New York Times, Saturday, August 20, 1988

Author:Roger H. Courtney
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Roger H. Courtney has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Prefix with dextrous : AMBI
5. Powerful person : NABOB
10. Donkey's cry : BRAY
14. Grazing lands : LEAS
15. Writer Calvino : ITALO
16. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
17. Like some mushrooms : VERSICOLOR
19. Handle for Hadrian : ANSA
20. Makes harmonious : ATTUNES
21. Come in again : REENTER
23. Rhone feeder : AIN
24. Calculating snakes? : ADDERS
25. Yellow mushrooms : CHANTERELLES
31. Spy in the sky, for short : AWACS
32. Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
33. Erode : EAT
36. Whittle : PARE
37. Watery fences? : MOATS
38. Swinburne, e.g. : ISLE
39. One kind of crust : PIE
40. Rib: Comb. form : COSTI
41. Growing out : ENATE
42. Fungi growing on decaying logs : EARTHTONGUES
44. Foo yong, e.g. : OMELET
47. Christie's "___ M" : NOR
48. Kind of swallowtail : PARSNIP
50. Flings again : RECASTS
54. Way out : EXIT
55. Mushroom lovers : MYCOPHILES
57. Carty of baseball : RICO
58. Scrape : ERASE
59. Tweed twitter : NAST
60. To ___ : AMAN
61. Pave again : RETAR
62. Cpls.' bosses : SGTS
1. Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
2. A homophone for mete : MEET
3. A Starr : BART
4. P.O. action : ISSUANCE
5. A creed : NICENE
6. Philippine political divisions : ATOS
7. Dance in Le Havre : BAL
8. Genus of swans : OLOR
9. Aurora ___ : BOREALIS
10. Commercial names : BRANDS
11. French income : RENTE
12. Genus of geese : ANSER
13. Thurber's "The ___ With Ross" : YEARS
18. R.L.S. and J.F.K., e.g. : INITS
22. London hero : EDEN
25. Fearless Fosdick's creator : CAPP
26. Yellow River feeder : HWAI
27. Swiss waterway : AARE
28. Fowl pole : ROOST
29. Gulf of Aqaba port : ELATH
30. "___ Be," Beatles hit : LETIT
33. Jacob's twin : ESAU
34. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
35. Peete's pegs : TEES
37. One of Bergen's dummies : MORTIMER
38. Fixes deeply and firmly : INGRAINS
40. City in Normandy : CAEN
41. "___ Arden," Tennyson poem : ENOCH
42. ___ Howard of baseball : ELSTON
43. "___ customer" : ONEPER
44. "Euridice" was the first complete one : OPERA
45. Apothegm : MAXIM
46. Writer Jong : ERICA
49. Funeral pile : PYRE
50. Artist Bonheur : ROSA
51. Scoriaceous lava : SLAG
52. Screen ___ : TEST
53. Fast jets : SSTS
56. Garfield, e.g. : CAT

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