New York Times, Tuesday, January 12, 1988

Author: Jeanne Wilson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Weskit : VEST
5. Ambassador's asset : TACT
9. Cheap tire : RECAP
14. Straight: Comb. form : ORTH
15. Part of "Oyez!" : HEAR
16. Part of a Stein line : AROSE
17. Dies ___ : IRAE
18. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
19. Special talent : FORTE
20. Abundance : CORNUCOPIA
23. Cookie : SNAP
24. The bull, in Barcelona : ELTORO
25. Massenet opera : THAIS
27. Singer Yma ___ : SUMAC
30. Incite : AROUSE
33. Far East staple : RICE
36. Nigerian natives : IBOS
38. Point of view : ANGLE
39. Foofaraw : ADO
40. What tight shoes cause : CORNS
42. "All's well," in space : AOK
43. Certain Slavs : SERBS
46. Module : UNIT
47. Work measures : ERGS
48. Some British kings : HENRYS
50. Ieper, to the French : YPRES
52. Chair or car : SEDAN
54. Intemperance : EXCESS
58. Sunk fence : HAHA
60. Pudding ingredient : CORNSTARCH
63. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
65. Competes : VIES
66. Belém's river : PARA
67. Arabian coffee : MOCHA
68. To be, to Bernadette : ETRE
69. Kin of etc. : ETAL
70. Printer's roller : INKER
71. "Shane" star : LADD
72. Geodesic ___ : DOME
1. The ___ (Sinatra) : VOICE
2. Flynn of filmdom : ERROL
3. "Gentlemen, ___ your engines" : START
4. On ___ (precisely) : THENOSE
5. "The perception of ___ is a tie of sympathy . . . ": Emerson : THECOMIC
6. Plane preceder : AERO
7. David is one : CAMP
8. Characteristic : TRAIT
9. British mil. group : RAF
10. Soil problem : EROSION
11. A dextrose : CORNSUGAR
12. The Charles's pet : ASTA
13. Kind of hole : PEEP
21. S.A. country : URU
22. Eureka! : AHA
26. Altar in the sky : ARA
28. ___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
29. Like this puzzle? : CORNY
31. Walk through mud : SLOG
32. Sounds a mouse evokes : EEKS
33. Impetuous : RASH
34. ___ fixe : IDEE
35. Stack of stalks : CORNSHOCK
37. Sassy lass : SNIP
41. Accented : STRESSED
44. Inhale : BREATHE
45. A Chaplin : SYD
47. Houdini did it : ESCAPED
49. Bursa : SAC
51. Annex or ell: Abbr. : EXT
53. New : NOVEL
55. Poetry Muse : ERATO
56. Vamoose! : SCRAM
57. An oil source : SHALE
58. Half: Prefix : HEMI
59. Egyptian deity : AMON
61. Actress Moreno : RITA
62. Twerp's cousin : NERD
64. Iowa farm item : EAR

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