New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 1988

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Lou Sabin has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tweed was one : BOSS
5. "M*A*S*H" role : RADAR
10. King of humor : ALAN
14. Touch upon : ABUT
15. Sidestep : EVADE
16. One of the Youngers : COLE
17. Chesterfield : SOFA
18. Popular politician : VOTEGETTER
20. Bulk : HEFT
21. Flock mom : EWE
22. Built : RAISED
23. Builds : REARS
25. Egyptian deity : BES
26. Banquets : FEASTS
28. Support : BUTTRESS
33. Work unit : ERG
34. Modern chair designer : EAMES
36. Provocative : SALTY
37. Missing a suit, in bridge : VOID
39. Hire : LEASE
41. Hersholt or Harlow : JEAN
42. Four-door flop : EDSEL
44. Kind of theater : ARENA
46. ___-Magnon : CRO
47. Abjures : RETRACTS
49. Followed a regimen : DIETED
51. Turndown : NAY
52. Old Italian coin : SOLDO
53. Legal move : APPEAL
57. Letter opener : SIR
58. Tabriz is here : IRAN
61. Hopefuls at the polls : CANDIDATES
63. O. Henry product : TALE
64. Gray of "Buck Rogers" : ERIN
65. The Four Hundred : ELITE
66. Siouan of Okla. : OTOE
67. Actress Wynter : DANA
68. Seen less : RARER
69. English horn : REED
1. Blowout : BASH
2. Hautboy : OBOE
3. Woodhull or Pankhurst : SUFFRAGIST
4. Union members : STATES
5. Setback : REVERSAL
6. Promises : AVOWS
7. Prom partner : DATE
8. Humorist George : ADE
9. Rue : REGRET
10. "The Frogs" kickoff, e.g. : ACTI
11. Real estate : LOTS
12. Helmsman's call : ALEE
13. Wimp's cousin : NERD
19. Vanderbilt Cup seats : EASTS
24. Gormandized : ATE
25. Henry on trumpet : BUSSE
26. High excitement : FEVER
27. Diminish : ERODE
28. Chicago eleven : BEARS
29. British rule in India : RAJ
30. Targets of 61 Across : ELECTORATE
31. Be rude, in a way : STARE
32. Ecclesiastical assembly : SYNOD
35. Substantial : MEATY
38. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
40. Nominee's important supporter : ENDORSER
43. Veranda : LANAI
45. Trouble : AIL
48. Modern sculptor : CALDER
50. Masthead entry : EDITOR
52. Nueve menos dos : SIETE
53. Served a winner : ACED
54. Brazilian river : PARA
55. Nabokov opus : PNIN
56. Poet Millay : EDNA
57. Hullaballoo : STIR
59. S. African lily : ALOE
60. Hunger for : NEED
62. Tenn. neighbor : ALA

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