New York Times, Saturday, January 23, 1988

Author: Robert Katz
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 4
Robert Katz has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Snoozes : NAPS
5. Kind of poker : DRAW
9. Air channel : FLUE
13. Give off : EMIT
14. Rhone feeder : SAONE
15. For fear that : LEST
16. Wicked fellow : ROUE
17. Northern Italian city : TRENT
18. With, in Lille : AVEC
19. Title role portrayed by Peter Sellers : DRSTRANGELOVE
22. Writer Rohmer : SAX
23. All-purpose veh. : UTE
24. Liked a lot : ADORED
27. Second Sellers role in 19 Across : LIONELMANDRAKE
31. Acted as a cicerone : LED
32. Certain pols : INDS
33. Set : GEL
34. Upstate N.Y. college : BARD
37. Gene's letters : DNA
38. High-treason word : LESE
39. Porter's cousin : ALE
40. Lemon chasers : ADES
42. Simian : APE
44. Director of 19 Across : STANLEYKUBRICK
49. One is North, the other South : KOREAS
50. Levi or Tway : PRO
51. Shoe width : EEE
53. Third Sellers role in 19 Across : MERKINMUFFLEY
57. Eastern chief : EMIR
59. Eavesdropper : SNOOP
60. Irk : RILE
61. Durban dollar : RAND
62. Expel : EGEST
63. Humdinger : ONER
64. Queens's ___ Park : REGO
65. Pilot preceder : TEST
66. Eur.'s East and West : GERS
1. Revengers in a film : NERDS
2. Ethically neutral : AMORAL
3. "Divini Redemptoris" author : PIUSXI
4. Opposite of 26 Down : STET
5. Bearded grass : DARNEL
6. British filmmaker Nicolas : ROEG
7. Queenly name : ANNE
8. Bog : WETLAND
9. Add spice : FLAVOR
10. Speculate, as with borrowed funds : LEVERAGE
11. Employ : USE
12. Short catchall : ETC
14. Declared : STATED
20. Finnish poem : RUNE
21. Track figures : ODDS
25. ___ out (gets by, barely) : EKES
26. Strike out : DELE
28. Like the hills : OLD
29. Soviet city near Poland : MINSK
30. Literary collection : ANA
34. Laze under rays : BASK
35. Kind of tenor : ALTO
36. Stocking the arsenal : REARMING
37. Former Ottoman official : DEY
38. Hilo neckwear : LEI
40. Winged : ALAR
41. Tracy-Hepburn film, with "The" : DESKSET
42. Curt : ABRUPT
43. Quad figure : PROF
45. ___-well (idler) : NEERDO
46. Highest : UPMOST
47. French novelist: 1894-1961 : CELINE
48. Actress Ruby : KEELER
52. Oglers : EYERS
54. The gloomy Dean : INGE
55. Some decisions : NOES
56. Potential prince? : FROG
57. Make a boo-boo : ERR
58. West who went west : MAE

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