New York Times, Friday, August 4, 1989

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q U X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Secret plot : CABAL
6. Became ghostly : PALED
11. Put down : ABASE
12. Emulate W. J. Bryan : ORATE
13. Fixed charge : FEE
16. Conventicle participants : SECTS
17. Laterally : SIDEWARDS
19. Sommer from Berlin : ELKE
20. Shortened Latin catchall : ETAL
21. Lane of The Daily Planet : LOIS
22. Sellout signs : SROS
24. Maid, to Pierre : SERVANTE
27. Scalloped : CRENATE
30. Jefferson was one : DEIST
31. Motoring gp. : AAA
32. Actress Hayworth : RITA
34. Ill. city or county : DEKALB
37. The Great Commoner : PITT
39. Where Valletta is : MALTA
41. Blue dye : ANIL
42. ___ Doria, ill-fated vessel : ANDREA
44. Early inhabitant of Britain : PICT
46. Hereditary factor, for short : DNA
47. Rodeo gear : RIATA
49. Positions at the plate : STANCES
51. Followers of corn or clam : FRITTERS
54. Oscar relative : OBIE
55. Bathe : LAVE
56. Suffix for poll : STER
58. "The King ___" : ANDI
61. Cohan song : OVERTHERE
64. John Lithgow is one : ACTOR
65. Mystery writer Wahloo : PER
66. ___-law (Jacob, to Laban) : SONIN
67. Event at ancient Troy : SIEGE
68. Coop sounds : PEEPS
69. "The Lady ___," 1935 song : INRED
1. Word in many a Gardner title : CASE
2. Former labor leader : ABEL
3. Obnoxious car passenger : BACKSEATDRIVER
4. Aft : ASTERN
5. ___ Paul, popular guitarist : LES
6. Emily or Wiley : POST
7. President of Costa Rica : ARIAS
8. Served soup : LADLED
9. "Lumière d'___," 1943 film : ETE
10. Kind of drop : DEW
13. Command of a sort : FRONTANDCENTER
14. An anagram for diet : EDIT
15. Chimney on das Haus : ESSE
18. Site of a 1989 oil spill : ALASKA
20. Guess : ESTIMATE
23. Propel a randan : OAR
25. Diaskeuast : REDACTOR
26. Life, in Lyon : VIE
27. Matador's cloak : CAPA
28. Jeanne Eagels vehicle: 1922 : RAIN
29. Greek letter : ETA
33. Jungfrau is one : ALP
35. Equator, figuratively : LINE
36. Gil ___ (Lesage hero) : BLAS
38. More hackneyed : TRITER
40. Scale notes : TIS
43. Gormandize : EAT
45. Meal check : TAB
48. Leblanc's sleuth ___ Lupin : ARSENE
50. Component of vitamin B complex : NIACIN
51. Broadway bomb : FLOP
52. Utter words that are absurd : RAVE
53. Uncover : STRIP
57. Nightfalls, to Byron : EENS
59. Onetime Genoa official : DOGE
60. Angered : IRED
62. Recipe amt. : TSP
63. Rotary-press inventor : HOE
64. This way, in Toledo : ASI

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