New York Times, Monday, August 22, 1988

Author: Judson G. Trent
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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Across Down
1. Matures : AGES
5. State, in Soissons : ETAT
9. Separated : APART
14. Simone's husband : MARI
15. In the buff : NUDE
16. More recent : NEWER
17. Latin I word : AMAT
18. Busy as ___ : ABEE
19. Spiny shrub, also called furze : GORSE
20. Pioneer suffragist : SUSANBANTHONY
23. A solid alcohol : STEROL
24. William's "Leave ___ to Heaven" : HER
25. Phoenix neighbor : MESA
28. Incendiary substance : NAPALM
33. Jai ___ : ALAI
36. Perpetually : EVER
38. S. African plant : ALOE
39. Temperance advocate : FRANCESEWILLARD
42. Take ___ stride : ITIN
43. Yorkshire river : AIRE
44. Uncanny : EERY
45. Basque headgear : BERETS
47. Tour : TRIP
49. N.B.A. figure : REF
51. Kind of light used in a theater : STROBE
56. Dress-reform feminist : AMELIABLOOMER
60. Campus fabric : DENIM
62. Cambio coin : LIRA
63. Key letter : BETA
64. Type of acid : AMINO
65. Britain's Anthony : EDEN
66. "___ Plenty o' Nuttin'" : IGOT
67. Dey or czar : RULER
68. Carnelian's kin : SARD
69. One-billionth: Comb. form : NANO
1. Accumulate : AMASS
2. Entire range : GAMUT
3. Undo : ERASE
4. Shankar's instrument : SITAR
5. Make possible : ENABLE
6. Saxhorn : TUBA
7. Capital of South Yemen : ADEN
8. Bicuspids, e.g. : TEETH
9. Cat, goat or rabbit : ANGORA
10. Peasant : PEON
11. Askew : AWRY
12. ___ adjudicata : RES
13. Due's follower : TRE
21. Customary; conventional : NOMIC
22. Matisse or Pétain : HENRI
26. Blackfin snapper : SESI
27. Ward off : AVERT
29. "Ride a ___ Horse": MacInnes : PALE
30. Winged : ALAR
31. South Seas parrot : LORY
32. What the dr. ordered : MED
33. Uffizi treasure : ARTE
34. Den : LAIR
35. Jackson or Jeffreys : ANNE
37. Pitcher : EWER
39. Small lie : FIB
40. Studio prop : EASEL
41. Thin; fine: Comb. form : LEPTO
46. Quake : TREMOR
48. Ellis or Long : ISLAND
50. Manicures : FILES
52. ___ Hood : ROBIN
53. Last of a series : OMEGA
54. "Somebody ___ de bay": S. Foster : BETON
55. Clio sidekick : ERATO
56. Indigo source : ANIL
57. Golconda : MINE
58. Met staple : AIDA
59. Uncle Remus's ___ Rabbit : BRER
60. Patriotic org. : DAR
61. Ostrich's kin : EMU

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