New York Times, Friday, September 8, 1989

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Predicament : SCRAPE
7. Breakfast drinks : COCOAS
13. Classroom missile : ERASER
14. Vitamin C source : ORANGE
15. Some execs give out these : WALKINGPAPERS
17. Cries : BAWLS
18. "His wife could ___ lean" : EATNO
19. Believer in: Suffix : IST
21. Parisian's airport : ORLY
22. Mound in the Missouri : ISLET
23. Baritone Alan ___ : OPIE
24. Alphabetic sequence : CDE
25. Mission beginning : INTER
26. Fat fowl : CAPON
27. ___ beet : ASREDASA
29. Botanical sport : MUTANT
30. ___ Dykstra, former Met : LEN
31. Actor Vigoda : ABE
32. Counsel : ADVISE
35. Kind of consent : PARENTAL
40. Hijacker's specialty : HEIST
41. "___ long, life . . . " : ARTIS
42. Troy, N.Y., sch. : RPI
43. Land parcel : ACRE
44. Marble : AGATE
45. "We'll tak a ___ kindness . . . ": Burns : CUPO
46. Swamp : BOG
47. Colosseum section : ARENA
48. Massenet opera : MANON
49. Parts of flivvers : RUNNINGBOARDS
52. Mercury, e.g. : PLANET
53. Hangnest or firebird : ORIOLE
54. Flower parts : SEPALS
55. Did some rooting : YELLED
1. ___ Folly (Alaska) : SEWARDS
2. One-year-old, usually : CRAWLER
3. Auto race : RALLY
4. Inquires : ASKS
5. Noted architect : PEI
6. Borgnine and Hemingway : ERNESTS
7. Whirlybird : COPTER
8. Praying figure : ORANT
9. Guitar device : CAPO
10. Arlen's "___ for My Baby" : ONE
11. Emperor Augustus's son-in-law : AGRIPPA
12. Assembly : SESSION
16. Helmet-shaped part of a flower : GALEA
17. ___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
20. Bugler's pad : TENT
22. Silly : INANE
23. Like some cookies : OATEN
25. Helpful Latin phrase : IDEST
26. Cheese chunks : CUBES
28. Beethoven wrote for her : ELISE
29. Madame Curie : MARIE
32. Peck role : AHAB
33. Esprit ___ : DECORPS
34. The line in 20/20 : VIRGULE
35. Bomb heavily, in R.A.F. argot : PRANG
36. "Good fellow!" : ATTABOY
37. Kind of bed : TRUNDLE
38. Put side by side : APPOSED
39. He has his pride : LION
41. They often see stars : AGENTS
44. Biography of Shelley by Maurois : ARIEL
45. Entertainer Channing : CAROL
47. Palindromic name : ANNA
48. Knight clothes? : MAIL
50. Catch a Z or two : NAP
51. Crude metal : ORE

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