New York Times, Friday, July 14, 1989

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eurasian wheat : EMMER
6. Napoleon's sometime address : ELBA
10. Hillside dugout : ABRI
14. Sheer linen fabric : TOILE
15. Sal et al. : GALS
16. Riv. flowing into a larger riv. : TRIB
17. Chicanery : HOCUSPOCUS
19. Anklebones : TALI
20. Dynamo parts : STATORS
21. Sells directly to consumers : RETAILS
23. Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
24. Part of a bridle : REIN
25. Cutting-tool benders : SAWSETS
29. Kind of comic : STANDUP
32. Kimono sash : OBI
33. Psalm word : SELAH
35. Old World blackbird : MERLE
36. Mountain passes : COLS
38. Peloponnesian dialect : DORIC
40. Computer fare : DATA
41. Landed peasant in the czars' Russia : KULAK
43. Rinds : PEELS
45. Vex : IRK
46. Colorless, fragrant liquid : STYRENE
48. City near Monterey Bay : SALINAS
50. Nucha or nuque : NAPE
51. A Burmese native : MON
52. Evokes : ELICITS
55. Entangle : EMBROIL
59. River near Eboli : SELE
60. Uproar : HURLYBURLY
62. Lime or brick follower : KILN
63. Biographer Ludwig : EMIL
64. Certain curves : ESSES
65. Utters : SAYS
66. Central N.Y. city : ROME
67. ___ Island Red : RHODE
1. Old English letters : ETHS
2. Subject to debate : MOOT
3. Insulating silicate : MICA
4. Extracts with a solvent : ELUTES
5. Cobbles, in a way : RESOLES
6. These may take trips : EGOS
7. It's 100,000 in New Delhi : LAC
8. Obscure : BLUR
9. State : ASSERT
10. Reached : ATTAINED
11. Loss caused by emigration for profit : BRAINDRAIN
12. Brooklet : RILL
13. Long-billed wader : IBIS
18. Chattered : PRATED
22. A live or a nine, e.g. : TEAM
25. Short hose : SOCKS
26. In re : ABOUT
27. Perforce : WILLYNILLY
28. Site for a wedeln : SLOPE
29. Flings : SHIES
30. Extreme : ULTRA
31. Becomes weak, thin and sickly : PEAKS
34. A verb for you : ARE
37. Crusaders' foes : SARACENS
39. Cold and damp : CLAMMY
42. French military cap : KEPI
44. Slaver : SLOBBER
47. Lower : NETHER
49. Event when a dam breaks : INRUSH
52. N. Pole dwellers : ESKS
53. ___ Organa, "Star Wars" princess : LEIA
54. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
55. Swiss linear unit : ELLE
56. Bear, to Luigi : ORSO
57. "___ Three Lives": Philbrick : ILED
58. Cause symptoms to subside : LYSE
61. Felly : RIM

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