New York Times, Friday, August 12, 1988

Author: William Canine
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 1 Grid has super symmetry.
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Alaskan city : SITKA
6. Olive or plum : DRUPE
11. Where 56 Across ruled : FIRENZE
13. Great violinist : HEIFITZ
15. Spotted cats : OCELOTS
16. Operative : INFORCE
17. ___ Blas : GIL
18. Sinful : PECCANT
20. Exclamations : AHS
21. ___ Bator : ULAN
23. Spiteful : CATTY
24. Proofer's word : STET
25. Yearned : PINED
27. Nittany Lions' inst. : PSU
28. Wilson's thrush : VEERY
29. Look up to : ADMIRE
31. Disburses : SPENDS
33. "The stag at ___ . . . ": Scott : EVE
34. Keats specialty : ODE
35. Promenades : PASEOS
38. Makes piquant : SPICES
41. Emulsion : FLUID
42. Three-way joint : TEE
44. Flings : CASTS
46. Grooves : RUTS
47. Parts of shoes : VAMPS
49. E.r.a., e.g. : STAT
50. Gold, in Genova : ORO
51. Place : SITUATE
53. Yoko : ONO
54. River, site of Victoria falls : ZAMBEZI
56. "The Magnificent" : LORENZO
58. Flexible : ELASTIC
59. Of the great beyond : SPATIAL
60. Ramp's cousin : STAIR
61. Ancient ambulatories : STOAS
1. Italia's big island : SICILIA
2. Where the Shannon flows : IRELAND
3. ___ Aviv : TEL
4. Small protuberance : KNOP
5. Victim of Cortés : AZTEC
6. Reginald of old films : DENNY
7. Quarrel's result : RIFT
8. Controversial sighting : UFO
9. Published illegally : PIRATED
10. Dürer and Rembrandt, e.g. : ETCHERS
11. What eyeglasses do in steam rooms : FOGUP
12. Getaway : ESCAPE
13. Lacuna : HIATUS
14. Pungent : ZESTY
19. Pennies: Abbr. : CTS
22. Bête noire's relative : NEMESIS
24. Five Nations members : SENECAS
26. Took a plunge : DIVED
28. Early Sanskrit : VEDIC
30. Defunct car : REO
32. Daddy : POP
35. Mice, men, etc. : PLURALS
36. Kind of restaurant : AUTOMAT
37. Fixed : STATIC
38. Calyx parts : SEPALS
39. Baltic state : ESTONIA
40. Divisions for Howard Nemerov : STANZAS
41. Congealed : FROZE
43. Tall bird : EMU
45. Backless seat : STOOL
47. Erstwhile caliphate minister : VIZIR
48. Layovers : STOPS
51. Egyptian king : SETI
52. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
55. Youth org. : BSA
57. Where Ike commanded : ETO

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