New York Times, Thursday, September 1, 1988

Author:Judson G. Trent
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.84, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2
Judson G. Trent has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Goggler : SCAD
5. Take ___ view (be leery) : ADIM
9. Duffer's nemesis : TRAP
13. Quit : CEASE
14. Choler : BILE
15. Bindlestiff : HOBO
16. Spent : ALLIN
17. Dec. 24 and 31 : EVES
18. Black, in poesy : EBON
19. Rock group : BLINDFAITH
21. A la ___ : MODE
22. L.A. gridders : RAMS
23. Emulates Falstaff : EMOTES
25. Giroux or Greeley : EDITOR
29. Of a bygone era : OLDEN
31. Tureen : DISH
32. Part of T.L.C. : CARE
34. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
37. Taken out : DELETED
39. Mali neighbor : SENEGAL
42. Withered : SERE
43. Famed garden : EDEN
45. Weird : EERY
46. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
48. Tries : TASTES
50. Abate : LESSEN
53. Standard : NORM
55. With 49 Down, suspense writer : ERIC
56. Rock group : MOODYBLUES
62. Time ___ half : ANDA
63. Major ending : ETTE
64. "___ Doone" : LORNA
65. Threshold : SILL
66. Touch not! : STET
67. Rye fungus : ERGOT
68. Peete's props : TEES
69. Scuttles : HODS
70. Totter : REEL
1. Broker's order : SELL
2. Colombian city : CALI
3. D ___ dog : ASIN
4. Tree: Comb. form : DENDRO
5. Nautical location : ABEAM
6. Quotient element : DIVISOR
7. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
8. Synchronized : MESHED
9. Rock group : THEMONKEES
10. Automaton : ROBOT
11. Dwelling : ABODE
12. Dixie dishes : PONES
13. ___ Calloway : CAB
20. "Comedy of Errors," e.g. : FARCE
24. Signify : MEAN
25. Actor Byrnes : EDD
26. "___ Irae," ancient hymn : DIES
27. Cartographer's dot : ISLE
28. Rock group : THERASCALS
30. ___-majesté : LESE
33. Arabian gulf : ADEN
35. Translation for Ovid's "obtineo" : IGET
36. Night add-on : MARE
38. Cast header : TELE
40. Kind of blank : ENTRY
41. Belgian-French river : LYS
44. Indicated : DENOTED
47. Catch with a net : ENMESH
49. See 55 Across : AMBLER
50. Part of L.C.D. : LEAST
51. Ford or Pyle : ERNIE
52. Advance furtively : SIDLE
54. "Golden Boy" playwright : ODETS
57. Football's Graham : OTTO
58. Knowledge : LORE
59. Egg on : URGE
60. Organic compound : ENOL
61. Posed : SAT

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