New York Times, Saturday, August 19, 1989

Author:Patterson Pepple
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Patterson Pepple has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Guitarist Atkins : CHET
5. Start of a G.B.S. title : ARMS
9. Caesuras : RESTS
14. Nimbus : AURA
15. Actress Copley : TERI
16. Oust from school : EXPEL
17. Marse Robert's mount : TRAVELLER
19. Assam or Oaxaca : STATE
20. Central Caucasian : OSSETE
21. Objected : DEMURRED
23. Famed violinist : STERN
24. Hebrew letter : SAMEK
25. Nuques : NAPES
29. "Unionists Divided . . . " author : REMPEL
32. Smidgens : DABS
35. Pearl Buck's "The ___" : EXILE
37. She, in Paree : ELLE
38. Building wing : ELL
39. Early Greek physician : GALEN
40. Amer. or part of it : USA
41. Euphemistic exclamation : EGAD
43. Surrounded by : AMONG
44. Processed wine or cheese : AGED
45. Daytona Beach competitors : RACERS
47. "The boy ___ on the burning deck" : STOOD
49. Russian whip : KNOUT
51. Polly, perhaps? : MACAW
55. Ornaments, in a way : EMBOSSES
58. Mexican morsel : TAMALE
59. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
60. Quixote's bony nag : ROSINANTE
62. Scrooge or Marner : MISER
63. Brood : MOPE
64. Its cap. is Bismarck : NDAK
65. Actress Spacek : SISSY
66. Derby winner Dark ___: 1953 : STAR
67. Crags : TORS
1. Elder and Younger Roman statesmen : CATOS
2. "Back Street" author : HURST
3. Expunge : ERASE
4. Mermaid and Mitre : TAVERNS
5. Tamarisk : ATLE
6. C.S.A. general : REL
7. TV's talking horse : MRED
8. Foals' fathers : SIRES
9. Job seeker's mailer : RESUME
10. Drastic : EXTREME
11. Barney Google's hoss : SPARKPLUG
12. Nice noggin : TETE
13. Double-ripper : SLED
18. Sicilian "time bomb" : ETNA
22. Napoleon's cheval blanc : MARENGO
26. Mythology's winged horse : PEGASUS
27. Passing obstacle : EXAM
28. Missile sites : SILOS
30. Otherwise : ELSE
31. Prized role : LEAD
32. Whitetail, axis, etc. : DEER
33. Seaweed : ALGA
34. Dick Turpin's fleet mare : BLACKBESS
36. Pre-Easter period : LENT
42. Signifies : DENOTES
44. Inflexible : ADAMANT
46. Set of prayer beads : ROSARY
48. Strait of Hormuz sultanate : OMAN
50. Contract conditions : TERMS
52. Seabee's motto : CANDO
53. Church cynosure : ALTAR
54. Calendar units : WEEKS
55. Timed detonations: Abbr. : EPMS
56. Cicero's 1003 : MIII
57. Fuliginous substance : SOOT
58. Rank of seats : TIER
61. Watering place : SPA

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