New York Times, Saturday, July 2, 1988

Author:Betty Jorgensen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. W Brazilian state : ACRE
5. Slender shoot : TWIG
9. 25-cent item : STAMP
14. Gramp's wife : GRAN
15. Pottery : WARE
16. Bay window : ORIEL
17. Mount for the arrogant? : HIGHHORSE
19. Marsh plant : CALLA
20. Kind of parlor : BEAUTY
21. Tahiti's island group : SOCIETY
23. The Pentagon, e.g.: Abbr. : NME
24. Nut or palm : BETEL
25. Vessel for the independent? : OWNCANOE
29. Timorous : TREPID
33. A "Wall Street" star : SHEEN
34. Spike the punch : LACE
36. Flintstones' pet : DINO
37. Ear type : TIN
38. Suffix for computer : ESE
40. Bit : ORT
42. "The Sultan of Sulu" playwright : ADE
43. Riled : IRED
45. Exertion : TOIL
47. Hindu queens : RANIS
49. Former French province : ALSACE
51. What we're all in? : SAMEBOAT
53. Word before rock or music : SHEET
55. Switch positions : ONS
56. He's kind to kine : COWHERD
59. Relief : SUCCOR
62. Gold braid : ORRIS
63. It's never a dental patient? : GIFTHORSE
66. Papers, for short : IDENT
67. Baasha's successor : ELAH
68. Granular snow : NEVE
69. Full-length pants : LONGS
70. Erotic : SEXY
71. Info : DOPE
1. Kabul coin: Abbr. : AGH
2. Nursery item : CRIB
3. Vehemence : RAGE
4. Heighten : ENHANCE
5. Time when hands overlap : TWOTEN
6. Cautious : WARY
7. Mid-April abbr. : IRS
8. Silly ones : GEESE
9. Field game : SOCCER
10. Straggled : TRAILED
11. Wing, to Antoine : AILE
12. Thaw : MELT
13. "The thing" to Hamlet : PLAY
18. Compassionate : HUMANE
22. Sea mammal : OTTER
24. Rue and Betty's co-star : BEA
25. Ancient Roman port : OSTIA
26. Emulate a dervish : WHIRL
27. Avians of Maui : NENES
28. Corn-oil product : OLEO
30. Watts's instrument : PIANO
31. Poona locale : INDIA
32. Brings about, biblical style : DOEST
35. Escalator clause, for short : COLA
39. Pilot : STEER
41. Fosse : TRENCH
44. Spirited : DASHING
46. Lenin follower : IST
48. Take flight : ABSCOND
50. Coffers : CHESTS
52. Bombastic : MOUTHY
54. Brinks : EDGES
56. Tesla item : COIL
57. Church calendar : ORDO
58. "Beau Geste" author : WREN
59. Tunisian port : SFAX
60. Mountain: Comb. form : OREO
61. Inviting letters : RSVP
64. O'Neill play : ILE
65. Shoe width : EEE

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