New York Times, Saturday, January 17, 1987

Author:Larry Goldhirsch
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q V X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Clunker : HEAP
5. Moslem prayer : SALAT
10. Clan man : SCOT
14. Integument : ARIL
15. Agave root : AMOLE
16. Alas, to Ovid : EHEU
17. Playwright Schary : DORE
18. Thaumaturgy : MAGIC
19. Alain ___ Lesage : RENE
20. Psychologist-TV notable : JOYCEBROTHERS
23. Clemens : TWAIN
24. Equal : MATCH
27. Nucleus : CADRE
30. Unclose, to Shakespeare : OPE
32. Trick ending : ERY
33. N.L. batting champ: 1966 : ALOU
34. Boil : SEETHE
37. Female sandpiper : REE
38. Blues singer-songwriter : BIGMAMATHORNTON
41. ___ emma (before noon in England) : ACK
42. Secure a plant again : REROOT
43. SE Kan. city : IOLA
44. Rest : LIE
45. Unser of baseball : DEL
46. Sexton and Edwards : ANNES
47. Spanish saint : SANTO
49. Buffalo hockey pro : SABRE
52. Editor-author : NORMANCOUSINS
58. "The People's Choice" deadpan dog : CLEO
60. Select portion : ELITE
61. Egyptian deity : PTAH
62. Druid, for one : CELT
63. Heron or ibis : WADER
64. Leak out : OOZE
65. Bludgeon, in Bristol : COSH
66. City on the Aire : LEEDS
67. Very, in Versailles : TRES
1. Moslem duty : HADJ
2. Suffix for switch : EROO
3. Like persiflage : AIRY
4. Guitarist's tool : PLECTRUM
5. Brazilian dance : SAMBA
6. "___ usque ad mare," Can. motto : AMARI
7. Computerist's access procedure : LOGON
8. Left the saddle : ALIT
9. Kind of sch. : TECH
10. Missionary on a 44¢ stamp : SERRA
11. Father Brown's creator : CHESTERTON
12. Wine: Comb. form : OEN
13. Calendar abbr. : TUE
21. Ma that says "maa" : EWE
22. Descendant of Fatima : EMEER
25. La. language : CREOLE
26. African carnivores : HYENAS
27. Juntas : CABALS
28. Alonso or Markova of ballet : ALICIA
29. Places for pooches : DOGKENNELS
30. Emperor who gave a hoot? : OTHO
31. Unit of illumination : PHOT
34. Barrie baddie : SMEE
35. Actor Holliman : EARL
36. W.W. II arena : ETO
39. Passion : ARDOR
40. Yarborough high card : NINESPOT
46. Indonesia's ___ Islands : ARU
48. It takes a pasting : TOOTH
49. Slyly malicious : SNIDE
50. Feigned : ACTED
51. Afrikaners : BOERS
53. Whimper : MEWL
54. Wings for Amor : ALAE
55. "Believe ___ Not" : ITOR
56. Headland : NAZE
57. Women : SHES
58. F.D.R. program : CCC
59. Regulus's home : LEO

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