New York Times, Tuesday, January 20, 1987

Author: Nancy McCarthy
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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Across Down
1. Transports : SHIPS
6. Noted dieter James ___ : COCO
10. Grouper : MERO
14. Slangily licit : LEGIT
15. Queued up : AROW
16. Cay : ILOT
17. Contest scene : ARENA
18. Steeple swinger : BELL
19. Italian coin : LIRA
20. Grinder of a sort : WATERMILL
22. Change : ALTER
23. Laurel or Smith : STAN
24. Method of transmutation : ALCHEMY
26. Caledonian cap : TAM
29. Fleur-de-___ : LYS
30. Bye-bye : TATA
31. Gift to influence : BRIBE
33. Came on like Casanova : ROMANCED
37. Karenina or Christie : ANNA
38. German novelist: 1837-98 : EBERS
40. Peace advocate : DOVE
41. Mexican livestock-farm owner : RANCHERO
43. Savory jelly : ASPIC
44. Metric measure, for short : KILO
45. Actor Chaney : LON
47. Certain club member : ELK
48. Last at Belmont Park : SLOWEST
51. Pelvic bones : ILIA
53. Soft drinks : COLAS
54. Returns, in a way : HANDSBACK
59. Mine access : ADIT
60. Flex : BEND
61. Ingested : EATEN
62. Dream, in Dijon : REVE
63. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
64. Place for an élève : ECOLE
65. River to the North Sea : YSER
66. Org. : ASSN
67. Alighieri : DANTE
1. Chopped cabbage : SLAW
2. Olympus dweller : HERA
3. "___ a Kick . . . " : IGET
4. Aches : PINES
5. Shock : STARTLE
6. Staterooms : CABINS
7. City on the Oka : OREL
8. Compiler : COLLATOR
9. Screech or hoot follower : OWL
10. Foundry workers : MILLHANDS
11. Finest : ELITE
12. Composer Ned : ROREM
13. Eared seal : OTARY
21. Has permission : MAY
22. Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
25. Hoods' flights : LAMS
26. Skier's lift : TBAR
27. Writer Bontemps : ARNA
28. Gopher State: Abbr. : MINN
32. Retreat from a stand taken : BACKWATER
33. Antique auto : REO
34. Deal with trouble : COPE
35. Wicked : EVIL
36. Array : DECK
38. Sniggler's prey : EELS
39. Arness and Graves, e.g. : BROTHERS
42. Scurries : HIES
43. Fragrant ovule : ANISEED
45. Thespian Hal : LINDEN
46. Long in the tooth : OLD
48. Hair-raising : SCARY
49. Mineral veins : LODES
50. Oil source : OLIVE
52. Manila hemp : ABACA
55. Soldier and carpenter : ANTS
56. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
57. Prehistoric stone implement : CELT
58. Genu : KNEE
60. Whiffenpoof cry : BAA

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