New York Times, Tuesday, July 26, 1988

Author:Jean J. Davison
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Jean J. Davison has 53 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Boone and Sajak : PATS
5. Kind of dunk : SLAM
9. Damage a bolt : STRIP
14. Exam type : ORAL
15. Prince Charles's game : POLO
16. Fuming : IRATE
17. Pater, in Paris : PERE
18. Overhaul : REDO
19. Unvoiced : TACIT
20. Finney film role: 1982 : DADDYWARBUCKS
23. "Cheers" choice : ALE
24. Suitable : APT
25. Gypsy language : ROMANY
29. "Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
31. Preserve : CAN
34. Construct : ERECT
35. "Three men in ___" : ATUB
36. "And ___ bed" : SOTO
37. Yule figure : FATHERCHRISTMAS
40. Raison d'___ : ETRE
41. Berserk : AMOK
42. Postpone action on : TABLE
43. Music's ___ Speedwagon : REO
44. Bills featuring G.W. : ONES
45. Comic Lloyd : HAROLD
46. Rainbow : ARC
47. Family member : SON
48. Stacy Keach TV role : PAPAHEMINGWAY
55. Chili spice : CUMIN
56. Actress Winningham : MARE
57. On : ATOP
59. "Love ___ the Ruins" : AMONG
60. Cold desserts : ICES
61. Civil-rights org. : CORE
62. Scow : BARGE
63. Assay : TEST
64. Portent : OMEN
1. Mom's mate : POP
2. Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
3. O'Hara home : TARA
4. Rosebud, for one : SLED
5. With agility : SPRYLY
6. "Camelot" composer : LOEWE
7. Actor in "The Four Seasons" : ALDA
8. Secure a ship : MOOR
9. Exercises : SITUPS
10. Pamphlet : TRACT
11. Auto lift : RACK
12. Medical suffix : ITIS
13. Darling : PET
21. Italian poet : DANTE
22. Disney classic : BAMBI
25. Send (to) : REFER
26. Emulate Demosthenes : ORATE
27. Subway in Milano : METRO
28. Long : ACHE
29. Mores : ETHOS
30. Wait in hiding : LURK
31. Jazz group : COMBO
32. In any way : ATALL
33. Did some prying : NOSED
35. High point : ACME
36. Leading role : STAR
38. Ponderosa, e.g. : RANCH
39. Squeaky-voiced Arnold : STANG
44. A suburb of Newark : ORANGE
45. Genuine : HONEST
46. Rich Little's forte : APING
47. Horses' male parents : SIRES
48. Wild cat : PUMA
49. Love, in Juárez : AMOR
50. Give off : EMIT
51. Tear-gas relative : MACE
52. Tex. city : WACO
53. Smidgen : ATOM
54. Days of ___ : YORE
55. Truck area : CAB
58. Enclosure : PEN

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