New York Times, Tuesday, August 15, 1989

Author:Harold B. Counts
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Harold B. Counts has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. At a distance : AFAR
5. Davey of baseball fame : LOPES
10. Hardy heroine : TESS
14. Kimono : ROBE
15. Meet the day : ARISE
16. Cinders of comics : ELLA
17. Garbo : GRETAGUSTAFSSON
20. Polo Grounds hero : OTT
21. Carolina rail : SORA
22. Pivot : ROTATE
23. Go away! : SHOO
24. Victor of filmdom : JORY
25. Wise lawmaker : SOLON
27. Ruth's sobriquet : BABE
28. Dip bait lightly : DAP
31. ___ Sadat : ANWAR
32. An 18-wheeler : SEMI
33. Dancer Tamara ___ : GEVA
34. Connie Stevens : CONCETTAINGOLIA
37. Long, hard journey : TREK
38. A Kennedy : ROSE
39. Flutter : HOVER
40. A First Lady's monogram : AER
41. Bit of pastry : TART
42. Stitch again : RESEW
43. Hi-fi buff's concern : TONE
44. Love's antithesis : HATE
45. Outlanders : ALIENS
48. Transmitted : SENT
49. Sesame : TIL
52. Loren : SOPHIASCICOLONE
55. Stockings : HOSE
56. Type of diet : CRASH
57. Hence : ERGO
58. Foil's relative : EPEE
59. Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
60. Adolescent : TEEN
1. Jason's ship : ARGO
2. ___ Collins, Colo. : FORT
3. Support in crime : ABET
4. Soak, as flax : RET
5. Shallow pond : LAGOON
6. Bolivian city : ORURO
7. Leaning Tower city : PISA
8. Is: Fr. : EST
9. Gurnard : SEAROBIN
10. Irritable : TESTY
11. Actress Lanchester : ELSA
12. Keyhole : SLOT
13. Rational : SANE
18. Home from the sea : ASHORE
19. Links cry : FORE
23. Negligent : SLACK
24. Actress ___ Lee Curtis : JAMIE
25. Night sound : SNORE
26. Holder of a certain title : OWNER
27. Animal : BEAST
28. Search deeply : DELVE
29. Miller's "___ From the Bridge" : AVIEW
30. Early TV star : PAAR
31. "___ Sanctorum" : ACTA
32. Emporium : STORE
33. Silly one : GOOSE
35. Do business : TRANSACT
36. Slum : GHETTO
41. Singer Tennille : TONI
42. Spread for the Reagans : RANCHO
43. Giggle : TEHEE
44. Stickup : HEIST
45. Court celebrity : ASHE
46. Downtown Chi. : LOOP
47. ___ dixit : IPSE
48. Glance over : SCAN
49. Sped : TORE
50. "Bus Stop" playwright : INGE
51. Author Uris : LEON
53. B'way sign : SRO
54. Allow : LET

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