New York Times, Friday, October 21, 1988

Author:Con Pederson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
Con Pederson has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cape Cod town : MASHPEE
8. Churn : AGITATE
15. Fiery : IGNEOUS
16. Words of apology : SOSORRY
17. Poker players, at times : RAISERS
18. ___ line (stand firm) : HOLDTHE
19. Roman censor : CATO
20. Proceeded with effort : WADED
21. Harvard's president : BOK
23. Dashes : SPRINTS
25. Shirt type : TEE
28. Arrow poison : INEE
30. " . . . ___ live . . . " : EATTO
31. Contribute : GIVE
32. ___ Rebellion in R.I.: 1842 : DORRS
34. Capricious : WHIMSICAL
36. Influence : SWAY
38. Actor Estrada : ERIK
39. Of ropes or cords : FUNICULAR
44. Creek : INLET
47. Old Egyptian symbol : ATEN
48. Yawned : GAPED
50. Actor Richard from Philadelphia : GERE
51. Fannie ___ : MAE
52. Of current interest : TOPICAL
54. Moscow's ___ Square : RED
55. Harte-Twain play : AHSIN
56. Frond? Indeed! : LEAF
58. Cylindrical smokestacks : FUNNELS
61. Feline activity : CLAWING
64. Street game : ONEACAT
65. Did some cobbling : RESOLED
66. "___ the Queen!" : GODSAVE
67. Good for nothing : USELESS
1. "Bei ___ Bist Du Schoen" : MIR
2. ___ Kahn III : AGA
3. Old knife : SNICKERSNEE
4. "For ___ jolly . . . " : HESA
5. Brooke and Field : POETS
6. Grand-tour site : EUROPE
7. Count chaser : ESS
8. Ghanaian region : ASHANTI
9. "He wos wery ___, he wos!": Dickens : GOODTOME
10. Antilles, e.g. : ISLES
11. Rock singer Rundgren : TODD
12. Buchwald or Garfunkel : ART
13. Abbr. for royal personages : TRH
14. Potato bud : EYE
20. Part of "G.W.T.W." : WITH
21. Auction action : BID
22. Yoko : ONO
24. Kind of deal : RAW
25. Reminder of sorts : TICKLERFILE
26. Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
27. Conger : EEL
29. Actor Stu : ERWIN
31. Preparing for mil. inspection : GIING
33. U.S.A.F. wing : SAC
35. ___ Lanka : SRI
37. Belgradian : YUGOSLAV
39. Albee's "___ and Yam" : FAM
40. Actress Hagen : UTA
41. The track: Fr. : LAPISTE
42. Hear ___ drop : APIN
43. Hall or room, for short : REC
45. Before, to Byron : ERE
46. A Kennedy : TED
49. The ___, city in Ore. : DALLES
52. Receptacle : THECA
53. Rent : LEASE
55. Genus of ducks : ANAS
57. Mil. infraction : AWOL
58. Brume : FOG
59. Número ___ : UNO
60. Actor Beatty : NED
61. French vineyard : CRU
62. Dutch resort : NES
63. Mdse. : GDS

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