New York Times, Wednesday, May 25, 1988

Author: Dorothy Davis
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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1. A sib : SISTER
7. Prefix for buck : MEGA
11. Reynard : FOX
14. Word's last syllable : ULTIMA
15. Soviet field marshal Konev : IVAN
16. Co. follower : INC
17. Giraffes' relatives : OKAPIS
18. Soil : LAND
19. Agnus ___ : DEI
20. Nocturnal singers : NIGHTINGALES
23. Varnish ingredients : LACS
25. Vowel sequence : AEI
26. Edmonton loc. : ALTA
28. Horatian ___ : ODE
29. O.S.A. member : AUGUSTINIAN
33. Yentas : GOSSIPS
35. Schlesinger's field : HISTORY
36. Scottish uncle : EME
37. ___ culpa : MEA
38. Cloister : CONVENT
42. Men of Marchena : SENORES
46. University in Bridgeport : SACREDHEART
48. Prayer : AVE
49. " . . . ___ should grow too fond of it": R. E. Lee : ORWE
50. Extension : ELL
51. Gobs : SLEW
52. Orderly : SYSTEMATICAL
57. Soul of Sevran : AME
58. Smell ___ : ARAT
59. Axis adversaries : ALLIES
62. Cudgel : BAT
63. Dossier : FILE
64. Masonry hammers : GAVELS
65. Coll. in Durham : UNH
66. River of N England : TEES
67. Soviet seaport : ODESSA
1. ___ jure (in one's own right) : SUO
2. Sort : ILK
3. Attitudes : STANCES
4. Dakota dwellings : TIPIS
5. Refugee: Abbr. : EMIG
6. Impulsive : RASH
7. Environment : MILIEU
8. Disappear : EVANISH
9. Close group : GANG
10. "Love ___ Dime" : ANDA
11. Beethoven opera : FIDELIO
12. Brigadier general's insignia : ONESTAR
13. Nero's 91 : XCI
21. Labels : TAGS
22. Hong Kong island : LANTAO
23. It's rolled in a roleo : LOG
24. Stir : ADO
27. At all : ANY
29. Anouk in "Lola" : AIMEE
30. Topple : UPEND
31. N.B.A. official : TIMER
32. "___ thee late a rosy wreath": Jonson : ISENT
34. French porcelain : SEVRES
38. Sir Georg Solti's gp. : CSO
39. Crew member : OARSMAN
40. "Treasure Island" illustrator : NCWYETH
41. "___ Animal," 1942 film : THEMALE
42. Season : SALT
43. Assembles : RALLIES
44. First wife : EVE
45. Stitch : SEW
47. Buoys up : ELATES
51. Balm : SALVE
53. Loser to Wilson : TAFT
54. Member of the Cat Nation : ERIE
55. Emilia's husband : IAGO
56. Covered, in a way : CLAD
57. ___ Dhabi : ABU
60. They loop the Loop : ELS
61. Check-sending agcy. : SSA

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