New York Times, Wednesday, January 20, 1988

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F G K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shark film : JAWS
5. Dips out water : BAILS
10. Vietnamese neighbor : LAOS
14. Blind as ___ : ABAT
15. Show host : EMCEE
16. Swedish rock group : ABBA
17. Eddie Murphy film hit : BEVERLYHILLSCOP
20. Hi-fi systems : STEREOS
21. ___ up (botches) : MESSES
22. Novel : NEW
23. Famed violinmaker : AMATI
25. Side dish : SALAD
28. Mrs., in Toledo : SRA
29. Assists : HELPS
33. Combination of a sort : POOL
34. Coypu : NUTRIA
36. Building extension : ELL
37. Go astray : ERR
38. San Francisco high spot : NOBHILL
39. ___ culpa : MEA
40. Letter from Greece : ETA
41. Permeates : IMBUES
42. Gravy container : BOAT
43. Charleston, e.g. : DANCE
45. Hesitation sounds : ERS
46. Imparts : LENDS
47. Amino ___ (metabolic group) : ACIDS
49. Actress Ullmann : LIV
50. Climbs : SCALES
53. Summer drink : LIMEADE
57. Emmy-winning series : HILLSTREETBLUES
60. Pay for a poker hand : ANTE
61. Rent : LEASE
62. Summers on the Seine : ETES
63. Act : DEED
64. Ethyl acetate, e.g. : ESTER
65. Inside info : DOPE
1. L. Holmes specialties : JABS
2. Incite : ABET
3. Hand signal : WAVE
4. Near the breastbone : STERNAL
5. Under : BELOW
6. Vanderbilt and Lowell : AMYS
7. "___ bin ein Berliner": J.F.K. : ICH
8. Garland : LEI
9. Author Lagerlöf : SELMA
10. Eric Knight's heroine : LASSIE
11. Fundamentals : ABCS
12. Orchestra member : OBOE
13. Dunderheads : SAPS
18. Hollow stem : REED
19. Deadly : LETHAL
23. Goldberg and Ashe : ARTHURS
24. Osmond and Wilson : MARIES
25. Velocity : SPEED
26. Main artery : AORTA
27. Navigation device : LORAN
28. Took the place of a regular : SUBBED
30. Automotive dud : LEMON
31. Beg : PLEAD
32. Marty Marion's nickname : SLATS
34. ___ de plume : NOM
35. They: Fr. : ILS
38. Siblings' daughters : NIECES
42. Slanted : BEVELED
44. Telephoned : CALLED
46. Precarious perch : LIMB
48. Plant fiber : ISTLE
49. Liquid measure : LITER
50. Food fish : SHAD
51. Spanish movie house : CINE
52. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
53. ___-majesté : LESE
54. Hatchback, e.g. : AUTO
55. Profound : DEEP
56. Being: Lat. : ESSE
58. Legal matter : RES
59. Emulate Horner : EAT

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