New York Times, Thursday, January 1, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
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. Berth on a Hawaiian train? : ALOHA
6. Chick chaser : SHOO
10. Meter man's offering : POEM
14. Little Joe plus three : SEVEN
15. Bobbin : PIRN
16. Craft that crossed through Clashing Rocks : ARGO
17. Totally naked : STARK
18. Indigo : ANIL
19. Jan. 1 drinks : NOGS
20. Revelers' song : AULDLANGSYNE
23. Soldiers busy on Jan. 1 : MPS
24. Meritorious birds : ERNES
25. Chan man : OLAND
29. Hun king : ATLI
30. Garfunkel : ART
32. Chief, in Calcutta : MIR
33. Musical-chairs prize : SEAT
36. This may be tight or loose : END
38. Prickly: Comb. form : ECHINO
40. " . . . out the ___": Tennyson : OLDRINGINTHENEW
43. Author Gordimer : NADINE
44. ___ diem : PER
45. Ship's off. : BOSN
46. Mischievous Olympian : ATE
47. East, in Berlin : OST
49. Bed of roses : EASE
51. Painter Odilon : REDON
53. Spokes : RADII
55. Ewe said it : BAA
58. Drink, in 20 Across : CUPOKINDNESS
61. Spelter : ZINC
64. Dawn, in Arles : AUBE
65. "Anna Karenina" character : LEVIN
66. Beige : ECRU
67. Bath and Baden-Baden : SPAS
68. Get around : EVADE
69. Letter starter : DEAR
70. Waldorf-Astoria muralist : SERT
71. More reasonable : SANER
1. Its capital is Gauhati : ASSAM
2. Slacken : LETUP
3. Race tracks : OVALS
4. Pack of camels : HERD
5. Bobby sock : ANKLET
6. Activity for Eads : SPANNING
7. Door part : HINGE
8. Bhubaneswar is its capital : ORISSA
9. Sole : ONLY
10. Jury : PANEL
11. Gold, in Peru : ORO
12. Ingredient of 19 Across : EGG
13. Dec. and Jan. : MOS
21. Francis and Dahl : ARLENES
22. Defile : NOTCH
26. Kind of acid : AMINO
27. Cubs and Mets : NINES
28. Inundate : DROWN
29. Longfellow town : ATRI
31. Instruct again : RETRAIN
33. Submarine finder : SONAR
34. Make happy : ELATE
35. Supplementary : ADDED
37. Skinny follower : DIP
39. Goddess of youth : HEBE
41. Turkish President: 1938-50 : INONU
42. Most penurious : NEEDIEST
48. They play : TROUPE
50. Moves sideways : SIDLES
52. Happen : OCCUR
54. Mogul emperor: 1556-1605 : AKBAR
55. Britain's Aneurin ___ : BEVAN
56. Coward's "To Step ___" : ASIDE
57. Actor from Kansas City : ASNER
59. Col : PASS
60. Leningrad's river : NEVA
61. John Bull's omega : ZED
62. Jan. 1 head-soother : ICE
63. Eagle of the 30's : NRA

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