New York Times, Tuesday, September 12, 1989

Author:Virginia L. Yates
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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1. Show great pleasure : BEAM
5. Fly into pieces : BURST
10. Two together : BOTH
14. Not in a good way : ILLY
15. A daughter of Zeus : ERATO
16. Lotion potion : ALOE
17. Mind the store : BEONTHEJOB
19. Jazzman's repeated melodic phrase : RIFF
20. Guard against : BEWARE
21. Daily dozen, e.g. : WORKOUT
23. Maurice Chevalier's theme song : MIMI
25. Jack of "Flower Drum Song" film : SOO
26. Withered : SERE
29. G.I. duds : ODS
31. Noxious fly : TSETSE
36. A Gardner : AVA
37. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
39. Move like a worm : CRAWL
40. Expedite : MAKESHORTWORKOF
43. Word to "kind friends" : ADIEU
44. Tenth part : TITHE
45. J. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
46. Sarasota or Saratoga : RESORT
48. Upsilon follower : PHI
49. Calvados port : CAEN
50. Faux ___ : PAS
52. Sundance Kid's girl : ETTA
54. Excites : WORKSUP
58. ___ pie : EASYAS
62. Mine, in Metz : AMOI
63. Scold : TAKETOTASK
66. ___ up (settled) : SEWN
67. African ruminant : OKAPI
68. Olive genus : OLEA
69. One annoyingly proper : PRIG
70. Spirit; demon : GENIE
71. Straight, to a bartender : NEAT
1. Type of lettuce : BIBB
2. General Robert : ELEE
3. "Punning is ___ species of wit": N. Webster : ALOW
4. "___ Is Asher Lev": Potok : MYNAME
5. Big beast : BEHEMOTH
6. Actress Mary of "Sons and Lovers" : URE
7. Rule, in India : RAJ
8. Puts away : STOWS
9. Besides : TOBOOT
10. Cinchona, e.g. : BARK
11. Stew : OLIO
12. Soybean product : TOFU
13. Avoirdupois : HEFT
18. Pod beginner : TRI
22. Gat or rod : ROSCOE
24. Dostoyevsky subject : IDIOT
26. Leyte's neighbor : SAMAR
27. Skirt : EVADE
28. Ouzo's kin : RAKIS
30. Financial certificate : SCRIP
32. Bobble : ERR
33. ___ powder (flee) : TAKEA
34. Turned the air blue : SWORE
35. Pixieish : ELFIN
37. Appropriates : USURPS
38. "___ Ballet," "A Chorus Line" song : ATTHE
41. Fair-hiring prog. : EEO
42. Tail's partner : WHITETIE
47. Edible wrasse fish : TAUTOG
49. Knitter's instruction : CASTON
51. "Thus ___ Zarathustra" : SPAKE
53. Chinese philosophical ideal : TAO
54. Mud dauber : WASP
55. Hebrew measure : OMER
56. Notation on a ticket : ROWI
57. Kind of crab : KING
59. George Bush's alma mater : YALE
60. On the Red : ASEA
61. Three-handed card game : SKAT
64. Sunflower St. : KAN
65. Cure lead-in : EPI

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