New York Times, Saturday, June 11, 1988

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 54, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. G-man's org. : FBI
4. Kind of rum or window : BAY
7. Norman battle site: 1944 : STLO
11. Security predecessor : SOCIAL
14. Words to a preacher : IDO
15. Dull sound : THUD
16. Champion's adversary : CHALLENGER
18. "Comus" composer : ARNE
19. Not yet ratified : UNPASSED
20. Certain herons : EGRETS
22. Deal with : MEET
23. Ex-G.I. : VET
25. "___ you there?" : ARE
26. Gets more from school : OUTLEARNS
30. Attention getter : PST
33. Imprisoned : UNFREE
35. Plumber's concern : LEAK
36. C : IOO
37. University official : REGENT
38. Grape-growing enclosure : VINERY
40. ___ Paulo : SAO
41. Relative of 30 Across : AHEM
44. Legislates : ENACTS
45. G.I. address : APO
46. A Gary Cooper role: 1939 : BEAUGESTE
48. Neighbor of Md. : DEL
50. Artery: Abbr. : RTE
51. Elbe tributary : ISER
54. Rhett's rival : ASHLEY
57. Pub : ALEHOUSE
60. Hilton unit : ROOM
61. Calif. race track : SANTAANITA
63. Easy gait : LOPE
64. Outside, for short : EXT
65. Scheduled for action : SLATED
66. A nonpareil : ONER
67. Legal matters : RES
68. Building addition : ELL
1. Apparatus for reeling silk : FILATURE
2. French dances : BALS
3. Seine land areas : ILES
4. Matter of great importance : BIGDEAL
5. "Fables in Slang" author : ADE
6. Auld lang syne : YORE
7. Brenda of comics : STARR
8. Yuppie's vested interest? : THREEPIECESUIT
9. ___ and Fontanne : LUNT
10. Pindaric pieces : ODES
11. Dross : SCUM
12. Without, in Bonn : OHNE
13. Explorer Dias's Cabo Tormentoso : CAPEOFGOODHOPE
17. Snow field : NEVE
21. Old-style breeches : GASKINS
24. A crowd in Cremona : TRE
27. Defensible : TENABLE
28. A river of Hades : LETHE
29. " . . . Ruler of the Queen's ___" : NAVEE
31. Use pigeonholes : SORT
32. Trinkets : TOYS
33. Bear of Brutus : URSA
34. Tide designation : NEAP
39. Citizen : NATIONAL
42. Symbol of attentiveness : EAR
43. Subjects of genetic change : MUTANTS
47. Dinero : GELT
49. Mr. Fudd : ELMER
52. Memorable Ferrara family : ESTE
53. Interpret : READ
54. First name in folk singing : ARLO
55. Shortly : SOON
56. North Sea feeder : YSER
58. Relaxation : EASE
59. Lobby : HALL
62. Cut from the budget : AXE

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