New York Times, Tuesday, August 2, 1988

Author: Reginald L. Johnson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Theatrical starter : ACTI
5. Brackets on masts : BIBBS
10. Show leader : STAR
14. School event : PROM
15. Destructive craft : UBOAT
16. "I woud a ___ unfold . . . ": Shak. : TALE
17. Coarse file : RASP
18. List of candidates : SLATE
19. Leafy shaders : ELMS
20. Creation of 40 Across : THECHESHIRECAT
23. Porter's "Night and ___" : DAY
24. Neither's partner : NOR
25. Poplar : ASPEN
28. Mild untruth : FIB
31. Egypt's river : NILE
34. Coupe or sedan : CAR
35. Comes up : ARISES
38. Title : NAME
40. Lewis Carroll : CHARLESLDODGSON
43. Josip Broz : TITO
44. Addison's partner : STEELE
45. W.W. II theater : ETO
46. String follower : BEAN
48. Opposite of NNE : SSW
49. Nostrils : NARES
51. Theologian's deg. : DTH
53. Johnny ___ : REB
54. Creation of 40 Across : THEWHITERABBIT
62. Pro ___ : RATA
63. Military fieldwork : REDAN
64. Certain poems : ODES
66. Ostentatiously esthetic : ARTY
67. Choose : ELECT
68. Some bills : TENS
69. Pandowdies : PIES
70. English sandy tracts : DENES
71. Indulge to excess : SATE
1. Spring mo. : APR
2. Ending for auto : CRAT
3. Sheer nonsense : TOSH
4. Interfere with : IMPEDE
5. Shaggy : BUSHY
6. Suffix with resist : IBLE
7. Tropical snakes : BOAS
8. Tub rub : BATH
9. Rathskeller mug : STEIN
10. Kind of committee : STEERING
11. A powder : TALC
12. ___ mater : ALMA
13. Take five : REST
21. Erie is one : CANAL
22. White House nickname : RON
25. Bank abbr. : ACCT
26. Title of respect in Delhi : SAHIB
27. Chatter : PRATE
28. Fighting tools : FISTS
29. Emerald and others : ISLES
30. Moisten, in a way : BEDEW
32. Kind of beam : LASER
33. Express effusively : EMOTE
36. Legal thing : RES
37. Money in Peru : SOL
39. Slaughter of baseball fame : ENOS
41. Streets, etc. : ROADWAYS
42. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
47. A degree : NTH
50. Seminary heads : ABBOTS
52. Engaged : HIRED
53. Carries on : RANTS
54. Links hazard : TRAP
55. Mata ___ : HARI
56. Diminutive ending : ETTE
57. Far: Comb. form : TELE
58. Statesman or garden : EDEN
59. Horse or human chaser : RACE
60. Thought : IDEA
61. Big top : TENT
65. Wind dir. : SSE

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