New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1988

Author: Elissa Koolyk
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Raptorial flier : EAGLE
6. Cheer : RAH
9. Extent : SCOPE
14. Canary's cousin : SERIN
15. One of the ratites : EMU
16. Certain cockerel : CAPON
17. Moment : TRICE
18. Voracious flier : CORMORANT
20. Met production : OPERA
22. Type of grin : TOOTHY
23. Standards : NORMS
26. A Shoshonean : UTE
27. Turkey portions : LEGS
30. Andronicus : TITUS
32. Function : ROLE
36. Farewell : ADIEU
38. Common or horse follower : SENSE
40. Clothe, with "up" : TOG
41. Those who proverbially flock together : BIRDSOFAFEATHER
44. Building addition : ELL
45. Soul : ANIMA
46. "___ Foolish Things . . . ": 1935 song : THESE
47. For fear that : LEST
49. Beer mug : STEIN
51. Once, once : ERST
52. News agcy. : UPI
54. Clothe : DRESS
56. Created anew : REMADE
59. Homo sapiens, e.g. : BIPED
62. European robin : REDBREAST
65. Homes for 41 Across : NIDES
67. Steps over a fence : STILE
68. Dove call : COO
69. "Life ___ Beautiful" : CANBE
70. Heads, in France : TETES
71. Complexion : HUE
72. Relative on mother's side : ENATE
1. Superlative ending : EST
2. It precedes dynamic : AERO
3. Props man : GRIP
4. Authorized : LICENSED
5. Primero mes : ENERO
6. Type of room, for short : REC
7. First of a Latin trio : AMO
8. Aggrieve : HURT
9. Skedaddle : SCOOT
10. America's 39th President : CARTER
11. Colorful marine fish : OPAH
12. ___ express : PONY
13. Suffix with exist : ENT
19. Puddinglike dessert : MOUSSE
21. Actor Carney : ART
24. One not suited for the job : MISFIT
25. Cooked, in a way : STEAMED
27. Tag : LABEL
28. Roman official : EDILE
29. Lasses : GIRLS
31. Inequitable : UNFAIR
33. Different : OTHER
34. Soil deposit : LOESS
35. Everglades denizen : EGRET
37. Springsteen's "Born in the ___" : USA
39. Gormandize : EAT
42. Kind of kick, in football : ONSIDE
43. De Niro or Redford : THESPIAN
48. Fall : TUMBLE
50. Beak : NEB
53. Shaves : PARES
55. Because : SINCE
56. Anatomical network : RETE
57. Revise : EDIT
58. Every's partner : EACH
60. Ferber or Best : EDNA
61. Liability : DEBT
62. Q–U connection : RST
63. Old French coin : SOU
64. Tot's "piggy" : TOE
66. Bishopric : SEE

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