New York Times, Wednesday, June 15, 1988

Author:Mary S. Snyder
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
Mary S. Snyder has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. D.A.'s helper : ASST
5. A.A.F. award : DFC
8. Wood for Solomon : CEDAR
13. Peddle : HAWK
14. "___! poor Yorick": Shak. : ALAS
16. Convex molding : OVOLO
17. Money-exchange term : AGIO
18. Painter Chagall : MARC
19. What 5 Across is : MEDAL
20. ___ bleu (blue stocking) : BAS
21. Soho dish : LONDONBROIL
23. Fluctuate : SWING
25. Trial : TEST
26. Former Turkish title : PASHA
28. Suffix for wagon or farmer : ETTE
30. Made tracks : SPED
34. " . . . as firm as ___": Job 41:24 : ASTONE
36. Succor : AID
37. High note : ELA
38. Caviar : ROE
39. Theme of this puzzle : ENTREES
42. Thespian Murray : KEN
43. Alias : AKA
44. Gat : ROD
45. Cathedral city in France, old style : RHEIMS
47. Japanese drink : SAKE
49. Tenn.'s state flower : IRIS
51. Bert's pal : ERNIE
52. Spice : MACE
54. Kind of peach : CLING
56. Va. dish : CRABNORFOLK
60. "___ Kapital" : DAS
63. Lubricated : OILED
64. Water vessel : OLLA
65. Make silent : HUSH
66. Actor Eric ___: 1888-1959 : BLORE
67. Homophone for scene : SEEN
68. Bridge ploy : ECHO
69. Glorify : BLESS
70. Prefix for sphere : EXO
71. Distort : SKEW
1. A king of Israel : AHAB
2. "Volsunga ___" : SAGA
3. Alpine dish : SWISSSTEAK
4. Ring abbr. : TKO
5. Name symbolic of friendship : DAMON
6. Pipe collar : FLANGE
7. Deuce, e.g. : CARD
8. Gift in an O'Henry story : COMBS
9. Turns outward : EVERTS
10. Slow-witted person : DODO
11. Kirghiz mountain range : ALAI
12. Rock's partner : ROLL
15. Dog type : SCOTTIE
21. Rain-forest climber : LIANE
22. A have-not : NEEDER
24. Kern song: 1925 : WHO
26. Former Turkish coins : PARAS
27. King of Magadha: 273-232 B.C. : ASOKA
29. Slowly, in Siena : TARDI
31. Chinese dish : PEKINGDUCK
32. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
33. ___ du ventre (belly dance) : DANSE
35. Caruso : ENRICO
40. Bullring figures : TOREROS
41. Man of the desert : SHEIK
46. Suffix with directions : ERN
48. Result of fire : EMBERS
50. Tapeworm part : SCOLEX
53. Condor country : ANDES
55. Southwestern plain : LLANO
56. Journalist Irvin S. : COBB
57. Streamlet : RILL
58. Tonic base : ALOE
59. Absquatulate : FLEE
61. Tennis great : ASHE
62. Kind of girl or man : SHOW
65. "For ___ a jolly . . . " : HES

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