New York Times, Monday, February 8, 1988

Author: Ernie Furtado
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { F J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 244 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Ernie Furtado has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 12 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Zhivago's love : LARA
5. Pfc.'s superior : CPL
8. Capital of Ore. : SALEM
13. Yalies : ELIS
14. Meadow : LEA
15. "Tosca" et al. : OPERAS
17. "Through the ___ of Ruth . . . ": Keats : SADHEART
19. Bind a certain way : LIGATE
20. Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE
21. "The Sun Also ___" : RISES
23. Daisy's relative : ASTER
24. Movie equipment : CAMERAS
26. Ply with a potion : DOSE
27. Exchange premium : AGIO
30. Whodunit feature : ALIBI
32. Invalidates : ANNULS
35. Music man Michel : LEGRAND
38. Big wheel : MAGNATE
40. Persian Gulf wind : SHEMAAL
42. Small ropes on ships : RATLINS
44. ___ of Capricorn : TROPIC
45. Amassed : RANUP
46. Aerie : NEST
47. Prying : NOSY
50. Braided; plaited : TRESSED
54. Spinach cousin : ORACH
56. Stage direction : ENTER
57. Martini ingredient : GIN
60. Beatrice of comedy : LILLIE
62. A Bogart role : SAMSPADE
64. Injury addition : INSULT
65. Anagram for ire : ERI
66. Cupid : AMOR
67. Valuable fur : SABLE
68. Second notes : RES
69. N.Y.C.'s Tuesday : WELD
1. "___ we forget" : LEST
2. Woeful word : ALAS
3. Astronaut Sally : RIDE
4. Residue : ASH
5. Stake : CLAIM
6. Dark blue or purple : PERSE
7. Football pass : LATERAL
8. Sun god : SOL
9. Capital of W. Samoa : APIA
10. Capone contemporary : LEGSDIAMOND
11. Muse of poetry : ERATO
12. Spouses : MATES
16. Withered : SERE
18. Epoch : ERA
22. Soupy of radio and TV : SALES
24. Where the elite meet : COUNTRYCLUB
25. Spectacle : SIGHT
27. Weapon letters : AAM
28. Growl : GNAR
29. Actress Swenson : INGA
31. Word with Rabbit or Fox : BRER
33. Tra chasers : LALA
34. Task : STINT
36. Scruff : NAPE
37. Podium : DAIS
39. Accustom : ENURE
41. W.W. II craft : LCT
43. TV sleuth : SPENSER
47. ___ me tangere : NOLI
48. O'Neill character et al. : ORINS
49. Sauce for pasta : SALSA
51. Rubberneck : STARE
52. Behemoths of the road : SEMIS
53. Forage plant : ERS
55. Cleland's Fanny : HILL
57. Plucky : GAME
58. Fan-club hero : IDOL
59. Wimp's cousin : NERD
61. When Paris sizzles : ETE
63. Pussy foot : PAW

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