New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1988

Author: Arthur S. Verdesca
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: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
Arthur S. Verdesca has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Ness : CAPE
5. Deck post : BITT
9. Lock of hair : TRESS
14. Cupid : AMOR
15. Ancestor of the Edomites : ESAU
16. Dull : UNAPT
17. Yokel : LOUT
18. Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
19. ___ aves (kin of 41 Across) : RARAE
20. July 4 explosive : FIRECRACKER
23. Due follower : TRE
24. Dream inits. : REM
25. Lower : NETHER
27. Ship's cable : HAWSER
31. Base : BOTTOM
33. Mother's brother, e.g. : ENATE
34. Whimper : PULE
35. Where 20th-cen. painters hang out? : MOMA
38. Surf sound : ROTE
39. Czech money : HALER
40. Declare : AVER
41. Lollapalooza : ONER
42. Early Greek expeditionary ship : ARGO
43. Mr. T et al. : ATEAM
44. Call it quits : RETIRE
46. Sharp : THORNY
47. Meaning : IMPORT
49. Altar on high : ARA
50. Impair : MAR
51. Meteorologist's or motorist's concern : AIRPRESSURE
58. Eschew : AVOID
60. Olive genus : OLEA
61. "You'll Never ___," 1943 song : KNOW
62. Mineral-containing stone : GEODE
63. Habituated : WONT
64. Trifling : IDLE
65. Hell, to Henri : ENFER
66. Dominion : SWAY
67. Activist : DOER
1. Young hippo : CALF
2. Help! in Angers : AMOI
3. Serve tea : POUR
4. Art Deco designer : ERTE
5. Safari participant : BEARER
6. All Moslems : ISLAM
7. Useful mineral : TALC
8. Protruding tooth : TUSK
9. Tank top : TURRET
10. Genetic inits. : RNA
11. Bulldozer : EARTHMOVER
12. Exempt : SPARE
13. Manage : STEER
21. Canadian Indian : CREE
22. Insert : ENTER
26. Shade of red : TOMATO
27. Poor boy : HERO
28. Later : ANON
29. British raincoat : WATERPROOF
30. Hi-fi's successor : STEREO
31. Protrude : BULGE
32. TV backdrop : OLEO
34. Young salmon : PARR
36. Penurious : MEAN
37. Host : ARMY
39. Site of Cayes and Gonaïves : HAITI
43. Cries of triumph : AHAS
45. Wall Street figure : TRADER
46. Compact : TREATY
47. Copy : IMAGE
48. Expert : MAVEN
49. Hippodrome : ARENA
52. Dust-ups : ROWS
53. Snow clearer : PLOW
54. Sideslip : SKID
55. Loosen a knot : UNDO
56. Function : ROLE
57. Wide-mouthed pitcher : EWER
59. European food fish : IDE

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