New York Times, Saturday, August 6, 1988

Author:Thomas Bohm
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Small spot : SPECK
6. Kanten, e.g. : AGAR
10. Catch on a gunlock : SEAR
14. Uncanny : EERIE
15. Computer list : MENU
16. Cubitus : ULNA
17. Stale : TRITE
18. Kind of ward : MATERNITY
20. Novel about "lost generation" lives, with "The" : SUNALSORISES
22. Salad days : TEENS
23. Third largest asteroid : VESTA
27. Advice to Kelly : SLIDE
29. Kin of euphoria : ELATION
31. "Out, damned Spot!" : SHOO
32. Gold, to a chemist : AURUM
34. Stump : GET
35. Novel about the life of Gauguin, with "The" : MOONANDSIXPENCE
39. Gravel : IRK
40. Underground strikes : LODES
41. Memorable anthropologist : MEAD
42. Ecdysiasts : TEASERS
44. Declivity : SCARP
46. Bar at the bar : ESTOP
47. Cut : SHORN
49. Novel about Chinese peasants' lives : THEGOODEARTH
55. Pretenders : IMPOSTORS
58. Suffix with affirm : ATORY
59. Marsh hen : RAIL
60. Algarroba or arboret : TREE
61. Stonecrop : SEDUM
62. Mesozoic and Paleozoic : ERAS
63. Vinegar ___ (worms) : EELS
64. Big Bertha's birthplace : ESSEN
1. Bulbs for planting : SETS
2. City in Ind. : PERU
3. Actress Gray : ERIN
4. Summons : CITATION
5. ___ over (collapsed) : KEELED
6. Egyptian Zeus : AMMON
7. Items to be shifted : GEARS
8. Oppositionist : ANTI
9. Regrets : RUES
10. "Red Sails in the ___" : SUNSET
11. Hebrew word for Lord : ELI
12. Leaf cutter : ANT
13. Light line : RAY
19. Alter : REVAMP
21. Witness : SEE
24. Petition supporter : SIGNER
25. Part of a shoe : TOECAP
26. ___ up (poker term) : ANTED
27. Banks : SHORES
28. Observe : LOOKAT
29. Mythical fruit tosser : ERIS
30. Unit of illumination : LUX
31. Strike hard : SMITE
32. Appends : ADDS
33. Function : USE
36. Hebrew letters : ALEPHS
37. Neither here ___ there : NOR
38. Flows forth : EMANATES
43. Treelike desert plants : SOTOLS
44. Check erosion : SOD
45. Area in front of a goalie : CREASE
47. Albert ___, French historian : SOREL
48. Flexible pipes : HOSES
50. Little: Suffix : ETTE
51. Leslie ___, singer : GORE
52. Poles : RODS
53. Unwavering : TRUE
54. Song of praise : HYMN
55. Wrath : IRE
56. Damage : MAR
57. Actress Zadora : PIA

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