New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 1988

Author:Virginia Butler
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2
Virginia Butler has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Half-wild horse, for short : BRONC
6. Tomtit : WREN
10. Ornamental fastening : FROG
14. Homophone for 6 Down : RETCH
15. Hero in Sanskrit literature : RAMA
16. A top crop in Ark. : RICE
17. Berlin's "I Poured My Heart ___ Song" : INTOA
18. Speech teacher's command : ENUNCIATE
20. Gives false accounts : MISSTATES
22. These need deflating : RATES
23. Suffix with exist : ENCE
24. Scold : BERATE
25. "To break ___ he never made?": S. Butler : ANOATH
28. Disparity : GAP
29. Father of Zeus : CRONUS
30. Condensed : DIGESTED
35. Indian for whom a sea was named : CARIB
36. Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
37. Trapp family home : STOWE
38. Loosens belts : UNSTRAPS
40. Netherlands dollar : GULDEN
41. "___ Rhinestone Cowboy" : IMA
42. Musical toys : KAZOOS
43. Subordinate ruler : SATRAP
47. Dimension : SIZE
48. Stage part : APRON
49. Perverse : UNNATURAL
54. Overwhelmed : INUNDATED
56. Vestige : TRACE
57. Smooth breathing, in phonetics : LENE
58. Tree-lined walk : MALL
59. Works for : EARNS
60. Behalf : SAKE
61. River into the Dordogne : ISLE
62. Frozen rain : SLEET
1. Hat part : BRIM
2. Noted Bolognese painter : RENI
3. Mel and Ed of baseball : OTTS
4. Aides for lts. : NCOS
5. Steakhouse order : CHATEAUBRIAND
6. Deplorably unfortunate person : WRETCH
7. Punjabi princess : RANEE
8. Feathered six-footers : EMUS
9. One of the Bobbsey Twins : NAN
10. This Tuck liked his food : FRIAR
11. Lasso : RIATA
12. Sonnet part : OCTET
13. Honkers : GEESE
19. Certain pancakes : CREPESUZETTES
21. Book by Julian Huxley : ANTS
24. Purse : BAG
25. ___ Island, off NW Ireland : ARAN
26. Negative correlatives : NORS
27. Step ___ (hurry) : ONIT
28. "___ Blas" : GIL
29. Hosp. area : CCU
30. Pluto, to Pompey : DIS
31. Historic French town : STLO
32. Commotion : TODO
33. Rams' dams : EWES
34. Iniquity locale : DEN
36. Karlsbad is one : SPA
39. Elec. unit : AMP
40. Mediterranean port : GAZA
42. Bring to life : KINDLE
43. Moonrakers : SAILS
44. Asphyxia : APNEA
45. Dumbo's proboscis : TRUNK
46. Actress-singer-composer Blakley : RONEE
47. Fish-line attachment : SNELL
49. Actress Hagen and namesakes : UTAS
50. U.S.S.R. river : URAL
51. Like 5 Down, sometimes : RARE
52. Teen curse : ACNE
53. "___ we forget . . . ": Kipling : LEST
55. French friend : AMI

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