New York Times, Saturday, August 13, 1988

Author:Kevin Boyle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Mongibello : ETNA
5. Like Abdul-Jabbar : TALL
9. Slug : SNAIL
14. Disney movie: 1982 : TRON
15. Turkish regiment : ALAI
16. Diacritical mark : TILDE
17. Conference Constantine convened : COUNCILOFNICAEA
20. Aromatic herb : HYSSOP
21. Otic bones : STAPEDES
22. Slangy assent : YEP
24. Siamang : APE
25. Roman ruler : AURELIAN
30. Kind of hatch : ESCAPE
35. Indeed : TRULY
36. High-priced : DEAR
38. Grievous exclamation : ALAS
39. A Socratic dialogue : MENO
40. ___-burly : HURLY
41. Bane : PEST
42. Fat: Comb. form : ADIP
43. This has a soffit : EAVE
44. Furze; whin : GORSE
45. Harmful : NOCENT
47. Roman ruler : AUGUSTUS
49. Snipefish : EEL
51. Jazz guitarist Farlow : TAL
52. N. African tree : SANDARAC
57. Strong snuff : RAPPEE
62. Imperial security force : PRAETORIANGUARD
64. Bride's walkway : AISLE
65. To be, in Bernay : ETRE
66. Cato's 202 : CCII
67. Mongol invader : TATAR
68. Burn : SEAR
69. Where Hengist ruled : KENT
1. Engrave : ETCH
2. Ilium : TROY
3. Mind, to a philosopher : NOUS
4. Miller and Harding : ANNS
5. Capital of Taiwan : TAIPEI
6. "___ for Love": Dryden : ALL
7. Mekong River people : LAOS
8. Not ___ finger (do nothing) : LIFTA
9. Stalklike support : STIPES
10. Attractive : NICE
11. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
12. Napoleon's notion : IDEE
13. Grasslands : LEAS
18. With false modesty : COYLY
19. Linens : NAPERY
23. Mantegna's birthplace : PADUA
25. Buddhist self : ATMAN
26. Hives : UREDO
27. Kind of rhyme : RUNIC
28. Abscond : ELOPE
29. Roman ruler : NERVA
31. Devices for 51 Across : CAPOS
32. Vigilant : ALERT
33. Pari ___ (equably) : PASSU
34. Famed American photorealist : ESTES
37. Eskimo : ALEUT
40. Other: Comb. form : HETERO
44. Penal network est. 1918 : GULAG
46. Less messy : NEATER
48. Thirty-second U.S. Vice President : GARNER
50. Roman household gods : LARES
52. Small gaiter : SPAT
53. Cantata part : ARIA
54. Tammany antagonist : NAST
55. First governor of Va., Baron ___ Warr : DELA
56. Mention : CITE
58. Robin Goodfellow : PUCK
59. With deference to : PACE
60. "Exile of ___": T. Campbell : ERIN
61. What diaskeuasts do : EDIT
63. Southern constellation : ARA

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