New York Times, Saturday, October 15, 1988

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { B J K Q Z }
Open Squares: 52, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Made the wild mild : TAMED
6. Like a Simon couple : ODD
9. Place for a chip : DIP
12. Mahre specialties : SLALOMS
15. Aberdeen's river : DEE
16. Cardinal number : ONE
17. Delivery by parachute : AIRDROP
18. Alan Paton, e.g. : AFRICAN
20. Mil. unit : RGT
21. Irritated state : SNIT
23. Image: Comb. form : EID
24. Popular song since 1908 : SHINEONHARVESTMOON
30. Literary monogram : TSE
31. High-schooler, usually : TEEN
32. Plains Indian : OTOE
33. The ___ (rock group) : WHO
35. Lunar halo's bright spot : MOONDOG
38. Suffix with honor : ARY
39. Maugham opus: 1919 : THEMOONANDSIXPENCE
44. Macerate : RET
45. Encounter : MEET
46. "Babi ___," Kuznetsov novel : YAR
47. Performing ___ : ARTS
49. Garden soil : LOAM
51. Graduate deg. : SCD
54. African heights, mentioned by Ptolemy : MOUNTAINSOFTHEMOON
59. Charged atom : ION
60. Emerald Isle : EIRE
61. Oaf : ASS
62. Jawless fish : LAMPREY
66. Scottish schoolmaster : DOMINIE
68. Lamb's dam : EWE
69. Oft-quoted Chairman : MAO
70. Complete, in Cannes : ENTIERE
71. Describing some blankets : WET
72. Sea eagle : ERN
73. Lubricated : OILED
1. Nicholas and Ivan : TSARS
2. Land : ALIGHT
3. Memorable Cuban hero and family : MARTIS
4. Antiquity, once : ELD
5. Back of a book, to old-timers : DORSE
6. Seraglio room : ODA
7. Postpone : DEFER
8. Origin: Abbr. : DERIV
9. One of seven : DOC
10. Actress Claire : INA
11. Cob's mate : PEN
13. Plainsong feature : MONOTONE
14. Backbone : SPINE
19. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
22. Wilkie Collins mystery : THEMOONSTONE
25. Nelson Eddy film : NEWMOON
26. "The King ___" : ANDI
27. Laurel or Musial : STAN
28. Ancient ornamental collar : TORC
29. Silvery freshwater fish : MOONEYE
34. Stage emoter : HAM
36. Phrase like "thundering silence" : OXYMORON
37. RR employee : GPA
39. Coal-mine vehicle : TRAM
40. Leander's beloved : HERO
41. Words to Brutus : ETTU
42. Prepared-foods shop : DELI
43. Once, once : ERST
48. Emulate Delilah : SNIP
50. Stage comment : ASIDE
52. Coco of perfumery : CHANEL
53. Yen : DESIRE
55. The Velvet Fog : TORME
56. Have ___ to the ground : ANEAR
57. One-quadrillionth: Comb. form : FEMTO
58. Climbing plant : MOONSEED
62. Actor Ayres : LEW
63. Dread of a sort : AWE
64. Shea player : MET
65. Hither's partner : YON
67. VII minus IV : III

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