New York Times, Monday, January 26, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Caesar or Waldorf : SALAD
6. Molten rock in the earth : MAGMA
11. Boone or Nixon : PAT
14. Opera part : SCENA
15. Register : ENROL
16. Ratite bird : EMU
17. Film in which Paul Newman played a detective : THEDROWNINGPOOL
20. What Othello did to Desdemona : STRANGLED
21. Part of ancient Asia Minor : IONIA
22. Gaelic : ERSE
23. Actor Cariou : LEN
24. Actress Lombard : CAROLE
28. Film with Newman as lawyer, with "The" : VERDICT
32. Unique persons : ONERS
33. Lock of hair : TRESS
35. Reo or Essex : CAR
36. Not in harmony : AJAR
37. Greenland air base : THULE
38. Snug : COSY
39. Policeman, to a hood : COP
40. Scent : AROMA
41. Lone Ranger's aide : TONTO
42. Film with Newman as pool shark, with "The" : HUSTLER
44. Unfasten : LOOSEN
45. Kind : ILK
46. Casino token : CHIP
48. Magna cum ___ : LAUDE
51. "'Mid ___ and palaces . . . ": Payne : PLEASURES
56. Film in which Newman gets revenge : ABSENCEOFMALICE
58. Digit : TOE
59. Large animal : BEAST
60. Metal mass : INGOT
61. Newman western : HUD
62. Symbols of bondage : YOKES
63. Bank offerings : LOANS
1. Concordes, e.g. : SSTS
2. Eight, in Essen : ACHT
3. Salacious look : LEER
4. Forever ___ day : ANDA
5. Weedy rye grasses : DARNELS
6. Whimpers : MEWLS
7. Year, in Annecy : ANNEE
8. Grating : GRID
9. "Hiroshima ___ Amour" : MON
10. North African port : ALGIERS
11. Oaxaca laborer : PEON
12. Mine, in Amiens : AMOI
13. City near Tolstoy's home : TULA
18. Folklore monster : OGRE
19. Walden, e.g. : POND
23. ___-majesté : LESE
24. Rockne was one : COACH
25. Pear type : ANJOU
26. Harvests : REAPS
27. Hockey great : ORR
28. Soft palates : VELA
29. Sacred pictures : ICONS
30. Hindu group : CASTE
31. Test, as a garment : TRYON
33. Son of Odin : THOR
34. Daiquiri base : RUM
37. Migration : TREK
38. Bill's partner : COO
40. High Commissioner for Egypt: 1919-25 : ALLENBY
41. Square-rigger feature : TOPSAIL
43. Companion of time : TIDE
44. Writer O'Flaherty : LIAM
46. Near : CLOSE
47. Weighs : HEFTS
48. Lattice part : LATH
49. "___ Ben Adhem": Hunt : ABOU
50. Employed : USED
51. Pikes ___ : PEAK
52. Of an armbone: Comb. form : ULNO
53. Latvian port : RIGA
54. Coll. course : ECON
55. Gels : SETS
57. Co. head : CEO

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