New York Times, Tuesday, September 6, 1988

Author:Whitten
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Sacred bull of Egypt : APIS
5. Up in ___ (indignant) : ARMS
9. French or Melba follower : TOAST
14. Traditional knowledge : LORE
15. Tempt : BAIT
16. At the right moment : ONCUE
17. Summit : APEX
18. Actress Samms : EMMA
19. City on the St. Lawrence : SOREL
20. Fabricates : MINTS
22. Aviary inhabitants : BIRDS
24. Sappho creation : ODE
25. Harry James hit record : ONEOCLOCKJUMP
28. D.C. gun lobby : NRA
29. Bobbins : SPOOLS
32. Boxing great : ALI
35. ___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
39. Sever : SLIT
40. Reeve-Seymour film: 1980 : SOMEWHEREINTIME
44. Roman Catholic leader : POPE
45. Capital of Bangladesh, old style : DACCA
46. Adage : SAW
47. City in ancient Laconia : SPARTA
50. Terminus : END
52. Dexter Gordon film: 1986 : ROUNDMIDNIGHT
59. Wager : BET
61. More scarce : RARER
62. Vicious, coarse person : YAHOO
63. U.F.O. crew member : ALIEN
65. Expression of worry : ALAS
67. Aladdin's find : LAMP
68. List of candidates : SLATE
69. "___ Lisa" : MONA
70. Wallet items : ONES
71. Type of bar : SALAD
72. Indigo : ANIL
73. City on Lake Michigan : GARY
1. Cottonwood : ALAMO
2. Visit unexpectedly : POPIN
3. Goddess of peace : IRENE
4. Church official : SEXTON
5. Honest one : ABE
6. Stallone role : RAMBO
7. Ape : MIMIC
8. Desolate : STARK
9. Even chance : TOSSUP
10. Yoko ___ : ONO
11. Parthenon's site : ACROPOLIS
12. Brought to court : SUED
13. Far: Comb. form : TELE
21. Fastening device : SCREW
23. Radio personalities : DJS
26. Switch : LASH
27. Greatest : MOST
30. Capital of Peru : LIMA
31. Mulligan : STEW
32. Vipers : ASPS
33. Chicago business district : LOOP
34. Fair : IMPARTIAL
36. Knight or Danson : TED
37. Period of note : ERA
38. N.Y.S.E. watchdog : SEC
41. Architect Saarinen : EERO
42. Frozen : ICED
43. Child's nurse : NANNY
48. Diverted : TURNED
49. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
51. Conversation : DIALOG
53. Play : DRAMA
54. Cantaloupe : MELON
55. Teheran resident : IRANI
56. W African country : GHANA
57. Four-bagger : HOMER
58. Stowe grower : TOPSY
59. Orchestra member : BASS
60. First lady of scat : ELLA
64. Greek letter : ETA
66. Mineo or Maglie : SAL

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