New York Times, Wednesday, July 20, 1988

Author: Charlotte Shore
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
Charlotte Shore has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Is tearful : WEEPS
6. Dull : DRAB
10. "___ lazy river . . . " : UPA
13. Tree-lined walk : ALLEE
14. Ambiance : AURA
15. Slight : SNUB
16. Table item : SALTCELLAR
18. Motionless : IDLE
19. "L.A. Law" partner : ARNIE
20. Most antiquated : OLDEST
22. Noted suspense author : AMBLER
25. Necessitates : REQUIRES
27. ___-tse, Taoism founder : LAO
28. Actor Selleck : TOM
30. Seeking damages : SUING
31. Leftover morsel : ORT
32. Slip by, as time : ELAPSE
34. Affable expression : GRIN
37. Took steps : ACTED
39. Wrath : IRE
40. In concert : ASONE
41. Take in : FOOL
42. Unmelodic : ATONAL
44. Haw. instrument : UKE
45. Stroke of luck : MANNA
47. Enchanted creature : ELF
48. With 55 Across, U.S. composer : NED
49. Sugar-free, maybe : DIETETIC
52. Bandleader Martin : FREDDY
54. White-leaved vegetable : ENDIVE
55. See 48 Across : ROREM
57. English school : ETON
58. Trudeau creation : DOONESBURY
63. Sedative, e.g. : DRUG
64. U.S.S.R. river : URAL
65. Hitchcockian appearance : CAMEO
66. Barfly : SOT
67. Hoosegow : POKY
68. Bean of comedy : ORSON
1. "Since Hector ___ a pup" : WAS
2. High note : ELA
3. Wing, to Wright : ELL
4. Dewdrop locale : PETAL
5. Hid : SECRETED
6. Famed Surrealist : DALI
7. Yardstick : RULER
8. Southern constellation : ARA
9. Extravagantly ornate : BAROQUE
10. British subway system : UNDERGROUND
11. Sign of life : PULSE
12. Helps a yegg : ABETS
15. RR stopovers : SIDINGS
17. Join a book club : ENROL
21. Him, in Marseilles : LUI
22. "A Jug of Wine, ___ . . . ": FitzGerald : ALOAF
23. A Polo : MARCO
24. Opposite of peaked : BOTTOMEDOUT
26. Ancient Jewish ascetic : ESSENE
29. Fruity libation : MAITAI
33. Favoring : PRO
35. Signed a contract : INKED
36. Deprived : NEEDY
38. Like very good news : ELATING
40. Out-of-doors : ALFRESCO
42. Chipped in a chip : ANTEDUP
43. Actress Woodard : ALFRE
46. Ore. neighbor : NEV
49. "Foul ___ will rise": Hamlet : DEEDS
50. Opening segment, for short : INTRO
51. Sound from a swamp : CROAK
53. Prevent passage : EMBAR
56. Part of S.R.O. : ONLY
59. Sierra gold : ORO
60. Ers' relatives : UMS
61. Old auto : REO
62. Hither's partner : YON

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