New York Times, Thursday, July 14, 1988

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B F Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Complain : CARP
5. Converse : CHAT
9. Topgallants : MASTS
14. Completed : OVER
15. City in W Finland : OULU
16. Skiing heights for René : ALPES
17. Verne's skipper : NEMO
18. Type of price : UNIT
19. Sal Maglie was one : GIANT
20. Wilder's "town" : GROVERSCORNERS
23. Minks' relatives : OTTERS
24. Atlantic bird : ERNE
25. Prefix with center : EPI
27. Marsh plants : SEDGES
29. Expressed : STATED
31. Pindar was one : ODIST
34. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
35. Snoozed : SLEPT
39. V.P. under G.R.F. : NAR
40. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
41. Whetstone : HONE
42. Pinza in "South Pacific" : EMILE
44. An insecticide : ENDRIN
47. "Pathétique" or "Moonlight" : SONATA
51. Suffix with peon or break : AGE
52. ___ Nellie (prude) : NICE
55. Lead sulfide : GALENA
57. Finn's hideout : JACKSONSISLAND
60. Star of "M" : LORRE
61. Secular : LAIC
62. Secondhand : USED
63. Diaphanous : SHEER
64. "___ long way to Tipperary . . . " : ITSA
65. Reno word : DEAL
66. Llama's milieu : ANDES
67. Line a roof : CEIL
68. Word for an école coed : ELLE
1. The Ubangi joins it : CONGO
2. Wards off : AVERTS
3. Kind of control : REMOTE
4. Put to the test : PROVED
5. Ran, as a stream : COURSED
6. Attila's men : HUNS
7. Rabbit follower : ALICE
8. Private teacher : TUTOR
9. It always attracts : MAGNET
10. "It's a sin to tell ___" : ALIE
11. " . . . woodman, ___ beechen tree!": Campbell : SPARETHE
12. Kind of bike : TENSPEED
13. Heathrow arrival : SST
21. Rye fungus : ERGOT
22. Dispensers of T.L.C. : RNS
26. July 15, e.g. : IDES
28. ___ qua non : SINE
30. Gormandized : ATE
32. Penrod's friend : SAM
33. The diamond's Speaker : TRIS
35. Anagram for Ashe : SHEA
36. Fictional Silver : LONGJOHN
37. Made beloved : ENDEARED
38. ___ diem : PER
40. Horne and Nyman : LENAS
43. Reasonable : LOGICAL
45. Press adjuncts : INKERS
46. Constantine's birthplace : NIS
48. Refer to : ALLUDE
49. Raise a nap : TEASEL
50. Temper : ANNEAL
53. Mulligrubs : COLIC
54. On Mom's side : ENATE
56. Confuse : ADDLE
58. Hudson Bay Indian : CREE
59. Amigo's agreement : SISI
60. Pharm. degree : LSA

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