Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton 

New York Times, Friday, December 30, 1988

Author: Kenneth Haxton
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Young Atlantic codfish : SCROD
6. Companies of singers : CHOIRS
12. "Sailing on obscene wings athwart ___": Coleridge : THENOON
15. Illumined by brightest day : NOONLIT
16. French playground : RIVIERA
17. Beforehand : ALREADY
18. French friend : AMI
19. Feasts : REPASTS
21. Gusher : WELL
23. Salamander : EFT
24. Proceed on : WEND
28. Condiment from evaporated ocean water : SEASALT
31. One who pads checks : KITER
32. Italian port city : NAPLES
34. Finnish lake, to a Swede : ENARE
35. "There midnight's all a-glimmer, and ___": Yeats : NOONAPURPLEGLOW
39. Nobel chemist Kurt: 1950 : ALDER
40. Pries : SNOOPS
41. "___ the rod . . . " : SPARE
42. Alfresco : OUTSIDE
45. Myra or Rudolf : HESS
46. Knows, in poesy : WOT
47. Color or duck : TEAL
49. In need of a diet? : GAINING
53. ___-Magnon man : CRO
54. Connect for service : INSTALL
58. Midday stop for rest : NOONING
60. " . . . destruction that wasteth at ___": Psalm 91 : NOONDAY
61. Spanish nobleman : GRANDEE
62. Horse's gait : CANTER
63. Malicious stares : LEERS
1. Hat or vote preceder : STRAW
2. Some doorbells : CHIMES
3. Address abusively : REVILE
4. U.S. maritime spy agcy. : ONI
5. One who accomplishes : DOER
6. Young, inexperienced person : COLT
7. ___ de combat : HORS
8. "A Chorus Line" song : ONE
9. SW Nigerian city : ILA
10. Disencumber : RID
11. Pigs' place : STY
13. Norwegian wherewithal : ORE
14. Common monkshood : NAPELLUS
15. U.S. illustrator : NAST
20. "The ___ of a Faun": Debussy : AFTERNOON
22. N. African falcons : LANNERS
24. Improvises : WINGSIT
25. Catchall abbr. : ETAL
26. Agrippina's son : NERO
27. Sketched : DREW
29. Baltic island : SAARE
30. Trainee: Abbr. : APP
31. Donjons : KEEPS
33. Demagogue's activity : SPOUTING
35. Poet Ogden : NASH
36. Old Greek flask : OLPE
37. Harem chambers : ODAS
38. Sodom evacuee : LOT
43. Resolve : DECIDE
44. Breadwinner : EARNER
46. Sly : WILY
48. Theater parts : LOGES
49. "Jalousie" composer : GADE
50. Like a godwit : ALAR
51. Correlative : NOR
52. Aim : GOAL
54. Bus. word : INC
55. Profane, in Hawaii : NOA
56. Manasseh, to Joseph : SON
57. Explosive : TNT
59. Athens-to-Bucharest dir. : NNE

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