New York Times, Thursday, August 25, 1988

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Billiard stroke : MASSE
6. Track event : DASH
10. "Pay attention!" : HARK
14. Two of Henry VIII's six : ANNES
15. "Come ___ my parlor" : INTO
16. Hyalite : OPAL
17. Ermine in summer : STOAT
18. Yannick of tennis : NOAH
19. Lowest pinochle card : NINE
20. Minn. site of large open-pit iron mine : HIBBING
22. Suitcases : LUGGAGE
24. Grasping : AVID
25. Out of control : AMOK
26. A bee of sorts : SINGALONG
30. Lagniappe : BONUS
34. Similar: Prefix : ISO
35. Capp creature : LENA
36. Knot up : SNARL
37. Light up : GLOW
39. Govt. economist's concern : GNP
41. Mongolian wasteland : GOBI
42. Frenzy : MANIA
44. City on the Dnepr : KIEV
47. Tend : MAN
48. Revise : AMEND
49. Summons of a sort : TINGALING
51. Personality influencer : GENE
53. An officer and a gentleman? : GERE
54. Mason's creator : GARDNER
57. Andrew and Edward : PRINCES
61. "The ___ Love . . . " : ONEI
62. Squash : PEPO
64. Worship : ADORE
65. Joy ride : SPIN
66. "___ neighbor and weigh" : ASIN
67. Composer Ethelbert : NEVIN
68. Suspend : HANG
69. Director Fritz : LANG
70. Tendency : TREND
1. Hot Lips starred in this TV hit : MASH
2. Opposed : ANTI
3. One lacking noblesse oblige : SNOB
4. Tar's gear holder : SEABAG
5. Appropriate to summer : ESTIVAL
6. Talk tediously : DINGDONG
7. Up: Prefix : ANO
8. P.O.W. camp : STALAG
9. Boring : HOHUM
10. Crown colony : HONGKONG
11. Samoan port : APIA
12. Jingled : RANG
13. Swiss painter : KLEE
21. Shade of green : NILE
23. Oodles : GOBS
26. Greek letter : SIGMA
27. Followers of Mohammed : ISLAM
28. Not a soul : NOONE
29. ___-Poo of "The Mikado" : NANKI
31. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
32. Name of eight popes : URBAN
33. Hurl : SLING
38. Blowout : WINGDING
40. Popular game : PINGPONG
43. Middle East gulf : ADEN
45. "The Hungarian Rome" : EGER
46. Something different : VARIANT
49. Singer Brewer : TERESA
50. One who might gain interest : LENDER
52. Tibetan neighbor : NEPAL
54. Kin of gee : GOSH
55. Newspaper org. : ANPA
56. Check : REIN
58. Inlet : COVE
59. St. Patrick's land : ERIN
60. Dispatch : SEND
63. Wrestler's objective : PIN

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