New York Times, Friday, June 9, 1989

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 1 Grid has super symmetry.
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Plump roasting fowl : CAPON
6. Side dish : SALAD
11. Vessel for making tea : SAMOVAR
13. Nigerian port : CALABAR
15. Nutty confection : PRALINE
16. The Crimson Tide : ALABAMA
17. Elected : OPTED
18. Surly, churly fellow : CUR
20. Great Athenian statesman : SOLON
21. Crucifix : ROOD
22. Skived : PARED
24. Billy or Pete : ROSE
25. Blunder : ERR
26. Ensigns : BANNERS
28. Mary Lincoln, ___ Todd : NEE
29. Autocrat : TYRANT
31. Actress Welch : RAQUEL
33. Mouths : ORA
34. Paronomasia : PUN
35. Assuage : QUENCH
38. Prickly flower : TEASEL
41. Sports award : CUP
42. First U.S. spaceman : SHEPARD
44. Cover : LID
46. Abrade : RASP
48. Hall of Fame pitcher ___ Wynn : EARLY
49. Communiqué : MEMO
50. Moved in a curve : ARCED
52. Holden Caulfield's milieu : RYE
53. Quibble : CAVIL
54. Most unoriginal : STALEST
56. Detail : NARRATE
58. Troublemakers : HELLERS
59. Entertained : TREATED
60. Gathers : REAPS
61. Honored, in a way : FETED
1. Hudson shelter : CARPORT
2. Loving : AMATORY
3. Propelled a raft : POLED
4. "Metamorphoses" author : OVID
5. Masefield's "The Tragedy of ___" : NAN
6. Word with soda or volatile : SAL
7. Oh me! : ALAS
8. Drudgery : LABOR
9. Sea-ear : ABALONE
10. Young woman, in poesy : DAMOSEL
11. Germ cell : SPORE
12. Repudiate : RECANT
13. Calling : CAREER
14. She might wear a chador : RANEE
19. See 11 Across : URN
22. Verve; flair : PANACHE
23. Hanging : DRAPERY
26. Outbuildings : BARNS
27. TV's "The Mod ___" : SQUAD
30. Eggs : ROE
32. Us, in Bonn : UNS
35. Clemency : QUARTER
36. Costly; elegant : UPSCALE
37. Card game : HEARTS
38. Gift : TALENT
39. Hoist : ELEVATE
40. Finite : LIMITED
41. Cloth for toweling : CRASH
43. What quidnuncs do : PRY
45. Gave sparingly : DOLED
47. Alexander the Great's birthplace : PELLA
49. French revolutionary : MARAT
51. Profound : DEEP
53. Manitoban group : CREE
55. Alums-to-be : SRS
57. Sandy's sound : ARF

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