Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross 

New York Times, Monday, September 12, 1988

Author: Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stylish : CHIC
5. Note from the boss : MEMO
9. Crisp cookie : WAFER
14. Tap dancer Coles : HONI
15. "Turandot" tune : ARIA
16. Martini additive : OLIVE
17. Join the work force : EARN
18. Scary experiences : NIGHTMARES
20. At no cost : FREE
21. Guarantee : ENSURE
22. J.F.K. sight : SST
23. Shea denizen : MET
25. Entity : UNIT
27. Prize for a mystery : EDGAR
30. Tarts' cousins : PIES
33. L–Q link : MNOP
36. ___ culpa : MEA
37. Sparkles : GLINTS
39. Sandwich bread : PITA
40. Johnny Mercer lyric : BLUESINTHENIGHT
43. Hawkeye portrayer : ALDA
44. One way to go : STEADY
45. Men and boys : HES
46. Starfish arms : RAYS
47. Rent : TORN
48. Access : ENTRY
50. Bird of 8 Down : NENE
52. Grazed : ATE
53. Onassis nickname : ARI
55. Pontificates : ORATES
59. Curmudgeon : CRAB
63. Policeman's weapon : NIGHTSTICK
65. Fast-food order finale : TOGO
66. Western resort lake : TAHOE
67. Fairy-tale starter : ONCE
68. Distinctive quality : AURA
69. Modify : ALTER
70. House of Lords member : PEER
71. Bring up : REAR
1. Restaurant V.I.P. : CHEF
2. Rime : HOAR
3. Apropos of : INRE
4. Pauline Kael's subject : CINEMA
5. "Olympia" painter : MANET
6. Emerald Isle : ERIN
7. Russian jets : MIGS
8. Surfer's paradise : OAHU
9. D. H. Lawrence's "___ in Love" : WOMEN
10. Winglike structure : ALA
11. Broadway event : FIRSTNIGHT
12. Second person's namesakes : EVES
13. Symbol on a staff : REST
19. Bound : TRUSSED
24. Work units : ERGS
26. Zulu regiment : IMPI
27. Imprison : EMBAR
28. ___ Robbia, Florentine sculptor : DELLA
29. Dorothy Sayers novel : GAUDYNIGHT
30. Spotted pony : PINTO
31. Prefix with mural : INTER
32. Wharton's Frome : ETHAN
34. Different : OTHER
35. Comedienne Kelly : PATSY
38. Family of the founder of antiseptic surgery : LISTERS
41. Facility : EASE
42. U.N. vetoer's word : NYET
49. Honey ingredient : NECTAR
51. Observant one : NOTER
52. Inquiring one : ASKER
53. Theater org. : ANTA
54. Iranian coin : RIAL
56. At the summit of : ATOP
57. Prong : TINE
58. "___ homo" : ECCE
60. Rake : ROUE
61. City on the Jumna : AGRA
62. Bristle source : BOAR
64. Gardener's tool : HOE

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