New York Times, Monday, June 6, 1988

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Roughage : BRAN
5. Harry's helpmate : BESS
9. Settlements : PACTS
14. Carson City neighbor : RENO
15. Montreal athlete : EXPO
16. Athenians' meeting place : AGORA
17. Former Ugandan strong man : AMIN
18. Train with Spinks : SPAR
19. Crucible : TRIAL
20. Five-and-ten : DIMESTORE
22. H.R. and Sen. : CONG
23. Road agent's quarry : STAGE
24. Hide away : STASH
26. Tout's specialty : TIP
28. Sluggish : SLOW
29. O.K. Corral lawman : EARP
30. Chanel : COCO
31. Subsidize : AID
33. Brunch beverages : MIMOSAS
35. Different ones : OTHERS
39. Scuffle : TUSSLE
40. Man of high rank : GRANDEE
42. Exclusive group : SET
43. Lots of moola : PILE
44. Marathon, e.g. : RACE
46. Cautery : IRON
50. Golden Gate City inst. of learning : USF
51. ___ firma : TERRA
52. Bayes et al. : NORAS
54. Skier's convenience : TBAR
56. Insignificant : PENNYANTE
58. Catsup, e.g. : SAUCE
59. Thrash : LACE
60. Restrain : REIN
61. Affected by poison ivy : ITCHY
62. SW Indians : UTES
63. Aphrodite's lovable lad : EROS
64. Playmates for Poms : PEKES
65. Exploit of yore : GEST
66. Unit of force : DYNE
1. Thin wire nails : BRADS
2. Pardons : REMITS
3. One of nature's kingdoms : ANIMAL
4. One's external world : NONEGO
5. Outstrip : BEST
6. Took the cover off : EXPOSED
7. Laconians' capital : SPARTA
8. Pitcher's nemesis : SOREARM
9. Army shoulder insignia : PATCH
10. Soil: Comb. form : AGRO
11. First official act at Super Bowl : COINTOSS
12. Calamitous : TRAGICAL
13. "They called her frivolous ___" : SAL
21. Civil War Secretary of State : SEWARD
25. Ill will : SPITE
27. Affectation : POSE
30. Romaine : COS
32. Rhone feeder : ISERE
34. Mr. Christian's crime : MUTINY
35. Former U.S.S.R. secret police : OGPU
36. Pertaining to Ind.-Ill.-Mich., e.g. : TRISTATE
37. Four bits : HALFBUCK
38. Compass pt. : ENE
41. Silencer of a sort : EARPLUG
42. Spooky meetings : SEANCES
45. Fashion : CREATE
47. Spoke loudly : ROARED
48. Irascible : ORNERY
49. 1920 League member : NATION
51. Three-spots : TREYS
53. Meaning : SENSE
55. Twinge : ACHE
57. Vespiary : NEST
58. Tiny taste : SIP

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