New York Times, Thursday, April 7, 1988

Author: Evelyn Benshoof
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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1. TV's "The ___" : ATEAM
6. Aid an arsonist : ABET
10. Blazer : COAT
14. Jeune ___ : FILLE
15. Ancient Asian : MEDE
16. Jason's ship : ARGO
17. Exhausted : ALLIN
18. Pub drinks : ALES
19. ___ accompli : FAIT
20. Eating place : RESTAURANT
22. She: Fr. : ELLE
23. Midge : GNAT
24. Respect : ESTEEM
26. Ducks : EVADES
30. Put on : ENDUE
32. Sequential scale notes : REMI
33. Icelandic work : EDDA
35. Set up : ERECT
39. N.H. product : GRANITE
41. Robust walker : STRIDER
43. Fabric for a bride : SATIN
44. Cigar ending : ETTE
46. Scenarist James : AGEE
47. Pacific island republic : NAURU
49. Evaluate : ASSESS
51. Club : CUDGEL
54. Santa Anita event : RACE
56. Baltic Sea feeder : ODER
57. Eating place : LUNCHWAGON
63. Starchy edible root : TARO
64. Recess at Notre Dame : APSE
65. ___ acids : AMINO
66. Sailor's saint : ELMO
67. "___ Out of My Head," 1964 hit : GOIN
68. Metal pin : RIVET
69. Bridge score : SLAM
70. Nine: Comb. form : ENNE
71. Peerless plowman : DEERE
1. Out yonder : AFAR
2. Favus : TILE
3. Building wings : ELLS
4. Finished a sky dive : ALIT
5. Household : MENAGE
6. Soprano Lucine : AMARA
7. Detained : BELATED
8. Paradise : EDEN
9. Tried out : TESTED
10. Eating places : CAFETERIAS
11. Papal vestment : ORALE
12. Brisk : AGILE
13. Indian pole : TOTEM
21. Not solidified : UNSET
25. Litigant : SUER
26. Energy units : ERGS
27. Actress Miles : VERA
28. She loves: Lat. : AMAT
29. Eating place : DININGROOM
31. U.S. cartoonist : NAST
34. Bambi, e.g. : DEER
36. Border : EDGE
37. Large bills: Colloq. : CEES
38. ___ bien : TRES
40. Zoological suffix : INAE
42. Enlighten : TEACH
45. Informs on : TURNSIN
48. Amount lacking to make a full cask : ULLAGE
50. Alaskan peninsula : SEWARD
51. Sheep pens : COTES
52. Ariz. statesman : UDALL
53. Skin layer : DERMA
55. Chemical suffix : ACENE
58. In the know : UPON
59. French girlfriend : AMIE
60. Bestow : GIVE
61. Lulu : ONER
62. Commercial paper : NOTE

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