New York Times, Saturday, May 28, 1988

Author: Martha J. DeWitt
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Hudson and Plymouth : CARS
5. Network : MESH
9. Blurs : FOGS
13. Askew : ALOP
14. Sticky cake : TORTE
15. Bodkins : AWLS
16. Bellow : ROAR
17. Where Riley lived? : EASYSTREET
19. Fragrant : REDOLENT
21. Madragues : SEINES
22. Debris : RUINS
23. Scottish waterfall : LINN
24. Waterfalls : CHUTES
26. Service holder : TEATABLE
30. Sharp : HONED
31. Sharp : KEEN
32. Judas-colored : RED
33. East London coin : RAND
34. Münchhausen et al. : LIARS
35. Split : RIVE
36. Spleen : IRE
37. Wahoos : ELMS
38. Dilate : WIDEN
39. Subotica residents : SERBIANS
42. Box elders : MAPLES
43. Danube tributary : ENNS
44. Kayak : CANOE
45. Albarium : STUCCO
48. Bur grass : SANDSPUR
51. Berlin's "Slumming on ___": 1937 : PARKAVENUE
53. Ferret, e.g. : TAPE
54. Nobelist Tiselius: 1948 : ARNE
55. Be : EXIST
56. James or Place : ETTA
57. Hotbed : NEST
58. Plexus : RETE
59. Calced : SHOD
1. "It Must Be Him" singer : CARR
2. First-aid plant : ALOE
3. Chaparral cock : ROADRUNNER
4. Pullulated : SPROUTED
5. Laments : MOANS
6. Whilom : ERST
7. Piggery : STY
8. Hirelings : HESSIANS
9. Meal : FARINA
10. Author Wister : OWEN
11. Club of notes : GLEE
12. Mach-1 exceeders : SSTS
14. New voters : TEENS
18. Balagan : TENT
20. Song for Schubert : LIED
23. Stage villains' trademarks : LEERS
24. A Lemmon : CHRIS
25. Viscount Templewood: 1944 : HOARE
26. Saints and Devils : TEAMS
27. Equestrian route : BRIDLEPATH
28. Dike : LEVEE
29. Delightful places : EDENS
31. Lehrs : KILNS
34. ___ backwards : LEANOVER
35. Retorts : RIPOSTES
38. Archery target : WAND
40. Small grommet : BECKET
41. Early Peruvian : INCA
42. "The Luncheon . . . " painter : MANET
44. ___ célèbre : CAUSE
45. Nine inches : SPAN
46. Vetch : TARE
47. Footed vessels : URNS
48. Tizzy : SNIT
49. ___ no good : UPTO
50. "Arkansas Traveler" founder : READ
52. Tiverton's river : EXE

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