New York Times, Tuesday, August 8, 1989

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Walk in the woods : HIKE
5. Ululate : HOWL
9. Insults : SLAPS
14. Roberts of Tulsa : ORAL
15. "The ___ Love Belongs . . . " : ONEI
16. "Cheers" barmaid : CARLA
17. Weather forecast : HAZYHOTANDHUMID
20. Official decree : UKASE
21. Lapland "cattle" : REINDEER
22. Mrs. Gump : MIN
23. Soft, as a sound : LOW
26. G.I.'s oasis : USO
27. Words of applause : HIPHIPHOORAY
33. Moved, nautically : HOVE
36. Auction ending : EER
37. ___ Kringle : KRISS
38. Condo residence : UNIT
39. Rustling sound : SWISH
42. Promontory : CAPE
43. Diving duck : SCAUP
45. Sault, to a Michigander : SOO
46. U.N. member : USSR
47. They give a leg up : HELPINGHANDS
51. Regret : RUE
52. Mario or I. M. : PEI
53. D.D.E. predecessor : HST
56. Trading ship of yore : INDIAMAN
61. Group in a loft : CHOIR
63. Vehicle starring Orson Welles: 1938 : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
66. Broadway lass : ANNIE
67. Soprano Mills : ERIE
68. Algerian seaport : ORAN
69. "Mr. ___ Goes to Town" : DEEDS
70. Small fishing boat : DORY
71. A national symbol of Scotland : KILT
1. Expression of ennui : HOHUM
2. Baghdad native: Var. : IRAKI
3. Elia or Lainie : KAZAN
4. Cities in Minn. and Nev. : ELYS
5. Half a greeting call : HOO
6. Can. province : ONT
7. Stand up under use : WEAR
8. Form a queue : LINEUP
9. Dope : SCHNOOK
10. Praise : LAUD
11. Poilu's weapon : ARME
12. Ballerina's bend : PLIE
13. Irani Bani-___ : SADR
18. Sun: Comb. form : HELI
19. Eloper with a spoon : DISH
24. Unfolds, in poetry : OPES
25. Voiced sigh of relief : WHEW
27. Riled : HETUP
28. Dander personified? : IRISH
29. Hades : ORCUS
30. Narrow inlets : RIAS
31. Vipers : ASPS
32. River of Flanders : YSER
33. "Be quiet!" : HUSH
34. Fairy-tale starter : ONCE
35. Small bottle : VIAL
40. Item provided in bars : SOAP
41. Sharpen : HONE
44. Penzance group : PIRATES
48. Deadened : NUMB
49. Adapted : GEARED
50. "Ich Liebe ___": Grieg : DICH
53. Nymph of Muslim paradise : HOURI
54. Agave fiber : SISAL
55. River in central England : TRENT
56. "___ the Craziest Dream," 1942 song : IHAD
57. Hawaiian goose : NENE
58. Isak Dinesen, for one : DANE
59. Crocus, e.g. : IRID
60. Famed fiddler : NERO
62. Snare : HOOK
64. "___ for the G String": Bach : AIR
65. Typewriter lever : KEY

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