New York Times, Monday, December 19, 1988

Author: Jane S. Flowerree
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pineapples, to a G.I. : AMMO
5. Luster : SHEEN
10. Sate : CLOY
14. Arthur and Lillie : BEAS
15. "Key ___," 1948 Bogart film : LARGO
16. Abyss : HOLE
17. Domestic engineer, e.g. : OCCUPATION
19. Oast : OVEN
20. I, to a hausfrau : ICH
21. First mother's namesakes : EVES
22. Songbirds : VIREOS
24. Legitimate filthy lucre? : LAUNDER
26. Flags : TIRES
27. Western alliance: Abbr. : OAS
28. In a sad way : MOROSELY
31. Playwright Fugard : ATHOL
34. V-shaped fortification work : REDAN
35. A neighbor of Ger. : AUS
36. Culinarian : COOK
37. Americium or europium : METAL
38. Ending for kitchen : ETTE
39. Rhea's relation : EMU
40. Homemaker's memoirs, with 43 Down and 33 Down : DIARY
41. Surgical device : LASER
42. This may be natural : RESOURCE
44. Ben of fiction : HUR
45. D sharp : EFLAT
46. Commuting combo : CARPOOL
50. Saint from Northumbria : OSWALD
52. Soft mineral : TALC
53. Nigerian native : ARO
54. Injure : MAIM
55. Co-author of an advice column : OMARSHARIF
58. Communications word : ALFA
59. Course : ROUTE
60. Nomad's abode : TENT
61. Require : NEED
62. Jet of fine particles : SPRAY
63. Nervous : EDGY
1. Like an unwatched pot : ABOIL
2. Moslem pilgrim's destination : MECCA
3. ___ Picchu, Peru : MACHU
4. Buckeyes' coll. : OSU
5. Odalisques, e.g. : SLAVES
6. Execrator : HATER
7. Goddess of discord : ERIS
8. It won't swell when bruised : EGO
9. Not causing infection : NONVIRAL
10. Allowance prerequisite, perhaps : CHORES
11. Diminutive divans : LOVESEATS
12. Bread spread : OLEO
13. Desires : YENS
18. Tricycle part : PEDAL
23. Tuesday appliance? : IRON
25. Partner of cranny : NOOK
26. TV breakfast fare? : TODAY
28. Distance for Coe : METRE
29. Stringed instrument : LUTE
30. North Sea feeder : YSER
31. Top server on a court? : ACER
32. Volume : TOME
33. See 40 Across : HOUSEWIFE
34. Answer, in a way : REACT
37. Oriels : MIRADORS
38. Lawman Wyatt : EARP
40. Matte : DULL
41. Careen : LURCH
43. See 40 Across : OFAMAD
44. Pacific-theater player : HALSEY
46. Magna ___ : CARTA
47. Sculled : OARED
48. Challenger defect: 1986 : ORING
49. Towering : LOFTY
50. Arabia's Gulf of ___ : OMAN
51. Auction action : SALE
52. Bull: Comb. form : TAUR
56. Unruly locks : MOP
57. Grazed : ATE

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