New York Times, Thursday, January 7, 1988

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Dorothy Smitonick has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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1. Hood's weapon : SHIV
5. Sea of ___, in Russia : AZOV
9. British naval base, ___ Flow : SCAPA
14. Convex moldings : TORI
15. Joan Sutherland, e.g. : DIVA
16. Rel. study : THEOL
17. Having wings : ALAR
18. Singles : ONES
19. Tars' tales : YARNS
20. Comic's special delivery? : BOSTONCREAMPIE
23. "Trinity" author : URIS
24. ___ in wait (lurk) : LIE
25. Dialect : PATOIS
28. Hymn of praise : ALLELUIA
33. Suffix with cell : ULOSE
34. ___ B'rith : BNAI
35. Duos: Abbr. : PRS
36. Capital stationery? : MANILAENVELOPES
40. Qt. or pt. : AMT
41. Portico for Pericles : STOA
42. Part of a meet : EVENT
43. Foretell : SOOTHSAY
46. Cubic meters : STERES
47. Sterlet delicacy : ROE
48. Quartet : FOUR
49. Composition by Helen's abductor? : PLASTEROFPARIS
56. Cheerful : RIANT
57. Comedian Sahl : MORT
58. ___ off (calm down) : COOL
59. Carroll girl : ALICE
60. Spice or weapon : MACE
61. Nobelist for Peace: 1984 : TUTU
62. Became dried up : SERED
63. The last word : AMEN
64. Bachelor's party : STAG
1. Uncertain effort : STAB
2. Entire: Comb. form : HOLO
3. An attendant on Cleo : IRAS
4. Heifetz and Iturbi : VIRTUOSI
5. Object of Venus's affection : ADONIS
6. Chemical elements : ZINCS
7. Across the plate : OVER
8. Amphora : VASE
9. Golf term : STYMIE
10. Oratory : CHAPEL
11. Air: Comb. form : AERI
12. Player on the dealer's right : PONE
13. Smith and Jolson : ALS
21. Mirador : ORIEL
22. TV sitcom "Kate and ___" : ALLIE
25. Mountain lions : PUMAS
26. Cottonwood : ALAMO
27. Scout's rider : TONTO
28. Irk : ANNOY
29. Pumice : LAVA
30. Kind of berth : UPPER
31. One of the Horae : IRENE
32. Little helpers? : ASSTS
34. Greek letter : BETA
37. Resource : ASSET
38. Ease : LETUP
39. Emulates Cabotin : OVERACTS
44. Stupor : TRANCE
45. Entertained : HOSTED
46. Mitigate : SOFTEN
48. Higher power in "Star Wars" : FORCE
49. Cumulus : PILE
50. Rabbit's burrow : LAIR
51. Hall of Fame educator ___ Willard : EMMA
52. Gallivant : ROAM
53. Rummage about : ROUT
54. Minim : IOTA
55. Relative of a snail : SLUG
56. Ethiopian title : RAS

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