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Tom Underhill
Tom Underhill

New York Times, Thursday, February 18, 1988

Author:
Tom W. Underhill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Tom Underhill has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,981
Across
1
Lettuce type : BIBB
5
Soap plant : AMOLE
10
Earp weapon : COLT
14
Celebes ox : ANOA
15
Stuffed : SATED
16
Cosmetic ingredient : ALOE
17
Mencken quote: Part I : ANYHOWTHEHOLEIN
20
Draft agcy. : SSS
21
Pan invented by Barrie : PETER
22
Redford is one : BLOND
23
Farm equipment : BALER
24
Diminutive suffix : ULE
25
Happens : BEFALLS
28
Handled a lacrosse ball : CRADLED
32
Roman way : ITER
33
Bounders : CADS
34
Stop ___ dime : ONA
35
Quote: Part II : THEDOUGHNUTISAT
40
British ref. book : OED
41
An Algonquian : CREE
42
Network of nerves : RETE
43
Squash : FLATTEN
45
Scorpio's heart : ANTARES
48
Hairpiece : RAT
49
Germ cell : SPORE
50
Capital of Jordan : AMMAN
53
Composer Erik : SATIE
54
Warbucks's friend, with "The" : ASP
57
End of quote : LEASTDIGESTIBLE
60
One of three B's : BACH
61
Delusion's partner : SNARE
62
Swill : SLOP
63
Loom part : SLEY
64
Unit : MONAD
65
Yorkshire river : TEES
Down
1
Duo before "black sheep" : BAAS
2
Khans : INNS
3
End products of snips, snails and certain tails : BOYS
4
A word from Marley's partner : BAH
5
Too : ASWELL
6
Dull surfaces : MATTES
7
"The ___," Tryon novel : OTHER
8
Lascivious look : LEER
9
Old English letter : EDH
10
Saw at poker : CALLED
11
Airplane's ___ strut : OLEO
12
Cut of meat : LOIN
13
Care for : TEND
18
Translucent silica : OPAL
19
Khakass, for one : OBLAST
23
Avon resident : BARD
24
An official language of Pakistan : URDU
25
"With a little ___ luck" : BITOF
26
A Barrymore : ETHEL
27
"___ cold and starve a fever" : FEEDA
28
Fire : CAN
29
Born follower : LOSER
30
Growing out : ENATE
31
Oasis products : DATES
33
Young Fidel's pal : CHE
36
Navigation instrument : OCTANT
37
Chemical suffix replaced by ide : URET
38
D.D.E. in W.W. II : GEN
39
Dies ___ : IRAE
44
Like many tabloids : TRASHY
45
Wingless female aphid : APTERA
46
Spread a rumor : NOISED
47
Waste allowance : TRET
49
"Bonjour Tristesse" author : SAGAN
50
Clerical garb : ALBS
51
Word after corn or oat : MEAL
52
Medieval weapon : MACE
53
Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
54
Elba reversal : ABLE
55
Kind of gin : SLOE
56
___ up (invigorates) : PEPS
58
Mil. decoration : DSM
59
Adherent : IST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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