New York Times, Thursday, September 21, 1989

Author:Richard Silvestri
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Not out : SAFE
5. Standstill : HALT
9. Unadulterated : PURE
13. March marchers : IRISH
15. Mimic : APER
16. Bedrock deposits : ORES
17. Chop into small pieces : MINCE
18. Bits of a Siamese film? : THAICLIPS
20. Punitive : PENAL
21. Counting everyone : INALL
22. Mules, e.g. : SLIPPERS
25. Dick Tracy's creator : GOULD
28. "___ Evil," 1971 film : SEENO
29. Shackles : FETTERS
31. Spot for a sr. : SCH
33. Blackmore's Lorna : DOONE
35. Bristles : SETAE
36. Hoosier Dome player : COLT
38. Big hit : SMASH
40. Begin to wake : STIR
41. Bay window : ORIEL
43. Garret : ATTIC
45. Scottish skiing surface : SNA
46. Most pallid : WANNEST
48. Circumvent : EVADE
50. Beatles' "___ Be" : LETIT
51. Game place : PRESERVE
54. Athenian forum : AGORA
56. Put down asphalt : PAVED
57. Bohemian cant? : CZECHLIST
61. Type of skirt : ALINE
62. ___ over (reinvest) : ROLL
63. Singer James : ETTA
64. Scout's mission, for short : RECON
65. Oxen's harness : YOKE
66. Indigence : NEED
67. Radiation dosages : REMS
1. Fools : SIMPS
2. A moon of Uranus : ARIEL
3. Note from Helsinki? : FINNISHLINE
4. Getaway : ESCAPE
5. Pillbox or porkpie : HAT
6. Plant louse : APHIS
7. Not fatty : LEAN
8. "M*A*S*H" procedure : TRIAGE
9. Contaminates : POLLUTES
10. Swiss canton : URI
11. Dem.'s opponent : REP
12. Feminine ending : ESS
14. Lent a hand : HELPED
19. Coagulates : CLOTS
23. A son of Seth : ENOS
24. "___ the Top," 1959 film : ROOMAT
26. Riga religious meeting? : LETTSERVICE
27. Depletion : DRAIN
29. Rankle : FESTER
30. Wheys of milk : SERA
31. Garbage barge : SCOW
32. Reef material : CORAL
34. Author Hentoff : NAT
37. Feeler : TENTACLE
39. Drone's home : HIVE
42. Janet or Vivien : LEIGH
44. One of the Magi : CASPAR
47. Pillered : STOLEN
49. Casino figure : DEALER
51. Imitation gem : PASTE
52. Malevolence : VENOM
53. Paradisaical places : EDENS
55. ___ of passage : RITE
57. Hue's partner : CRY
58. Bronx attraction : ZOO
59. Lodge brother : ELK
60. Smidgen : TAD

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