New York Times, Saturday, March 26, 1988

Author: William Lutwiniak
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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1. Teamster's payload : CARGO
6. ___ out (hang tough) : SWEAT
11. TV's Travanti : DANIEL
12. City on the Missouri : PIERRE
14. First Emmy song hit: 1955 : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
17. Straws in the wind : OMENS
18. Donned : WORE
19. Freeman Gosden role : AMOS
20. Kernel : GIST
21. Put in sync : TIMED
22. ___-aller (last resort) : PIS
23. Cuckoo : ANI
24. Partition : SEVER
25. Pseudo : FALSE
27. Leader of this century : NINETEEN
29. Imposing : SOLEMN
30. Actress Bennett : CONSTANCE
32. Computer must : MEMORY
35. Of sound : ACOUSTIC
39. Allow as how : OPINE
40. Master-tailors : CRABS
41. Mrs. John Lennon : ONO
42. A dialogue of Plato : ION
43. House help : MAIDS
44. Early jazz : JIVE
45. Rabbit's tail : SCUT
47. Gainless : IDLE
48. Packaged cotton : BALED
49. The Kramdens' sitcom : THEHONEYMOONERS
52. Block : STREET
53. Extra page : INSERT
54. Irrational numbers : SURDS
55. Polytypes : CASTS
1. Collapses : CAVESIN
2. Respecting : ANENT
3. Inlets : RIAS
4. Bk. of the Bible : GEN
5. Kind of tale : OLDWIVES
6. Not so pursy : SPARER
7. Provided power : WIRED
8. Ending with rocket : EER
9. "Un bel di," for one : ARIA
10. Tread underfoot : TRAMPLE
11. Part of A.D. : DOMINI
13. I trouble : EGOISM
14. "Picnic" director : LOGAN
15. Any time now : MOMENTARILY
16. Ruhr city : ESSEN
21. Itty-bitty : TEENY
24. Accumulation : STORE
25. Heart; core : FOCUS
26. City in S France : ALES
28. Part of E.E.C. : ECON
29. Thackeray's "The Book of ___" : SNOBS
31. Kind of freedom : ACADEMIC
32. Bedewed : MOIST
33. Geological times : EPOCHS
34. Colonial dances : MINUETS
36. Breadwinners : TOILERS
37. Turn upside down : INVERT
38. Some Princetonians : COEDS
40. Younger sons : CADETS
43. Burrowed : MINED
44. Actress Leigh : JANET
46. "Help Me Make It ___ the Night" : THRU
48. Springsteen's sobriquet : BOSS
50. "___ the land of . . . " : OER
51. "Come ___ My House" : ONA

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