New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1988

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 5 Grid has super symmetry.
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bounds' partner : LEAPS
6. Anagram for 1 Across : SEPAL
11. Soiled : BEMIRED
13. Shiny material : SATINET
15. Upset : AGITATE
16. Put forward : PROPOSE
17. Palindromic name : NAN
18. Plant of the figwort family : MULLEIN
20. Baer or Headroom : MAX
21. Sweetsop : ATES
23. Anagram for 1 Across : PLEAS
24. Tale of the Forsytes : SAGA
25. Fast times : LENTS
27. Actress Van ___ of "Knots Landing" : ARK
28. Anagram for 1 Across : PALES
29. Long, wide scarfs : STOLES
31. Rand and Ride : SALLYS
33. Scottish explorer : RAE
34. Famed German archeologist: 1840-1909 : MAU
35. Some garnishes : OLIVES
38. Gray ___ (brains) : MATTER
41. Homophone for sneeze : SNEES
42. "Bali ___" : HAI
44. Glacial pinnacle : SERAC
46. Lapsang souchong, etc. : TEAS
47. English metaphysical poet : DONNE
49. Information : DATA
50. River of Midlothian, Scotland : ESK
51. Rutabagas : TURNIPS
53. Brit. money : STG
54. Cotton fabric : ETAMINE
56. Standard of comparison : MEASURE
58. Wines and dines : REGALES
59. Ladies of Spain : SENORAS
60. Anagram for 1 Across : PEALS
61. Anagram for 1 Across : SALEP
1. Envoys : LEGATES
2. Lofty : EMINENT
3. Small island : AIT
4. Hyde Park sight : PRAM
5. Erect : SETUP
6. New Delhi dresses : SARIS
7. College near Maidenhead : ETON
8. Mark on a domino : PIP
9. Incongruity : ANOMALY
10. Writer Alain and family : LESAGES
11. Trite : BANAL
12. Reese and Street : DELLAS
13. Utters : SPEAKS
14. "The Yellow Rose of ___" : TEXAS
19. Celtic Neptune : LER
22. Yarns : STORIES
24. Acknowledged Old Glory : SALUTED
26. Serbs, e.g. : SLAVS
28. Architects' necessities : PLATS
30. Shoe width : EEE
32. Drs.' association : AMA
35. Dance of bygone days : ONESTEP
36. Possible result of a crack : LEAKAGE
37. Coastlines : SHORES
38. Half notes : MINIMS
39. Deler's choice : ERASURE
40. Dirty hovel : RATTRAP
41. Denizen of a range : STEER
43. Lewis's "___ Vickers" : ANN
45. Zoo equipment : CAGES
47. Sand buildups : DUNES
48. Fencers' blades : EPEES
51. Cashbox : TILL
52. Capital of Yemen Arab Republic : SANA
55. Pasture sound : MAA
57. Impresario Hurok : SOL

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