New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 1988

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Breathe : RESPIRE
8. Me.'s motto : DIRIGO
14. Neoteric : UPTODATE
16. Cloisonné coating : ENAMEL
17. Faithfully represented : MIRRORED
18. Send back : REMAND
19. Cold spike : ICICLE
20. With 36 Down, an obsession : IDEE
22. Dreamer's optical activity, for short : REM
23. Bare: Comb. form : NUDI
24. Environmental sci. : ECOL
25. Indian deity : DEVA
26. Sphere : ARENA
28. Gudrun's husband : ATLI
29. ___ impasse : ATAN
30. Unmusical : TUNELESS
32. One-horse vehicle : CAB
34. "Consummatum ___" : EST
35. Entreat : SUE
36. Govt. agency : FTC
37. Kenyans, Nigerians et al.: Abbr. : AFS
40. Popinjay : FOP
41. Abuse : MISTREAT
43. In the distance : AFAR
46. Canard : HOAX
48. More steady : SURER
49. Actor Calhoun : RORY
50. Occult character : RUNE
51. Inflamed : SORE
52. Wrestler's protection : MAT
53. Café au ___ : LAIT
54. Borgnine and DeLuise roles : FATSOS
56. Charm : AMULET
58. Wolfsbane and monkshood : ACONITES
60. Stem : DERIVE
61. Gladstone : SUITCASE
62. Venus's dreamboat : ADONIS
63. Criticized vigorously : BLASTED
1. Muse : RUMINATE
2. Greek philosopher : EPICURUS
3. Vociferous : STRIDENT
4. Like Durocs : PORCINE
5. Dagon, e.g. : IDOL
6. Thin in density : RARE
7. Antithesis of hiver : ETE
8. Vagrants : DERELICTS
9. Arrow poison : INEE
10. Butter at Fordham : RAM
11. Turkish hostel : IMARET
12. Convention site: 1864 : GENEVA
13. ___ Eloquent (J. Q. Adams sobriquet) : OLDMAN
15. Bulls : EDICTS
21. Pain unit : DOL
24. Slacken : EASE
25. Flatfish : DAB
27. Furthermore : ALSO
31. Syrian irrigation source : EUPHRATES
33. Intolerable ___: 1774 : ACTS
36. See 20 Across : FIXE
37. Balloon or dirigible : AEROSTAT
38. Thorshavn natives : FAEROESE
39. Accented : STRESSED
40. Fingerlings : FRY
41. Big rays : MANTAS
42. Hayseeds : RUSTICS
43. Pride of Philip II : ARMADA
44. Frothed : FOAMED
45. Toscanini : ARTURO
47. Yes, in Yssingeaux : OUI
53. An avenger of Dinah : LEVI
54. Frustrate : FOIL
55. Pilaster : ANTA
57. Author Yutang : LIN
59. Callow one : CUB

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