New York Times, Monday, August 21, 1989

Author:Peter G. Snow
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Peter G. Snow has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Decays : ROTS
5. Church part : APSE
9. Block of stamps : SHEET
14. Baal, e.g. : IDOL
15. Begin a card game : DEAL
16. Diacritical mark : TILDE
17. Nick Charles's wife : NORA
18. Burden : ONUS
19. Drew or Terry of stage fame : ELLEN
20. Victor over Blaine and Harrison : GROVERCLEVELAND
23. Golf gadget : TEE
24. Madison Ave. products : ADS
25. Communicates, in a way : RADIOS
29. Strikes : HITS
31. Dandy : FOP
34. Add beauty : ADORN
35. Indonesian island : BALI
36. Ali of "The Arabian Nights" : BABA
37. Victor over Ford : JAMESEARLCARTER
40. Matures : AGES
41. Disencumbers : RIDS
42. Rent : LEASE
43. "For ___ a jolly good" : HES
44. Sly : WILY
45. Book names : TITLES
46. Circle part : ARC
47. Weep : SOB
48. Victor over Bryan : WILLIAMMCKINLEY
57. President of Costa Rica : ARIAS
58. Swiss river : AARE
59. Ireland, to a Gael : EIRE
60. Clever : SMART
61. Where Teheran is : IRAN
62. Depraved : EVIL
63. Damages : HARMS
64. Some limbs : LEGS
65. Profound : DEEP
1. Resound : RING
2. Aroma : ODOR
3. Matador's opponent : TORO
4. Serb or Croat : SLAV
5. Worships : ADORES
6. British coins : PENCE
7. First king of Israel : SAUL
8. Otherwise : ELSE
9. Equines : STEEDS
10. Rome has seven of these : HILLS
11. Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
12. She played Jeannie on TV : EDEN
13. Minister to : TEND
21. Collar and jacket : ETONS
22. Prophetic : VATIC
25. Indian prince : RAJAH
26. Saying : ADAGE
27. Parts of many capitols : DOMES
28. Angers : IRES
29. He wrote "Jude the Obscure" : HARDY
30. Misfortunes : ILLS
31. Deadly : FATAL
32. Greatly overweight : OBESE
33. Trims : PARES
35. Remove water, as from a boat : BAIL
36. Harte or Maverick : BRET
38. Author Jong : ERICA
39. Excuse : ALIBI
44. Carpal joints : WRISTS
45. Keepsakes : TOKENS
46. Tocsin : ALARM
47. Scrawny one : SCRAG
48. Lave : WASH
49. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
50. Prevaricator : LIAR
51. Post : MAIL
52. Foal's mother : MARE
53. Require : NEED
54. Not taped : LIVE
55. A Great Lake : ERIE
56. Hound's sound : YELP

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