New York Times, Friday, November 25, 1988

Author: Rhonda Kraus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rest : RECLINE
8. Household necessity in Kiev : SAMOVAR
15. Sticks : ADHERES
16. Ordinary soldier : PRIVATE
17. Dangerous influences : MIASMAS
18. Changed the title : RENAMED
19. Union org. : AFL
20. Kind of horse or camel : ARABIAN
22. Long in the tooth : OLD
23. Item to be cast : DIE
24. At this time : YET
25. Strasbourg goose : OIE
26. Misbehave : ACTUP
29. Choler : IRE
30. Certain curves : ESSES
32. Nide occupant : NESTLING
34. Highly skilled : EXPERT
35. ___ Hsiao-ping : TENG
36. French cheese district : BRIE
37. Peruse anew : REREAD
40. In school, it sometimes counts : NEATNESS
44. Turn inside out : EVERT
45. Soak: Dial. : SOG
46. Term for a germ : STREP
47. Scot's cap : TAM
48. Nothin' but a pound dog? : CUR
49. Nigerian native : ARO
50. Kind of bar : ISO
51. Alpine mountain group : BERNINA
55. Carbondale inst. : SIU
56. Where the jet set may get wet : RIVIERA
58. Actresses Wallace and Henderson : MARCIAS
60. Twilight time : EVENING
61. Friendly international understanding : ENTENTE
62. Calms : SEDATES
63. Pharmacists' concerns : DOSAGES
1. Fasting time for Moslems : RAMADAN
2. Structure : EDIFICE
3. Homes near 51 Across : CHALETS
4. Bandleader Brown : LES
5. "___ la Douce" : IRMA
6. Close : NEAR
7. Trying : ESSAYING
8. Ariel, e.g. : SPRITE
9. Zone : AREA
10. St. Paul's st. : MINN
11. Eggs, to Cato : OVA
12. Scram : VAMOOSE
13. Studio : ATELIER
14. Deepest, as a blush : REDDEST
21. Polar bear's perch : BERG
27. Absolute : UTTER
28. Skirt feature : PLEAT
30. Gates : EXITS
31. Used up : SPENT
33. Ill. neighbor : IND
34. An objective of NOW : ERA
36. Dirty : BEGRIMED
37. Becomes superannuated : RETIRES
38. Doing some shuffling : EVASIVE
39. Taken away : REMOVED
40. Part of speech : NOUN
41. Activity of most puzzle constructors : ERASING
42. Sequential : SERIATE
43. Mates : SPOUSES
45. Very thin people : SCRAGS
51. "___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
52. Former lightweight champ : ERNE
53. Billionth: Comb. form : NANO
54. Some are fine : ARTS
57. Actress Balin : INA
59. Presidential info group : CEA

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