New York Times, Wednesday, October 12, 1988

Author: Richard Silvestri
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Richard Silvestri has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles and 84 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Writer Kingsley : AMIS
5. Oates book : THEM
9. Arledge of TV : ROONE
14. Like Pat Ewing : TALL
15. Had on : WORE
16. Misstep : ERROR
17. Vegetable-oil derivative : OLEO
18. Horned goddess : ISIS
19. Chaney's "thousand" : FACES
20. COLUMBUS : MIDWESTCAPITAL
23. Top of the head : PATE
24. Aficionado's shout : OLE
25. Display by a noted Surrealist : DALIS
28. Speak like a Southerner : DRAWL
31. Prefix for light : TWI
34. Click beetle : ELATER
36. Adding word : AND
37. Danube tributary : HRON
38. COLUMBUS : CIRCLEINNEWYORK
41. Egyptian cross : ANKH
42. Home of the Keydets : VMI
43. Rest : REPOSE
44. Bandleader Brown : LES
45. College V.I.P.'s : DEANS
47. Dealt with problems : COPED
48. Camelot title : SIR
49. Converse idly : CHAT
51. COLUMBUS : OCTOBERHONOREE
58. Audibly : ALOUD
59. Antelope's playmate : DEER
60. Variable star : NOVA
61. Finish second : PLACE
62. Underpinnings : GAMS
63. Partner of Currier : IVES
64. Discussions : TALKS
65. Fencing piece : EPEE
66. Penny : CENT
1. Bit : ATOM
2. The former French Sudan : MALI
3. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
4. Variety of softball : SLOWPITCH
5. Checker's dance : TWIST
6. Threw a party : HOSTED
7. Clapton or Idle : ERIC
8. Table mountain : MESA
9. Second drink : REFILL
10. Speechify : ORATE
11. Killer whale : ORCA
12. Coward : NOEL
13. Sounds of hesitation : ERS
21. Canvas holder : EASEL
22. Loose snow : POWDER
25. Transfer picture : DECAL
26. Make parallel : ALINE
27. Frolics : LARKS
29. Arrested : RANIN
30. Raggedy doll : ANN
31. Boy Scout group : TROOP
32. From bad to ___ : WORSE
33. Readied the presses : INKED
35. Electronically produced echo : REVERB
37. Low in tension, as muscles : HYPOTONIC
39. Miss Hogg : IMA
40. Beatles' "___ Work It Out" : WECAN
45. Rectifiers : DIODES
46. Secret plan : SCHEME
48. In a rut : STUCK
50. Silver or Champion : HORSE
51. Pot for paella : OLLA
52. Mine find : COAL
53. Periphery : EDGE
54. Bring in the harvest : REAP
55. Move aimlessly : ROVE
56. Uniform : EVEN
57. Bridge position : EAST
58. Well phrased : APT

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