New York Times, Friday, July 28, 1989

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, 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
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1. Certain sun spot : FACULA
7. Acted as an agent : FACTORED
15. Subtly sarcastic : IRONIC
16. O'Hare events : ARRIVALS
17. Most calamitous : DIREST
18. ___ acid, used for synthetic resins : CROTONIC
19. Comb. form with deca or hexa : GON
20. Rigatoni, e.g. : PASTA
22. Ancient : OLD
23. Dir. or suffix : ESE
24. Rhone feeder : AIN
25. Where Beauvais is : OISE
28. Indian weights : TOLAS
31. Carried : TOTED
34. Image: Comb. form : EID
35. Castles country? : SPAIN
37. Grain beard : ARISTA
39. Imaginary : FICTIVE
42. Part of a solid, in geometry : FRUSTUM
43. Queued up : INLINE
44. Untrue : FALSE
45. Venus or Juno : DEA
46. Jellied garnish : ASPIC
48. Red dye : EOSIN
52. Yugoslav native : SERB
54. Beaching vessel : LCT
55. Highlands uncle : EME
56. Cockpit stat. : IAS
58. Make amends : ATONE
61. Crow's cousin : DAW
62. Uto-Aztecan language : SHOSHONI
65. Mesh, as gears : ENGAGE
67. Guard : SENTINEL
68. Union units : STATES
69. Poisonous salt : ARSENATE
70. Most peeved : SOREST
1. Move about restlessly : FIDGET
2. Melodious : ARIOSO
3. Dogwood that sounds apt for Ithaca : CORNEL
4. Amiens article : UNE
5. Speech problem : LISP
6. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
7. Clique : FACTION
8. Thoroughgoing : ARRANT
9. ___-Magnon : CRO
10. J. Broz : TITO
11. Rounded molding : OVOLO
12. Most lecherous : RANDIEST
13. Samuel's teacher : ELI
14. G. I. hero's award : DSC
21. French composer : SATIE
26. In ___ (in place) : SITU
27. Dutch cheese : EDAM
29. Italian wine center : ASTI
30. The backbone, medically : SPINA
32. Nobleman : EARL
33. Muslim sect member : DRUSE
36. The birds, to Brutus : AVES
38. Lake near Milano : ISEO
39. Topmast supports : FIDS
40. Arrow poison : INEE
41. Old trumpets : CLARIONS
42. Ipso ___ : FACTO
44. Pliable : FICTILE
47. Galaxy member : PLANET
49. Composed : SEDATE
50. Pictures : IMAGES
51. Most up-to-date : NEWEST
53. Thrash : BASTE
57. Leg part : SHIN
59. Headland : NESS
60. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
62. AARP's paymaster : SSA
63. "Make ___ Mine," 1954 song : HER
64. "___ Clear Day," 1965 song : ONA
66. Needlefish : GAR

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