New York Times, Thursday, June 16, 1988

Author: Margaret W. Huskey
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Dross : SLAG
5. Poplar tree : ASPEN
10. Unruly child : BRAT
14. Jot : IOTA
15. Fur scarf : STOLE
16. Painter Magritte : RENE
17. Gathering at the White House : PRESSCONFERENCE
20. Bishopric : SEE
21. Balzac's "Le ___ Goriot" : PERE
22. Blunt; diminish : DEADEN
23. Chianti, e.g. : WINE
24. "Sustineo ___," U.S.A.F. motto : ALAS
25. Terrified : SCARED
28. Thrilling : ELECTRIC
32. Anxieties : CARES
33. Gordon of comics : FLASH
34. Stir : ADO
35. ___ Gemayel, Lebanese President : AMIN
36. What quibblers split : HAIRS
37. ___ Sedgwick, tragic heiress : EDIE
38. Light-Horse Harry : LEE
39. Author of "Jude the Obscure" : HARDY
40. Coop group : BROOD
41. Triple ___: 1882-1915 : ALLIANCE
43. New Orleans eleven : SAINTS
44. Uncivil : RUDE
45. Nine: Comb. form : ENNE
46. Sends a check : REMITS
49. Let it stand : STET
50. Kin of aves. : STS
53. Presidential address : STATEOFTHEUNION
56. Actor Jacques ___ : TATI
57. Wisdom tooth, e.g. : MOLAR
58. Anabaena or nostoc : ALGA
59. Rubber trees : ULES
60. Material for 36 keys : EBONY
61. Betty ___, cartoon flapper : BOOP
1. Tastes : SIPS
2. Learning : LORE
3. Fit to ___ : ATEE
4. Argon, e.g. : GAS
5. Rise : ASCEND
6. Mart part : STORE
7. Southern bread : PONE
8. Sprite : ELF
9. Unnecessary : NEEDLESS
10. Kind of bone : BREAST
11. Sunder or splinter : REND
12. Suffix with resist : ANCE
13. Kett contemporary : TEEN
18. Certain moles : SPIES
19. Attain : REACH
23. Small songbird : WREN
24. Wing-shaped : ALARY
25. La ___, opera house : SCALA
26. Tylopod : CAMEL
27. Arabian gazelle : ARIEL
28. Omit : ELIDE
29. Radioactive element : RADON
30. Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
31. Some Princetonians : COEDS
33. Burlesque : FARCE
36. Like Apollo : HANDSOME
37. One of five on a map : ERIE
39. ___ couture (high fashion) : HAUTE
40. African language : BANTU
42. Optical inflammation : IRITIS
43. Scornful : SNEERY
45. Frome of fiction : ETHAN
46. Alphabetic quartet : RSTU
47. Kin of etc. : ETAL
48. Best at chess : MATE
49. French battle site in W.W. II : STLO
50. Missile's home : SILO
51. A neighbor of Ghana : TOGO
52. Lead-pipe cinch : SNAP
54. Little pocket : FOB
55. Capture : NAB

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