New York Times, Friday, August 19, 1988

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Hines and Siepi : BASSI
6. Prospero's servant : ARIEL
11. Essential parts : VITALS
12. Badinage : BANTER
14. A 1947 musical : HIGHBUTTONSHOES
17. Passion, in Bath : ARDOUR
18. Abhor : HATE
19. Slangy negative : NAW
20. A day in Livy's life : DIES
21. Sometimes it flies : FUR
22. Bis : TWICE
24. Character in "Charley's Aunt" : ELA
25. Kin of duikerboks : ELANDS
28. Broadway org. : ANTA
29. Ferrer or Brooks : MEL
30. Thin rope : CORD
31. Check : ARREST
33. Menotti work : THEMEDIUM
35. Objets d'art : CURIOS
38. Tyson's "kingdom" : RING
39. Explorer Johnson : OSA
42. Unfold : OPEN
43. Peasant footwear : SABOTS
45. El ___, Spanish hero : CID
46. James and Kett : ETTAS
48. "My country, ___ of thee" : TIS
49. Comic Jay : LENO
50. "Le Coq ___" : DOR
51. Señor's love : AMOR
53. Casino employee : DEALER
55. Gershwin song: 1925 : SWEETANDLOWDOWN
58. Mother who can be cruel : NATURE
59. Describing a winter glaze : SLEETY
60. Like most TV shows : TAPED
61. Sea swallows : TERNS
1. "So what!" : BIGDEAL
2. Friend of D'Artagnan : ATHOS
3. "Elephant Boy" star : SABU
4. Insult : SLUR
5. Believer: Suffix : IST
6. On the plane : ABOARD
7. Carry on : RANT
8. Mosaic piece, e.g. : INSET
9. Biblical verb ending : ETH
10. Kind of verse : LEONINE
11. Manly : VIRILE
13. Responds to a stimulus : REACTS
14. "Adam/___" (verse re microbes) : HADEM
15. Creature painted on Indian artifacts : THUNDERBIRD
16. Word with suit or socks : SWEAT
21. Hayseed's milieu : FARM
23. Cordial : WARM
25. Reverberate : ECHO
26. Fine-grained, fertile loam : LOESS
27. Patrick, for one : SAINT
32. Rag products : RUGS
33. Singer Turner : TINA
34. "Vaya Con ___" : DIOS
35. Some of the West Pointers : COEDS
36. In Manhattan's residential section : UPTOWN
37. Go back : RETREAT
39. Spotted felines : OCELOTS
40. Tough; firm : SINEWY
41. Decorate : ADORN
44. Made amends : ATONED
47. Postponed bedtime : SATUP
49. Burdened : LADEN
52. Actress Winningham : MARE
53. Robert or Elizabeth : DOLE
54. Pitcher : EWER
56. Greek letter : ETA
57. U.S. naval vessel : LST

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