New York Times, Tuesday, December 27, 1988

Author:Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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1. Priestly garments : ALBS
5. "You may all ___ pot": Goldsmith : GOTO
9. Small potation : DRAM
13. Origin : ROOT
14. Name in cosmetics : ARDEN
15. "Educating ___," 1983 film : RITA
16. City near Cairo : GIZA
17. Sierra ___ : LEONE
18. Elliptical : OVAL
19. American illustrator: 1894-1978 : NORMANROCKWELL
22. Early movie vamp : BARA
23. Strong fiber : ISTLE
24. Disgusted : FEDUP
27. Remove : DELETE
31. Secular : LAIC
32. Figure of speech : SIMILE
33. Barb : JAG
36. Author of "Tobacco Road" : ERSKINECALDWELL
39. Wapiti : ELK
40. Nurses, e.g. : CARERS
41. Precinct : AREA
42. Slips : LAPSES
43. Enjoyed : LIKED
44. Billiard shot : CAROM
47. Word with rash or wave : HEAT
49. Lord Protector of England: 1653-58 : OLIVERCROMWELL
55. Use a dish towel : WIPE
56. Planet suffix : ARIUM
57. Kind of knob, man or nail : DOOR
59. Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
60. Loesser's "Most Happy" one : FELLA
61. Monster : OGRE
62. Disavow : DENY
63. ___ off (irate) : TEED
64. Indigency : NEED
1. Buenos Aires is its cap. : ARG
2. Cut of meat : LOIN
3. Big, stupid guy : BOZO
4. Ahab's first mate : STARBUCK
5. Rattails of the deep seas : GRENADIERS
6. Repute : ODOR
7. "A ___'clock scholar" : TENO
8. First-floor apartment : ONEC
9. Doze : DROWSE
10. Rosie's need : RIVET
11. In any way : ATALL
12. "Atlantic City" director: 1980 : MALLE
14. Winged : ALAR
20. Cartographer's concern : MAP
21. Soared : KITED
24. Run away : FLEE
25. Actor James ___ Jones : EARL
26. Word processor's need : DISK
28. Dais occupant : EMCEE
29. "A ___ have a good memory" : LIARSHOULD
30. Pipe elbows : ELLS
32. Kind of dragon : SNAP
33. Steve Martin's "The ___" : JERK
34. Opposite of aweather : ALEE
35. Joyous : GLAD
37. "___, I saw . . . ": Caesar : ICAME
38. Served a dinner : WAITEDON
42. Beautiful : LOVELY
43. TV's "L.A. ___" : LAW
44. Daunted : COWED
45. Active : ALIVE
46. Mature : RIPEN
48. Ari Meyer's role on "Kate & Allie" : EMMA
50. Catamaran : RAFT
51. Algonquian Indian : CREE
52. Raise one's hackles : RILE
53. Ogle anagram : LOGE
54. Learning : LORE
58. Buttons or Skelton : RED

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