New York Times, Tuesday, September 13, 1988

Author: Whitten
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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1. Emulate beavers : GNAW
5. Fragment : SCRAP
10. Gush forth : SPEW
14. Shakespearean villain : IAGO
15. Self-assurance : POISE
16. Jacob's third son : LEVI
17. Old Glory : STARSANDSTRIPES
20. Lift : HOIST
21. Animal doc : VET
22. Spacious : AMPLE
23. More orderly : NEATER
25. Independent : FREE
26. Motor coach : BUS
28. Frigid : ICY
29. Lose force : DIE
30. Buttons or Skelton : RED
33. Slenderized : ATTENUATED
36. Bridge expert Sharif : OMAR
37. St. ___ (Leeward island) : KITTS
38. Socko! : BAM
39. Tee shot : DRIVE
40. Kind of chamber : ECHO
41. Linguistic forms : ALLOPHONES
43. "Norma ___" : RAE
44. Type of bread : RYE
45. A.F.T. rival : NEA
46. Six-pointers : TDS
47. Feds : GMEN
49. Stone foundation : RIPRAP
51. "___ Grows in Brooklyn" : ATREE
53. Spanish aunt : TIA
54. Mutton and veal : MEATS
57. Mortimer Snerd's friend : CHARLIEMCCARTHY
60. Spiral : COIL
61. Fear : DREAD
62. Bit of news : ITEM
63. Melody : TUNE
64. Move sideways : SIDLE
65. Watches : EYES
1. Lillian of acting fame : GISH
2. Alliance letters : NATO
3. Displeasing : AGAINSTTHEGRAIN
4. From bad to ___ : WORSE
5. Bad Ems, e.g. : SPA
6. Fit to be transported : CONVEYABLE
7. Added clause : RIDER
8. Vice prin., e.g. : ASST
9. Favorite : PET
10. Thin mud : SLIME
11. "Peanuts" character : PEPPERMINTPATTY
12. Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
13. Sagacious : WISE
18. Blots : STAINS
19. Almost unique : RARE
24. Fort Worth inst. : TCU
25. Topmast support : FID
26. Pieman : BAKER
27. City in the Empire State : UTICA
29. Fiendish : DEMONIACAL
31. Like chalet roofs : EAVED
32. Trim : DRESS
34. Ike's W.W. II command : ETO
35. Soviet chess expert : TAL
36. Mountain: Comb. form : ORO
39. Cosmic order, in Buddhism : DHARMA
41. Author Rand : AYN
42. Vigor : PEP
44. Stagger : REEL
48. Actress Oberon : MERLE
49. Coated with hoarfrost : RIMED
50. Eagle's nest : AERIE
51. Nos. person : ACCT
52. One grand, for short : THOU
53. Actress Garr : TERI
55. "Of ___ I Sing" : THEE
56. Sylvia ___, British leading lady : SYMS
58. Psyche parts : IDS
59. Alphabetic trio : CDE

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