New York Times, Friday, October 28, 1988

Author: S. E. Wilkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. The ___, Dick Tracy adversary : BROW
5. Pencil wood : CEDAR
10. Two-wheeler : BIKE
14. Bonkers : LOCO
15. Port-au-Prince's country : HAITI
16. Consumer : USER
17. Hemsley sitcom : AMEN
18. Prepared for battle : ARMED
19. Nil : ZERO
20. Part? : HEADLINE
22. Bakers' 13's : DOZENS
24. "___ and yet so far" : SONEAR
25. Cut a way : PLOW
26. Cups' lips : RIMS
28. Some Impressionist works : RENOIRS
32. This may be over your head : HAT
35. Proportion : RATIO
37. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
38. Switch ending : EROO
40. Actress Talmadge : NORMA
42. Computer fodder : DATA
43. Lehmann or Palmer : LILLI
45. Quick : RAPID
47. "___ Lin," Scottish ballad : TAM
48. Horse course : PADDOCK
50. Jogging gait : TROT
52. Four parts : TWOS
53. Palms off : FOISTS
57. Merry : JOVIAL
60. Crew? : SHORTCUT
62. Eliot's Bede : ADAM
63. By and by : LATER
65. "Grenada" songwriter : LARA
66. Burrowing mammal : MOLE
67. Writer Asimov : ISAAC
68. The original ones were actors : ELKS
69. ___ Rabbit : BRER
70. Quarter back? : EAGLE
71. Casement : SASH
1. Malaise of a sort : BLAHS
2. Play boy? : ROMEO
3. Swell place? : OCEAN
4. It's really something : WONDER
5. Usher? : CHAIRMAN
6. Make some bread : EARN
7. January marcher : DIME
8. Tucked away : ATE
9. Conundrum : RIDDLE
10. Hum? : BUZZWORD
11. What "video" means : ISEE
12. "Sunny" composer : KERN
13. Cupid : EROS
21. Leo's lodge : LAIR
23. A Chaplin : OONA
25. On time : PROMPT
27. Voiceless birds : STORKS
29. Leave ___ that : ITAT
30. Hayworth or Gam : RITA
31. Clothes line? : SEAM
32. Lend a hand : HELP
33. Met air : ARIA
34. Narrated : TOLD
36. Author Levin : IRA
39. Hourglass? : OLDTIMER
41. Wind? : AIRFORCE
44. Corn Belt state : IOWA
46. Way out : DOOR
49. Sheep dog : COLLIE
51. Earl, duke, etc. : TITLES
54. Actress Gia : SCALA
55. Young ones want changes : TURKS
56. Hide away : STASH
57. Side post : JAMB
58. Bouquet : ODOR
59. Vocalist Jerry : VALE
60. For men only : STAG
61. Restore : HEAL
64. Sly ___ fox : ASA

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