New York Times, Friday, April 22, 1988

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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1. Hebrew letters : ALEPHS
7. Lamb's bleat : BAA
10. Pie ___ mode : ALA
13. Mindlessly imitate : PARROT
14. River boats or freight cars : GONDOLAS
16. A Canadian capital : REGINA
17. Printing mark : ASTERISK
18. Baseball fan's or sleepyhead's concerns? : NIGHTCAPS
20. Connelly or Chagall : MARC
23. Slangy affirmative : YEH
24. Ermines in summer : STOATS
28. Derived from oil : OLEIC
30. Vietnamese festival : TET
32. Actress Zetterling : MAI
33. Autocrat : DESPOT
35. Turkeys or their pans : ROASTERS
39. Driver's or coiffeur's maneuver? : HAIRPINTURN
41. Leek or shallot : SCALLION
43. Escaped from : ELUDED
46. Spigot : TAP
47. ___ trip : EGO
49. Arabian prince : AMEER
50. Oily resins : ELEMIS
54. Large bankroll : WAD
56. Mouse, to an owl : PREY
57. Alaskan's or mariner's place : ANCHORAGE
60. Captain or joey : KANGAROO
63. Do over, as a joke : RETELL
67. Writer Robert or singer Harve : PRESNELL
68. Part of E = MC2 : ENERGY
69. Poker term : SEE
70. Ram's mate : EWE
71. Narrow grooves : STRIAE
1. "Cruellest" mo. : APR
2. New Guinea port : LAE
3. Unit of work : ERG
4. H.S. V.I.P. or capital sum : PRINCIPAL
5. "___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
6. Theatrical : STAGY
7. Autumn pear : BOSC
8. Architectural piers : ANTAS
9. Proficient : ADEPT
10. Famed ex-boxer : ALI
11. ___ Palmas : LAS
12. "___ not what . . . " : ASK
14. Shearer's or daydreamer's activity? : GATHERINGWOOL
15. Words of approximation : ORSO
19. ___ up (angry) : HET
20. Up-to-date in dress : MOD
21. Bar brew : ALE
22. Alter the form of : RESHAPE
25. Editor, in a way : AMENDER
26. Sea salt : TAR
27. Sonny's sibling : SIS
29. What snakes do : COIL
31. Coal order : TON
34. Prefix for pod or corn : TRI
36. Didn't go hungry : ATE
37. Boobies' genus : SULA
38. Swan or James : TRUMPETER
40. "Israfel" poet : POE
41. Sault ___ Marie : STE
42. Coolidge or Ripken : CAL
44. Shoe width : EEE
45. Bone ___ : DRY
48. Crew rower : OAR
51. Slicks, e.g. : MAGS
52. Silly : INANE
53. Kind of ball or driver : SCREW
55. Challenges : DARES
58. Putter's goal : HOLE
59. Polite bloke : GENT
60. Mil. peelers? : KPS
61. "You ___ There" : ARE
62. Harriet Stowe, ___ Beecher : NEE
64. Assam silkworm : ERI
65. J.F.K. neighbor : LGA
66. Alkaline solution : LYE

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