New York Times, Saturday, November 5, 1988

Author: S. E. Wilkinson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Hungarian city on the Danube : BAJA
5. Upshots : ENDS
9. Common, in New England : PARK
13. Business-letter phrase : INRE
14. Intended : MEANT
16. ___ da capo : ARIA
17. Seed cases : BURS
18. Ledger page : FOLIO
19. Restless desire : ITCH
20. As a whole : INTOTO
22. "Mapp and Lucia" author : EFBENSON
24. Singspiel, e.g. : OPERA
26. Sinister : FELL
27. E. Indian timber tree : SAL
29. Pompeii's undoing : ASHES
31. Projection : LEDGE
35. For shame! : TSK
36. British gun : STEN
37. Talked (over) : HASHED
38. Busy : ATIT
40. Praise : EXTOL
42. Monoski, e.g. : SLED
43. Stout man? : BREWER
45. Bombeck : ERMA
47. Thus, in Taxco : ASI
48. Movie-sequel words : SONOF
49. D.C. art gallery : FREER
50. "She is a winsome ___ thing": Burns : WEE
51. Number of fingers per hand : FOUR
53. Sardonic grin : SNEER
55. "Dear Brutus" playwright : JMBARRIE
59. Youngest sons : CADETS
62. Actor Guinness : ALEC
63. Carroll character : SNARK
65. Pesky bug : GNAT
66. A river at Rennes : ILLE
67. Come to terms : AGREE
68. Farm division : ACRE
69. Plumbum : LEAD
70. Esau's father-in-law : ELON
71. Countersink : REAM
1. Actress Andersson : BIBI
2. "The holy time is quiet as ___": Wordsworth : ANUN
3. "The Hobbit" author : JRRTOLKIEN
4. Greek fabulist : AESOP
5. "A Passage to India" author : EMFORSTER
6. New beginning? : NEO
7. Evans or Carnegie : DALE
8. Catches the scent : SNIFFS
9. Not distressful : PAINLESS
10. Sculpture, painting, etc. : ARTS
11. Petrocelli of Red Sox fame : RICO
12. Lyricist Gus : KAHN
15. Soliloquy opener : TOBE
21. Cachar and congou : TEAS
23. O'Neill's mother : ELLA
25. Put ___ on (bewitch) : AHEX
27. Impales : STABS
28. Pet dog of the Jetsons : ASTRO
30. Join up : ENTER
32. "Sons and Lovers" author : DHLAWRENCE
33. Embden and quink : GEESE
34. Actor Bracken : EDDIE
37. "The American Language" author : HLMENCKEN
39. Underhanded : TWOFACED
41. Rock groups? : ORES
44. ___ effort : EFOR
46. Math measure : AREA
49. Kind of benefit : FRINGE
52. Bear in the air : URSA
54. Ventriloquist Bergen : EDGAR
55. Con's confines : JAIL
56. Meuse Miss: Abbr. : MLLE
57. Sculptor Pratt: 1867-1917 : BELA
58. Spouse of a countess : EARL
60. Erstwhile Irish capital : TARA
61. Petal pusher? : STEM
64. Hudson contemporary : REO

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