New York Times, Saturday, September 2, 1989

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { G H J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 235 (avg 1.28)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Las Vegas attractions : SLOTS
6. Locations : SITES
11. Middle East form of government : EMIRATE
13. Aquatic mammal : MANATEE
15. Mormon region : DESERET
16. Stuffy : UNAIRED
17. People movers : MASSTRANSIT
19. North Caucasic language : UDI
20. Nigerian native : ARO
21. Choice : SELECT
22. Golden fish; ide : ORFE
23. Jules Verne hero : NEMO
25. Kan. city : IOLA
26. Name for a pontiff : PIUS
27. Jupiter, to Justinian : DEUS
29. Relating to resistence to change : INERTIAL
31. Peak : TOR
33. Hither's companion : YON
34. Place for the place setting : TABLETOP
39. ___ libre : VERS
42. Architectural moldings : TORI
43. Engine noise : PURR
44. Dingle : DELL
46. Dry : ARID
47. Bars legally : ESTOPS
50. Pandowdy : PIE
51. Abbr. with civil or human : RTS
52. Manufacture on a wide scale : MASSPRODUCE
54. Drain opening : OUTFALL
56. Turned : ROTATED
57. Entry-level employee : TRAINEE
58. Hams : EMOTERS
59. Depside is one : ESTER
60. Vehicles for the Iditarod : SLEDS
1. Besmirched : SMEARED
2. Svelte : LISSOME
3. Mine products : ORES
4. Dessert items : TARTS
5. Kiloliter : STERE
6. Clean : SANITARY
7. ___ the finish : INAT
8. Randy's skating partner : TAI
9. Ancient country in central Italy : ETRURIA
10. Generative : SEEDFUL
11. Irwin ___, American philosopher : EDMAN
12. And others: Lat. : ETALII
13. Strength : MUSCLE
14. Sedgwick and Adams : EDIES
18. Night light : NEON
22. Editorialized : OPINED
24. Surpass others at an auction : OUTBID
28. Sun : SOL
30. Mazel ___ : TOV
32. Voter for the 21st Amendment : REPEALER
34. Extreme cruelty : TORTURE
35. Beards of grain : ARISTAS
36. Scuffle : TUSSLE
37. Scraps : ORTS
38. Amour-___ (self-esteem) : PROPRE
40. Generally accepted : REPUTED
41. Deli implements : SLICERS
42. Card for a seer : TAROT
45. City in Yorkshire : LEEDS
48. High-school events : PROMS
49. Desert plant : SOTOL
52. Encolure : MANE
53. Chinese ___ (jujube) : DATE
55. Healthy : FIT

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