New York Times, Thursday, August 31, 1989

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Burden : LOAD
5. "Get outa here!" : SCRAM
10. The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
14. Sidle : EDGE
15. Amish pronoun : THINE
16. Anytime : EVER
17. Low card : FOUR
18. White-water bobbers : RAFTS
19. Ind. city : GARY
20. Beery-Cooper film: 1934 : TREASUREISLAND
23. Knick's rival : NET
24. Gossip, perhaps : CHAT
25. Gulfweed : SARGASSO
30. Weak : ANEMIC
34. Island group off New Guinea : AROE
35. ___ Gay : ENOLA
37. Old English letter : EDH
38. Lamarr film: 1948 : LETSLIVEALITTLE
42. Cuban counting word : UNO
43. Passive : INERT
44. Mythical hawk : ARES
45. Runway surface : TARMAC
47. Least extensive : SHORTEST
50. Adjective suffixes : INES
52. Held office : SAT
53. Harvey-Ireland film: 1972 : ESCAPETOTHESUN
60. Ananais : LIAR
61. Social group : TRIBE
62. Track star Henry : RONO
63. Jason's craft : ARGO
64. Artificial fabric : ORLON
65. Alter MSS. : EDIT
66. Prexy's aide : DEAN
67. Gave an X to : RATED
68. Prom partner : DATE
1. End or hand preceder : LEFT
2. Reputation : ODOR
3. Chills and fever : AGUE
4. Drives batty : DERANGES
5. Wing supports : STRUTS
6. Singe : CHAR
7. Plentiful : RIFE
8. Nip-up : ANTIC
9. Base diner : MESSHALL
10. Envoy : LEGATE
11. Lendl of tennis : IVAN
12. Lunkhead : NERD
13. Saharan : DRY
21. Expanse : SEA
22. Hilo porch : LANAI
25. Port du ___ cheese : SALUT
26. Battle zone : ARENA
27. Dynamo part : ROTOR
28. Ballesteros of golf : SEVE
29. Lulus : ONERS
31. Verse for Keats : METRE
32. Loafs : IDLES
33. Strongbox : CHEST
36. Solemn promise : OATH
39. Rain-forest plant : LIANA
40. One who ingests : INCEPTOR
41. Alger's "___ Tom" : TATTERED
46. Millionth part of a meter : MICRON
48. Belgian city : OSTEND
49. Crowd support : RAH
51. Father Junipero : SERRA
53. Joyce's land : EIRE
54. Grandiose tale : SAGA
55. Joust : TILT
56. Navigational system : OBOE
57. Black and white, e.g. : SODA
58. Military group : UNIT
59. Sharp item, sometimes : NOTE
60. Stripling : LAD

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