New York Times, Monday, November 28, 1988

Author: Asnas
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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1. Indulge, with "to" : CATER
6. Commoner : PLEB
10. Trick : RUSE
14. Endure : ABIDE
15. Wander : ROVE
16. Unlock : OPEN
17. Flowery luxury : BEDOFROSES
19. Employed : USED
20. Ginger ___ : ALE
21. Wail : LAMENT
22. Novice : TYRO
23. Decrease : LESSEN
25. Lukewarm : TEPID
27. Outshine : EXCEL
30. Contribute : DONATE
33. Beer ingredient : MALT
36. Harem room : ODAH
38. Bizarre : WEIRD
39. Upon: Prefix : EPI
40. Chauffeurs : DRIVERS
42. Droop : SAG
43. Kind of energy : SOLAR
45. Actress Garr : TERI
46. Hoopla : HYPE
47. Sanctuary : ASYLUM
49. Martha Graham's field : DANCE
51. Bet : WAGER
53. Classified : SORTED
57. "Oz" lion Bert : LAHR
59. Crown : DIADEM
62. "___ Yankee Doodle dandy" : IMA
63. Take ___ view of (disapprove) : ADIM
64. Flowery dreamer : LOTUSEATER
66. Spouse : MATE
67. Fruit drinks : ADES
68. Scottish noble : THANE
69. Produced offspring : BRED
70. Emit fumes : REEK
71. Employees, as on a ranch : HANDS
1. Secret group : CABAL
2. White poplar : ABELE
3. High and low waters : TIDES
4. Tokyo's former name : EDO
5. Involuntary response : REFLEX
6. Graduation ball : PROM
7. Misplace : LOSE
8. Occurrence : EVENT
9. Defeated : BESTED
10. Habitual ritual : ROUTINE
11. Flowery baby talk : UPSYDAISY
12. Prophet : SEER
13. Inner: Comb. form : ENDO
18. Bitterness : RANCOR
24. Tennis segment : SET
26. Mil. captives : POWS
28. Prepare for publication : EDIT
29. Washed : LAVED
31. Snare : TRAP
32. Border : EDGE
33. Isolated plateau : MESA
34. Mil. addresses : APOS
35. Flowery segregationist : LILYWHITE
37. Queen of heaven, to Homer : HERA
40. Slip a Mickey to : DRUG
41. Hair tints : RINSES
44. Unnerved : ALARMED
46. Part of H.M.S. : HER
48. Applelike fruit : MEDLAR
50. "The Iceman ___" : COMETH
52. ___ Janeiro : RIODE
54. Large, powerful person : TITAN
55. Correct : EMEND
56. Defies : DARES
57. Gentle, meek one : LAMB
58. Jewish month : ADAR
60. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
61. Twilight : DUSK
65. Exclamation of surprise : AHA

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