New York Times, Wednesday, June 21, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Musical tag : CODA
5. Award : HONOR
10. Charles II's amour : NELL
14. "The Old Devils" author: 1986 : AMIS
15. Harden : INURE
16. Siouan : OTOE
17. Knocks : PANS
18. Breaks for the office crowd : LUNCHHOURS
20. Dowson and Lehman : ERNESTS
22. Beach : SEASIDE
23. This, in Tijuana : ESTO
24. Thirst quencher : ADE
25. Linguistic exercise : PARSING
28. Laundry machine : PRESSER
32. Serpent : ADDER
33. Collect : AMASS
35. Modernist : NEO
36. ___ rags (Sunday best) : GLAD
37. Practical : UTILE
38. Gripe : CARP
39. Brunch : EAT
40. Ring ominously : KNELL
41. Prima ___ evidence : FACIE
42. Parts of cars' steerage systems : TIERODS
44. Ignited : SPARKED
46. Flatter, in a way : APE
47. Melee : RIOT
48. Transmits : RENDERS
52. Rescue mission : AIRLIFT
55. Post-Communion get-togethers : BREAKFASTS
57. V.I.P. at Mecca : IMAM
58. Borodin's "Prince ___" : IGOR
59. Clio colleague : ERATO
60. Maui webfoot : NENE
61. Juniors : SONS
62. Moshe of Israel : DAYAN
63. N.R.A., e.g. : ASSN
1. "Batman" prop : CAPE
2. Famed tentmaker : OMAR
3. Evening appointment : DINNERDATE
4. Took a reading : ASSESSED
5. "Lost Horizon" author : HILTON
6. Weight : ONUS
7. Wimple wearer, sometimes : NUN
8. Killer whales : ORCS
9. Prepare for an opening : REHEARSE
10. Parts of lariats : NOOSES
11. Needlecase : ETUI
12. Lady's man : LORD
13. ___-majesté : LESE
19. Where the Acheron flows : HADES
21. Roil : STIR
25. Actress Debra : PAGET
26. Dwight's opponent : ADLAI
27. He beat the odds at Saratoga : GATES
28. Grows dull : PALLS
29. Kaffeeklatsches : SNACKTIMES
30. Weird : EERIE
31. Caught cows : ROPED
34. Wire measure : MIL
37. Kept on a diet : UNDERFED
38. Colony divided into two states : CAROLINA
40. Russian coin : KOPEK
41. Diamond decision : FAIR
43. Pilots' devices : RADARS
45. Brig : PRISON
48. Stats for Canseco : RBIS
49. Hence : ERGO
50. Light in the Loop : NEON
51. Poet Teasdale : SARA
52. "___ way to go!" : ATTA
53. Whiffs at the plate : FANS
54. D.C. agents : TMEN
56. Opinion : SAY

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