New York Times, Thursday, January 22, 1987

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Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across Down
1. Bex and Dax : SPAS
5. Hi, in Hilo : ALOHA
10. Baker-Charlie precursor : ABLE
14. Expletive : OATH
15. Recorder : NOTER
16. Type of deck : POOP
17. Pirate : FREEBOOTER
19. Sit : POSE
20. Rose-arbor structure : TRELLIS
21. Chemist's measurer : PIPETTE
23. Freight unit : TON
24. Meat for noisettes : VEAL
25. Castoffs : REJECTS
29. Cash in on an investment : REALIZE
32. Bridge master Sharif : OMAR
33. Developers' interests : SITES
35. Cicatrix : SCAR
36. Flick : PIC
37. Make a knight : DUB
38. Kith's companion : KIN
39. Wearers of teeth : ELKS
41. Sire : BEGET
43. Rouge et Noire : MERS
44. Parliamentary events : DEBATES
46. Minnelli-Grey film : CABARET
48. Imperfect circle : OVAL
49. Thrash : TAN
50. Russian vehicles : TROIKAS
53. Waltz king : STRAUSS
57. Pictorial presswork : ROTO
58. Speak-easy supplier : BOOTLEGGER
60. Topping : OVER
61. Pop song of Pop's day : OLDIE
62. Radius neighbor : ULNA
63. Weems and Williams : TEDS
64. Sounds from a pride : ROARS
65. Eyots : AITS
1. Flabby : SOFT
2. Skegger : PARR
3. Fit to ___ : ATEE
4. Cover : SHELTER
5. Oils, ecclesiastically : ANOINTS
6. French battle site: 1915 : LOOS
7. Polo Grounds hero : OTT
8. Dickens villain : HEEP
9. Gets to Kennedy : ARRIVES
10. A court : APPEALS
11. Subservient one : BOOTLICKER
12. Misplaced : LOST
13. Foil's relative : EPEE
18. Common-interest group : BLOC
22. Coal size : PEA
25. Bound : ROPED
26. Sociologist Durkheim : EMILE
27. Shod like some fishermen : JACKBOOTED
28. A dodecahedron has 12 : SIDES
29. Ancient instrument : REBEC
30. Kinshasa is its capital : ZAIRE
31. Sculptor-playwright Barlach : ERNST
34. Pull hard : TUG
40. Redeemers : SAVIORS
41. Excoriate verbally : BELABOR
42. Squeals : TATTLES
43. Nicaragua's capital : MANAGUA
45. "We'll ___ a cup . . . ": Burns : TAK
47. Uncover : BARE
50. Pony : TROT
51. Spatiate : ROVE
52. Unaccompanied : SOLO
53. Ado : STIR
54. Jamaican fruit : UGLI
55. Mailed : SENT
56. Madrid Mmes. : SRAS
59. Harem room : ODA

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