New York Times, Saturday, February 13, 1988

Author: Kay Sullivan
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cowboy's chum : PARD
5. Dubber's concern : SYNC
9. Mrs. McEnroe : TATUM
14. Kauai party : LUAU
15. Shade of blue : TEAL
16. Cambodian money : RIELS
17. Mussolini's daughter : EDDACIANO
19. " . . . the ___ of Greece!": Byron : ISLES
20. Capable of decaying : BIODEGRADABLE
22. Long time : EON
23. K–O connection : LMN
24. More abstruse : DEEPER
27. Words between two roses : ISA
28. Cinque follower : SEI
30. Emperor ___ Jahan : SHAH
31. Veronese friends : AMICI
34. Like some gems : UNSET
36. Siouan : OTO
37. Denoting certain animal or vegetable fats : POLYUNSATURATED
40. Tennis term : ALL
41. Irish dramatist : SYNGE
42. Kind of phobia : AGORA
43. Badgers : NAGS
45. Western Hemisphere assoc. : OAS
46. Fuss : ADO
47. Town on the Thames : GROTON
49. Modern art : ARE
50. Custom : USE
53. Important energy sources : TRIGLYCERIDES
57. Eucharist plate : PATEN
59. Dirigibles, balloons, etc. : AEROSTATS
60. Oar position : APEAK
61. Armor : MAIL
62. Pivot : SLUE
63. Course for Lopez : LINKS
64. Wagnerian earth goddess : ERDA
65. High, rugged mountains : ALPS
1. U.S.M.A. freshman : PLEBE
2. Portion of a telecast : AUDIO
3. Radioactive element : RADON
4. Pair : DUAD
5. Mark of reproach : STIGMA
6. Long : YEARN
7. Zola work : NANA
8. Dolt : CLOD
9. Closely related group : TRIBE
10. Passageways : AISLES
11. Kind of lens : TELEPHOTO
12. Rubber tree : ULE
13. Pub. co. pileup : MSS
18. Inventor of the centigrade thermometer : CELSIUS
21. Farewell : ADIEU
25. Diner : EATER
26. Mary Richards's friend : RHODA
27. Rimed : ICY
28. Catches : SNAGS
29. Tivoli's Villa d'___ : ESTE
31. " . . . ___ as great/As when a giant dies": Shak. : APANG
32. Grinder : MOLAR
33. Like some gains : ILLGOTTEN
34. Pres. Carter's school : USNA
35. Merchants : TRADERS
38. Cameroon river : NYONG
39. Gone by : AGO
44. Run of luck : STREAK
46. Interstice : AREOLA
48. Porcine grunts : OINKS
49. Caustic : ACRID
50. Prominent Ariz. Democrat : UDALL
51. Frame : SETUP
52. Ogees : ESSES
54. Kind of excuse : LAME
55. Oenologist's concern : YEAR
56. "___ boy!" : ITSA
57. Buddy : PAL
58. Bee: Comb. form : API

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