New York Times, Thursday, September 29, 1988

Author:S. E. Wilkinson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 357 (avg 1.89)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
S. E. Wilkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Defense method : JUDO
5. Cut capers : FRISK
10. Wharf : QUAY
14. "On the land ___ the sea" : ASON
15. Play girl : ANNIE
16. Biblical preposition : UNTO
17. JACK : RECEPTACLE
19. "An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
20. Granada gold : ORO
21. "Scarface" star : ALPACINO
23. Stop transmitting : SIGNOFF
27. Flatboats : ARKS
28. "___ Apart," Frost poem : AMOOD
29. Sternward : ABAFT
32. Israeli Chief of Staff: 1974 : GUR
35. Made a web : SPUN
36. Standoffish : FROSTY
37. Nice one : UNE
38. Hospital ship : HOPE
39. "___, thou art sick": Blake : OROSE
40. Jazz trumpeter Al : HIRT
41. Botanist Gray : ASA
42. A metalworker : BRAZER
43. On the Black : ASEA
44. Hankering : YEN
45. Palette pigment : OCHER
46. Grating sound : CREAK
47. Drop off : DOZE
49. Silly talk : TWADDLE
51. Old mild oath : GADZOOKS
55. Intoxicant in liq. : ALC
56. Complete : ATOZ
57. BILL : PAPERMONEY
62. Notation on a ticket : ROWI
63. Dodge : EVADE
64. Tick off : RILE
65. Pelagic predator : ERNE
66. Theme of this puzzle : NAMES
67. Way out : EXIT
1. Shake up : JAR
2. Purpose : USE
3. Bandleader Severinsen : DOC
4. Basketball defense : ONEONONE
5. Live off the ___ the land : FATOF
6. Cell letters : RNA
7. Quechua : INCA
8. Threshold : SILL
9. HARRY : KEEPAFTER
10. Mountebank : QUACK
11. FRANK : UNDISGUISED
12. ___ impasse : ATAN
13. Cellist Ma : YOYO
18. Cow poke? : PROD
22. Pseudoesthetic : ARTY
23. Glide : SASHAY
24. Barge in : IMPOSE
25. BOB : GOUPANDDOWN
26. Actress Fawcett : FARRAH
30. Hooch : BOOZE
31. Maintain : ASSERT
33. Delusory : UNREAL
34. One more try on a set : RETAKE
36. JIMMY : FORCEOPEN
40. Uncompromising : HARDCORE
42. Big, stupid guy : BOZO
46. Collected : CALM
48. A memorable Nelson : OZZIE
50. Merchandise : WARES
51. ___ du Nord, Parisian depot : GARE
52. Suffix with liquid : ATOR
53. Pepper plant : KAVA
54. Canned meat : SPAM
58. Dutch commune : EDE
59. Nope : NIX
60. Wallach or Whitney : ELI
61. Even though : YET

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