New York Times, Tuesday, February 23, 1988

Author:Elaine George
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Whittle : SHAVE
6. Proper : PRIM
10. Victor or Sonny : BONO
14. Spikes the punch : LACES
15. Mystique : AURA
16. Mothers of lambs : EWES
17. Upset the boat : OVERTURNED
19. Crossword wild ox : ANOA
20. Leaving a valid will : TESTATE
21. Usher's job : SEATING
23. Brain passages : ITERS
25. Danish city : ODENSE
26. Olympic trio : GRACES
29. Material for a highway : PAVING
31. Hayworth and Moreno : RITAS
32. Plebe, e.g. : CADET
33. Cry of disgust : UGH
36. Hero : IDOL
37. Type of race horse : PACER
38. Nimble : SPRY
39. Enclose : PEN
40. Sea eagles : ERNES
41. Clown : CUTUP
42. Make beloved : ENDEAR
44. Palpitates : THROBS
45. Pepys or Butler : SAMUEL
47. Ladle : SPOON
49. Invade : OVERRUN
51. Pertains : RELATES
55. Cribs : BINS
56. Degradation : DEBASEMENT
58. Town SW of Padua : ESTE
59. He was: Lat. : ERAT
60. Gaucho's lasso : REATA
61. Movie maker Hunter : ROSS
62. Resentful : SORE
63. Resource : ASSET
1. Keyhole : SLOT
2. Possess : HAVE
3. High cards : ACES
4. Opposite of horizontal : VERTICAL
5. Manors, e.g. : ESTATES
6. Kitchen utensil : PARER
7. ___ of the mill : RUN
8. Infuriates : IRES
9. Renovated : MADEOVER
10. Defeated : BEATEN
11. Confessing : OWNINGUPTO
12. City lights : NEONS
13. Okla. tribe : OSAGE
18. All-purpose vehs. : UTES
22. Miner's access : ADIT
24. Parts of typewriters : SPACERS
26. Handhold : GRIP
27. Jockey : RIDE
28. Reparations : ATONEMENTS
30. Fruity quaffs : ADES
32. Biblical town : CANA
34. Uproot : GRUB
35. Pts. of triangles : HYPS
37. Overtures : PRELUDES
38. Cognomens : SURNAMES
40. German reservoir dam : EDER
41. Deadly disease : CHOLERA
43. Ministers to : NURSES
44. "Tootsies" : TOES
45. Staid or subdued : SOBER
46. Dispatch boat : AVISO
48. Babble : PRATE
50. Infamous fiddler : NERO
52. Receptions : TEAS
53. Being, in Barcelona : ENTE
54. Immediately, to a pharmacist : STAT
57. Tavern : BAR

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