New York Times, Wednesday, August 17, 1988

Author: Gloria Evans
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Goddess of plenty : OPS
4. Remunerated : PAID
8. Carangid fish : SCAD
12. Customary function : ROLE
14. Of sight : OPTIC
16. Biblical weed : TARE
17. CHIC ENG. PAL gets fruit : CLINGPEACH
19. Sicilian city : ENNA
20. Volume in a pew : HYMNAL
21. Brine : SEAWATER
23. O.T. book : OBAD
25. Aeschylus creation : DRAMA
26. Gave a shave and a haircut : BARBERED
30. Twelfth U.S. President : TAYLOR
33. Objects of adulation : IDOLS
34. Renaissance fiddle : REBEC
36. Be in arrears : OWE
37. The ___ King, foe of Oz : NOME
38. French Cubist painter : LEGER
39. Pale green moth : LUNA
40. Middle of a palindrome : ERE
41. Senegal's capital : DAKAR
42. Become attenuated, with "off" : TAPER
43. Souchong receptacle : TEAPOT
45. They try hard : STRIVERS
47. Martinique spouter : PELEE
49. Sphere or stich preceder : HEMI
50. Some touts : TIPSTERS
53. "The Heart Is a ___ Hunter": McCullers : LONELY
57. Heraldic band : ORLE
58. Fruit coming in NINE CRATES : NECTARINES
60. Formal assembly : DIET
61. Hair-raising : SCARY
62. Man Friday : AIDE
63. Greek peak : OSSA
64. Speaker of baseball : TRIS
65. Nabokov novel : DAR
1. Mehta's gp., e.g. : ORCH
2. Kind of graph or ester : POLY
3. Pickens of films : SLIM
4. Wood used for pulp : POPLAR
5. Emulate : APE
6. "Play ___ It Lays": Didion : ITAS
7. Cut into cubes : DICED
8. Vaporous : STEAMY
9. LEAP A COUNT to get fruit : CANTALOUPE
10. "Artaxerxes" composer : ARNE
11. Expensive : DEAR
13. Elevate to dignity : ENNOBLE
15. Constitution : CHARTER
18. Tunisian seaport : GABES
22. British servicewoman: W.W. I : WAAC
24. John or Bo : DEREK
26. Intelligence man : BINET
27. "I may command where I ___": Shak. : ADORE
28. AMPLE PROSE about fruit : ROMEAPPLES
29. Painter of ballerinas : DEGAS
31. Deed holder : OWNER
32. Brings up : REARS
35. Ship's parking space : BERTH
38. Triangular sails : LATEENS
39. Wife of Aeneas : LAVINIA
41. Blockhead : DOLT
42. Indonesian island : TIMOR
44. Cartagena coin : PESETA
46. Passes on : RELAYS
48. Vertical : ERECT
50. Hoopla : TODO
51. Novelist Murdoch : IRIS
52. Battle memento : SCAR
54. Home of Vance AFB : ENID
55. Clytemnestra's mother : LEDA
56. Belgian river : YSER
59. Cot or corn starter : TRI

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