New York Times, Tuesday, November 1, 1988

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ mater : ALMA
5. Prayer at a meal : GRACE
10. Spa in England : BATH
14. Froth : FOAM
15. Assistants : AIDES
16. Monster : OGRE
17. 160 square rods : ACRE
18. "The ___ Menagerie": Williams : GLASS
19. Bar order : BEER
20. Restaurateur Leonard Slye : ROYROGERS
22. "The ___ Musketeers" : THREE
23. Currier and ___ : IVES
24. Earth: Comb. form : AGRO
26. Separated : SPACED
29. A tempest in a ___ : TEAPOT
32. Boston airport : LOGAN
33. Slender : THIN
35. Heroic poem : EPIC
37. Wing for Amor : ALA
38. Grave : SERIOUS
41. Dockworkers' org. : ILA
42. Fluent : GLIB
44. Curse : DAMN
45. Pitch pipe, e.g. : TUNER
47. Slept noisily : SNORED
49. Covers walls, e.g. : PAPERS
50. Eat out : DINE
51. African chief : KAID
52. Performed : ACTED
55. Actress Alexandra Zuck : SANDRADEE
60. Portal : DOOR
61. Glowing coal : EMBER
62. Cultivate : TILL
63. Bancroft or Baxter : ANNE
64. Area under a pitched roof : GABLE
65. Gabor and Tanguay : EVAS
66. Humble : MEEK
67. Midges : GNATS
68. Victor Borge, e.g. : DANE
1. At a distance : AFAR
2. Crazy : LOCO
3. Astor or Martin : MARY
4. "God Bless ___" : AMERICA
5. Choked : GAGGED
6. Gets one's goat : RILES
7. Jewish month : ADAR
8. Stop : CESSATION
9. Tee predecessor : ESS
10. Boxer Packy East : BOBHOPE
11. Ripening agent : AGER
12. Elm or fir : TREE
13. Present : HERE
21. Baking chambers : OVENS
22. ___-la-la : TRA
25. Knee : GENU
26. Dross : SLAG
27. Counts heads : POLLS
28. Encore! : AGAIN
30. Think : OPINE
31. Roofer, sometimes : TILER
33. Artisan : TRADESMAN
34. Homophone for hymn : HIM
36. Freeway sights : CARS
39. Paradise : EDEN
40. Single step : STAIR
43. Actress Cathleen Collins : BODEREK
46. Modernized : UPDATED
48. Disencumber : RID
49. Spanish priests : PADRES
51. Prepared to be knighted : KNELT
52. Rib donor : ADAM
53. Ice-cream holder : CONE
54. Musical sound : TONE
56. Eastern bishop's title : ABBA
57. Prima donna : DIVA
58. Verve : ELAN
59. Other : ELSE
61. Roe : EGG

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