New York Times, Friday, November 11, 1988

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Confectioner of a kind : ICER
5. Subject : TOPIC
10. Tucker's partner : BIB
13. No-no : TABU
14. Fla. city : OCALA
15. Six, on a die : SISE
16. Type of collar : ETON
17. ___ duck (waddles) : WALKSLIKEA
19. Norman Mailer subject : MONROE
21. Henie and Hamill : SKATERS
22. ___ ease (uncomfortable) : ALLAT
25. Ait : ISLET
26. He portrayed Alfie : CAINE
29. Love apple : TOMATO
32. Ladder tread : RUNG
33. Brenda of comics : STARR
34. Alliance acronym : NATO
38. Son of Seth : ENOS
39. Thick-shelled clam : PISMO
40. But, in Bonn : ABER
41. Menace in Sicily : ETNA
42. Exert influence over : ACTON
43. ___ libre : VERS
44. Winter apple : RUSSET
46. Page number : FOLIO
47. Money-exchange premiums : AGIOS
50. Factotum : DOALL
52. Coleridge and Clemens : SAMUELS
55. Aerial bomb : ROCKET
59. Defend : STANDUPFOR
62. Prefix with freeze : ANTI
63. French department : NORD
64. Mubarak's capital : CAIRO
65. Foot follower : NOTE
66. ___ Lanka : SRI
67. Provide with funds : ENDOW
68. Due : OWED
1. Bit of gossip : ITEM
2. Inspector Clouseau's servant : CATO
3. "Psychic Warfare . . . " author : EBON
4. Win with ease : RUNRANGSAROUND
5. Throw in the ___ (give up) : TOWEL
6. Wood sorrel : OCA
7. Buddy : PAL
8. Kinds : ILKS
9. Tun : CASK
10. Singer-actor Theodore : BIKEL
11. Rhone feeder : ISERE
12. Jungle denizen : BEAST
15. Is in a potentially dangerous spot : SITSONAVOLCANO
18. Café additive : LAIT
20. Corrida cry : OLE
23. Cocklofts : ATTICS
24. Drank to the health of : TOASTED
26. Hudson Bay Indian : CREE
27. Pittypat in "G.W.T.W." : AUNT
28. Get ___ the ground floor : INON
30. Marquand sleuth : MRMOTO
31. Presley's middle name, at birth : ARON
33. Health spots : SPAS
35. Inventor of cordite : ABEL
36. Actress Garr : TERI
37. Approximately : ORSO
45. Secondhand : USED
46. Ziegfeld : FLO
47. Orgs. : ASSNS
48. U. of Fla. athlete : GATOR
49. Japanese porcelain : IMARI
51. Quiver item : ARROW
53. Full-grown pike : LUCE
54. Nine inches : SPAN
56. ___-Nothing party : KNOW
57. Ending for Jean : ETTE
58. All even : TIED
60. Topmast support : FID
61. Tahitian god : ORO

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