New York Times, Monday, October 10, 1988

Author: Christopher Sherwood
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Nervous : EDGY
5. Hidy-hole treasure : CACHE
10. Priestly vestment : ALB
13. Like a pittance : MERE
14. Earth tone : OCHER
15. Barnyard noise : BAA
16. Genesis figure : ONAN
17. July 4 noisemaker : CHERRYBOMB
20. Bellhop's expectation : TIP
21. Become awry : SKEW
22. Body of troops : ARRAY
23. L. Frank Baum's ___ City : EMERALD
25. Walks proudly : STRUTS
27. Like a villain : VILE
28. Not sharp : BLUNT
29. Juan's buddy : AMIGO
31. Move capriciously : FLIT
32. Shakespearean exclamation : FIE
35. Certain Latin lands : BANANAREPUBLICS
39. Chopper : AXE
40. "Sixteen ___" : TONS
41. Noted lexicographer : ROGET
42. Large antelope : ELAND
44. Muni or Newman : PAUL
45. Be playful : CAVORT
47. Tops in celerity : FASTEST
50. Groundwork : BASIS
51. Sound-speed ratio number : MACH
52. Profound reverence : AWE
53. Baloney : APPLESAUCE
56. ___ the Terrible : IVAN
57. Wrath : IRE
58. A deadly sin : ANGER
59. Tear violently : REND
60. Bolivian export : TIN
61. Sailboat's propellants : GUSTS
62. Inquires : ASKS
1. Act like a thespian : EMOTE
2. Dungaree cloth : DENIM
3. Rumor source : GRAPEVINE
4. Far Eastern money : YEN
5. Seashell : COCKLE
6. Yearned : ACHED
7. Masticate : CHEW
8. Common pronoun : HER
9. Flub : ERR
10. Cancel : ABORT
11. Tibetan monks : LAMAS
12. Treat tenderly : BABY
18. Tale : YARN
19. Very dry, as champagne : BRUT
21. Where to get a bob : SALON
24. Latvian capital : RIGA
25. Ship moorings : SLIPS
26. Susan Jaffe's skirt : TUTU
28. Mix thoroughly : BLEND
29. Bedouin garment : ABA
30. Baer or Beerbohm : MAX
31. Facade : FRONT
32. Genesis raiment : FIGLEAVES
33. Summer treat : ICE
34. Clock setting in N.Y.C. : EST
36. Salieri opera : ATAR
37. Impudent : BRASH
38. Clumsy boor : LOUT
42. Pernicious : EVIL
43. Be vanquished : LOSE
44. Indianapolis cagers : PACERS
45. Mediterranean isle : CAPRI
46. Tree variety : ASPEN
47. Gem surface : FACET
48. Posh : SWANK
49. Takes care of : TENDS
50. Angler's need : BAIT
51. Cupboard items : MUGS
54. Droop : SAG
55. Babylonian sky god : ANU
56. General Eaker : IRA

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