New York Times, Thursday, August 17, 1989

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 5
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Diagonal stripe between opposite corners of 17 Across : BEND
5. Composer Franz : LEHAR
10. Newts : EFTS
14. Graceful tree : ITEA
15. ___ citato : OPERE
16. Inter ___ : ALIA
17. Display on an escutcheon : COATOFARMS
19. Depend (on) : RELY
20. Transported : ENRAPT
21. Suites : RETINUES
23. Clergyman's sch. : SEM
25. Carrier : TOTER
26. Chairperson : PRESIDER
31. More crimson : REDDER
34. Pathological condition: Suffix : IASIS
35. Pariah : LEPER
37. Ending for Taiwan or Annam : ESE
38. Spasms : TICS
39. Like a judge : SOBER
40. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
41. Botanist Gray : ASA
42. Kind of fly trap : VENUS
43. Drew back in fear : SHIED
44. Cured meat : SALTED
46. Emphasizes : STRESSES
48. Statutory : LEGAL
50. Inning closer : OUT
51. Assesses proportionately : PRORATES
54. Lyndon's middle name : BAINES
59. Record : TAPE
60. Top to bottom division of 17 Across : IMPALEMENT
62. Scraped by : EKED
63. Curtain fabric : VOILE
64. Former coin of India : ANNA
65. Decorate anew : REDO
66. Bandleader Skinnay : ENNIS
67. Alcoholic or nonalcoholic drink : MEAD
1. Moderate blue : BICE
2. Harrow rival : ETON
3. Approach : NEAR
4. Kind of bank : DATA
5. Stored hay, in a way : LOFTED
6. Ecol. agency : EPA
7. German gentleman : HERR
8. Visored helmet : ARMET
9. Painting fixer : RESTORER
10. Merited : EARNED
11. Iris in 17 Across : FLEURDELIS
12. Ceramic flooring : TILE
13. Simon ___ : SAYS
18. Likeness: Comb. form : OPSIS
22. Brain passage : ITER
24. Casaba, for one : MELON
26. Fibrous plants : PITAS
27. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
28. Having wavy lines, as 17 Across : ESCALLOPED
29. Female rel. : SIS
30. Device representing one's personal name on 17 Across : REBUS
32. A Lauder : ESTEE
33. Orchestra section : REEDS
36. An Italian sauce : PESTO
39. Tending to calm : SEDATIVE
40. Cries of contentment : AHS
42. Large star in Lyra : VEGA
43. Bristles : SETAE
45. Shipworm : TEREDO
47. Muscovite's wherewithal : RUBLES
49. Dud : LEMON
51. Feather: Comb. form : PTER
52. Roué : RAKE
53. Whirl : SPIN
55. Muslim priest : IMAM
56. Hawaiian goose : NENE
57. Sicilian city : ENNA
58. South African town : STAD
61. Former ring king : ALI

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