New York Times, Saturday, April 9, 1988

Author:Eileen Lexau
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Eileen Lexau has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles and 10 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Lighthouse : PHAROS
7. Sandbank : SHOAL
12. Obliteration : RASURE
13. Old chap : CODGER
15. She wrote "Angel of Light" : JOYCECAROLOATES
18. "___ a penny . . . " : INFOR
19. Planter : SOWER
20. Do a buck-and-wing : TAP
21. Booty : LOOT
22. Early railroad tycoon : GOULD
23. Trick : RUSE
24. Düsseldorf door : TUR
25. Chair parts : RUNGS
26. Writer Francis or Roger : BACON
27. First prime minister of Ghana : NKRUMAH
29. Happening : EVENT
30. Involve unfavorably : IMPLICATE
33. Part of a door frame : STILE
36. Aircraft-engine enclosure : NACELLE
39. Color modifier : TONER
40. Eyes amorously : OGLES
41. Likely : APT
43. Fish often seen in pools : ORFS
44. School dances : PROMS
45. Eastern bigwig : EMIR
46. Suffix with provident : IAL
47. Wernher von ___, rocket engineer : BRAUN
48. Originate : ARISE
49. She wrote "Villette": 1853 : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
52. Stow in a ship's hold : STEEVE
53. Huarache : SANDAL
54. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
55. He wrote "The Crisis": 1714 : STEELE
1. Him or her : PRONOUN
2. Farm tool : HAYFORK
3. Race place : ASCOT
4. Remorseful one : RUER
5. Killer whale : ORC
6. A part-time employee : SEASONAL
7. Frowns : SCOWLS
8. ___ out (sank a putt) : HOLED
9. Yerby's "An ___ of Sanctity" : ODOR
10. Begum's spouse : AGA
11. Cos, e.g. : LETTUCE
14. Sanity : REASON
15. Leave at the church : JILT
16. Shaping in a preliminary way : ROUGHINGOUT
17. Tired : SPENT
22. An Andy of the comics : GUMP
23. "Myrrha" composer : RAVEL
25. Author Godden : RUMER
26. French brutes : BETES
28. Irritates : RILES
31. Serenity : CALMNESS
32. "Bullets" in poker : ACES
33. Impassive : STOIC
34. Hebrew scrolls : TORAHS
35. Expand, in a way : INFLATE
37. Of layers : LAMINAL
38. Didactic letter : EPISTLE
40. Emulates Pericles : ORATES
42. Sapota or senecio : TREE
44. Demonstrate as true : PROVE
45. Trade center in India : ERODE
47. Fruit decay : BLET
48. Book by Bjornson : ARNE
50. Legal thing : RES
51. Vespertilio : BAT

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