New York Times, Tuesday, November 15, 1988

Author:Virginia L. Yates
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Virginia L. Yates has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Make up yarns : SPIN
5. Score settler : PAYER
10. Hops drier : OAST
14. Inkling : HINT
15. Vibrant : ALIVE
16. Home of the Jazz : UTAH
17. Up against it : ONTHEROPES
19. Soybean product : TOFU
20. Affliction : WOE
21. "Righto!'' : ROGER
22. Slowly seeped : OOZED
23. Leave high and dry : STRAND
25. Guy : STIFF
27. Josephine of mysteries : TEY
28. Knits, in a way : CABLES
32. Winds around : COILS
35. Gate : TAKE
38. Give the old heave-ho : OUST
39. Part of A.D. : ANNO
40. Adds punch to the punch : LACES
41. ___ Major : URSA
42. Pianist Peter : NERO
43. Conestoga team : OXEN
44. Scoff : SNEER
45. Engages completely : TIESUP
47. Airport abbr. : ETD
48. Follow : ENSUE
51. Gear for cowboys : LASSOS
55. Coincide : AGREE
58. Makeup mishap : SMEAR
60. Arles assent : OUI
61. Countenance : MIEN
62. Thwarts : HAMSTRINGS
64. Gung-ho : AVID
65. Type size : AGATE
66. Cheering words : RAHS
67. Coop group : HENS
68. Some votes : YESES
69. Flaunting bogus taste : ARTY
1. Is apparent : SHOWS
2. Vinifera grape : PINOT
3. Act or lock opener : INTER
4. This word has no vowels : NTH
5. Mimic's forte : PARODY
6. Slept like ___ : ALOG
7. Exclamations of dismay : YIPES
8. Turn inside out : EVERT
9. Musical syllables : RES
10. Prohibited : OUTOFBOUNDS
11. From ___ (completely) : ATOZ
12. Diamond call : SAFE
13. Flump's cousin : THUD
18. Shore fliers : ERNES
22. Birds ___ feather : OFA
24. In an unsettled state : ATLOOSEENDS
26. Freezes : ICES
29. Beguile : LURE
30. Being, to a philosopher : ESSE
31. Betelgeuse, e.g. : STAR
32. Lingo : CANT
33. "The ___ Love . . . ": 1924 song : ONEI
34. Concerning : INRE
35. Weigh heavily on : TAX
36. Good thing to have in a hole : ACE
37. Author Kesey : KEN
40. Prunes : LOPS
44. Bart or Belle : STARR
46. An article, in Arles : UNE
47. Delights : ELATES
49. Customary choice of words : USAGE
50. Samms and Lazarus : EMMAS
52. Sub-finding device : SONAR
53. Zero : OUGHT
54. Actress Spacek : SISSY
55. Nanking nanny : AMAH
56. Be generous : GIVE
57. Restrain : REIN
59. Italian name of note : ESTE
62. ___ fever : HAY
63. Author Levin : IRA

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