New York Times, Thursday, July 7, 1988

Author: Margaret W. Huskey
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Boston ___ Orchestra : POPS
5. Okla. Indian : OSAGE
10. Cloudlike aggregation : MIST
14. Tree ___ (quiver tree) : ALOE
15. Early Soviet leader : LENIN
16. Rialto org. : ANTA
17. Author Uris : LEON
18. Sea duck : EIDER
19. ___- do-well : NEER
20. Hardwood tree : MAHOGANY
22. Trees that grow in wetlands : ALDERS
24. Quebec's Lévesque : RENE
25. Culture medium : AGAR
26. Slow down : RETARD
29. Make-believe : PRETENSE
33. Seth's mother : EVE
34. Singer Haggard : MERLE
36. African antelope : ELAND
37. The 4077th, for short : MASH
39. Ranch in "Giant" : REATA
41. Kind of rug : SHAG
42. Runs in neutral : IDLES
44. Concerning : ANENT
46. Haw. instrument : UKE
47. Cooperative effort : TEAMWORK
49. Oxford's river : THAMES
51. Porsena of Clusium : LARS
52. Gunlock catch : SEAR
53. Type of nut tree : ALMOND
56. Tree that yields a yellow dye : AMARILLO
60. This (girl), to Galba : HAEC
61. "Romola" author : ELIOT
63. Bird-feeder treat : SUET
64. Russian city : OMSK
65. Annual income, in Arles : RENTE
66. Budget, in Berlin : ETAT
67. Some votes : YEAS
68. Kraut preceder : SAUER
69. Pianist or fiddler : NERO
1. Tropical tree : PALM
2. Olive genus : OLEA
3. "Winnie-the-___" : POOH
4. A spouse in Sevilla : SENORA
5. Poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
6. Net on a schooner : SEINE
7. Williams or Griffith : ANDY
8. Give, in Glasgow : GIE
9. Infuriate : ENRAGE
10. Lathe spindles : MANDRELS
11. Arrow poison : INEE
12. Suffix with young or old : STER
13. Sticky substances : TARS
21. Bacterium : GERM
23. Recent : LATE
25. Valor : ARETE
26. Pardon : REMIT
27. Dodge : EVADE
28. Induction-motor inventor : TESLA
29. Platform part : PLANK
30. Old Testament book : NAHUM
31. Racer, e.g. : SNAKE
32. Flanges : EDGES
35. Raises : REARS
38. Trees used in tanning : HEMLOCKS
40. Sticky-tongued mammal : ANTEATER
43. Graceful bird : SWAN
45. "___ she blows!" : THAR
48. Mandates : ORDERS
50. Gone up : ARISEN
52. Struck : SMOTE
53. Nautical cry : AHOY
54. Like some excuses : LAME
55. Big butte : MESA
56. Indigenous Japanese : AINU
57. Stringed instrument : LUTE
58. Norman of TV : LEAR
59. Lyrist Harbach : OTTO
62. Grassland : LEA

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