New York Times, Friday, July 1, 1988

Author: Rita Yelle
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Desire : WISH
5. Mauser, e.g. : RIFLE
10. Ottoman leader : AGHA
14. Pilaster : ANTA
15. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
16. Snatch : GRAB
17. Elderly ones : GRAYBEARDS
19. Level : RAZE
20. Felt : SENSED
21. Tardy : DELAYED
23. Builds : ERECTS
26. Part of OTB : OFF
27. Give rise to : ENGENDER
30. Prevents : AVERTS
33. Sale or stick type : YARD
34. Cubic decimetre : LITRE
36. Charged particle : ION
37. Inlet : RIA
38. Hatter's plush pads : VELURES
40. Simian : APE
41. Brown's league : IVY
42. Hole-___ : INONE
43. Broth, to Burns : BREE
44. Striate anew : RELINE
46. Fenced off : ENCLOSED
49. Indeterminate amount : ANY
50. Stellar : ASTRAL
51. Puellae ___ (diligent girls): Lat. : SEDULAE
54. Interpolate : INSERT
58. Mideast bigwig : EMIR
59. Intellect : GRAYMATTER
62. Pintail duck : SMEE
63. Père's eldest daughter : AINEE
64. "Les Troyens" role : ENEE
65. Impudence : SASS
66. Hires : RENTS
67. Slew : RAFT
1. Wits : WAGS
2. Concerning : INRE
3. Mikita of hockey : STAN
4. Rube : HAYSEED
5. Thatched : REEDED
6. Maritime org. : ILA
7. Softwood : FIR
8. Cheryl and Alan : LADDS
9. Being : ESSE
10. Ornamental clasp : AGRAFE
11. Franciscans : GRAYFRIARS
12. Cousin of mist : HAZE
13. Under covers : ABED
18. City with a bear pit : BERN
22. Attachments : LOVES
24. Rostropovich's instrument : CELLO
25. Groups of three : TRIUNES
27. Icelandic coin : EYRIR
28. Artless : NAIVE
29. Red Cross volunteers : GRAYLADIES
30. "You ___ There" : ARE
31. Pith helmet : TOPEE
32. Golfer Ed : SNEED
35. Humber feeder : TRENT
38. Kind of plastic : VINYL
39. Wind dir. : ENE
43. Narrow pillow : BOLSTER
45. Hardens : INURES
47. Blotter entries : CRIMES
48. Lang of Smallville : LANA
50. Osprey's abode : AERIE
51. School term: Abbr. : SESS
52. Soprano Nevada : EMMA
53. Culture medium : AGAR
55. Lab burner : ETNA
56. Marine hazard : REEF
57. Waste allowance : TRET
60. Harding of "Holiday" : ANN
61. Still : YET

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