New York Times, Tuesday, October 11, 1988

Author:Shirley Soloway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

1
C
2
A
3
R
4
T
5
A
6
S
7
S
8
E
9
T
10
S
11
L
12
O
13
T
14
H
I
E
R
15
R
E
A
C
H
16
P
E
T
E
17
E
D
D
I
18
E
M
A
P
L
E
19
R
A
T
A
20
R
E
S
A
L
E
21
S
A
O
22
U
S
E
R
23
L
I
R
24
A
25
T
R
26
A
C
E
R
Y
27
A
28
O
29
K
30
A
S
P
31
S
32
E
R
E
33
C
L
A
34
P
S
35
P
A
36
L
M
I
S
37
T
38
R
39
Y
40
H
A
L
O
41
E
L
V
I
S
42
U
R
I
S
43
E
V
E
R
44
G
R
E
E
N
45
A
P
A
C
E
46
C
I
O
47
D
E
48
R
N
49
P
E
R
50
I
51
M
52
P
U
L
S
53
E
54
R
E
T
55
E
56
L
O
O
P
57
I
L
58
E
59
M
I
S
60
L
61
E
62
D
63
L
I
L
I
64
O
L
D
65
H
I
C
K
O
R
Y
66
A
R
A
N
67
N
I
N
E
S
68
E
G
A
N
69
T
A
R
E
70
S
E
A
R
S
71
R
O
S
E
© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Transport of a sort : CART
5. One for the plus column : ASSET
10. Coin catcher : SLOT
14. Yesterday, to René : HIER
15. Get to : REACH
16. Singer Seeger : PETE
17. Creme Fraiche's jockey: Belmont, 1985 : EDDIEMAPLE
19. Pro ___ : RATA
20. Used-car deal : RESALE
21. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
22. Consumer : USER
23. Calabria currency : LIRA
25. Gothic-window lacework : TRACERY
27. Astronaut's approval : AOK
30. Vipers : ASPS
32. Prior, to Prior : ERE
33. Shows appreciation : CLAPS
35. Fortunetelling medium : PALMISTRY
40. Angelic topper : HALO
41. Graceland name : ELVIS
42. "QB VII" penner : URIS
43. Streisand hit : EVERGREEN
45. Swiftly : APACE
46. A.F.L.-___ : CIO
47. Bruce of films : DERN
49. By means of : PER
50. Spontaneous action : IMPULSE
54. Neural network : RETE
56. Chicago business area : LOOP
57. ___ de France : ILE
59. Deceived : MISLED
63. Caron role : LILI
64. Jackson nickname : OLDHICKORY
66. ___ Islands, off Ireland : ARAN
67. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
68. Mystery writer Lesley ___ : EGAN
69. Weight deduction : TARE
70. Browns : SEARS
71. Garden beauty : ROSE
1. "Moonstruck" star : CHER
2. Gal Friday : AIDE
3. Warm shades : REDS
4. Court event : TRIAL
5. Weapon suppliers : ARMERS
6. Baltic, e.g. : SEA
7. Enervates : SAPS
8. Notoriety : ECLAT
9. Formulas : THEOREMS
10. Grooms oneself : SPRUCESUP
11. Rent : LEASE
12. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
13. Sad-eyed : TEARY
18. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
24. Rome, for one : APPLE
26. "Exodus" hero : ARI
27. Flu symptom : ACHE
28. Norwegian monarch : OLAV
29. Leafy green : KALE
31. Rescued : SAVED
34. Bristly rodent : PORCUPINE
36. Ocean greyhound : LINER
37. Ensnare : TRAP
38. Shanghai staple : RICE
39. North Sea feeder : YSER
41. Deteriorations : EROSIONS
44. Hodges or McDougald : GIL
45. Caper : ANTIC
48. Negligent : REMISS
50. ___ ease (nervous) : ILLAT
51. Dancer Shearer : MOIRA
52. Arctic : POLAR
53. Miss ___ of "Dallas" : ELLIE
55. Sandy ridge : ESKER
58. Best or Ferber : EDNA
60. Trademark : LOGO
61. Memorable periods : ERAS
62. Force unit : DYNE
65. "Leave ___ to Heaven" : HER

Found bugs or have suggestions?