New York Times, Thursday, September 8, 1988

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0 Grid has super symmetry.
Lou Sabin has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Parties : FETES
6. A dollar in Kuwait : DINAR
11. ___ eggs : DEVILED
13. Cotton-wool fabric : SATINET
15. Middle Eastern state : EMIRATE
16. Church official : PRELATE
17. Nasty fellow : CAD
18. Moon of the comics : MULLINS
20. Water source : TAP
21. City in S France : ALES
23. Unites : PAIRS
24. Opening : PORE
25. Slow, to Muti : LENTO
27. ___ Chiang, Chinese writer : YEE
28. Dorian Gray's creator : WILDE
29. Library section : STACKS
31. Keglers' marks : SPARES
33. Haggard tale : SHE
34. Time frame : ERA
35. Site of Plato's Academy : ATHENS
38. Equestrian's pace : CANTER
41. Show disdain : SNEER
42. Brighton break : TEA
44. Ecological cycles : SERES
46. Mind : TEND
47. Do the honors, at dinner : CARVE
49. Computer feed : DATA
50. One-third of a wine : EST
51. Rutabagas : TURNIPS
53. Kin, for short : SIB
54. Whatnot : ETAGERE
56. Vacationer's delight : LEISURE
58. City in S Ariz. : NOGALES
59. More strict : SEVERER
60. Hews : FELLS
61. Did carpentry : SAWED
1. Brides, e.g. : FEMALES
2. Clear : EVIDENT
3. Shooting match, French style : TIR
4. Jack of movies and TV : ELAM
5. Arrangement : SETUP
6. Does hose repair : DARNS
7. Followers: Suffix : ITES
8. Zip : NIL
9. France of France : ANATOLE
10. Impedes : RETARDS
11. Transferred picture : DECAL
12. Holds off : DELAYS
13. Sights at Oxford : SPIRES
14. Brave's place : TEPEE
19. Links position : LIE
22. Hidden, as contraband : STASHED
24. Stolen : PIRATED
26. Pigment for Picasso : OCHER
28. Alerts : WARNS
30. Murray or Dryden : KEN
32. Pod unit : PEA
35. "___ robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANESTOF
36. Camp accommodations : TENTAGE
37. Ogles : STARES
38. Quibbles : CAVILS
39. Error indication : ERASURE
40. Sleeping : RETIRED
41. Dutch genre painter : STEEN
43. Shore flier : ERN
45. Tulwar : SABER
47. Parish priests, in Paris : CURES
48. Kin of fleurets : EPEES
51. Toxophilite William : TELL
52. Hindu deity : SIVA
55. Sal of songdom : GAL
57. Emulate Betsy Ross : SEW

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