New York Times, Thursday, May 26, 1988

Author: Margaret W. Huskey
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eastern nanny : AMAH
5. Fibs : TALES
10. Surface measure : ARE
13. Singer Falana : LOLA
14. Idolize : ADORE
15. ___ noire : BETE
17. Guests of 62 Across stay here : BLAIRHOUSE
19. Small flats : APTS
20. Prefix for type : STEREO
21. Locofoco, e.g. : DEMOCRAT
23. Dregs : LEES
25. Gush forth : SPUE
26. Inflexible : RIGID
29. T.E.D. opponent : HST
32. Pompous ones : ASSES
35. Soon : ANON
36. Mrs. Andrew Jackson : RACHEL
38. Allhallows ___ : EVE
39. Overlay : PAVE
40. Soap or horse chaser : OPERA
41. Cold spell : SNAP
42. Chemical ending : INE
43. Mourner : KEENER
44. "___ Small World" : ITSA
45. Skin layer : DERMA
47. Billy ___ Williams : DEE
48. ___ Bryant Ford : EDSEL
49. Himalayan plant : NARD
51. Nestor : SAGE
53. Stump : CAMPAIGN
57. Schell and Muldaur : MARIAS
61. Attend Abbot : PREP
62. Medal of Freedom awarders : PRESIDENTS
64. Actress Jeffreys : ANNE
65. Bathes : LAVES
66. Entrance : ADIT
67. Depot abbr. : ETD
68. Signs : OMENS
69. Deprivation : LOSS
1. Celebrants' robes : ALBS
2. Shed : MOLT
3. Wings : ALAE
4. This may recede : HAIRLINE
5. Lake in the Sierra Nevada : TAHOE
6. Fuss : ADO
7. Boisterous : LOUD
8. Gaelic : ERSE
9. Appears : SEEMS
10. Crude calculator : ABACUS
11. Exemplifies : REPRESENTS
12. Kett of comics : ETTA
16. Part of i.e. : EST
18. Oboist's purchase : REED
22. Girasol : OPAL
24. Molded : SHAPED
26. Wingy : RAPID
27. Vacant : INANE
28. Polity : GOVERNMENT
30. Backdrop : SCENE
31. Treys : THREES
33. Widened at the top : EVASE
34. Calyx part : SEPAL
36. Caviar : ROE
37. Auricle : EAR
41. Astral : SIDEREAL
43. River in NW Iran : KARA
46. Made a cartograph : MAPPED
48. Zounds! : EGAD
50. Two: Comb. form : DIPLO
52. Wrongly : AMISS
53. Auditor, for short : CPA
54. English composer : ARNE
55. Chickpea : GRAM
56. Firn : NEVE
58. ___-European : INDO
59. Panay people : ATIS
60. Concordes : SSTS
63. Indonesian coin : SEN

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