New York Times, Wednesday, June 1, 1988

Author:Elaine George
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Hawaiian food source : TARO
5. Twig : SPRIG
10. Letters : MAIL
14. King of Norway : OLAV
15. Threefold : TRINE
16. Killer whale : ORCA
17. Absolute : PURE
18. Very soft and liquid : RUNNY
19. Opinion : VIEW
20. Painful : SMARTING
22. Maligns : SMEARS
24. Wisecrack : JOKE
25. Sediment : LEES
26. Opera by Strauss : SALOME
29. Have concern : CARE
30. Squeeze out : EKE
33. Trojans' city : TROY
34. Talcs : SOAPSTONES
37. An anagram for raise : ARIES
39. A.M.A. members : DRS
40. Wheat type : SPELT
41. Domineered : LORDEDOVER
44. Author Gardner : ERLE
45. Lamb's mom : EWE
46. Challenge : DARE
47. Disturbs : ANNOYS
49. Groupies, e.g. : FANS
50. Andy's sidekick : AMOS
51. "O tender yearning, sweet ___!": Schiller : HOPING
54. Make necessary repairs : OVERHAUL
58. Operatic prince : IGOR
59. ___ lazuli (blue mineral) : LAPIS
61. Quondam : ONCE
62. Stickum : GLUE
63. Obliterate : ERASE
64. Soccer great : PELE
65. Wrangle : HERD
66. Greek isle : DELOS
67. Have the lead : STAR
1. Surpasses : TOPS
2. A styptic : ALUM
3. ___ avis : RARA
4. Delighted : OVERJOYED
5. Three cause a K : STRIKES
6. Remove branches : PRUNE
7. Resound : RING
8. Admiral Benbow, e.g. : INN
9. Old Faithful, etc. : GEYSERS
10. Transfers : MOVES
11. Sortita : ARIA
12. Baker's aide : ICER
13. Statutes : LAWS
21. Turkey's name : TOM
23. Confronts : MEETS
25. Error : LAPSE
26. Hackneyed : STALE
27. Bow's partner : ARROW
28. French river : LOIRE
29. Slice the turkey : CARVE
30. January, in Madrid : ENERO
31. Grace or Gene : KELLY
32. Colo.'s ___ Park : ESTES
35. Aromas : ODORS
36. Unionless factories : OPENSHOPS
38. Family car : SEDAN
42. Drooped : DANGLED
43. Ancient Egyptian ruler : RAMESES
48. Neither's partner : NOR
49. Canned : FIRED
50. Dispatch boat : AVISO
51. Kind of way or land : HIGH
52. Give the glad eye to : OGLE
53. Rain cats and dogs : POUR
54. Iridescent stone : OPAL
55. "He hath spread ___ for my feet" : ANET
56. Home of coll. Bruins : UCLA
57. Lascivious look : LEER
60. Have being : ARE

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