New York Times, Wednesday, April 13, 1988

Author: Judith Perry
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Judith Perry has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rice dish : PILAF
6. Ricochet : SKIP
10. Protagonist : HERO
14. Wife of Andrei Sakharov : ELENA
15. Mention as proof : CITE
16. Athletic track : OVAL
17. Unprepossessing females : PLAINJANES
19. Tear : REND
20. Twenty : SCORE
21. Mountain lake : TARN
23. Border : RIM
26. " . . . Innisfree" poet : YEATS
28. Purchase price : COST
30. Correct : AMEND
32. W.W. I menace : BIGBERTHA
35. Ranch : SPREAD
37. Lincoln, in N.Y.C. : CTR
38. Suffix with velvet : EEN
39. Associate : PARTNER
41. Legume : SEEDPOD
44. English cathedral city : ELY
45. Kind of ball or stick : CUE
47. She became a laurel tree : DAPHNE
48. Unwelcome mail : DEARJOHNS
52. Guide : STEER
53. Snicker follower : SNEE
54. Capacious : ROOMY
56. City in Yugoslavia : NIS
57. Information : DATA
59. Author O'Flaherty et al. : LIAMS
61. Arboreal outgrowth : BURL
63. Mr. Know-It-All : SMARTALECK
68. One of a series : ITEM
69. Job for Belli : CASE
70. Proportion : RATIO
71. Morning condensations : DEWS
72. Conversation filler : ISEE
73. Russian fermented drink : KVASS
1. Verve : PEP
2. Under the weather : ILL
3. Where the "lowing herd winds" : LEA
4. Tropical American birds : ANIS
5. Clever boxer with little power : FANCYDAN
6. Egyptian talisman : SCARAB
7. Motion-related : KINETIC
8. Inhabitant: Suffix : ITE
9. Nuisance : PEST
10. Kind of film : HORROR
11. Tied : EVENSTEPHEN
12. Sought election : RAN
13. ___ Ned (Satan) : OLD
18. "Good" chap : JOE
22. Top pitcher : ACE
23. Grated : RASPED
24. Skewers : IMPALES
25. Buffoon : MERRYANDREW
27. NCO's : SGTS
29. "___ Love . . . ": 1924 song : THEONEI
31. Seine : NET
33. Reared : BRED
34. Astronaut who orbited the moon : ANDERS
36. Art ___ : DECO
40. Essen's locale : RUHR
42. Patsy : EASYMARK
43. Gov. agency : DPT
46. Metabolic enzyme : ENOLASE
49. Spheres : REALMS
50. Kind of propulsion : JET
51. Elegant reception : SOIREE
55. Doily : MAT
58. Spore sacs in fungi : ASCI
60. Bulgarian, e.g. : SLAV
61. Offer : BID
62. N.A. Indian : UTE
64. Kettle and Bell : MAS
65. Greek letter : ETA
66. Hither: Prefix : CIS
67. Ring decisions : KOS

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