New York Times, Saturday, July 9, 1988

Author: Ernst Theimer
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Ernst Theimer has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Latin I verb : AMAT
5. Away : FRO
8. Swing : LILT
12. Farm structures : SILOS
14. Sinbad's abductor : ROC
15. Riveter of song : ROSIE
16. Motionless : INERT
17. Wine cup : AMA
18. Western : OATER
19. : FIFTEENPLUSFOUR
22. Japanese money of account : SEN
23. Drains : SAPS
24. Fuss : ADO
27. Money player : PRO
29. Miser Marner : SILAS
33. Ewe, to a lamb : MAMA
35. Hawaiian island : OAHU
38. Brazilian seaport : NATAL
40. : ONEHALFOFEIGHTY
43. Kingly : REGAL
44. Cease : STOP
45. Evening, in Paris : SOIR
46. Cavalry sword : SABER
48. Do wrong : SIN
50. Bishopric : SEE
51. L.A. eleven : RAMS
54. Twice LII : CIV
56. : EIGHTTIMESSEVEN
64. Worth : VALUE
65. Captain's diary : LOG
66. Ekberg or Loos : ANITA
67. Correct : EMEND
68. Greek vowel : ETA
69. Variable stars : NOVAS
70. Carry on : RANT
71. Blushing : RED
72. Theme of this puzzle : MATH
1. Book by poet Ciardi : ASIF
2. Kind of skirt : MINI
3. First Hebrew letter : ALEF
4. Civil wrongs : TORTS
5. One-time Kukla associate : FRAN
6. Cavorts : ROMPS
7. Fla. city : OCALA
8. Idle : LOAF
9. Ratio words : ISTO
10. Stead : LIEU
11. Okla., in 1900 : TERR
13. Precipitous : STEEP
15. Lone Ranger's theme composer : ROSSINI
20. Sign up : ENROL
21. Raises : UPS
24. God of love : AMOR
25. Borge and Hamlet : DANES
26. Greek finale : OMEGA
28. Louts : OAFS
30. Falls behind : LAGS
31. Bosom pal of Aramis : ATHOS
32. "Socrate" composer : SATIE
34. Husband of Jezebel : AHAB
36. Faucet word : HOT
37. Controversial saucers : UFOS
39. Ancient harp : LYRE
41. Warned : ALERTED
42. Sagas : EPICS
47. Deserter : RAT
49. Month before Iyar : NISAN
52. Coe, Cram or Ovett : MILER
53. Struck : SMOTE
55. Snake poison : VENOM
56. At any time : EVER
57. "___ Camera": Van Druten : IAMA
58. Dell : GLEN
59. Seek : HUNT
60. Minced oath : EGAD
61. Kin of bravo : VIVA
62. Iowa, e.g., to Henri : ETAT
63. Poet Ogden : NASH

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