New York Times, Saturday, May 7, 1988

Author:Joe Clonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Oxford university : MIAMI
6. Emulate Leo : ROAR
10. Kegler's target : PIN
13. Famed Canadian physician : OSLER
14. Open a bottle : UNCAP
16. ___ Annie, of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
17. Tibetan holy city : LHASA
18. Ship's slip : BERTH
19. Auto pioneer's monogram : REO
20. Major-___ : DOMO
21. Calhoun was one : CAROLINIAN
23. Astaire props : TOPHATS
25. St. Martin et Martinique : ILES
26. Pacific atoll : OENO
27. Part of 19 Across : INITIAL
30. "Gymnopédies" composer : SATIE
32. Minimal security holding : ONESHARE
33. Item often tossed : SALAD
34. Pyknic : FAT
35. Certain scholar's arrival time : TENAM
36. 39.37 inches : ONEMETER
38. Kind of aid : FIRST
39. Put in jeopardy : PERILED
40. Col.'s superior : GENL
41. Filing aids : TABS
42. Seoul-mates? : KOREANS
45. Albert Gore Jr. is one : TENNESSEAN
48. Downy carpet surfaces : NAPS
50. Something to grind : AXE
51. Rent again : RELET
52. Tatum, in "Paper Moon" : ADDIE
53. Harvest goddess : OPS
54. Wrathful fruit? : GRAPE
55. Golfer Calvin : PEETE
56. Lusitania's signal : SOS
57. Cathedral area : APSE
58. Bobbled the ball : ERRED
1. Penicillin's origin : MOLD
2. "___ an arrow into the air . . . " : ISHOT
3. Davy Crockett died here : ALAMO
4. Iraqi's ancestor : MESOPOTAMIAN
5. Author Levin : IRA
6. Elasticity of tempo : RUBATO
7. Outstanding folks : ONERS
8. Height: Comb. form : ACRO
9. Nautical rope : RATLINE
10. Dwellers on la Rive Gauche : PARISIANS
11. Comic-strip light bulb : IDEA
12. When both hands are up : NOON
15. Goliath was one : PHILISTINE
21. Another 23 Across : CANE
22. Delft denizen : NETHERLANDER
24. A setting for "The Student Prince" : HEIDELBERG
27. Banking abbr. : INT
28. Smell ___ : ARAT
29. NASA module : LEM
30. Compos mentis : SANE
31. Sentry's sine qua non : ALERTNESS
32. Propel a randan : OAR
33. Placebo : SOP
34. Nurtured : FED
37. Mosaic tile : TESSERA
38. Flowerless plant : FERN
40. Col. Sanders sported one : GOATEE
42. Donjons : KEEPS
43. Consumer advocate : NADER
44. A grudge : SPITE
45. N.M. art colony : TAOS
46. Montreal baseballer : EXPO
47. Rebuff : SLAP
49. Germ : SEED
52. Gibraltar resident : APE

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