New York Times, Friday, July 29, 1988

Author:James L. Beatty
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { H J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
James L. Beatty has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Corrode : EAT
4. Aroma : ODOR
8. Mulberry bark : TAPA
12. Tater : SPUD
14. Celebrated : NOTED
16. Bates or Ladd : ALAN
17. Triangle ratio : SINE
18. Solitary : ALONE
19. Papal name : PIUS
20. Collective noun : AGAGGLEOFGEESE
23. Deer dears : DOES
24. Bacon bringer : EARNER
25. Signaling device : SENSOR
28. Knots in wool : BURLS
30. Kind of house or frog : TREE
31. Bout : SETTO
32. Windshield sticker : AAA
35. Collective noun : ALEAPOFLEOPARDS
39. Four-poster : BED
40. Girasols : OPALS
41. A tide : NEAP
42. Profs' boss : PREXY
43. Quakes : SEISMS
45. Heel over : CAREEN
48. Broadcasts : AIRS
49. Collective noun : AMURDEROFCROWS
54. W Pacific sea : SULU
55. Founder of the Russian empire : RURIK
56. Veronica or Como : LAKE
58. Expends : USES
59. Dog's warning : SNARL
60. Okla. city : ENID
61. Dry : SERE
62. Kind of club : GLEE
63. Compass point : ESE
1. Double curve : ESS
2. A Samoan capital : APIA
3. Drying oil : TUNG
4. Wild ass : ONAGER
5. Guys need 'em : DOLLS
6. Okla. tribe : OTOE
7. U. of Nevada site : RENO
8. Candles : TAPERS
9. E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
10. Recorder word : PAUSE
11. A goose : ANSER
13. Essenes' locale : DEADSEA
15. Yield in judgment : DEFERTO
21. Baby's word : GOO
22. Round dance : GALOP
25. Bats backward : STAB
26. A Gardner : ERLE
27. Want : NEED
28. Kind of dance : BELLY
29. Shoshoneans : UTES
31. Tunisian seaport : SFAX
32. God once put in a jar : ARES
33. Furniture style : ADAM
34. Vipers : ASPS
36. Pondered intently : PORED
37. Poker term : OPENERS
38. Aromatic liquid : ANISOLE
42. Read carefully : PERUSE
43. Reaping tool : SICKLE
44. Slip up : ERR
45. ___ belli (war starter) : CASUS
46. Entertain : AMUSE
47. Sovereign : RULER
48. Filled with ardor : AFIRE
50. Step of promotion : RUNG
51. Verbal : ORAL
52. Antithesis of wax : WANE
53. Glides along a piste : SKIS
57. Netherlands town : EDE

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