New York Times, Thursday, April 28, 1988

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Kathryn Righter has 55 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Object : GOAL
5. Hijack : ROB
8. Glut : SATE
12. Enticed : LURED
14. Kimono sash : OBI
15. Papal vestment : FANON
16. Concur : AGREE
17. Pirates : MARAUDERS
19. Symbols in music : SHARPSANDFLATS
21. Piggery : STY
22. Very long time : EON
23. Calendar abbr. : OCT
24. This, that or the other : ANY
25. Acid : SOUR
27. Monk's title : FRA
30. Cuckoopint : LORDSANDLADIES
34. Kind of skirt : MINI
35. Garland : LEI
36. Weapons : ARMS
37. Items kept on a cushion : NEEDLESANDPINS
42. C.I.A predecessor : OSS
43. Violently frenzied : AMOK
44. Loop loopers : ELS
45. Presidential nickname : ABE
46. Burns's word for tiny : SMA
47. Hint : CUE
50. Houseleek or ground ivy : HENANDCHICKENS
55. Minor in importance : SECONDARY
56. Rosy red dye : EOSIN
57. Urges : PRODS
58. River in Scotland : DEE
59. Roofing material : SLATE
60. High grade : AONE
61. Above, in poesy : OER
62. God of war : ARES
1. Tumbler : GLASS
2. Should, with "to" : OUGHT
3. Deck out : ARRAY
4. Villain's look : LEER
5. Kind of numeral : ROMAN
6. Port on the Firth of Lorne : OBAN
7. Celtic star : BIRD
8. Former V.I.P. of Egypt : SADAT
9. French writer Claude ___ : ANET
10. Rocky peaks : TORS
11. Tintinnabular trio : ENS
13. Rely : DEPEND
15. Points on which levers turn : FULCRA
18. In a state of entanglement : AFOUL
20. Certain beans : SOYS
24. Dry : ARID
25. Kind of preview : SNEAK
26. Norse god : ODIN
27. Alpine snowfield : FIRN
28. Units of radiation : REMS
29. Onager : ASS
30. Falsehoods : LIES
31. Wallet fillers : ONES
32. And : ALSO
33. Platform : DAIS
34. JKL followers : MNO
38. Namesakes of Rebekah's brother: Gen. 24:29 : LABANS
39. Edit; correct : EMEND
40. Half: Prefix : DEMI
41. Locales; sites : PLACES
45. Positive electrode : ANODE
46. More timid : SHYER
47. Actor Romero : CESAR
48. Join : UNITE
49. Anglo-Saxon serfs : ESNES
50. Leander's beloved : HERO
51. Business-school subj. : ECON
52. Wall decoration : DADO
53. Hudson Bay Indian : CREE
54. Nut used in flavoring : KOLA
55. Vichy, e.g. : SPA

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