New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1988

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Sainted pope: 417-18 : ZOSIMUS
8. Naval air station in Calif. : ALAMEDA
15. Nacre source : ABALONE
16. Roman Catholic devotions : NOVENAS
17. Small flashlight : PENLITE
18. ___ dames (aristocratic women) : GRANDES
19. Old, in Oldenburg : ALT
20. Roomers : LODGERS
22. Japanese apricot : UME
23. Sobrino's relatives : TIAS
25. Dashiell contemporary : ERLE
26. You or I: Abbr. : PRON
27. Ed from Kansas City : ASNER
29. ___ gratia : DEI
30. Council city in Italy : TRENT
31. Jeweler's measure : KARAT
33. Player in a cast : ACTRESS
35. Greek god who protected beekeepers : ARISTAEUS
37. Subject of a Patti Page hit : CAPECOD
39. Balance-sheet item : ASSET
42. Oblivion : LETHE
43. Heel : CAD
45. John McCormack, e.g. : TENOR
47. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
48. Turner or Cantrell : LANA
49. Challenge : DARE
50. Capuchin monkey : SAI
51. Fragments : TAGENDS
54. British dandy of the 60's : MOD
55. Dickens character : SCROOGE
57. Jim or Lil preceder : DIAMOND
59. Soprano Steber : ELEANOR
60. "Ah! che ___ . . . ": Verdi aria : LAMORTE
61. Avenge : REDRESS
62. He wrote "The Over-Soul" : EMERSON
1. Villa's comrade in arms : ZAPATA
2. Printer's dagger : OBELISK
3. Yankee infielder : SANTANA
4. Poorly : ILL
5. Drudge : MOIL
6. Biblical preposition : UNTO
7. Ranked, as in a tournament : SEEDED
8. ___ tree (Hercules'-club) : ANGELICA
9. Mr. Moto portrayer : LORRE
10. Gardner's namesakes : AVAS
11. T. S. Eliot's "The Hollow ___" : MEN
12. Puts up with : ENDURES
13. Evil spirits : DAEMONS
14. Agree to : ASSENT
21. King Canute? : GREATDANE
24. Celestial beings : SERAPHS
26. Advanced, with "on" : PRESSED
28. Street show : RAREE
30. Kind of fund : TRUST
32. Muscular contraction : TIC
34. Congou, e.g. : TEA
36. Old English land tenants : SOCAGERS
37. Last Supper room : CENACLE
38. Unlike Godiva : ATTIRED
40. Captivates : ENAMORS
41. Blue Jays' home : TORONTO
42. Inferior : LESSER
44. Pamper : DANDLE
46. Blush : REDDEN
48. Portuguese port : LAGOS
51. A star of "Advise and Consent" : TONE
52. Geom. line : DIAM
53. Ditto : SAME
56. Scull : OAR
58. Fine leather: Abbr. : MOR

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