New York Times, Monday, May 30, 1988

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Harvest : REAP
5. Macaroni, e.g. : PASTA
10. Puma or lynx : CAT
13. To exist, in Paris : ETRE
14. Surface related : AREAL
15. Chinese desert : GOBI
16. Chinese eating utensils : CHOPSTICKS
18. Garment for lounging : ROBE
19. Fableist : AESOP
20. A textile worker : TEASELER
22. Before: Prefix : PRE
23. Items colored on Easter : EGGS
26. Auditor, for short : CPA
27. Bare : MERE
28. Is irate : SEETHES
32. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
35. Poker stake : ANTE
37. Cognizant : AWARE
38. China 4686 (U.S.A. 1988) : YEAROFTHEDRAGON
41. Pass a law : ENACT
42. The Eternal City : ROME
43. Roster : LIST
44. Girl in "The Wizard of Oz" : DOROTHY
46. Nobleman : EARL
48. ___ Dee, river in the Carolinas : PEE
49. Novelist Ferber : EDNA
50. Guido's highest note : ELA
53. Losers in a race : ALSORANS
57. Connection : NEXUS
59. Vaporize a liquid : BOIL
60. Chinese fowl : PEKINGDUCK
63. Group in southwestern China : LOLO
64. Expunge : ERASE
65. Entertainer Adams : EDIE
66. W.W. II locale : ETO
67. Golf term in match play : DORMY
68. Close by : NEAR
1. Sum up, for short : RECAP
2. Upper atmosphere : ETHER
3. Ascended : AROSE
4. Gourd fruit : PEPO
5. Gentle tap : PAT
6. Jackie's second mate : ARI
7. Religious denominations : SECTS
8. Seize : TAKE
9. ___-Lorraine : ALSACE
10. Composed : COOL
11. French clergyman's title : ABBE
12. Row : TIER
15. Chinese tourist attraction : GREATWALL
17. German admiral : SPEE
21. Asparagus shoot : SPEAR
24. ___ Zeppelin : GRAF
25. Singer Bobbie ___ : GENTRY
27. Venetian traveler in China : MARCOPOLO
28. Appeared to be : SEEMED
29. Holy: Comb. form : HAGI
30. Greek god of love : EROS
31. Dispatched : SENT
32. Spotted : EYED
33. City on the Truckee : RENO
34. Volcanic crater : MAAR
36. Even if, clipped form : THO
39. Aquatic mammal : OTTER
40. College official : DEAN
45. Piled : HEAPED
47. Tolled : RANG
49. Mound of sand, gravel and rocks : ESKAR
50. Ooze : EXUDE
51. Donizetti's "___ di Lammermoor" : LUCIA
52. Inquirer : ASKER
53. Qualified : ABLE
54. Booty : LOOT
55. Fodder pit : SILO
56. Emperor after Claudius I : NERO
58. Paradise : EDEN
61. Doctrine : ISM
62. Napoleon's marshal : NEY

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