New York Times, Friday, September 30, 1988

Author:Jeanne Wilson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Quick study? : CRAM
5. Minotaur's place : MAZE
9. N.M. art colony : TAOS
13. Oared : ROWED
15. Windmill sails : AWES
16. Chassis part : AXLE
17. "Mother ___," Kipling poem : OMINE
18. Chaney and pitcher Warnecke : LONS
19. Lecher's look : LEER
20. Humpty's big finish? : WALLFALL
22. "The ___ King" (Schubert art song) : ERL
24. Of Karnak's river : NILOTIC
25. Well-plumed heron : EGRET
29. Baseball's Slaughter : ENOS
30. Unrefined : RAW
32. Prejudiced : BIASED
33. Morning moisture : DEW
34. Code word for "A" : ABLE
35. Removes by dissolving : ELUTES
36. Barn dance? : STALLBALL
38. Mideast money : DINARS
41. Chip-on-the-shoulder word : DEFY
42. A hormone, for short : MSH
45. Edith's spouse : ARCHIE
46. Shortened road sign : SLO
47. Facts : DATA
48. Lucre : MOOLA
49. Airline "second banana" : COPILOT
51. Nanty-___, Pa. borough : GLO
53. Southern R.S.V.P.? : YALLCALL
54. "Un bel dì" is one : ARIA
57. Holier-___-thou : THAN
59. Practical : UTILE
60. Croissant : ROLL
61. Moss or Gary : HART
62. Nine daughters of Zeus : MUSES
63. Part of a univ. : COLL
64. Spread on bread : OLEO
65. "___ sana in corpore sano" : MENS
1. Topped, in a way : CROWNED
2. Lettuce variety : ROMAINE
3. "Stood Dido with ___ in her hand": Shak. : AWILLOW
4. Parks in Calif. and N.J. : MENLOS
5. Paging at an emporium? : MALLCALL
6. Over the hill, G.I. style : AWOL
7. Buddhism branch : ZEN
8. Being, in philosophy : ESSE
9. De Gaulle description? : TALLGAUL
10. Tree feller : AXE
11. Fronton shout : OLE
12. To be, in Barcelona : SER
14. Dexterous : DEFT
21. U.S.A.F. operations center : AIRBASE
23. Comedic actor from N.Y.C. : REILLY
26. Q–U connection : RST
27. Big Foot's width? : EEE
28. Grid scores : TDS
31. Fuses : WELDS
32. "It is better to ___ than . . . ": Stevenson : BEAFOOL
34. Of Roman rooms : ATRIAL
36. Mort's biting humor? : SAHLGALL
37. Singing discipline : BELCANTO
38. Beaver's business : DAM
39. Displaced persons' gp. : IRO
40. Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
42. Discomfort : MALAISE
43. German bakery item : STOLLEN
44. Like J.F.K. at his inauguration : HATLESS
47. Obiter ___ : DICTUM
50. Unwrinkled prune : PLUM
52. Galba's successor : OTHO
53. River on The Broads : YARE
54. Jumping spark : ARC
55. Aussie animal : ROO
56. Suffering from 42 Down : ILL
58. Actor Linden : HAL

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