New York Times, Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Author: Mary S. Snyder
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Appease : CALM
5. Fiascoes : BOMBS
10. Lincoln's coin : CENT
14. Drug plant : ALOE
15. Mature : ADULT
16. Repute : ODOR
17. Actor Bruce : DERN
18. Kind of car : RADIO
19. Place for broken matches : RENO
20. Steering device : RUDDER
22. Put on a happy face : GRINNED
24. Colorless liquid : ETHER
25. Plot : SCHEME
27. O.K. : ALRIGHT
29. Picasso or Casals : PABLO
33. Kind of tide or water : LOW
35. Unit of heat, for short : BTU
36. Dormant : ASLEEP
37. Kind of can : ASH
38. AMPAS award : OSCAR
40. Inebriated : LIT
41. Lustrous gems : PEARLS
44. Midwest inst. : KSU
45. Mormons: Abbr. : LDS
46. Phoebe : PEWEE
47. Absolute : PLENARY
50. Nosegays : POSIES
52. Violet, e.g. : COLOR
55. Like some Irish eyes : SMILING
58. Governing body : SENATE
59. Israeli dance : HORA
60. Ralph Kramden's mate : ALICE
63. Slap aftermath : DUEL
64. "Once ___ . . . " : UPON
65. Role for 11 Down : GENIE
66. Legendary villain : OGRE
67. Circus item : TENT
68. ___ clear of : STEER
69. Kind of glass : SHOT
1. Training group : CADRE
2. Northern islands native : ALEUT
3. William Joyce : LORDHAWHAW
4. Austrian botanist: 1822-84 : MENDEL
5. British novelist-editor: 1850-1912 : BARR
6. Harem room : ODA
7. Kind of pie : MUD
8. Plant disorder : BLIGHT
9. Five-and-ten, e.g. : STORE
10. Of an eye part : CORNEAL
11. Actress Barbara : EDEN
12. Not at all : NONE
13. Stepped on : TROD
21. Be human : ERR
23. Some kids : IMPS
25. NCO's : SGTS
26. Sound of amusement : CHUCKLE
28. Nigerian tribe : IBOS
30. Hearty guffaw : BELLYLAUGH
31. Sorrow, to Schumann : LEID
32. Chooses : OPTS
33. Finnic native : LAPP
34. "___ how narrow . . . ": Rilke : OSEE
36. ___ for one's money : ARUN
39. Chemical endings : ASES
42. Sow anew : REPLANT
43. Pope: 440-61 : LEOI
47. Small porker : PIGLET
48. Expert : ACE
49. Sonata movements : RONDOS
51. Obstacles : SNAGS
53. Alamogordo's county : OTERO
54. Find another tenant : RELET
55. Close : SHUT
56. Sulk : MOPE
57. Kind of horse : IRON
58. Diviner : SEER
61. Paul or Joseph follower : INE
62. Fr. company : CIE

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