New York Times, Tuesday, July 11, 1989

Author:Reginald L. Johnson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Reginald L. Johnson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Urchin : TAD
4. Following : AFTER
9. Better than better : BEST
13. Out of port : ASEA
15. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
16. Pro ___ : RATA
17. Prevaricates : LIES
18. TV offering : SOAPOPERAS
20. Insect repellent : CAMPHOR
22. Raves' partner : RANTS
23. Diamond name : HOPE
24. Combustion result : SOOT
26. Harpoon, e.g. : SPEAR
29. TV offering : TALKSHOWS
34. Greek name for Greece : HELLAS
36. Remedy : CURE
37. Uncooked : RAW
38. Med. course : ANAT
39. Andes dweller : LLAMA
41. Wash : LAVE
42. River in China : KAN
43. Pasture sounds : BAAS
44. Using a chair : SEATED
46. TV offering : OLDMOVIES
49. Cubic meter : STERE
50. Yoked haulers : OXEN
51. Deceased : LATE
53. ___-Calais, France : PASDE
56. Maneuver : OPERATE
60. TV offering : INTERVIEWS
64. Stratford's stream : AVON
65. Greek letters : ETAS
66. " . . . lovely as ___": Kilmer : ATREE
67. Obscene : LEWD
68. Budget item : RENT
69. Pulls apart : TEARS
70. Hosp. group : RNS
1. Baby's need : TALC
2. Land mass : ASIA
3. Judge : DEEM
4. Famed fabulist : AESOP
5. Small posy : FLORET
6. Afternoon affair : TEA
7. Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
8. Bravo or Branco : RIO
9. Life; vitality : BREATH
10. Deserve : EARN
11. Photocopy : STAT
12. Soviet news service : TASS
14. Road surface : ASPHALT
19. Ordinary speech : PROSE
21. Juan's hour : HORA
24. Rundown urban area : SLUM
25. Soup plants : OKRAS
26. Military hat : SHAKO
27. Type of code : PENAL
28. African antelope : ELAND
30. "___ of identity": Doyle : ACASE
31. Declaim : ORATE
32. Vacillate : WAVER
33. Resident of Stockholm : SWEDE
35. Dred Scott, e.g. : SLAVE
40. Homophone for lane : LAIN
41. Football play : LATERAL
43. Prizefighter : BOXER
45. This, in Mexico : ESTE
47. Unpretentious : MODEST
48. More leisurely : SLOWER
52. Cathedral parts : APSES
53. Sight at Atlantic City : PIER
54. Entrance price in poker : ANTE
55. Musial of baseball : STAN
57. Declare : AVER
58. Up or down follower : TOWN
59. Things to make meet : ENDS
61. Dyer's large vessel : VAT
62. Resident of: Suffix : ITE
63. Important time period : ERA

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