New York Times, Thursday, July 6, 1989

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Jewelry weights : CARATS
7. President of Syria : ASSAD
12. Current-carrying coil of wire : SOLENOID
14. Ballerina, at times : LEAPER
16. Star : LUMINARY
17. "Heidi" star: 1937 : TEMPLE
18. In concert : ASONE
19. Witch's place, in the Bible : ENDOR
21. Elusive one : EEL
22. Chelsea cans : TINS
23. Novelist Nin : ANAIS
24. City NE of Nagasaki : SAGA
25. Marino target : END
26. Carpus : WRIST
27. Attacks : HASAT
28. Sired : BEGAT
29. Strike out : DELETE
30. Dolly from Tenn. : PARTON
32. In abundance : GALORE
33. Mideastern gazelles : ARIELS
34. Las Vegas winner or loser : SEVEN
35. Potlatch, e.g. : PARTY
36. Carpentry projection : TENON
37. A symbol of purity : DEW
40. Shopper's aid : LIST
41. Deadheads : BORES
42. Fast-food companion : COLA
43. Schnauzer's snack : ORT
44. Bellowing : AROAR
45. Bolshevik boss : LENIN
46. Fata morgana : MIRAGE
48. Fence for defense : PALISADE
50. Certain browns : BEIGES
51. Promoted : ELEVATED
52. Big spender or tipper : SPORT
53. Grow furious : SEERED
1. "Our American ___," last play Lincoln attended : COUSIN
2. Nut or color : ALMOND
3. Cauthen's controls : REINS
4. Will's wife : ANNE
5. ___ fare-thee-well : TOA
6. Dugong or manatee : SIRENIAN
7. Choral voices : ALTOS
8. Cassandra, for one : SEER
9. Actor-director Wanamaker : SAM
10. Neville Chamberlain was one : APPEASER
11. Representative : DELEGATE
12. Drag over the coals : SLATE
13. Hereditary ruler : DYNAST
15. Connect : RELATE
20. Dah's companion : DIT
23. Ancient Greek city : ARGOS
24. Drawing room : SALON
26. In a moist manner : WETLY
27. Paris's captive : HELEN
28. George of diamond fame : BRETT
29. ___-Dorf, Swiss spa : DAVOS
30. Tracts of grassland : PRAIRIES
31. Small landing field : AIRSTRIP
32. Arnold and Arnold : GENERALS
33. Imperturbability : APLOMB
34. Chihuahua shawl : SERAPE
36. Moreover : TOO
37. Bestow : DONATE
38. Ignored : ELIDED
39. Diminished : WANED
41. Seaport in NW France : BREST
42. Composer Franck : CESAR
44. Antiquing device : AGER
45. Like some audiences : LIVE
47. Past : AGO
49. Loos's Lorelei ___ : LEE

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