New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 1988

Author:June A. Boggs
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. The Bard's river : AVON
5. Mollycoddle : BABY
9. Big, stupid guy : BOZO
13. Muscovite : MICA
14. Switch extender : EROO
15. Muscle power : SINEW
16. Ego behind the plate? : ICATCHING
18. Lobster trap : CREEL
19. Plentifully : GALORE
20. Gave relief : EASED
22. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
23. River of Flanders : YSER
25. Like some heroes : UNSUNG
29. Quonsets : HUTS
30. Make sure little Irene gets to Iowa, initially? : SEEITOI
31. Dried root of a Mexican vine : JALAP
34. Earth : CLOD
36. Life, in Udine : VITA
37. St. John's or Penn. State : UNIV
38. Type of note or number : WHOLE
39. Sacred symbol : ICON
40. Jambalaya ingredient : RICE
41. Six: Comb. form : HEXA
42. Had significance : MEANT
43. Ego does some tailing? : ISHADOW
45. Quid, in Dogpatch : CHAW
47. Type of fishing boat : SEINER
48. Durability : WEAR
49. Matheson or Conway : TIM
52. Arctic sight : IGLOO
54. Capital of S.D. : PIERRE
56. Musical syllables : SOLFA
59. Retain a charged particle? : KEEPANION
61. "Hasta luego" : ADIOS
62. Calcium oxide : LIME
63. Without : SANS
64. Match; equal : PEER
65. Business abbr. : ASSN
66. City in southern Tex. : ELSA
1. Adversario opposite : AMIGO
2. Substitute; deputy : VICAR
3. Fla. citrus center : OCALA
4. Org. created in 1949 : NATO
5. Directive : BEHEST
6. Actress Meyers : ARI
7. Chef, at times : BONER
8. Hindu discipline : YOGA
9. Book by an aviculturist? : BIRDSIVIEW
10. "___-and-Twenty": Johnson : ONE
11. Kin of omega : ZEE
12. He gives a hoot : OWL
15. Stormy encounter : SCENE
17. Praise : CRYUP
21. Finished kid : SUEDE
24. Abstain from : ESCHEW
26. City on the Mohawk : UTICA
27. "___ your life!" : NOTON
28. Hudson film : GIANT
29. Be ready to give a black bird? : HAVEANIFOR
30. Console : SOLACE
31. Prudent beginning : JURIS
32. Aromatic flavoring : ANISE
33. African antelope : LICHI
35. Bagel topper : LOX
38. Convolution : WHORL
42. Dancer Tallchief : MARIA
44. "The Ballet Class" painter : DEGAS
46. Come into being : HAPPEN
48. "___ me!" : WOEIS
49. Error's partner : TRIAL
50. Actor Jeremy : IRONS
51. Intellectuals' group : MENSA
53. A neighbor of Ark. : OKLA
55. Start of the Bay State motto : ENSE
56. Exhaust : SAP
57. "___ to Simplicity": Collins : ODE
58. Hammarskjöld's predecessor : LIE
60. Trio in summertime : EMS

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