New York Times, Wednesday, January 13, 1988

Author:Mary S. Snyder
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Philippine volcano : APO
4. Bridge ploy : RUFF
8. Car named for a tycoon : EDSEL
13. Soft drink : COLA
15. Cousin of etc. : ETAL
16. Dame, e.g. : TITLE
17. Choice fruit for Silvers? : TOPBANANA
19. Mother of Isaac : SARAH
20. Have ___ (be compassionate) : AHEART
21. Use a stool : SIT
23. Facts : DATA
24. Get even : TIE
25. Pleased subscriber : RENEWER
27. Command to a horse : GIDDAP
30. Grant's ___ : TOMB
31. Expiate : ATONE
33. Advert : REFER
35. Id ___ (that is) : EST
38. Throat problem : FROG
39. Fruit for Peter Kieffer? : PEARS
40. French painter: 1771-1835 : GROS
41. "___ the season . . . " : TIS
42. Frosted, as cake : GLACE
43. Uncle Milty : BERLE
44. A son of Isaac : ESAU
46. Accusation against Joan of Arc : HERESY
48. Mummifies : EMBALMS
51. Pet's scrap : ORT
52. Highlander : GAEL
53. Dupe : SAP
55. Prejudiced : BIASED
59. Molding edge : ARRIS
61. Suitable fruit for Scrooge? : CRABAPPLE
63. Mends : DARNS
64. Level a flat : RASE
65. Fillet : ORLE
66. Eye problems : STYES
67. Eastern title : EMIR
68. O.K. : YES
1. Official records : ACTA
2. Winnie the ___ : POOH
3. Pitcher for Plato : OLPE
4. Leased : RENTED
5. Western lizard : UTA
6. Rooters : FANS
7. Talent : FLAIR
8. French connections : ETS
9. Crown : DIADEM
10. Fruit for Darryl? : STRAWBERRY
11. Send to cloud nine : ELATE
12. Composer Franz : LEHAR
14. Deducting : ABATING
18. Taken for ___ : ARIDE
22. Heads, to Henri : TETES
26. Neither's companion : NOR
27. Fruit for a fool? : GOOSEBERRY
28. City park, e.g. : AREA
29. Fruit for a very nice person? : PEACH
31. Fore's opposite : AFT
32. Prefix with cycle : TRI
34. ___-for-all : FREE
36. Daily riser : SOL
37. Contemporary of e.e.c. : TSE
39. Fruit for a Horner? : PLUMS
40. Goering's gang : GESTAPO
42. N.T. book : GAL
43. Communist leader from Georgia : BERIA
45. Like ocean water : SALINE
47. Highwayman : ROBBER
48. Mild oaths : EGADS
49. Corday's victim : MARAT
50. Holy, to Héloïse : SACRE
54. Hyde Park vehicle : PRAM
56. Nimble : SPRY
57. She, in Cherbourg : ELLE
58. Rivers in Wales and Scotland : DEES
60. Draft org. : SSS
62. "___ Lay Dying": Faulkner : ASI

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