New York Times, Friday, January 29, 1988

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G K Q X }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 2
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dept. of Commerce chore : CENSUS
7. Well-a-day! : ALAS
11. Bishopric : SEE
14. Liquid part of fat : OLEINE
15. Illustrator Charles ___ Gibson : DANA
16. Danube city : ULM
17. Embroidery on canvas : NEEDLEPOINT
19. Apprehend : NAB
20. Antitussive ingredient : CODEINE
21. It's sometimes golden : OLDIE
23. Pretend : LETON
24. With 51 Across, long-running Broadway musical : PINSAND
26. U.K. carbine : STEN
28. English, to Hoppe : SPIN
30. North Sea feeder : TEES
31. Mideast river : JORDAN
34. Stress : ICTUS
36. Rewards for the QB : TDS
37. Like some words in this puzzle : POINTED
39. Greg Norman, e.g. : PRO
42. W.W. I French soldier : POILU
43. More viscous : ROPIER
45. Invalidate : UNDO
48. N.Y. has 34 : REPS
50. One of a deadly seven : ENVY
51. See 24 Across : NEEDLES
53. Counselor-___ : ATLAW
56. Italian poet : TASSO
57. Arm muscle : TRICEPS
60. N.Y.C. subway line : IRT
61. Chef's concern re chicken dishes : PINFEATHERS
65. Attention : EAR
66. Odds-and-ends holder : ETUI
67. Kind of card or rating : CREDIT
68. Porker's pad : STY
69. Author Grey : ZANE
70. Durbeyfield and Trueheart : TESSES
1. In re: Abbr. : CONC
2. Olive oil: Comb. form : ELEO
3. Don Rickles et al. : NEEDLERS
4. ___ lines (mining-claim limits) : SIDEEND
5. Dark, as some streets : UNLIT
6. "___ evil . . . " : SEENO
7. Hubbub : ADO
8. Minstrel's offering : LAI
9. Mass. cape : ANN
10. Squelched : SATON
11. Nondieter's treat : SUNDAE
12. May or Stritch : ELAINE
13. Plants solidly : EMBEDS
18. Indites : PENS
22. E.T.O. vehicles : LSTS
24. Scot's ninth-century ally : PICT
25. Bury : INTER
26. Loser to R.B.H.: 1876 : SJT
27. Wool weight : TOD
29. Barracks display : PINUP
32. V-mail dest. : APO
33. "La Tulipe ___": Dumas : NOIRE
35. Japanese salad herb : UDO
38. Seine sights : ILES
39. Southwest forage grasses : PINWEEDS
40. ___ Jesse Jackson : REV
41. Early jazzman Kid ___ : ORY
42. Seal groups : PODS
44. Cream's companions : PEACHES
45. Loosens : UNTIES
46. ___ hand (adjacent) : NEARAT
47. Stewart role: 1939 : DESTRY
49. Overstuff : SATE
52. Nancy or Trini : LOPEZ
54. Doctrinal pamphlet : TRACT
55. Gas measure, in Montreal : LITRE
58. ___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
59. Atl. whizzers : SSTS
62. Thus, to Ovid : ITA
63. Channel buoy : NUN
64. For shame! : FIE

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