New York Times, Friday, November 18, 1988

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Pigpen : STY
4. Clutch : GRAB
8. Scotland's ___ Flow : SCAPA
13. Mars, to Plato : ARES
15. Hard to find : RARE
16. Busted a bronco : TAMED
17. Bristle : SETA
18. Out in the Atlantic : ASEA
19. Mo. river : OSAGE
20. Indefeasible legatee : HEIRAPPARENT
23. Rowan : ASH
24. U.S. four-dollar coin issued in 1879 : STELLA
27. Where the Danube ends : BLACKSEA
32. Horrors : CREEPS
34. Pulitzer music prize winner: 1976 : ROREM
35. Velleity : WISH
37. Tiny body of land in a river : AIT
38. Pleasant, in Paris : AMENE
39. Wahoo, e.g. : ELM
40. Place to run for : COVER
42. Beach acquisition : TAN
43. Algonquian : CREE
44. Betel palm : ARECA
45. Nocturnal nuisance : SNORER
48. Gave more capacity to : DEEPENED
50. Rhizome : STOLON
52. Shank : LEG
53. Pomposity : SUPERIORAIRS
59. Greens : SALAD
62. Thin tuft : WISP
63. Forest Hills champ: 1986 : NOAH
64. Its capital is Grenoble : ISERE
65. She, in Sedan : ELLE
66. Aware of : ONTO
67. Attendant on Bacchus : SATYR
68. Hollow-stemmed grass : REED
69. Comprehend : SEE
1. Obi : SASH
2. Dilo or dita : TREE
3. Abominable Snowman : YETI
4. Diagrams : GRAPHS
5. File : RASP
6. Neighborhood : AREA
7. Bulls' opposites : BEARS
8. Pitter : STONER
9. Rook : CASTLE
10. Candlenut tree : AMA
11. Dowel : PEG
12. He wrote "Fables in Slang" : ADE
14. Crusader's foe : SARACEN
21. "___ no questions": Goldsmith : ASKME
22. Do aquatints : ETCH
25. Sourdough, for one : LEAVEN
26. Per : APIECE
27. Churlish children : BRATS
28. Family in a Miller play : LOMANS
29. "We ___ amused": Queen Victoria : ARENOT
30. Jug : EWER
31. Was sick : AILED
33. Valuable violin, for short : STRAD
36. Pochard : SMEE
40. Gambol : CAPER
41. Condiment : OREGANO
43. Gizzard : CROP
46. Series of prayers : ROSARY
47. Dodger : ELUDER
49. Ran off to marry : ELOPED
51. Later : NEWER
54. Miff : RILE
55. Key : ISLE
56. Charged atoms : IONS
57. Scold : RATE
58. Cordwainery product : SHOE
59. Sibling, for short : SIS
60. "Brought ___ lamb to the slaughter": Isaiah 53:7 : ASA
61. Rent : LET

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