New York Times, Saturday, July 16, 1988

Author:Joe Clonick
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { E F I J O Q U V X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0
Joe Clonick has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spar : MAST
5. Jeff Davis's org : CSA
8. V.I.P.'s at tax time : CPAS
12. Staple in Sorrento : PASTA
13. Half, in Hamburg : HALB
15. ___ breve : ALLA
16. Sadat : ANWAR
17. Cord for a kaffiyeh : AGAL
18. Bursae : SACS
19. Verses : STANZAS
21. Tropical trees : BALATAS
23. Strapped-on shoe : SANDAL
24. A Romance language : CATALAN
25. Carpenter or army follower : ANT
26. "___ home is his castle" : AMANS
27. Bow or Barton : CLARA
30. Model T necessity : CRANK
31. ___ loss for words : ATA
34. Hired helper : HAND
35. Sow : PLANT
36. Utah senator : GARN
37. Tot : ADD
38. Shredded-cabbage dishes : SLAWS
39. Tapestry : ARRAS
40. ___ Flow (Orkneys sea basin) : SCAPA
41. Nabokov novel : ADA
42. Riotously colorful : SPLASHY
44. Small, feisty one : BANTAM
48. Honorific for Gandhi : MAHATMA
49. "Appointment in ___" : SAMARRA
50. Astronaut Shepard : ALAN
51. Mrs. Leonowens : ANNA
53. He came on after Monroe : ADAMS
54. Strumpet : TART
55. Neighbor of Minn. : SDAK
56. Hottentots of SW Africa : NAMAS
57. Navy V.I.P.'s : ADMS
58. U.S.N. police : SPS
59. Recipe abbr. : TSPS
1. Kind of ray : MANTA
2. Nile dam : ASWAN
3. Criterion : STANDARD
4. L.A. suburb : TARZANA
5. Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
6. Droop : SAG
7. Mobile people : ALABAMANS
8. Memorable cellist : CASALS
9. Sevilla silver : PLATA
10. Northern highway : ALCAN
11. Lip : SASS
12. Annie Oakley : PASS
14. Offensively obtrusive : BLATANT
20. Hgt. : ALT
22. Tall and skinny : LANK
24. Seeds for rye bread : CARAWAY
27. Half of a S.A. dance : CHA
28. Terhune dog : LAD
29. "___ so to bed" : AND
30. Applaud : CLAPHANDS
31. Swiss stream : AAR
32. Refrain syllable : TRA
33. Suburb of Liège : ANS
35. Blood fluids : PLASMAS
36. Cities in Spain and Nicaragua : GRANADAS
38. Fitzgerald's forte : SCAT
39. Unbending : ADAMANT
40. Virgules : SLANTS
41. Lawyers' org. : ABA
42. Caesar, for one : SALAD
43. ___D. (druggist's degree) : PHARM
45. Bird of passage : TRAMP
46. A.L. home-run champion: 1984 : ARMAS
47. The "m" in E = mc2 : MASS
48. Conductor Eduardo ___ : MATA
49. Director Gene ___ : SAKS
52. Baize feature : NAP

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