New York Times, Thursday, December 15, 1988

Author: Charlotte Shore
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sturdy trees : OAKS
5. Dessert for ice-cream lovers : BOMBE
10. Black and White : SEAS
14. Third of a nonet : TRIO
15. Migratory workers in the 30's : OKIES
16. Escapade : LARK
17. E.H. tale re a visit to the Vatican? (with "The") : OLDMANANDTHESEE
20. Pesach event : SEDER
21. "The Purloined Letter" author : POE
22. Place for a serial no. : IDTAG
23. Combustion residue : SOOT
24. His pen name was Jonathan Oldstyle : IRVING
26. Phooey! : NUTS
28. Meantime : INTERIM
32. Colette novel: 1920 : CHERI
34. Part of AC/DC : ALT
35. Reply often heard in June : IDO
36. E.H. tale of the Kennedy dynasty? : THESONALSORISES
40. Musical talent : EAR
41. Elba, to Napoleon : ILE
42. Handbell sounds : TINKS
43. Make bootees : CROCHET
46. Proceed vigorously : GOAT
47. City on the Rio Grande : LAREDO
49. Lower Slobbovia resident : LENA
52. Deadly : FATAL
55. Jewish teacher : RAB
56. Overused : TRITE
58. E.H. tale re a beggar's reformation? : AFAREWELLTOALMS
61. Say nay : VETO
62. Pulitzer novelist and family : AGEES
63. Seafood morsel : CLAM
64. Impresses greatly : AWES
65. Kind of crayon : CONTE
66. Actress Daly : TYNE
1. Some Siouans : OTOS
2. Van Gogh lived here : ARLES
3. Familiar form of address : KIDDO
4. "___ been sleeping in my bed" : SOMEONES
5. Good, to Georges : BON
6. Giraffes' kin : OKAPIS
7. Lesser-known : MINOR
8. Torments; harasses : BEDEVILS
9. Erhard's therapy : EST
10. Kind of hammer : SLEDGE
11. Certain mah-jongg player : EAST
12. No-smoking spot, for one : AREA
13. Keel's after part : SKEG
18. Maestro Toscanini : ARTURO
19. Tinge : HINT
25. As a whole : INTOTO
27. More minuscule : TINIER
29. Adventurer's delight : RISK
30. Mid-month, in old Rome : IDES
31. Crooks' patterns, for short : MOS
32. Scorch : CHAR
33. Long sandwich : HERO
34. Taproom quaff : ALE
36. P.I. : TEC
37. Hyde, to Jekyll : ALTEREGO
38. Theater district : RIALTO
39. Affect mutually : INTERACT
44. Mild cigars : CLAROS
45. Robust : HALE
46. Toaster's glass : GOBLET
48. Swedish Nobelist in Physics: 1912 : DALEN
50. Willy's companion : NILLY
51. Hindu life principle : ATMAN
52. Type of bean : FAVA
53. Millay's "___ Figs From Thistles" : AFEW
54. London gallery : TATE
57. Salinger girl : ESME
59. U.S. servicewoman : WAC
60. Noted literary monogram : TSE

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