New York Times, Friday, January 16, 1987

Author: Jones
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cottonwood : ALAMO
6. Produced and deposited, as an egg : LAID
10. Flatfish : SOLE
14. Khartoum is its capital : SUDAN
15. Mrs. Stengel : EDNA
16. Verve : ELAN
17. River to the Columbia : SNAKE
18. Affirm : AVER
19. Sell : VEND
20. Subdued : TAMED
21. "___, and pursue it": Psalm 34:14 : SEEKPEACE
23. Doll type : PAPER
25. Merited : EARNED
26. Cheap whisky : REDEYE
29. Classify : SORT
31. A Met score : ARIA
32. Flush : EVEN
34. Burst of activity : SPASM
39. Symbol of flatness : PANCAKE
41. Outfit for a neonate : LAYETTE
43. Awry : ASKEW
44. Terrier : SKYE
46. Comic King : ALAN
47. "Vissi d'___," Puccini air : ARTE
49. Narrate : RECITE
51. Stern man in a shell : STROKE
55. School for Pierre : ECOLE
57. Calumet : PEACEPIPE
59. Tryon's "The ___" : OTHER
63. River in N. Ireland : ERNE
64. Wodan, to a Viking : ODIN
65. Soft, to Solti : PIANO
66. Locale : AREA
67. Schism : RENT
68. Irish patriot : EMMET
69. Sharp : KEEN
70. Curlicues, in writing : TAGS
71. Poet Lizette ___ : REESE
1. V.I.P.'s helper : ASST
2. Hawaiian foreman : LUNA
3. Furniture style : ADAM
4. Thackeray name : MAKEPEACE
5. "___ at a Time," TV sitcom : ONEDAY
6. Realty document : LEASE
7. Opposed : ADVERSE
8. Arrow poison : INEE
9. "Now is come a ___ day": Shelley : DARKER
10. Cut : SEVER
11. City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
12. Kind of corporal : LANCE
13. Over : ENDED
22. Fall guy : PATSY
24. Coup d'oeil's cousin : PEEK
26. ___ Nui (Easter Island) : RAPA
27. Time periods : ERAS
28. Beanie : DINK
30. "It's ___ Love," Beatles song : ONLY
33. Tattersall garment : VEST
35. Halcyon period : PEACETIME
36. "Volsunga Saga" monarch : ATLI
37. R.b.i. is one : STAT
38. Word on a wall : MENE
40. Vigilant : AWAKE
42. Space preceder : AERO
45. Custody : KEEPING
48. On-dit : REPORT
50. Runaway : ELOPER
51. Verbalize : SPEAK
52. Pomme de ___ : TERRE
53. Rajah's spouse : RANEE
54. Singer Billy ___ : OCEAN
56. Small change : CENTS
58. Conceit : IDEA
60. Harness part : HAME
61. Chemical suffixes : ENES
62. Sound of the surf : ROTE

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