New York Times, Wednesday, August 16, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Salt : TAR
4. Additionally : ALSO
8. Out-of-date : PASSE
13. ___ Fjord at Iceland : AXAR
15. Arikaras : REES
16. Wahine hi : ALOHA
17. "La Bohème" role : MIMI
18. Bonifaces' domains : INNS
19. Fence pickets : PALES
20. Old horse : PLUG
21. Happy tune, by Harry Woods: 1927 : SIDEBYSIDE
23. Classify : ASSORT
25. Nero's route : ITER
26. Get wind of : LEARN
28. Derisive people : GIBERS
33. Bewildered : ATSEA
36. Harbach of Tin Pan Alley : OTTO
38. Zone : AREA
39. Sad song, by Walter Donaldson: 1930 : LITTLEWHITELIES
42. Dill of old : ANET
43. Voice disapproval : JEER
44. Luges : SLEDS
45. Nap : REPOSE
47. Leave off : CEASE
49. XIV x XXV : CCCL
51. Play hob with toy trains : DERAIL
55. Sweet song, by Webster and Fain: 1953 : SECRETLOVE
60. ___ time (pronto) : INNO
61. Eva or Juan : PERON
62. Runs a tab : OWES
63. Bear down on : NEAR
64. Sneak off romantically : ELOPE
65. Pique : SNIT
66. Christie or Karenina : ANNA
67. Diamond, pearl, etc. : TYPES
68. Medieval domestic : ESNE
69. Louganis rating : TEN
1. ___ Bay Buccaneers : TAMPA
2. Leafstalk angles : AXILS
3. Neural branch : RAMUS
4. Bristlelike appendage : ARISTA
5. ___-Lenape Indians : LENI
6. Melancholic song, by Sondheim: 1973 : SENDINTHECLOWNS
7. Caucasus native : OSSET
8. Ancient writings : PAPYRI
9. Sigher's word : ALAS
10. Arias : SOLI
11. Storage place : SHED
12. Vacationer's delight : EASE
14. Verdi opera : RIGOLETTO
22. Sired : BEGOT
24. Substantial : REAL
27. Poet laureate: 1715-18 : ROWE
29. "Les Sylphides" figure : BALLERINA
30. N.Y. canal : ERIE
31. Clarinet insert : REED
32. Smart talk : SASS
33. Controversial pesticide : ALAR
34. Antler part : TINE
35. Action : STEP
37. Moped part : TIRE
40. Boot : EJECT
41. Actual being : ESSE
46. Tantrums in public : SCENES
48. "___ Fideles" : ADESTE
50. Finish a run on Broadway : CLOSE
52. About : ANENT
53. Empty-headed : INANE
54. Radar's cousin : LORAN
55. Small barracuda : SPET
56. Evasive : EELY
57. Rural payoff : CROP
58. Hitchcock thriller : ROPE
59. Ore carrier : VEIN

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