New York Times, Thursday, June 23, 1988

Author:Rhonda Kraus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Southern Slav : CROAT
6. Addis ___ : ABABA
11. Sword cases : SHEATHS
13. Emote : OVERACT
15. Barracks gag : HOTFOOT
16. Obviousness : PATENCY
17. Ending for super : IOR
18. Strength : PROWESS
20. Bank book abbr. : DEP
21. On a cruise : ASEA
23. Carry on : RANT
24. Prop for Chaplin : CANE
25. Zoo attractions : SEALS
27. Summer on the Seine : ETE
28. Lope and pace : GAITS
29. Commemorative pillar : STELA
31. What Junior runs : ERRANDS
33. River basin : WATERSHED
35. Shards : SLIVERS
37. North or Hardy : OLLIE
40. Rub : CHAFE
41. Alias : AKA
43. Conductor Koussevitzky : SERGE
45. Honey factory : HIVE
46. Terms of a sale : ASIS
47. Tumult : RIOT
48. Keelbill : ANI
49. Frocks : DRESSES
52. Day, in Durango : DIA
53. Annuitant : RENTIER
55. He lives for love : AMORIST
57. Prayers : ORISONS
58. Results when juice is reduced : DIMOUTS
59. Finnish bath : SAUNA
60. Abounds : TEEMS
1. Selects : CHOOSES
2. Withdrawal : RETREAT
3. Lout : OAF
4. At the peak : ATOP
5. Norse god : THOR
6. Stop, to a sailor : AVAST
7. They're taken at Vegas : BETS
8. "We ___ the World" : ARE
9. Symbol of minimal help : BANDAID
10. Stresses : ACCENTS
11. Islamic sect : SHIAS
12. Fifth Avenue sight : STORE
13. Starters : OPENERS
14. Sorts : TYPES
19. Gear for an aquatic sport : WATERSKIS
22. Menhaden : ALEWIFE
24. Egg inspector : CANDLER
26. Frederic Douglass was one : SLAVE
28. Manxmen : GAELS
30. Eris's brat : ATE
32. Greek ar : RHO
34. Blackboard adjuncts : ERASERS
35. Black eyes : SHINERS
36. Eugene O'Neill heroine : LAVINIA
38. Metal used for points of gold pens : IRIDIUM
39. Selfish ones : EGOISTS
40. Coochie-coochie girl : CHARO
42. Hafez al-___, Syrian President : ASSAD
44. States, to Stéphanie : ETATS
46. Scene of the action : ARENA
49. "Winter's Tale" lord : DION
50. Issue forth : EMIT
51. "___ achieve greatness . . . ": Shak. : SOME
54. Houston inst. : TSU
56. Sterlet delicacy : ROE

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