New York Times, Tuesday, September 26, 1989

Author:Arthur W. Palmer
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Arthur W. Palmer has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Preakness event : RACE
5. Dwellers near the Baltic Sea : LETTS
10. Clinches, as a victory : ICES
14. Supt. of school's responsibility : EDUC
15. Roman halls : ATRIA
16. Observe : NOTE
17. Live well : EATHIGHONTHEHOG
20. Sponge : FREELOAD
21. Me. college town : ORONO
22. Celebrity : LION
23. Soften : MELT
25. Certain Polynesian : SAMOAN
28. School ___ (rural teacher) : MARM
29. Japanese land measure : CHO
32. "Terrible" czar : IVAN
33. Bad score for Nicklaus : BOGIE
34. Pasture : LEA
35. Partake of hospitality : EATSOMEONESSALT
39. Contend : VIE
40. Zoo attraction : PANDA
41. A Gardner : ERLE
42. Culbertson of bridge fame : ELY
43. Playing card : TREY
44. Leave the land of Nod : AWAKEN
46. Limit intake : DIET
47. Gather, as a storm : BREW
48. Dactyl's precursor : PTERO
51. Friendly : SOCIABLE
55. Grieve bitterly : EATONESHEARTOUT
58. Bank activity : LOAN
59. Inflexible : STERN
60. Actress Best : EDNA
61. Villa d'___ : ESTE
62. Badger : TEASE
63. Actual : REAL
1. Trim a sail : REEF
2. Between Shebat and Nisan : ADAR
3. Attractive : CUTE
4. Flight formations : ECHELONS
5. Shallow pond : LAGOON
6. A Vermont Allen : ETHAN
7. " . . . still by faith he ___": V. Lindsay : TROD
8. "___ Men," 1987 film : TIN
9. What Miss Muffet did : SAT
10. Sluggish : INERT
11. Type of salmon : COHO
12. Institution on the Thames : ETON
13. Lily of Utah : SEGO
18. Mother of Romulus : ILIA
19. Watson's companion : HOLMES
23. ___ cum laude : MAGNA
24. Pa. city : ERIE
25. Sifter : SIEVE
26. Benefit : AVAIL
27. London dockyard worker : MATEY
28. Mazda Senior Tournament winner: 1989 : MOODY
29. Lewis's exploring partner : CLARK
30. She fled on a golden ram : HELLE
31. Of a certain grain : OATEN
33. Author of "John Brown's Body" : BENET
36. Choice : OPTION
37. Foal's mother : MARE
38. The Atlantic's contents : SEAWATER
44. Secret : ARCANE
45. Small dam : WEIR
46. Stingless, feckless bee : DRONE
47. Some South Africans : BOERS
48. Soccer great : PELE
49. Town or county in N.M. : TAOS
50. L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
51. Seaver's first baseball home : SHEA
52. Presage : BODE
53. Type of moth : LUNA
54. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
56. Part of i.e. : EST
57. Anagram of 56 Down : STE

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