New York Times, Saturday, November 19, 1988

Author:Keith Vaughn
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
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1. Military exchange : POST
5. Nice friend : AMI
8. Macadamize : PAVE
12. Main ingredient of menudo : TRIPE
13. Prosperous; peaceful : SATURNIAN
16. Unwind : RELAX
17. Erratic : PLANETARY
18. "Dido and Aeneas," for one : OPERA
19. Plural ending : IES
20. Monogram of a memorable poet : TSE
21. Parabolic weeds in the Bible : TARES
22. Prefix with Baptist or basis : ANA
23. Communications initials : ITT
24. Org. : SYST
25. Danish, e.g. : PASTRY
28. Popular TV comic, for short : COS
29. "The ___ of Greece . . . " : ISLES
31. City on the Vistula : TORUN
33. An antiseptic : MERCUROCHROME
36. One of the Alaskans : ALEUT
37. Family of a Korean president : RHEES
38. Auxiliary verb : ARE
39. Shed : MOLTED
41. Young demons : IMPS
45. Chew the fat : RAP
46. En tout ___ (at any rate): Fr. : CAS
47. "For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
48. Suffix with sheep or child : ISH
49. ___-Magnon : CRO
50. A Fla. key : LARGO
51. Wasted : EMACIATED
55. Small map : INSET
56. Chinese revolutionary : SUNYATSEN
57. Chalcidian mountain : ATHOS
58. W.W. II battle site : STLO
59. Issue for NOW : ERA
60. Writer O'Faoláin : SEAN
1. Advance, in a way : PREPAY
2. A.F.C. team : OILERS
3. Spread caused by too many spreads : SPARETIRE
4. Where to find 2 Down : TEXAS
5. Prop for Elizabeth Taylor : ASP
6. ___ de siècle : MAL
7. "___ Necessarily So" : ITAINT
8. C.I.C. : PRES
9. Myrmecologist's subject : ANT
10. Voyager's supplies : VIATICUM
11. Otolith : EARSTONE
12. Jogs : TROTS
14. Emulated Schliemann : UNEARTHED
15. Muscovite negatives : NYETS
22. Classifies : ASSORTS
25. Wealthy ruler : PLUTOCRAT
26. Air, in compounds : AER
27. Long ago, long ago : YORE
30. Floating algae : SCUM
32. Don Quixote's horse : ROSINANTE
33. Infant's malnutrition : MARASMUS
34. Babar, e.g. : ELEPHANT
35. Guevara : CHE
38. Constellation near Andromeda : ARIES
40. Founder of Taoism : LAOTSE
42. Actress ___ Mason : MARSHA
43. Trafalgar Square denizen : PIGEON
44. Atlantic City machines : SLOTS
47. A k a : ALIAS
49. Aloha, in Italy : CIAO
52. Engine part: Abbr. : CYL
53. Poetic contraction : EER
54. Genetic material : DNA

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