New York Times, Tuesday, August 23, 1988

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Beer ingredient : MALT
5. Blunder : ERROR
10. Fastener : HASP
14. Hebrew instrument : ASOR
15. Web-footed female : GOOSE
16. Voice range : ALTO
17. Tall, skinny person : STRINGBEAN
19. Gist : MEAT
20. Sorrow : SADNESS
21. Those who osculate : KISSERS
23. Numeral suffix : ETH
24. "Olympia" painter : MANET
25. Seventh Greek letter : ETA
28. Bristle : SETA
30. British trolley : TRAM
33. Predicate part : VERB
35. Sly glance : LEER
37. Kind of wave : TIDAL
39. Sealed vial : AMPOULE
41. Era in Europe: 1000 B.C.-A.D. 100 : IRONAGE
43. Produce numerous issue : SPAWN
44. Spouse : MATE
46. Happy look : GRIN
47. Greek peak : OSSA
48. NaCl : SALT
50. External: Comb. form : ECT
51. Kilmer classic : TREES
54. Indonesian island group : ARU
56. Shoe cleaner : DOORMAT
59. Two long syllables in poetry : SPONDEE
63. Hindu queen : RANI
64. Very small bankroll : SHOESTRING
66. " . . . as ___ gathereth her chickens . . . " : Matt. 23:37 : AHEN
67. Weird : EERIE
68. Sondheim's "___ the Woods" : INTO
69. Village : BURG
70. Yukon vehicles : SLEDS
71. Turns right, as a horse : GEES
1. Bulk : MASS
2. Nick and Nora's dog : ASTA
3. Nobleman : LORD
4. Threefold : TRINE
5. Yellowish-white : EGGSHELL
6. Plunders : ROBS
7. Sturgeon egg : ROE
8. Honshu seaport : OSAKA
9. Enzyme formed in kidneys : RENIN
10. Knee tendon : HAMSTRING
11. Toward shelter, at sea : ALEE
12. Asterisk : STAR
13. Cooking utensils : POTS
18. Clears, as profit : NETS
22. Argument : SETTO
24. ___ West, of old films : MAE
25. Marton and Tanguay : EVAS
26. Rate of speed : TEMPO
27. Harps, in Havana : ARPAS
29. Abound : TEEM
31. Antarctic cape : ADARE
32. ___ Johnson of N.B.A. fame : MAGIC
34. Archer's need : BOWSTRING
36. ___ Gam, actress from Pa. : RITA
38. Fasting period : LENT
40. Deprive of weapons : UNARM
42. Backslides : RELAPSES
45. Silly person : ASS
49. Horse's gait : TROT
52. Facilitates : EASES
53. Waters or Barrymore : ETHEL
55. Strip of equipment : UNRIG
56. Dull : DRAB
57. Chief Hawaiian island : OAHU
58. Something unique : ONER
59. One of the Turkomans : SEID
60. Wine and ___ : DINE
61. Being, in Madrid : ENTE
62. Selves : EGOS
65. Mining find : ORE

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