New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 1988

Author: June A. Boggs
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Deck unit : CARD
5. Without : SANS
9. O.T. book : OBAD
13. Melville work : OMOO
14. Stuff : CRAM
15. "Symposium" author : PLATO
16. Bunk : MOONSHINE
18. Spartan serf : HELOT
19. Clever : ASTUTE
20. Kit's partner : CABOODLE
22. Bull : TOMMYROT
24. Days of yore, of yore : ELD
25. Alien in a sitcom : ALF
28. Minute : WEE
29. A beast of the chase : BOAR
31. Skirmish : MELEE
33. Outgrowth : LIMB
36. Minn. neighbor : NDAK
39. Ellipsoid : OVAL
40. Hokum : HOOEY
41. French department : TARN
42. Worn-out horses : RIPS
43. Designer Fogarty : ANNE
44. Dance spot, for short : DISCO
45. "___ Souls": Gogol : DEAD
47. School subj. : SCI
49. Gee opposite : HAW
50. Fuss : ADO
52. Applesauce : FALDERAL
56. Drumbeater : PROMOTER
58. Characteristic auras : AROMAS
62. De Mille–Copland ballet : RODEO
63. Horsefeathers : POPPYCOCK
65. Estuary : INLET
66. Cannonballed : TORE
67. Cows, formerly : KINE
68. Emblem of Wales : LEEK
69. Footless : APOD
70. Tons : SLEW
1. Stupor : COMA
2. ___ Jacobs (Danny Thomas) : AMOS
3. Type of canal : ROOT
4. Bake-shop offering : DONUT
5. Contrive : SCHEME
6. "Exodus" character : ARI
7. Cartoonist Bushmiller's strip : NANCY
8. Vilify : SMEAR
9. Dairy-department item : OLEO
10. Bosh : BALDERDASH
11. Maldives unit : ATOLL
12. Was weak-minded : DOTED
15. Snap : PHOTO
17. "The Minister's Wooing" writer : STOWE
21. Billy carrier : BOBBY
23. Juicy fruit : MELON
25. ___ patriae : AMOR
26. Clothier Strauss : LEVI
27. Baloney : FLAPDOODLE
30. Missile or tank starter : ANTI
32. "What ___ is new?" : ELSE
34. Drama by Euripides : ION
35. Reagan's Attorney General : MEESE
37. Spanish chest : ARCA
38. ___-nothing (ignoramus) : KNOW
40. Attacked : HADAT
44. Frank product : DIARY
46. In progress : AFOOT
48. Made the hair curly : CRAPED
50. Millay's "Second ___" : APRIL
51. Parasite : DRONE
53. Greek coins : LEPTA
54. Flag : DROOP
55. Canal sights : LOCKS
57. Far from aggressive : MEEK
59. Drudgery : MOIL
60. Rosacea : ACNE
61. Slanting : SKEW
64. King or Court status : PRO

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