New York Times, Saturday, May 6, 1989

Author:Robert Dillman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q U W X Y }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Robert Dillman has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 16 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. I.o.u. : CHIT
5. Musical direction : POCO
9. Irish-stew ingredient : LAMB
13. Profanities : OATHS
15. Augury : OMEN
16. "A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
17. Skipper Conner's demands? : SLEEKKEELS
19. Ibert's "Ports of ___" : CALL
20. Morphine relative : HEROIN
21. Facial area between the brows : GLABELLA
23. Sold to the consumer : RETAILED
25. Role for a Vice President : GREETER
29. Salad ingredient : ENDIVE
33. Brooklet : RILL
34. Repressive forces : LIDS
37. Belief : TENET
38. Certain building material : ADOBE
40. "Time wounds ___ heels" : ALL
41. Skimp or scrimp : SCANT
42. Calyx part : SEPAL
43. Equivocator : LIAR
45. Kitty sweller : ANTE
46. Regulated beforehand : PRESET
48. Like some shoes : TOELESS
50. Most squamous : SCALIEST
53. Couturier's product : CREATION
56. Process the salt : IODIZE
61. Savory, e.g. : HERB
62. Animate Mr. Shute? : LIVENNEVIL
64. Valentino was one : IDOL
65. Q.E.D. part : ERAT
66. Radar displays : SCANS
67. Go undercover : POSE
68. Neck: Comb. form : DERO
69. Head of a tale : ONCE
1. Blackjack, in Blackpool : COSH
2. Irwin of the P.G.A. : HALE
3. Journey for Juvenal : ITER
4. Lt. Kojak : THEO
5. Famous West Point dropout : POE
6. Psi follower : OMEGA
7. Bass violins : CELLI
8. Shopper's favorite phrase : ONSALE
9. Daintily edged transfer print? : LACEDDECAL
10. "A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H, I've got ___ . . . " : AGAL
11. Cartoonist Lazarus : MELL
12. Boris's colleague : BELA
14. Narrowly miss : SKIRT
18. "My Mother State to thee I ___": Randall : KNEEL
22. Aptitudes : BENTS
24. Error's preceder : TRIAL
25. Understand : GRASP
26. "Easy ___," 1969 film : RIDER
27. Slip away : ELOPE
28. Italian marten? : ELBASSABLE
30. Silly : INANE
31. Jacket parts : VENTS
32. Major and rock endings : ETTES
35. M – CDXLIX : DLI
36. Convention decision : SLATE
39. Upper-crust group : ELECT
44. Fiddle-case item : ROSIN
47. Shadowed : TAILED
49. Certain jackets : ETONS
51. Bay of Biscay feeder : LOIRE
52. Trademark of an expansion-resistant alloy : INVAR
53. Shoulder item : CHIP
54. Decorator's advice : REDO
55. Father of delight : EROS
57. Art ___ : DECO
58. Actor Dixon : IVAN
59. Color called gray dawn : ZINC
60. Otherwise : ELSE
63. D.D.E.'s sphere in '44 : ETO

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