New York Times, Saturday, June 24, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Drink greedily : GULP
5. Kind of geometry : PLANE
10. Neighbor of Sp. : PTG
13. ___ Smith, O'Neill hero : ERIE
14. Dipper : OUSEL
15. Abnormal breathing sound : RALE
17. Mary Martin musical: 1943 : ONETOUCHOFVENUS
20. Frames for drying clothes : AIRERS
21. Composition for eight : OCTET
22. Markets successfully : SELLS
24. Designers' workshops : ATELIERS
26. " . . . and pulled out ___" : APLUM
27. King of Lyrnessus, killed by Achilles : MYNES
28. Black Sea peninsula : CRIMEA
30. Hwy. sign : SLO
31. In the past : AGO
34. Scene of "A Night to Remember" : TITANIC
36. Stretchable : ELASTIC
39. Fr. holy woman : STE
40. Me, to Mimi : MOI
42. "Los de Abajo" novelist : AZUELA
43. Like a martinet : STERN
45. Aids in an illegality : ABETS
46. Light-bulb part : FILAMENT
49. Grads : ALUMS
50. Old-womanish : ANILE
51. Famous park in Vienna : PRATER
53. TV series that starred R. Stack : THEUNTOUCHABLES
58. Kitchen fixture : SINK
59. Calif. date city : INDIO
60. Baltic island : AERO
61. Gov. assistance to the needy: Abbr. : SSI
62. British university : LEEDS
63. Without a mixer : NEAT
1. Pres. Bush : GEO
2. Samovar : URN
3. Recline : LIE
4. Calif. city or river : PETALUMA
5. Officiates at the tea table : POURS
6. A Time founder : LUCE
7. Gurus' communes : ASHRAMS
8. Manifolding device : NEOSTYLE
9. Pixie : ELF
10. Summary : PRECIS
11. "La Plume de ma ___" : TANTE
12. Adhesive applier : GLUER
16. Superlative endings : ESTS
18. Some Sooners : OILMEN
19. Field mouse : VOLE
22. Diagonal pole on a boat : SPRIT
23. Crème de la crème : ELITE
25. ___ Gay, famed bomber : ENOLA
26. Bible book : ACTS
29. Evangelist McPherson : AIMEE
31. Swarming : ATEEM
32. Young sows : GILTS
33. Wood sorrels : OCAS
35. Dixie dish : CORNPONE
37. Spring bloomer : AZALEA
38. Station wagon : SUBURBAN
41. Trespass : INTRUDE
43. Gazelle hound : SALUKI
44. Gov. agents : TMEN
46. Waller or Domino : FATS
47. "He's Got the Whole World ___ Hands" : INHIS
48. Legal claims : LIENS
49. Greek peak : ATHOS
52. Aqua fortis, e.g. : ACID
54. Sesame : TIL
55. Shubert or Strasberg : LEE
56. Notable period : ERA
57. Barfly : SOT

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