New York Times, Friday, January 22, 1988

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Synthesizer inventor : MOOG
5. Health plans : DIETS
10. Weaverbird : SPARROW
13. Showy : ORNATE
15. She had a boxful of troubles : PANDORA
16. Certain amblers : PADNAGS
18. Concerning : ASTO
19. Masc. title : ESQ
21. Aerie fledgling : EAGLET
22. Hwy. : RTE
23. Boredom : ENNUI
25. 625-mile river : LOIRE
26. Uri family : TELLS
28. Where Innsbruck is: Var. : TIROL
30. Never, in Bonn : NIE
31. Plus items : ASSETS
33. Shoot a sci-fi villain : ZAP
34. Relative of P.D.Q. : ASAP
35. "Boar Hunt" painter : VELAZQUEZ
38. A.B.A. member : ATTY
41. Retired ring master : ALI
42. Small shore birds : STINTS
46. Refrain syllable : TRA
47. Taken ___ (disconcerted) : ABACK
49. Sky blue : AZURE
50. Pliant; supple : LITHE
52. Hosiery shades : SANDS
54. Stannum : TIN
55. Moss Hart's story : ACTONE
57. Celtic Neptune : LER
58. Group giving out Emmys : ATAS
59. "The World of Henry Orient" actor : SELLERS
61. Clammer's interest : LOWTIDE
63. The Catwoman's first name : SELINA
64. " . . . ___ towers of Ilium": Marlowe : TOPLESS
65. Atomic number 86 : RADON
66. Couple : PAIR
1. Places for trophies : MANTELS
2. Church calendar : ORDO
3. Gold, in Genova : ORO
4. Famed contractor? : GOREN
5. ___ stick (lapidary item) : DOP
6. Dies ___ : IRAE
7. Ultimate goal : ENDALL
8. Dance for a duo : TANGO
9. Georgian family : STALINS
10. Laconian capital : SPARTA
11. Delivers a haymaker : PASTES
12. "___ It Beautiful . . . ": 1930 song : WASNT
14. Female counselor : EGERIA
17. Prepare hyson : STEEP
20. Derisively ridiculing : QUIZZICAL
23. Punta del ___, Uruguay : ESTE
24. Foe of Iran : IRAQ
27. Tax : LEVY
29. Musical work : OPUS
32. Thick slice : SLAB
34. Abdul-___ ibn-Saud : AZIZ
36. "Dear me!" : ALAS
37. Greek letters : ETAS
38. Cartologist's tome : ATLAS
39. Instants : TRICES
40. Stool pigeon : TATTLER
43. More kooky : NUTTIER
44. Groups of three : TRIADS
45. Imports : SENSES
47. Virgil epic : AENEID
48. Showed deference : KNELT
51. Exultant shout : HOLLA
53. Sag : DROOP
56. Conductor Rapee : ERNO
58. Gudrun's king : ATLI
60. ___ Remo, Italy : SAN
62. Org. formed in 1935 : WPA

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