New York Times, Thursday, March 31, 1988

Author: Bert Rosenfield
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
Bert Rosenfield has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tadzhik and Uzbek: Abbr. : SSRS
5. Step, in Pau : PAS
8. Jewish month : ADAR
12. Reached or bribed : GOTAT
13. Module : COMPONENT
15. ___ a customer : ONETO
16. Words of disapproval : BOOANDFIE
17. Like the latest employee : NEWANDSHY
19. Wear for Astaire : TAILS
20. Petemen's targets : SAFES
21. Watson or Weiskopf : TOM
22. Tops : NIFTY
24. Fills the suitcase anew : REPACKS
28. Treadle : PEDAL
30. Pulitzer Prize novelist: 1958 : AGEE
32. Nanette preceders : NONO
33. Pressure, to an E.E. : EMF
34. Willson hit: 1941 : YOUANDI
37. Put in one's ___ (meddle) : OAR
38. Flesh: Comb. form : SARC
40. Part of a basilica : APSE
41. Chic : SMART
43. Pre-premiere events : TRYOUTS
45. Forgo the diner : EATIN
47. Aves. and blvds. : RDS
48. Former A's infielder Sal : BANDO
50. Ischia neighbor : CAPRI
53. Anton and Stallone, to friends : SUEANDSLY
57. Hubbub : HUEANDCRY
59. Idaho city : BOISE
60. Talus : ANKLEBONE
61. Eggs on : URGES
62. Adam and Jacob followers : ITES
63. Potential capts. : LTS
64. Payment, in Passau : LOHN
1. Loudness units : SONES
2. Cook two ways : STEWANDFRY
3. Almond liqueur : RATAFIA
4. Aquatic insect : STONEFLY
5. Disdain, vocalized : POOH
6. Chinese seaport city : AMOY
7. Warm Springs, for one : SPA
8. ___ Islands, in the Bay of Bengal : ANDAMAN
9. Challenge : DEFI
10. Blue dye : ANIL
11. Lines on A.A.A. maps : RTES
12. Angular: Comb. form : GON
13. Paley's network : CBS
14. Successful : ONTOP
18. August hrs. : DST
21. ___ off (angry) : TEED
23. Squawks : YAUPS
24. Taylor or Adorée : RENEE
25. React to the love bug : COOANDSIGH
26. Wood burl : KNAR
27. Kind : SORT
28. Pain in the neck : PEST
29. "Cielo ___" : EMAR
31. Word with tank or range : GAS
35. Dobbin's dish : OATS
36. Byzantium, now : ISTANBUL
39. O.K. and others : CORRALS
42. One of the Philippines : MINDORO
44. City NE of Venice : UDINE
46. Org. for Belli : ABA
49. Comic Ole ___ : OLSEN
50. French vintner's shed : CHAI
51. Tia or tante : AUNT
52. Pom's Chinese rival : PEKE
53. Bathgate native : SCOT
54. Cineraria : URNS
55. Logo of 13 Down : EYE
56. Kind of man : YES
58. Type of agt. : DBL

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