New York Times, Friday, April 29, 1988

Author:Joel D. Lafargue
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q Y }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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Across Down
1. Gasconade : BRAG
5. Longed for : PINED
10. "___ a man . . . " : IMET
14. Detroit product : AUTO
15. One thing that grows on trees : OSAGE
16. Nothing, to a niño : NADA
17. Engineering feat on a highway : CLOVERLEAF
19. Faucet problem : DRIP
20. Designer's concern : HEM
21. Taramasalata ingredient : ROE
22. Portrays : DEPICTS
24. Leinster county : LOUTH
26. Actress ___ Peeples : NIA
27. Champion and Scout : STEEDS
30. Expose to peril : ENDANGER
35. Sight along the Mississippi : LEVEE
36. ___ Islands, near New Guinea : AROE
37. Attended : CAME
38. Cousin of a coll. : UNIV
39. Not in a whisper : ALOUD
40. Actor Cronyn : HUME
41. Japanese wooden clogs : GETA
42. Central : MAIN
43. ___ up (estimated) : SIZED
44. Upright people? : STANDEES
46. Ream components : SHEETS
47. Opposite of sq. : CIR
48. Theme : MOTIF
50. No nice guy, he : VILLAIN
54. Minute : WEE
55. A word from ewe : BAA
58. Together, to Puccini : ADUE
59. Deli specialty : CORNEDBEEF
62. Gram or phone preceder : TELE
63. Dizzy : AREEL
64. What the nose knows : ODOR
65. Identity : SELF
66. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
67. Alien: Comb. form : XENO
1. Barbara ___, Ringo Starr's wife : BACH
2. Hold sway : RULE
3. It may be split : ATOM
4. Dukakis, in Mass. : GOV
5. Water-permeable : POROUS
6. Cartographic dot : ISLET
7. Burns's refusal : NAE
8. "Zounds!" : EGAD
9. Stuck up for : DEFENDED
10. Part of a children's rhyme : INDIANCHIEF
11. Type of brandy : MARC
12. Emulate Robert Giroux : EDIT
13. "Lights out" signal : TAPS
18. Molder : ERODE
23. Lindstrom or Zadora : PIA
24. Actor in "The Squeeze" : LEEVANCLEEF
25. Alvin York's claim to fame : HEROISM
27. Nudibranchs : SLUGS
28. Two-way belief? : TENET
29. Famed Argentine, familiarly : EVITA
31. This may be a subject : NOUN
32. First-aid item : GAUZE
33. Irish patriot : EMMET
34. Palustrine plants : REEDS
36. Pair on an angelus : ALAE
39. Dick Clark's "___ Bandstand" : AMERICAN
43. Flipped : SHIED
45. Noche's antithesis : DIA
46. Lucy, in "Sense and Sensibility" : STEELE
49. Deed holder : OWNER
50. Dye tubs : VATS
51. ___ fixe : IDEE
52. Peaceful period : LULL
53. Jiggs's daughter : NORA
55. Eliot's carpenter : BEDE
56. Big time? : AEON
57. Hair style : AFRO
60. Disk for a D.J. : REC
61. Emulate Sugar Ray : BOX

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