New York Times, Wednesday, September 20, 1989

Author:Patricia A. Cevaal
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Patricia A. Cevaal has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tow : DRAG
5. Wherewithal : MEANS
10. Charlotte's home : WEB
13. Othello's antagonist : IAGO
14. Song from yesteryear : OLDIE
15. Relinquish : CEDE
16. Entree for newscaster Sawyer? : STEAKDIANE
18. Vice-squad activity : RAID
19. Middlesex middle : CENTRE
20. Sail supports : TOPMASTS
22. Scrap for Spot : ORT
23. Steve or Woody : ALLEN
25. Jurist Fortas : ABE
26. Bloom holder : VASE
27. "Cat ___," 1965 oater : BALLOU
30. Urge on : IMPEL
33. Yuppie's health food : TOFU
36. Quiets a squeak : OILS
37. ___ avis : RARA
38. In a listless manner : DULLY
39. Etats-___ : UNIS
40. Golden calf, e.g. : IDOL
41. Words of understanding : ISEE
42. Get-up-and-go : VIGOR
43. Bend out of shape : DEFORM
45. Protection : EGIS
47. Exploit : USE
48. Bacchus attendant : SATYR
50. "___ Believer," Monkees hit : IMA
53. Teller's goof : MISCOUNT
56. Ups the ante : RAISES
58. Diva's rendition : ARIA
59. Entree for actor Finney? : SOLEALBERT
61. Muslim invader of Spain : MOOR
62. Skill : CRAFT
63. Hence : ERGO
64. Abby's twin : ANN
65. Wren's "Beau ___" : GESTE
66. Walton family's grandpa : GEER
1. Specialized nightclub : DISCO
2. "X" assigner : RATER
3. Actor's go-between : AGENT
4. Fall guy : GOAT
5. A and T : MODELS
6. Gin inventor's first name : ELI
7. " . . . ___ which will live in infamy . . . ": Roosevelt : ADATE
8. Curtain fabric : NINON
9. Ooze : SEEP
10. Avoiding responsibility, with "out of" : WEASELING
11. Emulate Greeley : EDIT
12. Murphy and twin : BEDS
15. Entree for actor Jourdan? : CRABLOUIS
17. South African pen : KRAAL
21. Meadow cry : MAA
24. "___ pray" : LETUS
26. Entree for author Wilde? : VEALOSCAR
27. Real bargain : BUY
28. Mishmash : OLIO
29. Korbut's homeland: Abbr. : USSR
30. Gladiolus, e.g. : IRID
31. Created : MADE
32. Abundance : PROFUSION
34. Córdoba cheer : OLE
35. Group of ships : FLEET
38. Lower the beam : DIM
42. Like flu : VIRAL
44. Classic American car : REO
46. Spin : GYRATE
48. Saw wood at night : SNORE
49. He's got the world on his shoulders : ATLAS
50. River to the Rhone : ISERE
51. Highway sign : MERGE
52. Pioneer fur trader : ASTOR
53. Singer ___ Cass : MAMA
54. Dietary supplement : IRON
55. Mil. branch : USCG
57. " . . . ___ mortality": Shak. : IBEG
60. Newt : EFT

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