New York Times, Friday, July 15, 1988

Author: Daniel Girardi
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 4
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Star in Draco : ADIB
5. Franks' code of laws : SALIC
10. Shroud : PALL
14. Moslem judge : CADI
15. Assagai : SPEAR
16. Malarial fever : AGUE
17. Direction for solving this plus 28, 48 and 64 Across : FROMRIGHTTOLEFT
20. Supply wherewithal : STAKE
21. A Danish island : ROMO
22. The bottom line : NET
23. He, to Enrico : ESSO
26. Subside : EBB
28. Boyer–de Havilland film: 1941 : HOLDBACKTHEDAWN
36. Fortify : ARM
37. Home of the Jazz : UTAH
38. Duffer's downer : SLICE
39. Pessimist's forecast : DOOM
41. Uris novel : TOPAZ
43. Self-satisfied : SMUG
44. Lab heaters : ETNAS
46. Bulwer-Lytton heroine : IONE
47. Wheat, in Bayonne : BLE
48. John Osborne play: 1956 : LOOKBACKINANGER
52. Altar vow : IDO
53. "Ah! fors'___," Verdi aria : ELUI
54. Possesses : HAS
57. Cousins of rtes. : HWYS
60. Roman legionaries' shields : SCUTA
64. Michael J. Fox movie: 1985 : BACKTOTHEFUTURE
68. Diva Ponselle : ROSA
69. City in Hokkaido : OTARU
70. Jewish month : ELUL
71. Covenant sealer: Neh. 10:26 : ANAN
72. Codicil : RIDER
73. Deserve : RATE
1. New Testament book : ACTS
2. Balmy : DAFT
3. Impression : IDEA
4. Cozened : BILKED
5. J.F.K. visitor : SST
6. Liable : APT
7. Comedian Lew : LEHR
8. Desdemona's tormentor : IAGO
9. U.S.S.R. peninsula : CRIMEA
10. Actress Dawber : PAM
11. Literary conflict : AGON
12. Bait : LURE
13. Tyson blow : LEFT
18. Bacteriologist's wire : OESE
19. A former First Family of Va. : ROBBS
24. Seal : SHUT
25. Holy Roman emperor: 955-83 : OTTOII
27. Pkgs. : BDLS
28. Actor George : NADER
29. Dropped a line : WROTE
30. "___ My Souvenirs" : AMONG
31. Silky down : KAPOK
32. Hap : CHANCE
33. Dance under a bar : LIMBO
34. Eye: Comb. form : OCULO
35. German philosopher : HEGEL
40. "The ___ Love" : MANI
42. Fervor : ZEAL
45. Hindu monk : SADHU
49. " . . . ___ the good news" : NOWFOR
50. Police action : BUST
51. Draw-poker card : KICKER
54. Juno, to Plato : HERA
55. Steinbeck hero : ARON
56. Elam's capital : SUSA
58. Himalayan creature : YETI
59. Alewife's kin : SHAD
61. The Bruins of the N.C.A.A. : UCLA
62. Snug : TAUT
63. Skilled : ABLE
65. Beach acquisition : TAN
66. Italian playing card : TRE
67. "___ Town" : OUR

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