New York Times, Monday, January 12, 1987

Author:Albert J. Klaus
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Box : SPAR
5. A Celt : GAEL
9. Coin originally called disme : DIME
13. Scarlett O'Hara's home : TARA
14. Old Norse poems : RUNES
16. ___ of March : IDES
17. Collar or jacket : ETON
18. Unit or tract follower : ARIAN
19. Melodies : AIRS
20. Song from "A Chorus Line" : WHATIDIDFORLOVE
23. Former French coin : SOU
24. Public vehicle : BUS
25. Sports enthusiast : FAN
28. Caustic remark : SARCASM
32. Depot on a RR : STA
35. Greek god of war : ARES
37. Saw or hammer : TOOL
38. A Philippine island : BATAN
40. Song identified with Ruth Etting : LOVEMEORLEAVEME
43. Odor : SMELL
44. British carbine : STEN
45. Region : AREA
46. Cereal spike : EAR
47. Serves : ATTENDS
50. Blunder : ERR
51. Fruit drink : ADE
52. Lubricant : OIL
54. First popular song that won an Emmy : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
63. Assert : AVER
64. Stock-exchange memberships : SEATS
65. Stumble : TRIP
66. Start of Caesar's message : VENI
67. Follow : ENSUE
68. Ireland, to 5 Across : EIRE
69. Poker stake : ANTE
70. Despot : TSAR
71. Rank : RATE
1. Fret : STEW
2. Trail : PATH
3. Venezuelan copper center : AROA
4. Is in a rage : RANTS
5. Receive a college degree : GRADUATE
6. Gold: Comb. form : AURI
7. Wife of Geraint : ENID
8. Sheet of paper : LEAF
9. Tunes in the radio : DIALS
10. One's own: Comb. form : IDIO
11. ___ Griffin, TV host : MERV
12. To be, to Tiberius : ESSE
15. Supercilious people : SNOBS
21. Large Hawaiian hawks : IOS
22. Cuban dance : RUMBA
25. Not true : FALSE
26. Fragrance : AROMA
27. At no time : NEVER
29. Perch : ROOST
30. Dance dip in Spain : CORTE
31. Ethan or Woody : ALLEN
32. Cubic meter : STERE
33. One who domesticates : TAMER
34. Close to, in poesy : ANEAR
36. Parisian's condiment : SEL
39. Actress Gardner : AVA
41. Rimsky-Korsakov opera : MLADA
42. One who sanctions : ENDORSER
48. Taut : TENSE
49. Title Churchill had : SIR
51. Eagle's nest : AERIE
53. Metric liquid measure : LITER
54. Molten rock : LAVA
55. Hot spot : OVEN
56. Air passage : VENT
57. Disfigurement on a car : DENT
58. Bulk : MASS
59. Polynesian spirit : ATUA
60. Operatic offering : ARIA
61. Encircled : GIRT
62. Fencing sword : EPEE

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