New York Times, Friday, January 8, 1988

Author: Kay Sullivan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Furry rodents : PACAS
6. Fish, in a way : CAST
10. Parts of mins. : SECS
14. Hip : AWARE
15. Old Egyptian cross : ANKH
16. What claques do : CLAP
17. Pivotal : POLAR
18. Clink : STIR
19. Aborigine of Japan : AINU
20. Outdoors : ALFRESCO
22. Handel oratorio: 1720 : ESTHER
24. Arensky or Bruckner : ANTON
25. One of four famous concerti by 45 Down : AUTUMN
26. "___ is icumen in": Pound : WINTER
29. Cordage fiber : ISTLE
31. Latin I verb : AMO
32. "Typee" sequel : OMOO
34. Brown wrapping paper : KRAFT
38. Museum display : DIORAMA
41. Squabbles : HASSLES
43. Noodle : STRUM
44. Novello : IVOR
46. Western lizard : UTA
47. Oxford university : MIAMI
49. " . . . O ___ swallow": Swinburne : SUMMER
52. "___ ahead, fall back" : SPRING
55. Sheer fabric : VOILE
57. Second-best quoits pitch : LEANER
58. Mozart was one : AUSTRIAN
62. Court records : ACTA
63. Elvers' futures : EELS
65. "___ Seeing You," 1938 song : ILLBE
66. Nod dweller : CAIN
67. Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
68. Memorable soprano : MELBA
69. Granny or bowline : KNOT
70. Jib : SAIL
71. Health or wealth : ASSET
1. Haydn's nickname : PAPA
2. Truant G.I. : AWOL
3. Young moose : CALF
4. Mountain in E Turkey : ARARAT
5. Part of H.S.H. : SERENE
6. Me. bay : CASCO
7. First name of 45 Down : ANTONIO
8. Do christies : SKI
9. Minatory statement : THREAT
10. Disperses : SCATTERS
11. Yale or Root : ELIHU
12. Cave ___ (Pompeian gate sign) : CANEM
13. Scorn : SPURN
21. Senator Thurmond : STROM
23. Behaves sullenly : SULKS
26. Parts of swabs : WADS
27. Artificial: Abbr. : IMIT
28. A queen from the U.S.A. : NOOR
30. Section of London : SOHO
33. Disfigure : MAIM
35. Grad : ALUM
36. Gala : FETE
37. Despot : TSAR
39. Meditative : RUMINANT
40. Ammonia derivative : AMINE
42. Upbeat, in music : ARSIS
45. Venetian priest-composer : VIVALDI
48. Matches : AGREES
50. ___ Thule : ULTIMA
51. European blackbirds : MERLES
52. Something to be taken up : SLACK
53. Praline ingredient : PECAN
54. Proportion : RATIO
56. European thrush : OUSEL
59. What Pandora released : ILLS
60. Liszt's title : ABBE
61. Undiluted : NEAT
64. Actian or Augustan : ERA

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