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New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 1988

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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C
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R
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D
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S
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N
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K
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,960
Across
1
Deck unit : CARD
5
Without : SANS
9
O.T. book : OBAD
13
Melville work : OMOO
14
Stuff : CRAM
15
"Symposium" author : PLATO
16
Bunk : MOONSHINE
18
Spartan serf : HELOT
19
Clever : ASTUTE
20
Kit's partner : CABOODLE
22
Bull : TOMMYROT
24
Days of yore, of yore : ELD
25
Alien in a sitcom : ALF
28
Minute : WEE
29
A beast of the chase : BOAR
31
Skirmish : MELEE
33
Outgrowth : LIMB
36
Minn. neighbor : NDAK
39
Ellipsoid : OVAL
40
Hokum : HOOEY
41
French department : TARN
42
Worn-out horses : RIPS
43
Designer Fogarty : ANNE
44
Dance spot, for short : DISCO
45
"___ Souls": Gogol : DEAD
47
School subj. : SCI
49
Gee opposite : HAW
50
Fuss : ADO
52
Applesauce : FALDERAL
56
Drumbeater : PROMOTER
58
Characteristic auras : AROMAS
62
De Mille–Copland ballet : RODEO
63
Horsefeathers : POPPYCOCK
65
Estuary : INLET
66
Cannonballed : TORE
67
Cows, formerly : KINE
68
Emblem of Wales : LEEK
69
Footless : APOD
70
Tons : SLEW
Down
1
Stupor : COMA
2
___ Jacobs (Danny Thomas) : AMOS
3
Type of canal : ROOT
4
Bake-shop offering : DONUT
5
Contrive : SCHEME
6
"Exodus" character : ARI
7
Cartoonist Bushmiller's strip : NANCY
8
Vilify : SMEAR
9
Dairy-department item : OLEO
10
Bosh : BALDERDASH
11
Maldives unit : ATOLL
12
Was weak-minded : DOTED
15
Snap : PHOTO
17
"The Minister's Wooing" writer : STOWE
21
Billy carrier : BOBBY
23
Juicy fruit : MELON
25
___ patriae : AMOR
26
Clothier Strauss : LEVI
27
Baloney : FLAPDOODLE
30
Missile or tank starter : ANTI
32
"What ___ is new?" : ELSE
34
Drama by Euripides : ION
35
Reagan's Attorney General : MEESE
37
Spanish chest : ARCA
38
___-nothing (ignoramus) : KNOW
40
Attacked : HADAT
44
Frank product : DIARY
46
In progress : AFOOT
48
Made the hair curly : CRAPED
50
Millay's "Second ___" : APRIL
51
Parasite : DRONE
53
Greek coins : LEPTA
54
Flag : DROOP
55
Canal sights : LOCKS
57
Far from aggressive : MEEK
59
Drudgery : MOIL
60
Rosacea : ACNE
61
Slanting : SKEW
64
King or Court status : PRO

Answer summary: 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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