New York Times, Thursday, June 15, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { B J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 238 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Seed : SPORE
6. Van Gogh slept here : ARLES
11. Coasts : SHORES
12. Lambasted : CREAMED
14. Most bold : PERTEST
15. Gridiron infraction : OFFSIDE
16. Abdul was one : AMIR
17. Beach bird : TERN
19. Turkish palace : SERAI
20. El ___ (warm ocean current) : NINO
21. Upstanding : ERECT
23. "Peanuts" expletive : RATS
24. Place : STEAD
26. McCarthy's fellow dummy : SNERD
28. Eastern holiday : TET
29. Private's response to a sergeant : YESSIR
31. Had high hopes : DREAMED
33. Range appliance : TEAKETTLE
35. Oater heavy : RUSTLER
37. Young O'Neill was one : SEAMAN
41. Court call : LET
42. Tear : SPREE
44. Rubberneck : STARE
45. Believers : ISTS
47. Author of "M'Liss" : HARTE
49. Sicilian spa : ENNA
50. Cattleman's animal : STEER
52. Winter Palace resident, once : TSAR
53. Teen follower : AGER
54. "The Devil's Trill" composer : TARTINI
56. Outmoded word for Millay : POETESS
58. Tex. topper : STETSON
59. Gravelly ridges : ESKERS
60. Motown mistake : EDSEL
61. Fortunetellers : SEERS
1. Hallowed sites : SHRINES
2. Brisket-of-beef entrees : POTROASTS
3. Mine line : ORE
4. Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
5. Chemical compounds : ESTERS
6. Sound from Sandy : ARF
7. Zebras of the N.F.L. : REFS
8. "Star Wars" beam : LASER
9. Muslim state : EMIRATE
10. Tranquilized : SEDATED
11. Descendant of Noah's eldest son : SEMITE
12. Symphonic presentation : CONCERT
13. One believing that God is indifferent : DEIST
14. Abner's "maw" : PANSY
18. Translators : RENDERERS
22. Post-tare allowances : TRETS
25. Regimens : DIETS
27. Carnegie and Evans : DALES
30. Kramden or Rackstraw : RALPH
32. Carnivore : MEATEATER
34. Nail or horn base : KERATIN
35. Say it again : RESTATE
36. Spoke : UTTERED
38. Troughs : MANGERS
39. "Gunsmoke" star : ARNESS
40. Approaches : NEARS
41. Site of knights' fights : LISTS
43. Warehouses : ETAPES
46. Paving stones : SETTS
48. Uneven, as if gnawed away : EROSE
51. Climb : RISE
55. Lon of Cambodia : NOL
57. Monogram for music's Duke : EKE

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