It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

New York Times, Saturday, July 29, 1989

Author:
Beverly Tivin
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Beverly Tivin has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
C
2
H
3
I
4
P
5
T
6
R
7
I
8
T
9
E
10
S
11
P
12
A
13
T
14
O
A
S
T
15
O
O
Z
E
S
16
C
R
A
M
17
P
R
E
E
18
M
I
N
E
N
T
19
H
E
R
E
20
E
M
E
R
A
L
D
S
21
E
22
L
E
V
E
N
23
O
L
E
O
24
B
E
A
M
E
25
D
26
A
27
P
P
E
R
28
R
E
M
N
A
N
29
T
30
S
31
E
B
R
O
32
C
A
V
E
D
33
T
O
T
34
S
L
E
D
35
I
R
K
E
D
36
M
I
N
I
37
M
E
D
38
K
N
E
E
L
39
E
V
I
L
40
O
R
I
41
E
N
T
E
D
42
D
43
E
T
E
C
T
44
S
T
I
R
P
45
L
I
A
R
46
R
47
E
P
U
T
E
48
M
A
R
R
I
49
A
50
G
51
E
52
A
L
O
D
53
P
54
R
E
T
E
N
S
I
O
N
55
M
U
S
E
56
I
O
N
I
C
57
T
R
U
E
58
A
L
E
S
59
D
A
U
N
T
60
S
E
T
S
© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,508
Across
1
French fry : CHIP
5
Stale : TRITE
10
Tiff : SPAT
14
Oven : OAST
15
Exudes : OOZES
16
Stuff : CRAM
17
Supreme : PREEMINENT
19
Hither : HERE
20
May birthstones : EMERALDS
21
Cricket team : ELEVEN
23
___ strut (plane part) : OLEO
24
Former N.Y.C. mayor : BEAME
25
Stylish : DAPPER
28
Traces : REMNANTS
31
River to the Mediterranean : EBRO
32
Hollowed : CAVED
33
Add : TOT
34
Logger's travois : SLED
35
Annoyed : IRKED
36
Skirt type : MINI
37
What the dr. ordered : MED
38
Truckle, in a way : KNEEL
39
Ponerology topic : EVIL
40
Set right, in a way : ORIENTED
42
Discover : DETECT
44
Lineage : STIRP
45
Mendacious one : LIAR
46
Account : REPUTE
48
Union : MARRIAGE
52
Absolute property in feudal days : ALOD
53
Claim or title to something : PRETENSION
55
Ponder : MUSE
56
Greek dialect : IONIC
57
Rightful : TRUE
58
City in S France : ALES
59
Intimidate : DAUNT
60
Collections : SETS
Down
1
Ecclesiastical mantle : COPE
2
Mischief : HARM
3
Words of understanding : ISEE
4
Mollusk : PTEROPOD
5
Tillie of comics : TOILER
6
Musical form : RONDO
7
Endings for idol and immortal : IZES
8
Decade : TEN
9
Highly regarded : ESTEEMED
10
Outline : SCHEMA
11
Vitamin C for colds, e.g. : PREVENTIVE
12
Swiss river : AARE
13
D. C. group : TMEN
18
Capital of Maldives : MALE
22
Cry from a crow's-nest : LAND
24
Slant : BEVEL
25
Bond: Comb. form : DESMO
26
More qualified : ABLER
27
Incline : PREDISPOSE
28
Swept, as with the eyes : RAKED
29
Invigorating : TONIC
30
Pole or bird : STILT
32
Fawn : CREEP
35
Fearless : INTREPID
36
Versemakers : METRISTS
38
Link closely : KNIT
41
Piano exercises : ETUDES
42
Candid : DIRECT
43
Merit : EARN
45
Quarter preceder : LATIN
46
Hindu deity : RAMA
47
Jewish month : ELUL
48
Computer list : MENU
49
Yorkshire river : AIRE
50
Style; taste: Fr. : GOUT
51
Chemical endings : ENES
54
Kiwi : ROA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|