New York Times, Monday, August 15, 1988

Author:Nancy S. Ross
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Nancy S. Ross has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pay a visit : CALL
5. Asian serpent : KRAIT
10. "Aeneid" starter : ARMA
14. "___ of the Mind," Shepard play : ALIE
15. Browning's Ben Ezra, e.g. : RABBI
16. Prejudice : BIAS
17. Symphonic favorite : BEETHOVENSFIFTH
20. Guard : SENTINEL
21. Dodger of yore : REESE
22. Guest room, sometimes : DEN
23. Mild expletives : GEES
25. Captain : MASTER
29. Tunes : AIRS
30. Baste : SEW
33. Funnyman Johnson : ARTE
34. Cook's cover : APRON
35. Employ : USE
36. Popular piano piece : MOONLIGHTSONATA
40. Prefix for bar or gram : ISO
41. Architectural ridge : ARRIS
42. Finished : OVER
43. Conger : EEL
44. Faded away : DIED
45. Accent : STRESS
47. Otherwise : ELSE
48. Dep. : STA
49. Cinematic Superman : REEVE
52. Rascal : SCALAWAG
57. Virtuoso's showpiece : EMPERORCONCERTO
60. Dock : PIER
61. Dahl of "Kiss Kiss" : ROALD
62. Clarinet, e.g. : REED
63. Copy editor's term : STET
64. Hitchcock film, with "The" : BIRDS
65. Bills that pay few bills : ONES
1. Holmes's hansoms : CABS
2. Sailor's direction : ALEE
3. Banker's word : LIEN
4. Latvian : LETT
5. Coins of Copenhagen : KRONER
6. "Nevermore" utterer : RAVEN
7. First victim : ABEL
8. ___-Saud : IBN
9. Common contraction : TIS
10. "___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
11. Widespread : RIFE
12. Wrestlers' pads : MATS
13. Court figure : ASHE
18. Secrete : HIDE
19. San Joachin valley city : FRESNO
23. Measures the circumference of : GIRTS
24. Greek Cupid : EROS
25. Ike's wife : MAMIE
26. "___ by any other name . . . ": Shak. : AROSE
27. Barfly's perch : STOOL
28. "Perfect" number : TEN
29. Plant pest : APHID
30. Debonair : SUAVE
31. ___ Park, Colo. valley : ESTES
32. Has on : WEARS
34. Concur : AGREE
37. Soup server : LADLER
38. Eye part : IRIS
39. Neither's partner : NOR
45. Easels, e.g. : STANDS
46. Soft mineral : TALC
47. A Navratilova rival : EVERT
48. Chide : SCOLD
49. Corded fabrics : REPS
50. Release : EMIT
51. Fencer's weapon : EPEE
52. Cicatrix : SCAR
53. Dynamic prefix : AERO
54. St. Paul's designer : WREN
55. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
56. Asgard dwellers : GODS
58. Scepter's partner : ORB
59. King of France : ROI

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