New York Times, Wednesday, November 2, 1988

Author: Rita Yelle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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1. Sub ___ (clandestine) : ROSA
5. Tranquil : SERENE
11. Dampen : WET
14. Desert-dry : ARID
15. Brightly-colored tropical bird : TROGON
16. Eggs for Cato : OVA
17. Verbatim : WORDFORWORD
19. Edge : RIM
20. Sights off France : ILES
21. Confuse : ADDLE
23. Put in new cable : REWIRED
27. What Salk vaccine prevents : POLIO
29. Battery's negative terminal : ANODE
30. Transports by plane : AIRLIFTS
33. Young haddocks : SCRODS
35. Misfortunes : ILLS
36. Cut with an ax : HEW
37. Scoundrels : CADS
38. Large spoon : LADLE
40. Apple heart : CORE
41. In the past : AGO
42. A seasoning : SAGE
43. Pelted with rocks : STONED
45. Remnant : LEFTOVER
47. Put on an act : EMOTE
48. Beasts of burden : MULES
49. Pays no attention to : IGNORES
51. Vegetation of an area : BIOTA
53. Scotsman's "from" : FRAE
54. Old French coin : ECU
55. Latest, most modern thing : THELASTWORD
62. A holiday in Asia : TET
63. A chemical salt : IODATE
64. Rialto org. : ANTA
65. Fire residue : ASH
66. Clay bricks : ADOBES
67. Plant beginning : SEED
1. Uncooked : RAW
2. Gold, to Coronado : ORO
3. Title Chaplin held : SIR
4. Total up : ADD
5. Long scarf : STOLE
6. Made a mistake : ERRED
7. Tiers : ROWS
8. Self : EGO
9. Neither's companion : NOR
10. Ultimate conclusions : ENDALLS
11. Solemn promise : WORDOFHONOR
12. Satan's delight : EVIL
13. Domesticate : TAME
18. Discharged : FIRED
22. Nero's 502 : DII
23. Mischievous person : RASCAL
24. Confine, as a canary : ENCAGE
25. Hearsay : WORDOFMOUTH
26. Wedding vows : IDOS
27. Dose of medicine : PILL
28. Fillet borders : ORLES
30. First-___ (A.R.C. worker) : AIDER
31. Slightly tapering : TERETE
32. Stockholm citizens : SWEDES
34. Nat Turner was one : SLAVE
39. Eons : AGES
40. Perry from Pa. : COMO
42. Compensations for losses, etc. : SOLATIA
44. Precept : TENET
46. Egyptian king, for short : TUT
49. Wrathful : IRATE
50. Butane and methane : GASES
51. Greek letter : BETA
52. Cool desserts : ICES
53. Loose body tissue : FLAB
56. Coal carrier : HOD
57. Former name of Tokyo : EDO
58. "Eadie ___ a Lady" : WAS
59. Single : ONE
60. Hwy. : RTE
61. Pop : DAD

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