New York Times, Friday, September 23, 1988

Author:Rita Yelle
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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1. Makes a grating sound : RASPS
6. Mild soap : CASTILE
13. Jazzy swinger : HEPCAT
14. Sandpaper, for one : ABRADANT
16. Emulate Corrigan : AVIATE
17. Small, enclosed place : ROOMETTE
18. Bartletts : PEARS
19. Actress Arthur : BEA
20. Thrifty one : SAVER
21. Money for Loren : LIRE
22. Warning : ALERT
24. Letter opener : SIRS
25. Hebrew judge : ELI
26. Public disgrace : SCANDAL
28. Chemical suffix : ASE
29. Spreads lavishly : SLATHERS
31. ___ Pàtos, Cypriot town : NEA
33. Taste or smell : SENSATE
34. Thin plates : LAMINAE
38. Arafat's gp. : PLO
39. Harsh or severe : RIGOROUS
40. Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du ___" : MAL
43. Vivify : ENLIVEN
45. Time-zone abbr. : MST
46. Trip for Tacitus : ITER
48. One of the lotophagi : EATER
49. Mulberry-bark cloth : TAPA
50. Atypical : NOVEL
52. Major, in music : DUR
53. C.P.A.'s task : AUDIT
54. Large snake : ANACONDA
56. Edit films : SPLICE
57. Guard : SENTINEL
58. Mixes a salad : TOSSES
59. Pitting devices : STONERS
60. What marks fall for : SCAMS
1. Morning assembly call : REVEILLE
2. Of beekeeping : APIARIAN
3. Frighten : SCARE
4. Light slaps : PATS
5. Sault ___ Marie : STE
6. Tips to one side : CAREENS
7. On the jet : ABOARD
8. Pleased producer's placard : SRO
9. Glaswegians' headgear : TAMS
10. "I Get ___," 1951 song : IDEAS
11. Where Daugavpils is : LATVIA
12. Goes inside : ENTERS
13. Unfortunate : HAPLESS
15. Very short : TERSE
19. Sound loudly : BLARE
22. Element in nail-polish remover : ACETONE
23. Passerine bird : TANAGER
26. Fissile rock : SHALE
27. Drop flavor : LEMON
30. Recipe abbr. : TSP
32. Bring into the open : AIR
34. It gets the wurst : LIVER
35. Vagrancy : NOMADISM
36. Aegis : AUSPICES
37. Large land holdings : ESTATES
39. Ceremonies : RITUALS
40. Uruguayan resort town : MINAS
41. Makes reparation : ATONES
42. Oscar ___, memorable pianist : LEVANT
44. Roofer's need : LADDER
47. Right-hand page : RECTO
49. Okla. oil center : TULSA
51. Cut of pork : LOIN
53. N.T. book : APOC
55. Pisa-to-Verona dir. : NNE
56. Kin of aves. : STS

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