New York Times, Friday, March 18, 1988

Author:R. S. Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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1. Is left on base : DIES
5. No ___ (easily done) : SWEAT
10. E.P.A. concern : ECOL
14. Advantage : EDGE
15. One of the Dryads : ERATO
16. Acquired : MADE
17. Boötes : BEARDRIVER
19. Singles : ONES
20. Endure : TOLERATE
21. "Animal Farm," e.g. : SATIRE
23. Riviera port : NICE
24. Fashions : MODES
25. Aesop feature : MORAL
28. "Norma ___" : RAE
30. Ticket word : ADMIT
33. Charles Blake subject : CRADLE
35. Munich money : MARK
37. Suffix for treat : ISE
38. Gardner title word : CASE
39. "Lust for Life" author : STONE
41. Bit : SNIP
42. Dockers' org. : ILA
43. Oxford prep school : ETON
44. Singer from Brooklyn : DAMONE
46. Okapi habitat : VELDT
48. Mature : AGE
50. Capacious : LARGE
51. King of Judea: 37-4 B.C. : HEROD
53. Yard : SPAR
55. Typewriter bar : SPACER
57. Entries : STARTERS
61. "Othello" villain : IAGO
62. Star in Aquarius : SADALMELIK
64. Praise : LAUD
65. Emulate Demosthenes : ORATE
66. An 18-wheeler : SEMI
67. Kilmer's delight : TREE
68. In the buff : NAKED
69. Octogenarian, once : TEEN
1. National problem : DEBT
2. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
3. Even, to Jacques : EGAL
4. "Sunrise ___" : SERENADE
5. Glacier sight : SERAC
6. Scribe : WRITER
7. Roof part : EAVE
8. Goddess of reckless ambition : ATE
9. Trunk : TORSO
10. Emulated Mary Pickford : EMOTED
11. Procyon's constellation : CANISMINOR
12. Frankfurt's river : ODER
13. ___-majesté : LESE
18. Baboon : DRILL
22. Aleutian island : ADAK
24. This may be golden : MEAN
25. Year in the reign of John of England : MCCIV
26. Fanon : ORALE
27. Star in Ophiuchus : RASALHAGUE
29. "___ My Souvenirs" : AMONG
31. "Of Thee ___" : ISING
32. Early American home : TEPEE
34. Part of i.e. : EST
36. Bull's anathema : RED
40. Kermit's cousin : TOAD
41. Like many a valedictorian : SMARTEST
43. Raison d'___ : ETRE
45. Tocsin : ALARM
47. Solve a cryptogram : DECODE
49. Executor's concern : ESTATE
52. A memorable Welles : ORSON
54. Blanched : PALED
55. Sediment : SILT
56. He once scored on TV : PAAR
57. Wyo. neighbor : SDAK
58. C.S.A.'s Robert : ELEE
59. Hoarfrost : RIME
60. Integument : SKIN
63. The Altar : ARA

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