New York Times, Wednesday, January 6, 1988

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of case : STAIR
6. News item, for short : OBIT
10. Metric units: Abbr. : CMS
13. Sacher ___ (a pastry) : TORTE
14. Kind of jerk : SODA
15. Flow: Comb. form : RHEO
16. Choose : ELECT
17. Egyptian solar deity : ATEN
18. Gallery items : OILS
19. University at St. Louis : WASHINGTON
21. Melville work : OMOO
22. Rod's partner : REEL
23. Author of "A Doll's House" : IBSEN
25. Typewriter part : SPACER
29. Kovacs or Ford : ERNIE
31. Vestibule : HALL
32. Actress Miles : VERA
34. Dame Edith ___ : EVANS
38. States sans proof : ALLEGES
40. Iron-horse feeder : FIREMAN
42. Breathe hard : HEAVE
43. Sculptor Lorado : TAFT
45. Ornamental fabric : LAME
46. Over : ENDED
48. "As I . . . have power ___!": E. Brontë : INTHEE
50. City ESE of Dallas : TYLER
52. Celebes ox : ANOA
54. Region : AREA
55. Type of jacket : EISENHOWER
61. Gaunt : LEAN
62. Pismires : ANTS
63. Kind of acid or resin : AMINO
64. Cowboy's pal : PARD
65. Something to dish : DIRT
66. City in NE France : NANCY
67. Aves. : STS
68. Remain : STAY
69. Shoe inserts : TREES
1. Fuss : STEW
2. Indian weight unit : TOLA
3. A son of Hera : ARES
4. Restless desire : ITCH
5. Withdraw : RETIRE
6. Okla. Indian : OSAGE
7. Concern selling soda or beer : BOTTLER
8. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
9. Astringent vegetable compound : TANNIN
10. Carillon : CHIME
11. Casaba : MELON
12. Mediocre : SOSO
15. Salt River dam : ROOSEVELT
20. Pluck : NERVE
24. Beverage in Wiesbaden : BIER
25. Pahlavi, e.g. : SHAH
26. Blanch : PALE
27. ___ breve : ALLA
28. Writer Amory : CLEVELAND
30. Riff's partner : RAFF
33. Ferrara family name : ESTE
35. Oriental nurse : AMAH
36. Appellation : NAME
37. Snick-or-___ : SNEE
39. Part of a chromosome : GENE
41. Suffix with rend or vend : ITION
44. "___ per aspera" (Kan. motto) : ADASTRA
47. Fears : DREADS
49. Birthplace of 28 Down : NAHANT
50. Entertain : TREAT
51. Time periods : YEARS
53. Abounding in birds' homes : NESTY
54. European range : ALPS
56. Monogram feature: Abbr. : INIT
57. General Bradley : OMAR
58. Médoc, for one : WINE
59. Differ follower : ENCE
60. Singers Acuff and Clark : ROYS

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