New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1988

Author: Barbara J. Weakley
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { G J X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Waft : WHIFF
6. Cicatrix : SCAR
10. Cobblers : PIES
14. Studio stand : EASEL
15. Irish : ERSE
16. Killer whale : ORCA
17. Macaw : ARARA
18. French number : CINQ
19. Spree : LARK
20. Get a sound sleep : RESTUP
22. Exclusive shop : BOUTIQUE
24. Letters at Calvary : INRI
26. Salon specialty : TINT
27. They have listings : REALTORS
31. Subway gates : STILES
35. French pronoun : ELLE
36. Gloria ___ : PATRI
38. Film: Comb. form : CINE
39. Spanish greeting : ALO
40. ___ a time : ONEAT
41. Bounder : CAD
42. Speech problem : LISP
44. High point for Moses : SINAI
45. Ceremony : RITE
46. Range of Minn. : MESABI
48. Exercise-bike adjunct : ODOMETER
50. Charlie Brown's expression : RATS
52. Easy task : SNAP
53. More comely : PRETTIER
57. Purposeful gait : STRIDE
61. Desolate, once : LORN
62. Unprejudiced : OPEN
64. Vacancy sign : TOLET
65. Ron Howard TV role : OPIE
66. Number of feline lives : NINE
67. Happening : EVENT
68. Cervine creature : DEER
69. Popular Anglo-Nigerian singer : SADE
70. Change colors : REDYE
1. Pal of wash : WEAR
2. Hopping herbivore : HARE
3. "The corn ___ high . . . " : ISAS
4. Fruitful : FERTILE
5. Show off : FLAUNT
6. Amex overseer : SEC
7. Place for corn : CRIB
8. Likely ___ (probably) : ASNOT
9. Formal demands : REQUISITIONS
10. Prudent : POLITIC
11. Basra's locale : IRAQ
12. Color of unbleached linen : ECRU
13. Eastern beverage : SAKE
21. They get voted on : PROPOSITIONS
23. Trotyl, for short : TNT
25. Tabriz native : IRANI
27. Sphere : REALM
28. Ewing matriarch : ELLIE
29. At ___ for words : ALOSS
30. Pool member : STENO
32. Legitimate : LICIT
33. Related maternally : ENATE
34. Hebrew feast : SEDER
37. Electric catfish : RAADS
43. Penn, to Teller : PARTNER
45. Chide : REPROVE
47. Leatherwing : BAT
49. Make a difference : MATTER
51. Photo finish : SEPIA
53. Trudge : PLOD
54. Hitchcock film : ROPE
55. Mercyhurst College site : ERIE
56. Tear : REND
58. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
59. Refute : DENY
60. Small suffix : ETTE
63. Maiden-named : NEE

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