New York Times, Saturday, July 1, 1989

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, 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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Across Down
1. Burst suddenly, as a tire : BLEW
5. Readies for surgery : PREPS
10. Pretoria's land: Abbr. : RSA
13. ___ avis : RARA
14. Milk train : LOCAL
15. Look of a rake on the make : LEER
16. Host : ARMY
17. Roman house courts : ATRIA
18. "Yes ___," S. Davis Jr. book : ICAN
19. Song from Crosby's "The Emperor Waltz" : IKISSYOURMADAME
22. Southeast Asian coin : SEN
23. Wall Street term : PAR
24. Tycoon's car, for short : ROLLS
25. Tomato blight : EDEMA
27. Card game : SKAT
30. Author Whitten : LES
31. Beginnings : ORIGINS
34. Loser to H.C.H. : AES
35. Puzzle's theme (said by a young cyclist!) : LOOKMANOHANDS
38. Slip : ERR
39. Advance trial : PRETEST
40. "Norma ___," Field film : RAE
41. Hastens : HIES
42. Highland wear : KILTS
46. Moves cautiously : EDGES
48. Pipe connection : TEE
50. Away, to Sandy : OOT
51. Beatles hit : IWANTTOHOLDYOUR
56. Not any : NONE
57. Edgar or Clio : AWARD
58. Cinema terrier : ASTA
59. Friend of Antony : EROS
60. Pithy : TERSE
61. Marsh grass : REED
62. Jimjams : DTS
63. Fur made his fortune : ASTOR
64. Some are tight : ENDS
1. Cook in little liquid : BRAISE
2. Painted the town red : LARKED
3. Royal-robe trimming : ERMINE
4. "She dwell among the untrodden ___": Wordsworth : WAYS
5. Dry lake : PLAYA
6. Whirlybird's twirler : ROTOR
7. Beige : ECRU
8. Two of a kind : PAIR
9. Kind of a dunk : SLAM
10. Like some dangerous cars : RECALLED
11. Kind of bra or stocking : SEAMLESS
12. James of "Gunsmoke" : ARNESS
15. Venetian resort : LIDO
20. Kind of plug : SPARK
21. Freer display : ART
26. Where to see heather : MOOR
27. Trigonometric functions : SINES
28. Granny or half hitch : KNOT
29. "Norma ___," Glaspell novel : ASHE
32. Band of African warriors : IMPI
33. Depot, in Dieppe : GARE
34. Against : ANTI
35. Plumbago plant : LEADWORT
36. Pot marjorams : OREGANOS
37. Inquired : ASKED
40. Checked : REINED
41. F.D.R.'s successor : HST
43. Untie : LOOSEN
44. Praised extravagantly : TOUTED
45. Precious violins, for short : STRADS
47. Chemical endings : ENES
48. Trunk : TORSO
49. Kind of berry : ELDER
52. So long : TATA
53. Becomes encumbered : OWES
54. Red deer : HART
55. Quick; agile; lively : YARE

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