New York Times, Friday, March 25, 1988

Author: Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J M Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Dorothea E. Shipp has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Indian soldier in British army : SEPOY
6. Socks and stockings, e.g. : PAIRS
11. Iroquois tribe : SENECAS
13. Part of the ear : SACCULE
15. Chess piece belonging to a member of a fraternal order? : KNIGHTOFPYTHIAS
17. Curlicue, perhaps : ESS
18. QE2's route : SEALANE
19. Certain degree : NTH
20. Insect's feeler : PALP
22. Kind of board or key : SKATE
23. Ease up : BATE
24. Big bargain : STEAL
26. Compass letters : ENE
27. Mosquito or gnat : BITER
28. Famed abdicator : EDWARD
30. Drenched : SOUSED
32. Never, to Wolfgang : NIE
33. Camp-site leavings : ASH
34. Like most wedding cakes : TIERED
37. Small interstice : AREOLE
40. Sandy tracts, in England : DENES
41. Deal or material preceder : RAW
43. Disbursed : SPENT
45. Killer whales : ORCS
46. One of the legumes : SENNA
48. Fill to overflowing : SATE
49. Site of the Tell legend : URI
50. Parts of flowers : PISTILS
52. Isthmus of Thailand : KRA
53. Result of an overturned chessboard? : CASTLESINTHEAIR
56. Science dealing with pollution : ECOLOGY
57. Places for sales : GARAGES
58. Wear away : ERODE
59. Baptisms, etc. : RITES
1. Apprehending : SENSATE
2. Isolated : ENISLED
3. Cribbage-board item : PEG
4. Noted newspaper publisher : OCHS
5. Eucalypts : YATES
6. "Home, Sweet Home" author : PAYNE
7. Part of a Racine play : ACTE
8. I, in Hamburg : ICH
9. Damage, in Dixie : RUINATE
10. Like a blind : SLATTED
11. Busy places : SKEPS
12. Immersed : SOAKED
13. Gushes : SPATES
14. A suburb of London : ESHER
16. Pastry dessert : FLAN
21. Indians holding small chess pieces? : PAWNEES
23. Religious men who move diagonally? : BISHOPS
25. Dens : LAIRS
27. Motor coaches : BUSES
29. Female ruff : REE
31. Bireme adjunct : OAR
34. O'Hara's "From the ___" : TERRACE
35. Canine relative : INCISOR
36. Showy in attire : DRESSY
37. Shade producer : AWNING
38. Atomic-plant danger : LEAKAGE
39. Vestibules : ENTRIES
40. "Irma la ___" : DOUCE
42. Against : ANTI
44. Niobe's outpouring : TEARS
46. Event at Vicksburg: 1862-63 : SIEGE
47. Chancel cynosure : ALTAR
50. Walk wearily : PLOD
51. Indian term of respect : SHRI
54. Insurance abbr. : TLO
55. Dine : EAT

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