New York Times, Thursday, November 10, 1988

Author: Kenneth Witte
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Kenneth Witte has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Violin precursor : REBEC
6. Oriental nurse : AMAH
10. Indian of Peru : INCA
14. Muse of poetry : ERATO
15. Fountain fare : SODA
16. Best Actress awardee: 1963 : NEAL
17. Establish a scholarship : ENDOW
18. Type of coat or wind : TAIL
19. Labor : TOIL
20. "___ Abner" : LIL
21. Excessive wealth : PRETTYPENNY
24. Jane ___, Henry VIII's third wife : SEYMOUR
26. Up in the ___ (undecided) : AIR
27. Excessive wealth : AKINGSRANSOM
33. Luxurious : SILKEN
36. Disencumber : RID
37. Harem room : ODA
38. Northern constellation : ARIES
39. Nocturnal flier : BAT
40. Iberian Peninsula country : SPAIN
42. Actress Rita : GAM
43. Any Phoenix N.B.A. player : SUN
44. "Tristram Shandy" author : STERNE
45. Rolling in money : ONEASYSTREET
49. Argon, e.g. : GAS
50. Sculler : OARSMAN
54. Excessive wealth : MONEYTOBURN
59. "Death in the Afternoon" cheer : OLE
60. Exchange premium : AGIO
61. Neglect : OMIT
62. Bring together : UNITE
64. Vend : SELL
65. Kent's friend : LANE
66. Stuck in the mud : MIRED
67. Pay attention : HEED
68. Brings to a conclusion : ENDS
69. Coast Guard women : SPARS
1. Staggers : REELS
2. "Sesame Street" character : ERNIE
3. Very much: Colloq. : BADLY
4. D.D.E.'s command : ETO
5. Range riders : COWPOKES
6. Toward the back, to Halsey : ASTERN
7. Defensive ditch : MOAT
8. Mine entrance : ADIT
9. Sail rope : HALYARD
10. Dr. Salk, once : INTERN
11. Night light : NEON
12. Father of Enoch : CAIN
13. Helper : ALLY
22. Dilapidation : RUIN
23. Singer-actress Zadora : PIA
25. Construct : MAKE
28. Appomattox figure : GRANT
29. Pose : SIT
30. Emulate an eagle : SOAR
31. Host at Valhalla : ODIN
32. Encolure : MANE
33. Edible starch : SAGO
34. Where Kerman is : IRAN
35. Soil conditioner : LIME
39. Inge's "___ Stop" : BUS
40. Breastbones : STERNUMS
41. Fondles : PETS
43. Heart contraction : SYSTOLE
44. Wither : SEAR
46. Ancient : AGEOLD
47. Utter : SAY
48. Highways : ROUTES
51. Dancer Shearer : MOIRA
52. Modify : ALTER
53. Requires : NEEDS
54. Prepare potatoes : MASH
55. S-shaped curve : OGEE
56. Aswan Dam river : NILE
57. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
58. Tie tightly : BIND
63. Short snort : NIP

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