New York Times, Wednesday, September 6, 1989

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Matted wool : SHAG
5. Stowe character : EVA
8. Mr. Muscles : HEMAN
13. Beneficiary of a sort : HEIR
14. Actor Asther : NILS
16. Straighten : ALINE
17. Madame Bovary : EMMA
18. Strike out : DELE
19. Lariat : RIATA
20. Vacation spot : DISNEYWORLD
23. La Scala's N.Y. rival : MET
24. Beauty : GEM
25. Taiwan's capital : TAIPEI
27. Novel by Fielding : AMELIA
30. Jabber; prattle : BURBLE
33. Jewish festival : PASSOVER
36. Kilmer poem : TREES
37. Sigma follower : TAU
38. Link : NEXUS
40. Nautical direction : AFT
41. Violinist Morini : ERIKA
44. Change the focus of : REDIRECT
47. Pallas ___ : ATHENA
49. Arden and Light : ENOCHS
50. Battery terminals : ANODES
53. Dottle component : ASH
54. Gullet : MAW
56. Vacation spot : SAINTTHOMAS
61. Shake up : ALARM
63. Bellow : ROAR
64. Desdemona's detractor : IAGO
65. IV x XXVII : CVIII
66. Silkworm : ERIA
67. Raisa's rejection : NYET
68. Israeli port : HAIFA
69. City lines : ELS
70. Lares or Aesir : GODS
1. Lean-to : SHED
2. Half: Prefix : HEMI
3. Purposes : AIMS
4. Farms : GRANGES
5. Keats opus : ENDYMION
6. Prospect : VIEW
7. Distribute : ALLOT
8. In difficulty : HARDPUT
9. Cantab's rival : ELI
10. Vacation spot : MIAMIBEACH
11. Stud player's stake : ANTE
12. Trig : NEAT
15. Evening, in Roma : SERA
21. Lampreys : EELS
22. Women's ___ : LIB
26. Miscue : ERR
27. Dissociated : APART
28. Vacation spot : MAUIHAWAII
29. State : AVER
31. Certain jabs : LEFTS
32. Superlative suffix : EST
34. River in SW England : EXE
35. Unfinished : RUDE
37. Brighton break : TEA
39. Nancy, Frank et al. : SINATRAS
42. Keltner or Boyer of baseball : KEN
43. Loss of the sense of smell : ANOSMIA
45. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
46. Repetitious : ECHOING
48. Huxtable or Rehan : ADA
51. Innisfail : EIRE
52. Midnight "music" : SNORE
54. Airspeed number : MACH
55. Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
57. Shadow : TAIL
58. Actress Virginia : MAYO
59. Long in the tooth : AGED
60. Topers : SOTS
62. Er ___: Moroccan region : RIF

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