New York Times, Thursday, May 5, 1988

Author: Walter Covell
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Walter Covell has 33 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. One of the Channel Islands : HERM
5. Aegean island : MELOS
10. Caribbean island : CUBA
14. Kind of code : AREA
15. Siouan language : OMAHA
16. "E pluribus ___" : UNUM
17. Curse : DAMN
18. Bill : VISOR
19. " . . . in corpore ___" : SANO
20. Tahiti's former name : OTAHEITE
22. Authorized agent : DEPUTY
24. Legal minorities : NONAGES
25. Short snorts : NIPS
26. Diatonic notes : TIS
27. Skirt style : MINI
28. Some eau : LAC
31. Airborne biters : GNATS
34. Dry out : DESICCATE
36. A Turner : LANA
37. Where Petruchio wived wealthily : PADUA
38. City in Hawaii : HILO
39. Monte Corno's milieu : APENNINES
41. European iris : ORRIS
42. Teeter-totter's Marjorie : DAW
43. Cereal of the frisky : OATS
44. Former Brit. colonies : BWI
45. Broadway's Tommy ___ : TUNE
46. Danish island : FALSTER
50. Either of a Bahamian duo : BIMINI
53. Arch's sine qua non : KEYSTONE
54. Oar shaft : LOOM
55. Kind of fence : SPITE
57. Volcanic crater : MAAR
58. Aware of, as a hoax : ONTO
59. Pangloss, e.g. : TUTOR
60. Dog star : ASTA
61. Ring great : BAER
62. Harsh : STERN
63. Gun for Tommy Atkins : STEN
1. Wore : HADON
2. Muse for Marvell : ERATO
3. Provide new crew : REMAN
4. First hit by Rodgers-Hart : MANHATTAN
5. Cinema : MOVIES
6. Utters : EMITS
7. Give off coherent light : LASE
8. Cry of surprise : OHO
9. Cagliari is its capital : SARDINIA
10. Tooth prominences : CUSPS
11. Two-toed sloth : UNAU
12. Batter's ploy : BUNT
13. Island west of Taiwan : AMOY
21. Sponsorship : EGIS
23. "Beowulf," e.g. : EPIC
25. Exertion : NISUS
27. Some ancient Iranians : MEDES
28. Wildcat's pad : LAIR
29. Gudrun's victim : ATLI
30. Ancient name of a Cyclades island : CEOS
31. All smiles : GLAD
32. Calif. wine area : NAPA
33. Again : ANEW
34. "La Vita Nuova" poet : DANTE
35. Indian Ocean island : CHRISTMAS
37. Nero and Rubinstein : PIANISTS
40. Speech part : NOUN
41. Nocturnal raptors : OWLS
44. Bavaria, to Berliners : BAYERN
45. Indonesian island : TIMOR
46. Reek : FETOR
47. Melba or French : TOAST
48. Growing outward : ENATE
49. Showed on TV once more : RERAN
50. Daub : BLOB
51. Hebrides island : IONA
52. Speck : MOTE
53. Inflate a check : KITE
56. ___-in-Bay, Ohio : PUT

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