Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton 

New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1987

Author:Kenneth Haxton
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Opera premiere: Cairo, 1871 : AIDA
5. Box-office take : GATE
9. Opera premiere: Milan, 1831 : NORMA
14. Get ready for an exam : PREP
15. Portent : OMEN
16. Asian wild sheep : URIAL
17. Opera premiere: Venice, 1857 : SIMONBOCCANEGRA
20. Explorer Johnson : OSA
21. Avian lung outgrowth : AIRSAC
22. Bank divd. : INT
23. Certain M.D.'s : GPS
25. Noble Castilian : GRANDEE
28. Canceled a space mission : ABORTED
32. Saarinen : EERO
33. Choler : RAGE
34. Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
36. Hackneyed : TRITE
40. Opera premiere: St. Petersburg, 1836 : ALIFEFORTHETSAR
44. Kitchen tool : DICER
45. Farrow : MIA
46. Ship cavity : HOLD
47. Iranian coin : RIAL
50. Seminole chief : OSCEOLA
52. Body kneading : MASSAGE
55. Balfe's "Joan of ___" : ARC
56. Room in Mozart's "Abduction . . . " : ODA
57. Rogue : RASCAL
61. Grasp, to Burns : TAE
64. Opera premiere: Paris, 1881 : TALESOFHOFFMANN
68. Growing out : ENATE
69. Bombeck : ERMA
70. Loosen : UNDO
71. Opera premiere: Rome, 1900 : TOSCA
72. Designer Christian : DIOR
73. Former Algerian rulers : DEYS
1. Lhasa ___ : APSO
2. Blooming bulb : IRIS
3. Rabble-rousing : DEMAGOGIC
4. G.I. address : APO
5. Mongolian desert : GOBI
6. Falla's "El ___ Brujo" : AMOR
7. Gumshoes : TECS
8. Confine a budgerigar : ENCAGE
9. Puccini's Suor Angelica : NUN
10. Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
11. Unbending : RIGID
12. W.W. I battle site : MARNE
13. Winged : ALATE
18. Publisher Condé : NAST
19. Mideast port : ACRE
24. Likes better : PREFERS
26. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
27. Cold wind over Tex. : NORTHER
28. Rumanian city : ARAD
29. "___ Ha'i" : BALI
30. Sprite : ELF
31. God, in Genova : DIO
35. Estuary : ARM
37. Flammable liquid hydrocarbon : ISOOCTANE
38. Lofty : TALL
39. Wagnerian goddess : ERDA
41. Assam silkworm : ERIA
42. Franco's uncle : TIO
43. Owns : HAS
48. Of soil: Comb. form : AGRO
49. Browsed : LEAFED
51. Leg part : CALF
52. Bach art form : MOTET
53. Hersey town : ADANO
54. Casa rooms : SALAS
58. Indian title of respect : SHRI
59. Italian lago : COMO
60. At some remove : AFAR
62. "Show Boat" captain : ANDY
63. Father of Cainan : ENOS
65. Common abbr. : ETC
66. Galilee, e.g. : SEA
67. Kind of pie : MUD

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