New York Times, Wednesday, August 23, 1989

Author:Walter Covell
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Minnow's relative : DACE
5. Batman's aide : ROBIN
10. Rubber on a pitcher's mound : SLAB
14. Land of the Peacock Throne : IRAN
15. Aviator-statesman Balbo : ITALO
16. Helper : AIDE
17. A ribbonfish : KINGOFTHESALMON
20. What's for dinner : EATABLES
21. Haul over the coals : ROAST
22. Gadabout : GOER
23. Asian tree : POON
25. Dravidian people : TAMILS
28. Nipponese aborigine : AINU
29. Leprechaun : ELF
32. A Mideast sultanate : OMAN
33. Quivering tree : ASPEN
34. A Tai language : LAO
35. Bushy plants of southern Africa : KINGFISHERDAISY
39. Printers' measures : ENS
40. Fools : ASSES
41. An affected attitude : POSE
42. Society-page word : NEE
43. Sediment : LEES
44. Kidnapper, e.g. : CAPTOR
46. This may thicken : PLOT
47. Quaker's pronoun : THEE
48. Yell : SHOUT
51. Parlor game : CHARADES
55. The oak : KINGOFTHEFOREST
58. Followers of C.S.A.'s Robert : ELEE
59. Speechify : ORATE
60. Otherwise : ELSE
61. Over : PAST
62. Dads : PAPAS
63. Legislative assembly : DIET
1. Flood fighter's barrier : DIKE
2. "Rigoletto" feature : ARIA
3. Tilt; tip up : CANT
4. Attractive : ENGAGING
5. Pillages : RIFLES
6. Furry swimmer : OTTER
7. Remarks by Scrooge : BAHS
8. Seine sight : ILE
9. Some votes : NOS
10. Art gallery : SALON
11. Bean town? : LIMA
12. Fusses : ADOS
13. Proclivity : BENT
18. Silver coin of ancient Greece : OBOL
19. Approximately : AROUND
23. Gas lines : PIPES
24. Lulu : ONER
25. Subway rider's need : TOKEN
26. An ammonia derivative : AMINE
27. Cleric's home : MANSE
28. Fireplace residue : ASHES
29. Part of T.S.E. : ELIOT
30. Riata : LASSO
31. Vestibule : FOYER
33. Advantage : ASSET
36. Start energetically : FALLTO
37. Italian lake : ISEO
38. Seemed : APPEARED
44. Irritates : CHAFES
45. Plane or dynamic beginning : AERO
46. Pacific Coast sound : PUGET
47. Greek letter : THETA
48. Beehive : SKEP
49. Markings on bean seeds : HILA
50. Individuals : ONES
51. Fellow : CHAP
52. Salami shop : DELI
53. Existence : ESSE
54. Let it be : STET
56. Coxcomb : FOP
57. Refrain syllable : TRA

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