New York Times, Thursday, March 3, 1988

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Rhonda Kraus has 38 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Gold-rush name : SUTTER
7. Collectors' items : STAMPS
13. Contemplative : PENSIVE
14. Having social success : POPULAR
16. Place for matériel : ARSENAL
17. Herb for the cook : OREGANO
18. Party fare : DIP
19. Mighty hunter : NIMROD
21. Cicero's 104 : CIV
22. Buck's mate : DOE
23. Scarf : ASCOT
24. ___ in arms : BABE
25. Word with eclipse or module : LUNAR
27. Spruce : TRIG
29. Roman road : ITER
30. Regard highly : ESTEEM
32. Glad tidings : EVANGEL
34. Some W.W. II fliers : RCAF
36. Give off : EMIT
37. Part of vitamin B complex : THIAMIN
40. "She ___ to Conquer": Goldsmith : STOOPS
44. Indian of Manitoba : CREE
45. Winglike : ALAR
47. Corpus Christi native : TEXAN
48. Minus : LESS
49. Peninsular country : ITALY
51. Biographer Winslow : OLA
52. Mornings: Abbr. : AMS
53. Large merchant ship : ARGOSY
55. Abner's father : NER
56. Carouse : ROISTER
58. Mineral from a Russian range : URALITE
61. Silk fabric : ALAMODE
62. Warms up again : REHEATS
63. Not encroaching, in football : ONSIDE
64. Ancient Palestinian ascetic : ESSENE
1. Earnest : SERIOUS
2. Left over, as a shopper's money : UNSPENT
3. Literary monogram : TSE
4. Word with ear or can : TIN
5. Dwight of the Red Sox : EVANS
6. Living remnant : RELICT
7. Playful : SPORTIVE
8. Matador's victim : TORO
9. Mimicked : APED
10. Phiz : MUG
11. Pacify : PLACATE
12. Fla. island : SANIBEL
13. Implement for Hiawatha : PADDLE
15. Red ___, children's game : ROVER
20. "Utopia" author : MORE
23. Source of betel nuts : ARECA
24. Hallux : BIGTOE
26. Houses on peaks : AERIES
28. Pins : GAMS
31. "I Remember ___" : MAMA
33. ___-gritty : NITTY
35. Ornamental open work : FILIGREE
37. Vibrato : TREMOLO
38. Revolutionary War mercenary : HESSIAN
39. Euro-American defense gp. : NATO
41. Rival of a Cantabrigian : OXONIAN
42. Atelier item : PALETTE
43. Traps : SNARES
44. Bow or Barton : CLARA
46. Obliteration : RASURE
50. Trichords : LYRES
53. Yours, in Tours : ATOI
54. Foxx from St. Louis : REDD
57. Some sweater sizes: Abbr. : SMS
59. Sighs of contentment : AHS
60. Actress Remick : LEE

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