New York Times, Wednesday, June 29, 1988

Author: Kevin Boyle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. River of NE N.Y. : SARANAC
8. Quandary : DILEMMA
15. Dubai, for one : EMIRATE
16. Fire or water : ELEMENT
17. Part of R.S.V. : REVISED
18. Dweller : RESIDER
19. "The ___ Sketch Book": Thackeray : IRISH
20. Kind of test : ACID
22. Car with a bar : LIMO
23. Glandular problem : ACNE
24. Trampled : TROD
25. Cease : STOP
26. Gam : LEG
27. Most indigent : POOREST
30. Cuckoo : ANI
31. Individual : SELF
32. Begin work : STARTIN
34. Crafty : ASTUTE
37. Each : APIECE
38. Torero's event : CORRIDA
40. Attend Harrow : PREP
41. Wassail ingredient : ALE
42. Overturns : TOPPLES
44. Mil. award : DSM
47. ___ Bator : ULAN
49. Decant : POUR
50. Place : SITE
51. He loved Lucy : DESI
52. Ointment : BALM
53. Man in a van : MOVER
54. ___ one's money : ARUNFOR
56. Wing-shaped : ALIFORM
58. Roman playwright : TERENCE
59. Pygmalion's love : GALATEA
60. Undying : ETERNAL
61. Boston-born essayist : EMERSON
1. Like some TV dramas : SERIAL
2. Punish by fine : AMERCE
3. Rending : RIVING
4. Originate : ARISE
5. Car of yore : NASH
6. Goddess of mischief : ATE
7. ___ Lebanon : CEDAROF
8. Mocks : DERIDES
9. "___ Three Lives" : ILED
10. French article : LES
11. Jannings and Gilels : EMILS
12. Reflect : MEDITATE
13. Memory aid : MNEMONIC
14. Poison from belladonna : ATROPINE
21. N. T. book : COR
24. Spanish sword : TOLEDO
27. Lesser, legally : PETIT
28. Rubberneck : STARER
29. VHS items : TAPES
31. On, in Orléans : SUR
33. Actor Torn : RIP
34. Without a tail : ACAUDATE
35. Medieval steel shoe : SOLLERET
36. ___ Island, in San Francisco Bay : TREASURE
39. Dress : APPAREL
40. Avian ID : PLUMAGE
43. Heeler : POL
44. Wedges left by wedges : DIVOTS
45. AM/FM ___ receiver : STEREO
46. Fabled sea creature : MERMAN
48. Forty-___ : NINER
50. Sonar's cousin : SOFAR
52. ___ Raton : BOCA
53. About 1600 meters : MILE
55. Pecuniary CATV network : FNN
57. Wallop : LAM

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