New York Times, Thursday, May 19, 1988

Author:Irene Smullyan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Irene Smullyan has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Org. for senior citizens : AARP
5. Chinese beverage : BOHEA
10. Tizzy : STEW
14. Colorful signalman? : HUER
15. Certain organic compounds : ENOLS
16. Actress Montez : LOLA
17. French department : ORNE
18. Styptic : HEMOSTATIC
20. She lost her charges : LITTLEBOPEEP
22. Minute examination : ANATOMY
23. Zeta chaser : ETA
24. Former N.Z denizen : MOA
27. Koran, e.g. : HOLYBOOK
29. Captious gardener : MARY
30. City on the Ganges : PATNA
31. A son of Poseidon : TRITON
33. Legendary versifier : MOTHERGOOSE
35. Meadow lowlands : SWALES
37. Throw for ___ : ALOSS
38. Slopes salute : HEIL
39. Salzfleisch : SALTMEAT
43. Ache : YEN
44. Gov't agency : CAA
47. Chew noisily : SCRUNCH
48. Sea-faring lad : BOBBYSHAFTOE
50. Elegant fabric : PEAUDESOIE
53. Corporation : FIRM
54. Former Ugandan leader : AMIN
55. Shafts or stalks: Fr. : TIGES
56. Sea bird : ERNE
57. Short; abrupt : CURT
58. Onset : START
59. D'Urberville damsel : TESS
1. Harlot in Ezek. 23 : AHOLAH
2. River of N Italy : AURINO
3. Lease : RENTAL
4. Parrot in a nursery rhyme : PRETTYPOLL
5. Huge beasts : BEHEMOTHS
6. In single file : ONEBYONE
7. ___ sapiens : HOMO
8. Flee to a J.P. : ELOPE
9. Attribute : ASSET
10. Word with dash or stick : SLAP
11. Add up : TOT
12. Hebrew high priest : ELI
13. U.S. Army branch : WAC
19. Sri Lanka export : TEA
21. Like a grebe's toes : LOBATE
24. Partner : MATE
25. What Cortés coveted : ORO
26. Author Rand : AYN
28. Island off New Guinea : KARAS
29. Arachnophobe : MISSMUFFET
31. Machinist's equipment : TOOLCHEST
32. Platforms : ROSTRA
33. Large conduit : MAIN
34. More vitreous : GLASSIER
35. Retiring : SHY
36. Like Willie Winkie : WEE
40. Complete : ENTIRE
41. Oak seeds : ACORNS
42. Students' essays : THEMES
44. Food fish : COD
45. Encourages a thief : ABETS
46. ___ omen (mild invocation) : ABSIT
48. Baseball maneuver : BUNT
49. Ascetic practice : YOGA
50. Moccasin : PAC
51. Australian ratite : EMU
52. Expose : AIR

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