New York Times, Thursday, October 6, 1988

Author: Jean J. Davison
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Frosted : ICED
5. Actress from Greece : PAPAS
10. Thicke from Canada : ALAN
14. Ball role : MAME
15. In accord : ATONE
16. Tarzan transporter : VINE
17. Temperamental one : PRIMADONNA
19. Room addition : ETTE
20. Take both sides : STRADDLE
21. Arranged by type : SORTED
23. Invalid : NULL
24. Computer device : MOUSE
25. Walk like ducks : WADDLE
28. Opposite of estivated : WINTERED
31. Red as ___ : ABEET
32. S.R.O. indications : LINES
33. Lingerie item : BRA
34. Loving : FOND
35. Enclosed : CASED
36. Peewee : RUNT
37. Tsk : TUT
38. Solemn : SOBER
39. Goblin : BOGIE
40. Purist : STICKLER
42. Wakes : ROUSES
43. Unnecessary feature : FRILL
44. Quaker leader : PENN
45. Yacht's home : MARINA
47. Confuse : BEFUDDLE
51. Author Murdoch : IRIS
52. Parade : PROCESSION
54. Resort for one's niece? : NICE
55. Fish locator : SONAR
56. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
57. Summer refreshments : ADES
58. Barbara and Anthony : EDENS
59. Leave behind : PASS
1. Little rascals : IMPS
2. Uncovered wagon : CART
3. Eastern bigwig : EMIR
4. Insisted on : DEMANDED
5. Boat mover : PADDLE
6. Bikini, e.g. : ATOLL
7. Corncake : PONE
8. Shirley or Sheridan : ANN
9. Spicy : SEASONED
10. Reluctant : AVERSE
11. Highway trashers : LITTERBUGS
12. Pot starter : ANTE
13. Lack : NEED
18. Grown : ADULT
22. Excuses : OUTS
24. Clementine's dad, e.g. : MINER
25. Floats : WAFTS
26. Here and there : ABOUT
27. Toothpaste : DENTIFRICE
28. Sounder : WISER
29. "Sesame Street" character : ERNIE
30. Goes with : DATES
32. Record-company name : LABEL
35. Cave in : COLLAPSE
36. Gathers : ROUNDSUP
38. Cheat : SKIN
39. Merit pay : BONUS
41. Crucial times : CRISES
42. Alludes (to) : REFERS
44. Southern nut : PECAN
45. Starling relative : MINA
46. Dull : ARID
47. Radius, e.g. : BONE
48. Actress Merrill : DINA
49. Scads : LOTS
50. Father of Cainan : ENOS
53. Staff : ROD

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