New York Times, Wednesday, December 7, 1988

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Like some of 20 Across : CRISP
6. Part of E = mc² : MASS
10. Eject : SPEW
14. Yale president Schmidt : BENNO
15. Swimmer who won six gold medals in 1988 : OTTO
16. Surrender formally : CEDE
17. Egypt's memorable co-Nobelist : SADAT
18. Mountain lake : TARN
19. Foray : RAID
20. Hanukkah treats : POTATOPANCAKES
23. Key, in Clermont-Ferrand : CLE
24. Wheat of S Europe : SPELT
25. Tammany officials : SACHEMS
29. Sewed temporarily : TACKED
33. In vain : IDLY
34. Step : PACE
37. Edge of land : SHORE
38. Cravat : TIE
39. Hanukkah candelabrum : MENORAH
41. Reagan or Guidry : RON
42. Marketplace : AGORA
44. Walk through a marsh : SLOG
45. Gone : PAST
46. Name for a fox: Var. : RENARD
48. Romans' victims: 290 B.C. : SABINES
50. Bit : PIECE
53. Homo sapiens : MAN
54. Subject of a Handel oratorio : JUDASMACCABEUS
60. Russian sea : ARAL
61. Unctuous : OILY
62. Bring upon oneself : INCUR
64. Wicked : EVIL
65. British trolley car : TRAM
66. Swiss mathematician: 1707-83 : EULER
67. Composer of "Le Roi d'Ys" : LALO
68. Duck, in Essen : ENTE
69. Certain copies, for short : STATS
1. Some car radios : CBS
2. Harvest : REAP
3. ___-European : INDO
4. Disconnected : SNATCHY
5. Still residue : POTALE
6. Fictional Mr. ___ : MOTO
7. Nipa thatches : ATAPS
8. Sandal part : STRAP
9. Wordsworth offering : SONNET
10. Old ___ (Satan) : SCRATCH
11. Acme : PEAK
12. An Adams : EDIE
13. Unites : WEDS
21. Salt River city : TEMPE
22. Lack harmony : CLASH
25. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
26. Verona's river : ADIGE
27. Athenian demagogue : CLEON
28. ___ doute (certainly) : SANS
30. Moslem holy book : KORAN
31. Irregular : EROSE
32. Fender problems : DENTS
35. Mountain pass : COL
36. Amor : EROS
39. Memorable Yankee slugger : MARIS
40. Chameleon : AGAMA
43. Italian Riviera town : RAPALLO
45. Piñon : PINENUT
47. Lower in rank : DEMOTE
49. Kingsley's "The Water-___" : BABIES
51. Conical heap of stones : CAIRN
52. Renown : ECLAT
54. Slayer of Sisera : JAEL
55. Crab-eating mongoose : URVA
56. Irish legislative house : DAIL
57. Flat-topped flower cluster : CYME
58. S Calif. inst. : UCLA
59. Bird's treat : SUET
63. B.&O. and C.&O. : RRS

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