New York Times, Saturday, January 16, 1988

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Kind of jazz singing : SCAT
5. Bower : ARBOR
10. Spotted : PIED
14. Nobelist for Peace: 1984 : TUTU
15. Muster : RAISE
16. Architectural pier : ANTA
17. Indigenous : ABORIGINAL
19. Former autocrat : TSAR
20. Far Eastern capital : RANGOON
21. Unified whole : GESTALT
23. Pension : INN
24. Small barracuda : SENNET
25. Scuttle : HOD
27. Taffrail's locale : AFT
29. One of the Marianas : TINIAN
32. Town near Burns's birthplace : AYR
33. ___ Bator : ULAN
35. Sacred song : PSALM
36. Depository : URN
37. Ineffective : STERILE
39. Karbi : BEE
40. Pool-table cloth : BAIZE
42. Type of mackerel : ATKA
43. Fiat ___ : LUX
44. Protract : EXTEND
46. Rent : LET
47. Ed Kranepool was one : MET
48. ___ de Balzac : HONORE
50. Nigerian language : IBO
52. Pinpoint : ISOLATE
54. Burdensome : ONEROUS
58. Mozart's "___ fan tutte" : COSI
59. Like the yeti : ABOMINABLE
61. What diaskeuasts do : EDIT
62. Turkish river : GEDIZ
63. Only : LONE
64. Make an incised mark : RASE
65. Blithen : ELATE
66. Phocid : SEAL
1. Acrab or Acrux : STAR
2. Cask, in Córdoba : CUBA
3. Egyptian solar symbol : ATON
4. Swollen : TURGID
5. The paper nautilus : ARGONAUT
6. Play based on a Maugham story : RAIN
7. Crib : BIN
8. Old Mo. language : OSAGE
9. Yield : RELENT
10. Clogs' kin : PATTENS
11. Like edacious people : INSATIABLE
12. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
13. Flash : DART
18. Plato dialogue : ION
22. Becassine : SNIPE
24. Shock : STARTLE
25. Coney : HYRAX
26. Disease caught from birds : ORNITHOSIS
28. Dog's bane : FLEA
30. Eskimo language : ALEUT
31. Land of Enchantment: Abbr. : NMEX
32. Tributary of the Seine : AUBE
34. Goddess of victory : NIKE
37. Medicinal dried leaves : SENNA
38. Bring under Roman influence : LATINIZE
41. A source of aluminum : ZEOLITE
45. Second childhood : DOTAGE
47. Standards of conduct : MORALS
49. Wat Tyler was one : REBEL
51. Artist Shahn : BEN
52. Bakery aide : ICER
53. Beginning faro card : SODA
54. Disregard : OMIT
55. Szopelka, e.g. : OBOE
56. Cubitus : ULNA
57. Blind a falcon : SEEL
60. Room in a harem : ODA

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