New York Times, Friday, September 9, 1988

Author:Jesse Roarke
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Set firmly : POSIT
6. Architectural feature : DOME
10. Wrap, as a mummy : CERE
14. Like the Ancient Mariner : ALONE
15. Wild goat of Asia Minor : IBEX
16. Cilium : HAIR
17. Order : CLASS
18. Desperate : DIRE
19. Pisa's river : ARNO
20. Sibelius's "___ Suite" : KARELIA
22. Berlin's namesakes : IRVINGS
24. Walrus's interlocutor : CARPENTER
26. Close : SHUT
29. Lhasa ___ (Tibetan dog) : APSO
30. Final state of 4 Down : IMAGO
34. Cosset : PET
35. Military vehicle : JEEP
36. Pilsener, e.g. : LAGER
37. Port of N Chile : ARICA
39. Old dress : RAG
41. Bomber ___ Gay : ENOLA
42. Mexican snacks : TACOS
43. Sort of sortie : RAID
45. Musical dir. : RIT
46. Actor Terence ___ : STAMP
47. Of the ear : OTIC
48. Miami's county : DADE
49. Musician's timer : METRONOME
52. Island off Sonora : TIBURON
55. Breathing tube : SNORKEL
59. ___ St. Lawrence, G.B.S.'s home : AYOT
60. Wine valley : NAPA
62. City on the Nile : CAIRO
63. Destiny of the boll : BALE
64. Ornamental case : ETUI
65. ___ Kush, Asian range : HINDU
66. Nurtured : BRED
67. Tear : REND
68. "___ purs . . . ": Gounod aria : ANGES
1. Ice or six follower : PACK
2. Large ceramic pot : OLLA
3. Fly high : SOAR
4. Arthropod : INSECT
5. Inventor Nikola : TESLA
6. Small grebe : DIDAPPER
7. Sendai sash : OBI
8. Choice breed of sheep : MERINO
9. Put forth effort : EXERT
10. Moderator : CHAIRMAN
11. Deserve : EARN
12. Call : RING
13. A son of Aphrodite : EROS
21. Passions, to Pliny : IRAE
23. Obscured : VEILED
25. Grass for cordage : ESPARTO
26. Items in a toff's attire : SPATS
27. Afghan city : HERAT
28. Neighbor of Carthage : UTICA
31. Polis meeting place : AGORA
32. Frozen : GELID
33. Hold forth : ORATE
35. Manhattan College student : JASPER
38. Altered, as a metal : COMMUTED
40. Contradicted : GAINSAID
44. Giotto fresco, e.g : ICON
47. Elaborately embellished : ORNATE
48. Painter André ___ : DERAIN
50. Coloring solution : TONER
51. Choice coffee : MOCHA
52. He wrote "The Rosary in Rhyme" : TABB
53. Jewish month : IYAR
54. Trunk or clay : BOLE
56. Director Vidor : KING
57. Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
58. Gehrig and Piniella : LOUS
61. Word play : PUN

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