New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 1988

Author:Ernie Furtado
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G Q W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Designate : TAB
4. Dalton formerly of "Falcon Crest" : ABBY
8. Hidden explosive : MINE
12. A Guthrie : ARLO
13. Green tint : NILE
14. Steve Cram, e.g. : MILER
15. Spirit of the sea : DAVYJONES
17. More slippery : ICIER
18. Firefighters' instruments : ALIDADES
19. Geological ridges : ESKERS
20. Cool cat's cry : MAN
21. Aversion : DISTASTE
23. ___-de-chaussée (ground floor) : REZ
24. More nimble : SPRYER
27. Meter preceder : ALTI
30. Exude : EMIT
33. Miller's "___ the Fall" : AFTER
35. Whitney, to Dionne : NIECE
37. Pindar product : ODE
38. Measure of capacity : LITER
39. Nurses in the Orient : AMAHS
40. Standard : NORM
42. Beatty and Rorem : NEDS
43. Babbled : PRATED
45. Prince Valiant's son : ARN
47. Make new again : RENOVATE
50. Pod preceder : TRI
53. Like some cells : PADDED
56. Do slaloms : INANDOUT
58. Morning sound : ALARM
59. Man in the street : JOEDOAKES
60. Bustles : TODOS
61. Other: Comb. form : ALLO
62. "___ and the Swan": Yeats : LEDA
63. Fencing weapon : EPEE
64. A loser to Louis : BAER
65. Hero chaser : INE
1. Refrain syllables : TRALA
2. Sergeant York : ALVIN
3. First Secretary of Transportation : BOYD
4. Coat metal : ANODIZE
5. Stems of hops : BINES
6. Sanctified : BLEST
7. Sandburg's "The People, ___" : YES
8. Loaded cocktail : MICKEYFINN
9. Netter Nastase : ILIE
10. At no time, to bards : NEER
11. Makes a boo-boo : ERRS
12. First donor? : ADAM
14. Co-Nobelist in Literature: 1904 : MISTRAL
16. Ornamental stone : JADE
19. Clairvoyance letters : ESP
22. Late bloomer : ASTER
23. Cousin of John Doe : RICHARDROE
25. Major chaser : ETTE
26. Willis of N.B.A. fame : REED
27. Miscellany : ANA
28. Flaccid : LIMP
29. Kind of drop : TEAR
31. "___ Cane" : MONDO
32. Knot-tying words : IDO
34. Els, e.g. : RRS
36. Respects : ESTEEMS
41. Toro tempter : MATADOR
44. Goal : END
46. Porter's Sweeney : RENO
48. Four-stringed instrument : VIOLA
49. Anoint, once : ANELE
50. Subway must : TOKEN
51. ___ la Paix : RUEDE
52. "___ girl!" : ITSA
53. Top of the monk : PATE
54. Poorly proportioned : ALOP
55. Miami's county : DADE
57. Salvador of art : DALI
59. Part of a boxer's arsenal : JAB

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