New York Times, Wednesday, July 13, 1988

Author:Christy Ridley
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Christy Ridley has 54 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. What a derby tops : POLL
5. Guipure and malines : LACES
10. Dorothy's dog : TOTO
14. Portico : STOA
15. Mosaic : INLAY
16. Yeses, in Rouen : OUIS
17. Oilskin headgear : SOUWESTERS
19. Egyptian god of creation : PTAH
20. Adjective for a Texan's headgear : TENGALLON
21. Place to see tall headgear : OPERA
22. Words of understanding : ISEE
23. Joel C. Harris's ___ Rabbit : BRER
24. Wander : ROVE
26. Prepared for a premiere : REHEARSAL
31. N.H.L. champs : OILERS
33. German canal : KIEL
34. In favor of : PRO
35. Cptr., e.g. : BLDR
36. More frigid : ICIER
38. Duo : PAIR
39. Shade tree : ELM
40. Contest : AGON
41. Short and solid : STOCKY
43. Certain race horses : YEARLINGS
46. Enclosed space : AREA
47. Dickens heroine : NELL
48. Prepare to travel : PACK
50. Military headdress : BUSBY
52. Bridge necessities : SCOREPADS
57. Hebrew measure : EPHA
58. Auditory : ACOUSTICAL
59. Coup d'___ : ETAT
60. Rope : LASSO
61. Austen novel : EMMA
62. Observe : NOTE
63. "You used to come ___ o'clock . . . " : ATTEN
64. Appear : SEEM
1. Attention-getting sound : PSST
2. An Amerind : OTOE
3. Lad, in Ayr : LOUN
4. Legislator : LAWGIVER
5. Cotton thread : LISLE
6. Chapeau rack, sometimes : ANTLER
7. Singer Laine : CLEO
8. Merit : EARN
9. RR org. : SYS
10. Formal headwear : TOPPER
11. Astronaut's milieu : OUTERSPACE
12. Headdress: Var. : TIAR
13. Fed. workplace agency : OSHA
18. Facilitator : EASER
21. Spoken : ORAL
23. Bock and kvass : BEERS
24. Moon valley : RILLE
25. "Please to put a penny in the ___ . . . " : OLDMANSHAT
27. Stretching the budget : EKING
28. Speed : HIE
29. Violinist Morini : ARIKA
30. Fishing boat : LORY
31. Mind : OBEY
32. Signet : SIGIL
37. Swindle : CON
38. Low, flattop headgear : PORKPIES
40. Friend in a fray : ALLY
42. Musical "Ssh!" : TACET
44. Discount : REBATE
45. Married one : SPOUSE
49. A felony : ARSON
50. "We've ___ had!" : BEEN
51. As far as : UPTO
52. Shoo! : SCAT
53. Expense : COST
54. Peak : ACME
55. Christie or Hess : DAME
56. Bridge feat : SLAM
58. In the manner of : ALA

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