New York Times, Friday, February 12, 1988

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Berlin song: 1915 : ARABY
6. Be a chair-warmer : LOAF
10. High point : ACME
14. El ___, bandit of "The Fantasticks" : GALLO
15. Vulcan's workshop : ETNA
16. Nation's followers : DRYS
17. Cornered : ATBAY
18. Suffix with comment : ATOR
19. Frisbee : DISK
20. Alec Guinness classic: 1958 : THEHORSESMOUTH
23. L.B.J. beagle : HER
24. To be, to Tati : ETRE
25. Whale's milieu : OCEAN
27. Wyeth, for one : ARTIST
30. Lost, to Lili : PERDU
31. Answers in kind : RETORTS
36. Tennis coach Tiriac : ION
37. Famous W. W. Jacobs horror story : THEMONKEYSPAW
41. A friend of Pooh : ROO
42. Casserole pasta : NOODLES
43. Incite : EGGON
46. Coupled : PAIRED
50. Hornet genus : VESPA
51. The like : SUCH
54. Biographer Winslow : OLA
55. Award-winning Stephen Jay Gould book : THEPANDASTHUMB
59. Reporter's query : WHEN
60. Wind sound : MOAN
61. Like some cookies : OATEN
62. Pressure : HEAT
63. A Guthrie : ARLO
64. Soothing word : THERE
65. Church calendar : ORDO
66. Far: Comb. form : TELE
67. Impertinent : SASSY
1. Writer Christie : AGATHA
2. Instead : RATHER
3. Francis ___ Sinatra : ALBERT
4. Insipid : BLAH
5. Nerd, to Rickles : YOYO
6. Slightest : LEAST
7. Playful water creature : OTTER
8. Win by ___ : ANOSE
9. Word with hand or land : FARM
10. Cite as an example : ADDUCE
11. Standards : CRITERIA
12. "Me and ___," 1927 song : MYSHADOW
13. N. Pole dweller : ESK
21. Olympics winner Mary Lou : RETTON
22. Alley ___ : OOP
26. Sister : NUN
28. Anger : IRE
29. School-year div. : SEM
32. Yoko : ONO
33. Well-known initials in movies : RKO
34. Kennedy or Koppel : TED
35. Slender, graceful girls : SYLPHS
37. Hit song in 1928 : TOGETHER
38. Large cask : HOGSHEAD
39. Home of some urchins : SEA
40. Letter from Greece : PSI
41. Gun an engine : REV
44. Accessible for : OPENTO
45. Doze : NAP
47. Circuits : ROUTES
48. "___ Tune," 1941 hit : ELMERS
49. Coleman of film and TV : DABNEY
51. Nocturnal noise : SNORE
52. Member of J.F.K.'s Cabinet : UDALL
53. Tippy craft : CANOE
56. Latin I word : AMAT
57. Kiddies : TOTS
58. Guffaw : HAHA
59. Kern song from "Sunny" : WHO

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