New York Times, Tuesday, July 19, 1988

Author: Albert J. Klaus
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. U.S. Coast Guard woman : SPAR
5. Pile neatly : STACK
10. Throat-clearing sound : AHEM
14. Roof edge : EAVE
15. ___ d'hôte : TABLE
16. Opposite of yep : NOPE
17. British Navy woman : WREN
18. Foreigner : ALIEN
19. Speaker of baseball : TRIS
20. Scarlet weaverbird : STRAWBERRYFINCH
23. Ott or Tormé : MEL
24. Liquid meas. : GAL
25. "___ Hill," 1940 song : BLUEBERRY
30. Auriculate : EARED
35. Time period : EON
36. Actress Farrow : MIA
37. Eye membrane : RETINA
38. Assistant : AIDE
40. Main artery : AORTA
42. Italian wine center : ASTI
43. Mentally defective person : CRETIN
45. Son of Gad: Gen. 46:16 : ERI
46. Moray, e.g. : EEL
47. A king of Judea : HEROD
48. Thanksgiving Day sauce source : CRANBERRY
51. Ration-book agcy. : OPA
53. Spanish title : DON
54. Twain novel : HUCKLEBERRYFINN
63. SW Asian country : IRAN
64. Proportion : RATIO
65. Money exchange fee : AGIO
66. Having all one's marbles : SANE
67. Holding device : CLAMP
68. ___ and robbers : COPS
69. Seattle ___, 1977 Derby winner : SLEW
70. Pulls : HALES
71. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Stitches : SEWS
2. Segment : PART
3. Assert : AVER
4. Change a title : RENAME
5. Groom, e.g. : STABLEMAN
6. Falsehood, sometimes : TALE
7. Red powder used in India : ABIR
8. Priests and bishops, e.g. : CLERGY
9. Nairobi is its capital : KENYA
10. Oppositionist : ANTI
11. Cornucopia : HORN
12. Long heroic poem : EPIC
13. Engage, as gears : MESH
21. Spider network : WEB
22. Escape : FLEE
25. Sandy shore : BEACH
26. River in France : LOIRE
27. Below : UNDER
28. Ebro is one : RIO
29. More unusual : RARER
31. Mindanao native : ATA
32. Part of a stairway : RISER
33. Be admitted : ENTER
34. Bettor's ___ double : DAILY
37. Fallers on Bacharach's head : RAINDROPS
39. Ike's command : ETO
41. ___-la-la : TRA
44. False god : IDOL
48. Occult doctrine : CABALA
49. Lad : BOY
50. Write on the front of a bill : ENFACE
52. Sit : PERCH
54. Sibilant sound : HISS
55. Soviet mountain range : URAL
56. Walking aid : CANE
57. "What Maisie ___": H. James : KNEW
58. Common Latin abbr. : ETAL
59. Hoarfrost : RIME
60. Cassini or Stravinsky : IGOR
61. Bites : NIPS
62. Kind of cone or dive : NOSE

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