New York Times, Monday, October 24, 1988

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Astrological fire sign : ARIES
6. Map : PLAT
10. Sugar source : CANE
14. A Columbus caravel : PINTA
15. Hindu queen : RANI
16. Afresh : ANEW
17. Luzon island : BATAN
18. Eight: Comb. form : OCTA
19. Agnomen : NAME
20. Grave; mirthless : SOLEMN
22. Builder : ERECTOR
24. Repetition : ROTE
26. Grow older : AGE
27. Maple genus : ACER
31. Bassets and spaniels : DOGS
33. Persona ___ (one welcome) : GRATA
37. Highly seasoned sausage : SALAMI
39. Sweet cherry : GEAN
41. Gehrig or Groza of sports : LOU
42. Leo or Gemini : SIGNOFTHEZODIAC
45. Historic period : ERA
46. Londoner's radial : TYRE
47. Program : AGENDA
48. Pastry : TORTE
50. Nobleman : EARL
52. Mrs. Truman : BESS
53. Priestly garment : ALB
55. Lowest passing grades : DEES
57. Rejected : REFUSED
61. Erie and Panama : CANALS
65. Above : OVER
66. Evaluate : RATE
68. Violinmaker : AMATI
70. Bill of fare : MENU
71. Jacket or collar : ETON
72. Ruth of films and TV : ROMAN
73. Finishes : ENDS
74. Canvas shelter : TENT
75. Astrological air sign : LIBRA
1. P.D. alert : APB
2. Narrow inlets : RIAS
3. Division word : INTO
4. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
5. More rational : SANER
6. At once! : PRONTO
7. Resin : LAC
8. Poker stake : ANTE
9. Pope's crown : TIARA
10. Astrological water sign : CANCER
11. Med.-school subject : ANAT
12. Verne character : NEMO
13. Water pitcher : EWER
21. Change : MODIFY
23. Yuletide drink : EGGNOG
25. Longhair : EGGHEAD
27. Property, e.g. : ASSET
28. North African capital : CAIRO
29. "King Olaf" composer : ELGAR
30. Operated : RAN
32. Observe : SEE
34. Adjust, as car wheels : ALINE
35. Natterjacks : TOADS
36. S.A. Indians : AUCAS
38. Roadside stopovers : MOTELS
40. Flowering shrub of the heath family : AZALEA
43. Three, in Venice : TRE
44. Young fem. socialite : DEB
49. Astrological earth sign : TAURUS
51. New : RECENT
54. Soft, visorless cap : BERET
56. Entangle : SNARL
57. Spanish Steps site : ROME
58. Not odd : EVEN
59. Ward (off) : FEND
60. Arabian staple : DATE
62. Mine, in Paris : AMOI
63. Essayist Elia : LAMB
64. Asterisk : STAR
67. Weighty weight : TON
69. Tempest ___ teapot : INA

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