New York Times, Wednesday, April 20, 1988

Author: Dorothy Smitonick
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Dorothy Smitonick has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Former Korean president : RHEE
5. Fiber for rope : SISAL
10. Melancholy : SAD
13. Long times : EONS
14. Trunk : TORSO
15. Before: Prefix : PRE
16. Play by Emlyn Williams: 1938 : THECORNISGREEN
19. Southern constellation : DORADO
20. Author of "The Dollmaker" : ARNOW
22. Steinbeck classic, with "The" : GRAPESOFWRATH
27. Few: Comb. form : OLIG
29. Fine porcelain : SPODE
30. European river : YSER
31. Shaver : RAZOR
33. Model : IDEAL
35. City in SW England : EXETER
37. Cato, Ovid et al. : ROMANS
42. Kind of friend : BOSOM
46. Japanese-Americans : NISEI
47. Basics : ABCS
51. Containing gold : AURIC
53. Peter was one : TSAR
54. Wilder film, with "The": 1966 : FORTUNECOOKIE
57. Some South Africans : BOERS
58. Hire : SIGNON
61. Broadway hit: 1953 : TEAANDSYMPATHY
66. A high priest of Israel : ELI
67. ___-Detoo of "Star Wars" : ARTOO
68. Head, to Henri : TETE
69. Summer time in N.Y.C. : DST
70. He wrote "Tam o' Shanter" : BURNS
71. A son of Aphrodite : EROS
1. Status of some sr. cits. : RETD
2. Sounds from Santa : HOHO
3. Invigorate : ENERGIZE
4. Item in a French café : ESCARGOT
5. Sharpens : STROPS
6. Atomic particle : ION
7. ___ Lanka : SRI
8. Donkey : ASS
9. Part of a cord : LOG
10. Developer of the gyroscopic compass : SPERRY
11. Punta ___, Chile : ARENAS
12. Indicate : DENOTE
17. Harem room : ODA
18. Eddie Murphy film : RAW
21. Unit of elec. : WHR
23. Finial : EPI
24. Turf : SOD
25. Horatian creation : ODE
26. Dread : FEAR
27. Pay dirt : ORE
28. Negligent : LAX
32. Jewish title of respect : REB
34. Actor Chaney : LON
36. Horse of a certain color : ROAN
38. Make less severe : MITIGATE
39. Yes man : ASSENTER
40. Teachers' org. : NEA
41. "l am ___ Oracle . . . ": Shak. : SIR
43. "Sweet ___" : SUE
44. Killer whale : ORC
45. My, in Milano : MIO
47. Langley Field, e.g.: Abbr. : AFB
48. Kicked : BOOTED
49. Fishermen's baskets : CREELS
50. ___ of Magellan : STRAIT
52. Universe : COSMOS
55. Made in the ___ : USA
56. Laotian currency : KIP
59. "___ be in England . . . ": Browning : OHTO
60. Comedian Louis and family : NYES
62. Arrest : NAB
63. Actress Joanne : DRU
64. Vessel on the Atl. : STR
65. Thither : YON

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