New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1988

Author:Fred Toole
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The Moslem faith : ISLAM
6. Detroit products : CARS
10. Nos. person : CPA
13. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
14. A woodwind : OBOE
15. Bind tightly, nautically : FRAP
16. Hybridize : CROSSBREED
18. Tops : AONE
19. ___ in Able : AAS
20. ___ the line (conformed) : TOED
21. Diverted : AMUSED
23. First U.S. space traveler : SHEPARD
25. Collars or jackets : ETONS
26. Hawaiian liquor, for short : OKE
27. Cummerbunds' cousins : OBIS
28. Charge : FEE
31. TV host : EMCEE
34. Kind of guard : CROSSING
36. Sharp tasting : TART
37. Kitchen wear : APRON
39. Math course : TRIG
40. Transverse timber : CROSSTIE
42. Scholastic shes : COEDS
43. Linen marking : HIS
44. "Sister" of Vesuvius : ETNA
45. Actor Chaney : LON
46. Flier from a fire : SPARK
48. One of Lear's daughters : GONERIL
52. "Ivanhoe" heroine : ROWENA
54. Equitable : JUST
55. "Three men ___ tub" : INA
56. Actor Sharif : OMAR
57. Major intersection : CROSSROADS
60. Gram or type preceder : TELE
61. "All ___ Jazz," 1979 movie : THAT
62. Hit musical : ANNIE
63. Noah's vessel : ARK
64. Male heirs : SONS
65. Musical instrument of 50 Down : SITAR
1. Ancient Peruvians : INCAS
2. Actress Bernhardt : SARAH
3. Free : LOOSE
4. Morning hrs. : AMS
5. Error : MISTAKE
6. Prepared apples for baking : CORED
7. Not up yet : ABED
8. Fish eggs : ROE
9. Act of calming via a drug : SEDATION
10. Brisk exchange of words or opinions : CROSSFIRE
11. Window part : PANE
12. Mimicked : APED
15. "Afternoon of a ___": Debussy : FAUN
17. Drill : BORE
22. Playwright Hart : MOSS
24. Keats and Shelley : POETS
25. Spain's longest river : EBRO
27. Sheath of a leafstalk : OCREA
29. Geraint's wife : ENID
30. Leghorns' largess : EGGS
31. Engrave with acid : ETCH
32. French husband : MARI
33. Pedestrian's lane : CROSSWALK
35. "Platoon" director : STONE
37. Draws to : ATTRACTS
38. Carnation : PINK
41. Actor Connery : SEAN
42. Nicaraguan rebels : CONTRAS
45. Profit's opposite : LOSS
47. Mère's mate : PERE
48. Squalls : GUSTS
49. Laughing : RIANT
50. Vast subcontinent : INDIA
51. Intense light beam : LASER
52. Roster : ROTA
53. Hebrew measure : OMER
54. Actress Crawford : JOAN
58. Greek letter : RHO
59. Navy's C.I.A. : ONI

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