. Swiss capital : BERN
59. Highest point : ACME
60. Nautical call : AHOY
63. Clarke or Murray : MAE
64. A verb for you : ARE
65. Last letter, in London : ZED

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