New York Times, Friday, May 13, 1988

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 5, Spans: 4
Daniel Girardi has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Former Asian kingdom : ANAM
5. Fictional castle : ZENDA
10. Sorb : WEND
14. Vein : LODE
15. French spa : EVIAN
16. Lorain's lake : ERIE
17. Tale by 54 Across : FOURBEASTSINONE
20. Pico de ___, Spanish mountain : ANETO
21. Mournful cry : HOWL
22. Weaken : SAP
23. Bone: Comb. form : OSSI
26. An, in Ansbach : EIN
28. Poem by 54 Across : TOONEINPARADISE
36. Impediment : RUB
37. Rags preceder : GLAD
38. Was solicitous : CARED
39. Monad : ATOM
41. Williamson from Scotland : NICOL
43. Dutch liquid measures : KANS
44. Lyrical : MELIC
46. Saarinen : EERO
47. N.Y.C.-Boston dir. : NNE
48. Tale by 54 Across, with "The" : PREMATUREBURIAL
52. Manhattan chiller : ICE
53. Bristle : SETA
54. Creator of 17, 28, 48 and 64 Across : POE
57. Cpl.'s superior : TSGT
60. Sheik's land in an old song : ARABY
64. Poem by 54 Across : THECITYINTHESEA
68. Bothers : AILS
69. Franciscan, e.g. : ORDER
70. Ananias : LIAR
71. A Cy Young Award winner: 1983 : HOYT
72. Indigent : NEEDY
73. Where Albie Booth once starred : YALE
1. Code word for "A" : ALFA
2. High time for Cooper : NOON
3. Direction from Mehta : ADUE
4. Skelton role : MERTON
5. Zuider follower : ZEE
6. "Die Meistersinger" heroine : EVA
7. Birthplace of Constantine I : NISH
8. Moro chief : DATO
9. "The ___ Man," old radio show : ANSWER
10. Cyst : WEN
11. Statue in Piccadilly : EROS
12. Skeezix's wife : NINA
13. Esoteric : DEEP
18. A Gandhi contemporary : BOSE
19. Of the innominate bone : ILIAC
24. Catcher-pitcher ploy : SIGN
25. ___ of (rather than) : INLIEU
27. Mont. neighbor : NDAK
28. Disney dog : TRAMP
29. External : OUTER
30. Medieval French coin : OBOLE
31. Roosevelt entry : PACER
32. Anagram for soared : ADORES
33. Nishapur natives : IRANI
34. Drug-yielding plant : SENNA
35. Ford's folly : EDSEL
40. Musetta's amie : MIMI
42. Leaf projection : LOBE
45. Saguaros, e.g. : CACTI
49. King Henry VII's 12 pence : TESTON
50. Oquirrh Mountains site : UTAH
51. Very seldom : RARELY
54. Egyptian deity : PTAH
55. McKinley's home state : OHIO
56. Slippery : EELY
58. Ring : GYRE
59. Helmsman's concern : TIDE
61. Largest of seven : ASIA
62. A biographer of John Foster Dulles : BEAL
63. Easily handled, as a ship : YARE
65. Chicago time inits. : CST
66. Beatty or Rorem : NED
67. Adjudicate : TRY

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