New York Times, Monday, October 17, 1988

Author:Thomas Bohm
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Campus buildings : HALLS
6. ___ Hari : MATA
10. Detect : SPOT
14. Oil: Comb. form : ELAEO
15. Presage : OMEN
16. Weighty book : TOME
17. Neighbor in "I Love Lucy" : ETHEL
18. Hindu woman's garment : SARI
19. Comedian King : ALAN
20. Sarcastic term for a household head : LORDOFTHEMANOR
23. Adriatic, e.g. : SEA
24. Pouch : SAC
25. Asner and Sullivan : EDS
28. Skin layer : DERMA
31. Run away to be married : ELOPE
36. Senator from Kan. : DOLE
38. "Norma ___" : RAE
39. Coral islands : ATOLLS
40. Impending evil or danger : SWORDOFDAMOCLES
43. Whole : ENTIRE
44. "The Greatest" : ALI
45. Crack in flesh : KIBE
46. Rabies : LYSSA
47. Luges : SLEDS
49. Twilight time, to Tennyson : EEN
50. Corpulent : FAT
52. "My Gal ___" : SAL
54. Visionary project : CASTLEINTHEAIR
62. Taxi rider : FARE
63. Domesticated : TAME
64. Chemical combining form : AMIDO
65. Ajar : OPEN
66. Cry of sorrow : ALAS
67. Acting parts : ROLES
68. Peruse : READ
69. Doctrines : ISMS
70. Vase handles : ANSAE
1. End piece of a loaf : HEEL
2. Lowest female voice : ALTO
3. A memorable Bert : LAHR
4. City on the Aire : LEEDS
5. Performed alone : SOLOED
6. Part of M.V.P. : MOST
7. Baby's nurse, in China : AMAH
8. Singer Brewer : TERESA
9. Life; soul : ANIMA
10. Getz or Kenton : STAN
11. Kind of shirt : POLO
12. General Bradley : OMAR
13. Half a score : TEN
21. Denmark's ___ Islands : FAEROE
22. Vinegar: Comb. form : ACETO
25. Old car : EDSEL
26. Soft and fluffy : DOWNY
27. Narrow openings : SLOTS
29. U.K. airmen : RAF
30. Olympic award : MEDAL
32. Tuft of hair : LOCK
33. Kukla, Fran and ___ : OLLIE
34. U.S.N.A. newcomer : PLEBE
35. W. German city : ESSEN
37. Greek goddess of strife : ERIS
39. Surrounded by : AMIDST
41. Preliminary sketch : DRAFT
42. Cakes and ___ : ALE
47. Purloins : STEALS
48. African desert : SAHARA
51. Central Asian range : ALTAI
53. Citrus fruit : LEMON
54. Cloak : CAPE
55. Region : AREA
56. Transmit : SEND
57. Moslem priest : IMAM
58. "The Untouchables" man : NESS
59. Good for what ___ you : AILS
60. Concept : IDEA
61. Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
62. Pro : FOR

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