New York Times, Tuesday, July 5, 1988

Author:Christopher Sherwood
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Petulant person : WASP
5. Sonoran sandwiches : TACOS
10. Endure : LAST
14. Utah ski haven : ALTA
15. Worship : ADORE
16. Countertenor : ALTO
17. Tournament of sorts : ROUNDROBIN
19. Brio : ZEAL
20. Slow-witted : DENSE
21. Scrap heap : BONEYARD
23. .9144 meter : YARD
26. Straggles : LAGS
27. European viper : ASP
30. Unfettered : LOOSE
32. Sudden breezes : GUSTS
36. Cocktail component, at times : CLUBSODA
38. Declare : ASSERT
39. Woody's Annie : HALL
40. Coffee-table book : FOLIO
42. Piece for Price : ARIA
43. Occurs afterward : ENSUES
45. "Naked Came a ___": 1969 : STRANGER
47. Charger : STEED
48. Joe Friday's grist : FACTS
49. Winter time in N.Y.C. : EST
50. Indonesian island : JAVA
52. Security device : HASP
54. Schussboomer's turn : TELEMARK
58. Set straight : ALIGN
62. Region : AREA
63. Temperamental person : PRIMADONNA
66. Russian neighbor : FINN
67. Shoot-em-up film : OATER
68. Cloak or boa : WRAP
69. Hardy heroine : TESS
70. Captain Butler : RHETT
71. Performs stitchery : SEWS
1. City division : WARD
2. Medicinal plant : ALOE
3. Take aback : STUN
4. Ophelia's flower "for thoughts" : PANSY
5. Pavement patch : TAR
6. Foofaraw : ADO
7. Cooperstown charter member : COBB
8. An April loser in 1988 : ORIOLE
9. Medicinal plant : SENNA
10. Revolving tray : LAZYSUSAN
11. Temple of Athena ___ : ALEA
12. Pentacle : STAR
13. Passed the word : TOLD
18. Passes the pasteboards : DEALS
22. ___ Benedict : EGGS
24. Chimney neighbors : ROOFS
25. Extinct bird : DODO
27. Aspirin targets : ACHES
28. Viewpoint : SLANT
29. Beat : PULSE
31. Mexican's hot sauce : SALSA
33. Suit material : SERGE
34. Essays : TRIES
35. Outset : START
37. Informal attire : BLUEJEANS
38. Major body vessel : AORTA
41. Scratcher's target : ITCH
44. Dutch cheese : EDAM
46. Hafez al-___, Syrian President : ASSAD
48. Actress Fawcett : FARRAH
51. Inhalant : VAPOR
53. Farm implements : PLOWS
54. Only President to sit on the Supreme Court : TAFT
55. N.Y. county : ERIE
56. Camera-bag item : LENS
57. Carnivorous bird : KITE
59. Concerning : INRE
60. Nibble ceaselessly : GNAW
61. Dagwood's delights : NAPS
64. Strawberry or Darling : MET
65. ___ Deco : ART

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