New York Times, Thursday, July 21, 1988

Author:Eli Wesoff
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Eli Wesoff has 92 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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1. Digest, for short : RECAP
6. Goodbye, London style : TATA
10. "___ Ideas," 1951 song : IGET
14. Irregular : EROSE
15. Middle East gulf : ADEN
16. Fountain order : SODA
17. "___ Boccanegra," Verdi opera : SIMON
18. U.S.A. or U.S.S.R. : LANDPOWER
20. High schoolers, usually : TEENAGERS
22. Actress MacMahon : ALINE
23. Ice palace? : IGLU
24. Acclamation : ECLAT
26. Key spot on a car : IGNITION
30. Allergic disorder : ASTHMA
33. Tiny : BITSY
34. Like some beer : NEAR
36. Pertaining to the east : EOAN
37. Ticket-booth sign : SRO
38. Fire preceder : CEASE
39. Press closing : URE
40. College in N.C. : ELON
42. Craft, in Córdoba : ARTE
43. "Music" to a hitchhiker : GETIN
45. Octogenarian's goal : NINETY
47. Bothered continually : HARASSED
49. Clean a blackboard : ERASE
51. Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
52. Unexpected loss : UPSET
54. Goofed on the diamond : MISPLAYED
59. Crescent-shaped roll : CROISSANT
61. Form or talk ending : ATIVE
62. De ___, in "The Green Pastures" : LAWD
63. Actress Tushingham : RITA
64. Meaning : TENOR
65. Author Rand et al. : AYNS
66. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
67. Garden implement : EDGER
1. Remainder : REST
2. Clinton's canal : ERIE
3. Inherit : COMEINTOONESOWN
4. "___ Born," 1948 Kaye musical : ASONGIS
5. Offside result : PENALTY
6. Story : TALE
7. Hebrew month : ADAR
8. On edge : TENSE
9. Ampersand : AND
10. Set apart : ISOLATE
11. Be completely self-evident : GOWITHOUTSAYING
12. Earl of Avon : EDEN
13. Anagram for 42 Across : TARE
19. Buddies : PALS
21. W. Afr. republic : GUI
25. Part of T.L.C. : CARE
26. Creator of Hedda Gabler : IBSEN
27. "The ___ Left Behind Me" : GIRLI
28. Singular person : ONER
29. Below, to Byron : NEATH
31. Actress Eva ___ Saint : MARIE
32. Make ___ of (finish off) : ANEND
35. Befuddled : ASEA
38. The Keys are these : CAYS
41. Nymphs of the deep : NEREIDS
43. Dyeing ester : GALLATE
44. Propertied : ESTATED
46. Uses a shuttle : TATS
48. What some hoods beat : RAP
50. Computer communications, for short : EMAIL
52. Bruins' home : UCLA
53. Importune : PRAY
55. Division word : INTO
56. Photo finish : STAT
57. Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
58. Author Earl ___ Biggers : DERR
60. Srta.'s mother : SRA

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