New York Times, Monday, September 26, 1988

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Untidy person : SLOB
5. Lessen : ABATE
10. Beer ingredients : HOPS
14. "Just in ___," 1956 song : TIME
15. Bundle binder : BALER
16. Malefic : EVIL
17. Canal or lake : ERIE
18. Weasel relative : OTTER
19. Neck part : NAPE
20. Floyd of boxing fame : PATTERSON
22. Loafed : IDLED
23. Was in session : SAT
24. Ancient times : YORE
26. ___ Moines : DES
29. Actress Miles from Okla. : VERA
32. Courage : NERVE
35. Preposterous : INCREDIBLE
38. Male parent : SIRE
40. Arose : STOOD
41. Also : TOO
42. Soft drinks : COLAS
43. Mint or sage, e.g. : HERB
44. Extravagance or abundance : LAVISHNESS
46. Superman Christopher : REEVE
48. Within: Comb. form : ENTO
49. Caddoan Indian : REE
50. Gamblers' paradise : RENO
52. Globe : ORB
54. Fritter away : WASTE
57. Eric of football fame : DICKERSON
63. Performs : ACTS
64. Revere : ADORE
65. Poker stake : ANTE
66. Andrews Sisters, e.g. : TRIO
67. Inhibit : DETER
68. Rods; heaters : GATS
69. Sea swallow : TERN
70. Pulls : DRAWS
71. Stain : SPOT
1. Pace : STEP
2. Italian monetary unit : LIRA
3. Leave out : OMIT
4. Red root vegetables : BEETS
5. Cut short aircraft flight : ABORTED
6. Nocturnal mammals : BATS
7. Low female voice : ALTO
8. Wee : TEENY
9. Do wrong : ERR
10. Rickey of baseball fame : HENDERSON
11. Elliptical : OVAL
12. Meerschaum, e.g. : PIPE
13. Snow vehicle : SLED
21. Having roof overhangs : EAVED
22. Wrath : IRE
25. Unit : ONE
26. Plate : DISH
27. Enroll : ENTER
28. Make points : SCORE
30. Moreno or Hayworth : RITA
31. Overhead : ABOVE
33. More repulsive : VILER
34. Expunge : ERASE
36. Oscar of basketball fame : ROBERTSON
37. Cut of meat : LOIN
39. "___ Quam Videri," N.C. motto : ESSE
42. Task : CHORE
44. Author Deighton : LEN
45. Furnace tenders : STOKERS
47. Victory sign : VEE
51. More unusual : ODDER
53. Boasts : BRAGS
54. Unit of electricity : WATT
55. Land measure : ACRE
56. Agitate : STIR
58. Ninth Greek letter : IOTA
59. Rowing team : CREW
60. Break suddenly : SNAP
61. ___ the Great, German king : OTTO
62. Cozy place : NEST
64. Combine in a sum : ADD

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