New York Times, Wednesday, September 14, 1988

Author:Melvin Kenworthy
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Chagall or Connelly : MARC
5. Refuse : TRASH
10. "Mary ___ little . . . " : HADA
14. Wings : ALAE
15. Right-hand page : RECTO
16. Primitive poetry collection : EPOS
17. Came near : APPROACHED
19. Mechanics' concerns: Abbr. : RPMS
20. Less flighty : STEADIER
21. Soft, visorless cap : BERET
22. Stages : STEPS
23. Pivot : SLUE
24. Refrain syllable : TRA
27. ___ Lanka : SRI
28. Postures : STANCES
31. Knock : RAP
32. Figure skater's maneuver : SERPENTINE
34. Drive forward : IMPEL
37. Teachers' org. : NEA
38. Pacific or Gold : COAST
39. The ___ (brother-sister singing team) : CARPENTERS
42. Famous mummy : TUT
43. Actresses Joyce and Stritch : ELAINES
44. Clean-air org. : EPA
46. Unusual Oxford meas. : EEE
47. ___'Orléans, in Québec : ILED
48. "___ of Two Cities" : ATALE
50. Juárez money : PESOS
52. Eastern bigwigs' jurisdictions : EMIRATES
55. Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
56. Greenhorn : APPRENTICE
58. Northern dwelling : IGLU
59. Eliminates, editorially : DELES
60. Q.E.D. word : ERAT
61. Pete or Billy : ROSE
62. " . . . what ___ thou?": Amos 7:8 : SEEST
63. Wimp's cousin : NERD
1. Lea sound : MAA
2. Matterhorn milieu : ALPS
3. Engrossed : RAPT
4. Ops's daughter : CERES
5. N.Y.S.E. people : TRADERS
6. Donees : RECIPIENTS
7. Pains' partner : ACHES
8. Gang follower : STER
9. Brick carrier : HOD
10. To this matter : HEREUNTO
11. Be grateful : APPRECIATE
12. Cupola : DOME
13. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
18. Dobbin fodder : OATS
21. Mel of animated cartoon fame : BLANC
23. Jeanne d'Arc, for one: Abbr. : STE
24. Jiffy : TRICE
25. Halter, Spanish style : RAMAL
26. Estimates : APPRAISALS
28. These may be lost in gyms : SPARETIRES
29. Follow : ENSUE
30. Seven, in Siena : SETTE
33. Female ruff : REE
35. Novel conclusion : EPILOGUE
36. Some consonants : LENES
40. Whom the riled raise : NED
41. Least obese : SPAREST
45. Alda of "M*A*S*H" : ALAN
48. Sufficient : AMPLE
49. A.L. home-run leader: 1944 : ETTEN
50. Poker holding : PAIR
51. Therefore : ERGO
52. Rapier's relative : EPEE
53. Gael's land : EIRE
54. Cicatrix : SCAR
56. Madison Ave. output : ADS
57. La Guardia abbr. : ETD

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