New York Times, Wednesday, January 27, 1988

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Dorothy Smitonick has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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Across Down
1. Cant : SLANG
6. B–G connection : CDEF
10. Startle : JAR
13. Sea duck : EIDER
14. Six: Comb. form : HEXA
15. Ranch newcomer : DUDE
16. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
17. Pennines, e.g. : ALPS
18. Hwys. : RTES
19. Vincent Price role : DRGOLDFOOT
21. Material for a fedora : FELT
22. In ___ of : LIEU
23. Deletes : ERASES
25. Make firm : HARDEN
29. Hindu holy man : SADHU
31. Moslem title : EMIR
32. Eager : KEEN
34. Greek fabulist: Var. : ESOP
37. Kind of lamb or candle : PASCHAL
39. Of the outer regions : SPATIAL
42. Type of terrier : SKYE
43. Semitic god : BAAL
45. Ens. training ground : USNA
46. Junta : CABAL
48. Tips over : UPSETS
50. "___ Dallas" : STELLA
53. Cash in Roma : LIRE
55. Dynamics preceder : AERO
56. Roles for Ayres and Chamberlain : DRSKILDARE
62. Nerd : DRIP
63. ___ pot (deteriorate) : GOTO
64. "Give me your ___ . . . ": Lazarus : TIRED
65. Signs : INKS
66. Israel's Abba ___ : EBAN
67. Dodge : EVADE
68. Feminine suffix : ESS
69. Rel. speeches : SERS
70. Fiend : DEMON
1. Transmit : SEND
2. Ananias : LIAR
3. Sick as ___ : ADOG
4. Verne's Captain ___ : NEMO
5. Lattice : GRILLE
6. Irritate : CHAFE
7. Apply pediculicide : DELOUSE
8. Montreal baseball player : EXPO
9. Observed Lent : FASTED
10. Germanic tribesmen of yore : JUTES
11. One of the Astaires : ADELE
12. Takes five : RESTS
15. Richard Burton role : DRFAUSTUS
20. Nile Valley group : DINKA
24. Mother of Zeus : RHEA
25. Wise to the jive : HEP
26. You love: Lat. : AMAS
27. Take a chance : RISK
28. Albert Dekker role : DRCYCLOPS
30. Handle for Hadrian : ANSA
33. City in Ala. : ELBA
35. River in Picardy : OISE
36. Fight for breath : PANT
38. Get well : HEAL
40. Many: Comb. form : PLURI
41. ___ Vegas : LAS
44. Player like Mays or Musial : ALLSTAR
47. Insignia : BADGES
49. Stoned : PELTED
50. Maugham's Miss Thompson : SADIE
51. Gulls' relatives : TERNS
52. Composer Satie et al. : ERIKS
54. Images : IKONS
57. Academic garb : ROBE
58. Plunge : DIVE
59. Biblical name for Syria : ARAM
60. Paint again : REDO
61. Sir Anthony ___ : EDEN

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