New York Times, Saturday, May 14, 1988

Author:Charles J. Matonti
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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1. Some are Nubians : GOATS
6. Ranee's wrap : SARI
10. Smear : DAUB
14. " . . . Before ___, I am": John 8:58 : ABRAHAMWAS
16. Otherwise : ELSE
17. "War Requiem" composer : BENJAMINBRITTEN
19. "His ___ Is on the Sparrow" : EYE
20. Sibelius's "___ triste" : VALSE
21. Cacophony : NOISE
22. Grant : CEDE
23. A Udall, informally : STU
24. Hope-chest wood : CEDAR
27. Buy to establish a fixed price : VALORIZE
32. The third man : ABEL
33. "Grin and ___" : BEARIT
35. A U.S.A. neighbor : MEX
36. "Ave, verum corpus" composer : WOLFGANGAMOZART
39. Hebrew high priest : ELI
40. Voids : ANNULS
41. Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
42. Identify an illness : DIAGNOSE
44. Sophia, to Carlo : SPOSA
45. Chief law officers: Abbr. : AGS
46. Horace's hope : SPES
48. Word with book or choir : STALL
51. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
53. Prefix with corn or sex : UNI
56. "Christus am Oelberg" composer : LUDWIGBEETHOVEN
59. Willow : ITEA
60. Title for Anna: Luke 2:36 : PROPHETESS
61. Weak : PUNY
62. Talk back : SASS
63. Romp for Rickles : ROAST
1. Kaplan who was Kotter : GABE
2. Debated wedding-vow word : OBEY
3. "Thomas and Sally" composer : ARNE
4. ___ Mahal : TAJ
5. Figaro, frequently : SHAVER
6. Umbrella in a song : SMILE
7. Barley beards : AWNS
8. Broccoli ___ : RABE
9. A neighbor of Syr. : ISR
10. Roundabout way : DETOUR
11. Preceder of meter or graph : ALTI
12. Employs : USES
13. Caesar's "well" : BENE
15. "Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
18. Entirely : INTOTO
22. Little whale : CALF
23. Loses weight : SLIMS
24. Cried like a crow : CAWED
25. Christ stopped here : EBOLI
26. Festival honoring Apollo : DELIA
27. Shadowy : VAGUE
28. Soviet sea : ARAL
29. Adult insect : IMAGO
30. Six make one a million : ZEROS
31. Paper edition : EXTRA
33. Bogotá baths : BANOS
34. Danube tributary : ENNS
37. Mass of nerve cells: Comb. form : GANGLI
38. Fastens or hastens : ZIPS
43. Flutist James ___ : GALWAY
44. Rodgers and Hart's "Wait Till You ___" : SEEHER
46. Rome's Spanish ___ : STEPS
47. Heart : PITH
48. Lapse : SLIP
49. Skirt for Kirkland : TUTU
50. Arabian gulf : ADEN
51. Steinbeck siren : ABRA
52. Old cars : REOS
53. Eye part : UVEA
54. Tough tail : NESS
55. Part of M.I.T. : INST
57. Family drs. : GPS
58. American Indian : OTO

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