New York Times, Monday, June 13, 1988

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Plod through clods : SLOG
5. Fall beverage : CIDER
10. Mideast gulf : OMAN
14. Busy place : HIVE
15. Author St. Johns : ADELA
16. Do K.P. : PARE
17. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
18. One-man flights : SOLOS
19. Famed Ferrara family name : ESTE
20. Unwanted possession : WHITEELEPHANT
23. Tragedy by Euripides : MEDEA
24. Spotted : SEEN
25. Necktie fabric : REP
28. Slept noisily : SNORED
33. "Agnus ___" : DEI
36. Cupid : EROS
39. Detroit's Joe Louis Sports ___ : ARENA
40. Famed scout : BUFFALOBILLCODY
43. Up to the time of : UNTIL
44. Have a meal : DINE
45. Jenny : ASS
46. Cuddle up : NESTLE
48. What some cars guzzle : GAS
50. Frontier lawman : EARP
53. Locale of Pular and Pili : ANDES
58. Self-appointed tribunal : KANGAROOCOURT
62. Seed coating : ARIL
64. Tropical vine : LIANA
65. Dust Bowl victim : OKIE
66. "Rio ___" : RITA
67. Organic compound : ESTER
68. Cachet : SEAL
69. Final word : AMEN
70. Prophets : SEERS
71. Puzzler's favorite serf : ESNE
1. Oboe's forerunner : SHAWM
2. Supple : LITHE
3. Egg-shaped : OVOID
4. People, in Pisa : GENTE
5. Receptacle : CASE
6. Presley was one : IDOL
7. Removes : DELES
8. Wed secretly : ELOPE
9. Dermal outbreaks : RASHES
10. P.G.A. event : OPEN
11. Topgallant : MAST
12. Tate treasures : ART
13. Society-page word : NEE
21. Sound receiver : EAR
22. Year's record : ANNAL
26. Wriggler : EEL
27. Poke : PROD
29. "Jaws" vessel : ORCA
30. Olds products : REOS
31. Finishes : ENDS
32. Week component : DAY
33. Sight on Cape Cod : DUNE
34. Newts : EFTS
35. Gide's "___ Die" : IFIT
37. "Mikado" sash : OBI
38. Chant : SING
40. Hot cross ___ : BUN
41. Fred or Woody : ALLEN
42. Meadow : LEA
47. Links delights : EAGLES
49. Pouch : SAC
51. Poker ploy : RAISE
52. Chatter : PRATE
54. Springe part : NOOSE
55. "Put up your ___" : DUKES
56. Of a Great Lake : ERIAN
57. Pillar of stone : STELE
58. Buzzard's cousin : KITE
59. Paton or Ladd : ALAN
60. Corker : ONER
61. Trireme must : OARS
62. Altar on high : ARA
63. Brink : RIM

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