New York Times, Tuesday, August 30, 1988

Author: Shirley Soloway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { H J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
Shirley Soloway has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wound mark : SCAR
5. Tall-tale tellers : LIARS
10. Sour : ACID
14. First-rate : AONE
15. Aileen Quinn role : ANNIE
16. Fast-food fizzer : SODA
17. Insurance, e.g. : PROTECTION
19. Was aware of : KNEW
20. Sir, in Sevilla : SENOR
21. Giant Mel : OTT
22. Range roamer : BISON
23. Actor Torn : RIP
25. Takeoff : ASCENT
27. Reading desk : LECTERN
31. Church instrument : ORGAN
33. Lotion ingredient : ALOE
34. Doing a lube job : OILING
37. Need of 68 Across : BOW
39. Transmit : SEND
40. Treads heavily : PLODS
41. Blackthorn : SLOE
42. Explosive : TNT
43. Weak : FEEBLE
44. Quaker William : PENN
45. "Tempest" sprite : ARIEL
47. Boxed : ENCASED
49. Treated badly : ABUSED
52. Sailor : TAR
53. Receded : EBBED
55. Actress Scala : GIA
57. Sag : DROOP
61. Zoo sound : ROAR
62. Owner : PROPRIETOR
64. Skirt style : MINI
65. Judith Anderson vehicle : MEDEA
66. Barrett or Jaffe : RONA
67. Gershwin portrayer : ALDA
68. Isaac of music : STERN
69. Garment closing : SEAM
1. Enervates : SAPS
2. Center : CORE
3. After a while : ANON
4. Answered sharply : RETORTED
5. Varnish ingredient : LAC
6. "___ each life . . . " : INTO
7. Santa ___, Calif. track : ANITA
8. Noisy disturbances : RIOTS
9. Indonesian coin : SEN
10. Activity for Barbara Walters : ASKING
11. Peacekeepers : CONSTABLES
12. Thought: Comb. form : IDEO
13. Early morning : DAWN
18. Pa. port of entry : ERIE
22. TV's Gertrude : BERG
24. Urges onward : PROPELS
26. Permission : CONSENT
27. At the end of the line : LAST
28. Verdugo of "Marcus Welby, M.D." : ELENA
29. Illegally transported goods : CONTRABAND
30. Christie's "Death on the ___" : NILE
32. Nary a soul : NOONE
35. Evert maneuver : LOB
36. Relaxing : IDLE
38. Travel : WEND
41. Bout rehearsers : SPARRERS
43. Ongoing hostility : FEUD
46. European peninsula : IBERIA
48. Moslem judge : CADI
50. Plumed heron : EGRET
51. Electron tube : DIODE
53. Writer Bombeck : ERMA
54. Bring to a bubble : BOIL
56. Mimic : APER
58. Midwestern tribesman : OTOE
59. Chaplin's widow : OONA
60. Baby buggy : PRAM
62. A.M. followers : PMS
63. Operated : RAN

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