New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1988

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. This may turn : TIDE
5. Help a hood : ABET
9. Senseless? : NUMB
13. Eye layer : UVEA
14. Plant life : FLORA
15. To you, Pierre! : ATOI
16. Pupil's ordeal : TEST
17. Happy as ___ : ALARK
18. Lizard: Comb. form : SAUR
19. L.A. campus : USC
20. Small opening : SLIT
21. Used acid : ETCHED
23. Ab successor : ELUL
25. Labor safety org. : OSHA
26. Doubleday and Li'l : ABNERS
28. Amanda of "A Year in the Life" : PETERSON
32. Fall asleep : NODOFF
33. Like a paleface? : ASHY
34. To, in Dundee : TAE
35. Algerian port : ORAN
36. Rajah's wife : RANEE
38. Simon-___ (authentic) : PURE
39. Rather : DAN
40. This can put you in a bind : ROPE
41. Feathered : PLUMED
43. What dare-devils go to : EXTREMES
45. Kappa chaser : LAMBDA
46. Participial endings : INGS
47. Soviet stream : URAL
48. You, right now : SOLVER
51. Round of applause : HAND
53. Old French coin : ECU
56. Steinbeck migrant worker : OKIE
57. "___ Came Jones," 1945 movie : ALONG
59. "Down with le roi!" : ABAS
60. Jamie who sounds distant : FARR
61. Marie Sklodowska-___ : CURIE
62. Guitar's cousin : LUTE
63. Words from the pro group : AYES
64. A Gabor and a Perón : EVAS
65. Mr. Hoople : AMOS
1. Garb for Susan Jaffe : TUTU
2. Currier's partner : IVES
3. Next-generation member : DESCENDANT
4. Tuck away : EAT
5. "___ Want for Christmas . . . " : ALLI
6. Lugger or hooker : BOAT
7. Slip up : ERR
8. Bets big : TAKESTHEPLUNGE
9. Racing acronym : NASCAR
10. A Monument Valley site : UTAH
11. Grimace : MOUE
12. Larry of the N.B.A. : BIRD
14. Loses favor : FALLSFROMGRACE
20. Shoot the curl : SURF
22. People, generally : THEY
24. Ames or Uris : LEON
25. Platinum wire loop : OESE
26. Positive terminal : ANODE
27. Shoddy merchandise : BORAX
28. Glazier's wares : PANES
29. Inept boxer : STUMBLEBUM
30. Displayed scull skill : OARED
31. "___ body cry?": Burns : NEEDA
37. Gibraltar denizens : APES
38. Mountain lion : PUMA
40. Coty or Clair : RENE
42. Bedeck : LARD
44. Carson's stand-in, once : RIVERS
48. Parlor piece : SOFA
49. Give the green light : OKAY
50. Luigi's funds : LIRE
51. "___ fugit" : HORA
52. Flavoring for a Nice cordial : ANIS
54. First Triumvirate foe : CATO
55. Applications : USES
58. Lemmon film: 1967 : LUV
59. Mode leaders : ALA

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