New York Times, Monday, January 4, 1988

Author: Ernie Furtado
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Turkish title : AGHA
5. Easter : PASCH
10. Capuchin monkey : SAI
13. Robin of legend : HOOD
14. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
15. Some recs. : LPS
16. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
17. Light unit : LUMEN
18. Sector : AREA
20. Hit song of 1926 : BYEBYEBLACKBIRD
23. "___, though I walk . . . " : YEA
24. Knievel : EVEL
25. Conducted : LED
26. Commercials : ADS
28. Dull finish : MATTE
31. Prefix for cycle : EPI
33. Chawbacon : LOUT
35. Second notes : RES
36. Pelagic fish eaters : ERNS
38. Conceal : SECRETE
40. Mankiewicz and Papp : JOSEPHS
43. Jaeger's cousin : SKUA
44. Outlaw : BAN
45. Business combo : POOL
46. Celtic Neptune : LER
47. Challenged : DARED
49. Alvino of big-band era : REY
50. Lex. or Mad. : AVE
52. "Till ___," 1944 song : THEN
54. Make a decision : ACT
56. Hit song of 1926, with "The" : BIRTHOFTHEBLUES
62. Cupid : EROS
63. Kind of guitar or drum : STEEL
64. Alike, to Brigitte : EGAL
65. "Born in the ___" : USA
66. ___ firma : TERRA
67. Kismet : FATE
68. Sun. fare : SER
69. Fiery crime : ARSON
70. Cole chaser : SLAW
1. One-legged whaler : AHAB
2. Sanguinary : GORY
3. Hit song of 1929 : HONEYSUCKLEROSE
4. Hacienda material : ADOBE
5. Washed out : PALE
6. "Three men in ___" : ATUB
7. Young salmon : SAMLETS
8. Adhere or split : CLEAVE
9. Therefore : HENCE
10. Pitcher's rubber : SLAB
11. Hit song of 1953 : APRILINPORTUGAL
12. River to the Rhone : ISERE
19. Append : ADD
21. Sweet potato : YAM
22. Works of a Swiss painter : KLEES
26. Hirt and Pacino : ALS
27. Deer : DOES
29. Tatum of jazz : ART
30. Peg for Peete : TEE
32. Precollege sch. : PREP
34. Faithful : TRUE
37. Sabot or clog : SHOE
39. Inheritance of the meek : EARTH
40. Crock or shock : JAR
41. Quarter of four : ONE
42. Rocky portrayer : SLY
44. Teases good-naturedly : BANTERS
47. More adroit : DEFTER
48. Pat : DAB
50. Vigoda or Burrows : ABE
51. Body attacker : VIRUS
53. Ornamental herb : HOSTA
55. Musical symbols : CLEFS
57. Autocratic leader : TSAR
58. Leander's love : HERO
59. Ardor : ELAN
60. "Fine women ___ crazy salad . . . ": Yeats : EATA
61. Scads : SLEW

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