New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 1988

Author: Mary M. Murdoch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F G J Q }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Mary M. Murdoch has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Victor's reward : PALM
5. School orgs. : PTAS
9. Collie or poodle, e.g. : BREED
14. Lily plant : ALOE
15. Walesa of Poland : LECH
16. Bizarre : OUTRE
17. Uprising : RIOT
18. Pa. city : ERIE
19. Disposed : PRONE
20. Maugham book : CAKESANDALE
23. ___ de plume : NOM
24. Pan-Am. org. : OAS
25. Competed : VIED
27. Hit song of 1939 : BEERBARRELPOLKA
35. Eggs, to Cato : OVA
36. Unicorn fish : UNIE
37. Tangle : SNARL
38. Twerp's next of kin : NERD
40. Nettle : TEASE
43. Jog : TROT
44. Certain Art Deco works : ERTES
46. School book : TEXT
48. Número ___ : UNO
49. Song from "The New Moon": 1928 : STOUTHEARTEDMEN
53. Kind of fur : SEAL
54. Genetic inits. : RNA
55. Scot's precipitation : SNA
58. Diabolical concoction : WITCHESBREW
64. Kind of lily : CALLA
66. Hebrew eternity : OLAM
67. Part of N.B. : BENE
68. To have: Fr. : AVOIR
69. Level : RAZE
70. Asian country : LAOS
71. Classified : TYPED
72. Is indebted : OWES
73. Word combined with while : ERST
1. French recreation spot : PARC
2. Inter ___ : ALIA
3. Stare : LOOK
4. Bolide : METEOR
5. Nice : PLEASANT
6. Aquatic flier : TERN
7. Kind of rain or test : ACID
8. Gather wheat : SHEAVE
9. Some masquerade attendees : BOPEEPS
10. Capek classic : RUR
11. Collar type : ETON
12. Rubik or Rapee : ERNO
13. Judge : DEEM
21. Movies' "Elephant Boy" : SABU
22. Diamond ___ : LIL
26. No-no word : DONT
27. Archeologists' finds : BONES
28. Turn outward : EVERT
29. Have an ___ the ground : EARTO
30. Certain grass : RIE
31. Ranch in "Giant" : REATA
32. Alarm, old style : LARUM
33. Norse coin : KRONE
34. Ill. city : ALTON
39. ___ ex machina : DEUS
41. Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
42. Go to ___ (overdo) : EXTREMES
45. Club or ship employee : STEWARD
47. Hamilton bills : TENS
50. "Bali ___" : HAI
51. Corrida figure : ELTORO
52. Putter : DABBLE
55. Shoo : SCAT
56. Shade of blue : NAVY
57. Leaning : ALOP
59. Kind of hammer : CLAW
60. Weather word : HAZE
61. Bring up : REAR
62. Slaughter of baseball : ENOS
63. Bridge seat : WEST
65. Golfer's concern : LIE

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