New York Times, Monday, January 5, 1987

Author:Burns
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Burns has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Popular TV war sitcom : MASH
5. Nose-bag filler : OATS
9. Golden Gloves contests : BOUTS
14. Treaty associate : ALLY
15. Early stringed instrument : VIOL
16. Golf "army" leader : ARNIE
17. Seated upon : ATOP
18. Writer Lazarus : EMMA
19. Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
20. First U.S.-born saint : MOTHERSETON
23. Showed the way : LED
24. Wing : ELL
25. Public outburst : SCENE
27. Silent-screen superstar : SWANSON
31. Found treasure : TROVE
33. National sports org. : AAU
34. Tennyson's Arden : ENOCH
37. Downright : STARK
39. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
41. Thin cooked cereal : GRUEL
43. O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
44. "Toys in the ___," Hellman play : ATTIC
46. Parisian mothers : MERES
48. Longing for Japanese money? : YEN
49. Farm storage structures : SILOS
51. Weight added for stability : BALLAST
53. Anglo-Saxon slaves : ESNES
55. "Life With Father" author : DAY
56. Provide weapons : ARM
58. G. K. Chesterton's clerical sleuth : FATHERBROWN
64. ___ and desist : CEASE
66. Make over : REDO
67. "Dies ___" : IRAE
68. Less exciting : TAMER
69. Seed covering : ARIL
70. Walking stick : CANE
71. Pours forth : SPEWS
72. Go out with : DATE
73. Coaster : SLED
1. Royal form of address : MAAM
2. Singing voice : ALTO
3. Position : SLOT
4. Punctuation mark : HYPHEN
5. Too lengthy : OVERLONG
6. Intentions : AIMS
7. Large volume : TOME
8. Wood strips : SLATS
9. Gonfalons : BANNERS
10. "___ pro nobis" : ORA
11. Chekhov play: 1899 : UNCLEVANYA
12. Become fatigued : TIRE
13. Cardamom or sesame : SEED
21. Otherwise : ELSE
22. Nov. preceder : OCT
26. Part of N.B. : NOTA
27. Heroic prose tale : SAGA
28. Delays : WAITS
29. Rosalind Russell title role : AUNTIEMAME
30. Criterion : NORM
32. Cousins of fish hawks : ERNES
35. Minnesota Fats implement : CUE
36. Marjoram, e.g. : HERB
38. "Critique of Pure Reason" author : KANT
40. Feels under the weather : AILS
42. Starring part : LEADROLE
45. Bestows upon : CONFERS
47. House foundation : SLAB
50. R. Carson subject : SEA
52. Ira Gershwin forte : LYRICS
54. Fine violin, for short : STRAD
56. Takes measures : ACTS
57. Gather in : REAP
59. Wife of Zeus : HERA
60. Redact : EDIT
61. Kind of history : ORAL
62. Slack off : WANE
63. Indigence : NEED
65. Ply a needle : SEW

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