New York Times, Tuesday, August 1, 1989

Author:William S. McIlrath
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
William S. McIlrath has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home of the Dolphins : MIAMI
6. Further a felony : ABET
10. Stag or cob : MALE
14. Prominent settler in Plymouth : ALDEN
15. Pointer on a roof : VANE
16. Controversial pesticide : ALAR
17. Hamlet's weapons of "outrageous fortune" : SLINGSANDARROWS
20. Asian holiday : TET
21. Ingenue, e.g. : ROLE
22. One of the Horae : IRENE
23. Antitoxin: Comb. form : SERO
24. Perry's royal creator? : ERLE
26. Tingly, prickly sensation : PINSANDNEEDLES
32. Yields, as land : CEDES
33. Bark : RIND
34. Future benedict's words? : IDO
35. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
36. Union general : MEADE
38. Post : MAIL
39. Sometime traffic sign : SLO
40. Ganges garb : SARI
41. Part of a Dante work : CANTO
42. Fiercely or wholeheartedly : HAMMERANDTONGS
46. Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
47. Choice : RARE
48. A New Zealander : MAORI
51. Dada, e.g. : CULT
52. U.S.N. man : CPO
55. The whole's small section : TIPOFTHEICEBERG
59. Fam. member : GRAN
60. Lacerate : REND
61. Croc's cousin : GATOR
62. Fish dish : EELS
63. Little colonists : ANTS
64. Livre toter, at times : ELEVE
1. Spar : MAST
2. "Winnie ___ Pu" : ILLE
3. Mine entrance : ADIT
4. Chess pieces : MEN
5. Entry : INGRESS
6. Singer Frankie : AVALON
7. Cause of harm : BANE
8. Terminate : END
9. Hyson or souchong : TEA
10. Damaged : MARRED
11. Medicinal plant : ALOE
12. Scene of some parties : LAWN
13. Gaelic : ERSE
18. Rail : SORA
19. Vexed : RILED
23. Dirk of yore : SNEE
24. Site of Phillips University : ENID
25. M. Coty : RENE
26. Alexander's birthplace : PELLA
27. Jargon : IDIOM
28. Sap : DRAIN
29. Tael : LIANG
30. Works on galleys : EDITS
31. Alone : SOLO
32. One kind of register : CASH
36. Foal producer : MARE
37. Of an epoch : ERAL
38. Leonine locks : MANE
40. Letter stroke : SERIF
41. Retinue : CORTEGE
43. Foolish ones, à la Rickles : MORONS
44. Celtic priests : DRUIDS
45. Agalite : TALC
48. Lien of a sort: Abbr. : MTGE
49. Early Irish nobleman : AIRE
50. Hyalite or geyserite : OPAL
51. Penny : CENT
52. Whale : CETE
53. Ont. or Que. : PROV
54. Bugaboo : OGRE
56. Refrain syllable : TRA
57. Partlet : HEN
58. ___ masqué : BAL

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