New York Times, Saturday, December 31, 1988

Author: Joy L. Wouk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Bosnian river : DRINA
6. "___ Sanctorum" : ACTA
10. Do a road job : PAVE
14. Alps sound : YODEL
15. Den : LAIR
16. Admit frankly : AVOW
17. Reveler's gadget : NOISEMAKER
19. Propel a punt : POLE
20. Tokyo, once : EDO
21. Past : GONE
22. Some are current : EVENTS
24. Ski-lift feature : TBAR
26. Step : STAIR
28. Joel Grey vehicle : CABARET
31. J.F.K. abbr. : ARR
32. Period : ERA
35. One who acts: Suffix : ATOR
36. Sobriquet for Santa : NICK
38. Domesticated : TAMED
40. Nose tickler : CHAMPAGNEBUBBLE
43. Pegasus, e.g. : HORSE
44. Midnight to 1 A.M. : HOUR
45. Seethe : BOIL
46. Antiquity, formerly : ELD
47. Iowa time, for short : CST
49. Cornmeal mush : POLENTA
51. "Mosses From an Old ___": Hawthorne : MANSE
53. Inhale suddenly : GASP
54. Bathhouse : CABANA
57. Ticket part : STUB
59. "___ That Kiss," 1931 song : OOH
62. Muscat is its capital : OMAN
63. Cartoonist's scythe carrier : FATHERTIME
66. Director Vidor : KING
67. Eye part : UVEA
68. Sea eagles : ERNES
69. Whirlpool : EDDY
70. Espied : SEEN
71. Czechoslovakia's ___ Mountains : TATRA
1. Unit of force : DYNE
2. Large crucifix : ROOD
3. TV prompter : IDIOTBOARD
4. Vane readings : NES
5. Sour drink : ALEGAR
6. Alda or Arkin : ALAN
7. Petits fours : CAKES
8. Restrain : TIE
9. In ___ (behind in debt paying) : ARREAR
10. Dissertation : PAPER
11. Name of three English rivers : AVON
12. Fencer's leap : VOLT
13. Lambs' dams : EWES
18. Sierra ___, Spanish range : MORENA
23. Artistic objects : VIRTU
25. Malt-liquor foams : BARMS
27. Occupy : TAKEUP
28. Hiding place : CACHE
29. Town near Fitchburg, Mass. : ATHOL
30. Dancer's hose : TIGHTS
32. Plumpness : EMBONPOINT
33. Started a fire again : RELIT
34. ___ Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
37. Nimitz in '45 : CNO
39. French priests' titles : ABBES
41. Praline ingredient : PECAN
42. Shoe or accent : BROGUE
48. Throws into confusion : SNAFUS
50. Lip ornament : LABRET
51. Squalid : MANGY
52. A Lauder : ESTEE
54. Blast-furnace fuel : COKE
55. Surrounded by : AMID
56. "And the ___ played on" : BAND
58. Comparison word : THAN
60. Hebrew measure : OMER
61. "For ___ jolly good fellow" : HESA
64. "___ atque vale" : AVE
65. Musical syllable : TRA

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