New York Times, Friday, January 23, 1987

Author: Joel D. Lafargue
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0
Joel D. Lafargue has 51 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Attention-getters : AHEMS
6. His pad's the pond, at times : TOAD
10. Walker's putdown? : FOOT
14. La. feature : BAYOU
15. Enough, often : ONCE
16. Ray of the screen : ALDO
17. Rink peeper? : CHEEPSKATE
19. Beatty-Keaton film : REDS
20. June celebrity : DAD
21. "Annabel Lee" poet : POE
22. Trophy won seven times by Gretzky : ARTROSS
24. Carter U.N. man : YOUNG
26. Popeye's laugh : ARF
27. Grip tightly : CLASP
29. Milieu : AMBIENCE
34. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
35. Sci-fi film of '58, with "The" : BLOB
36. Cat's-paw : TOOL
37. Lofty goal : PEAK
38. "Three to get ___" : READY
39. Collinsworth of the grid : CRIS
40. Compos mentis : SANE
41. Hash-house sign : EATS
42. Macbeth title : THANE
43. Double-___ (term of two meanings) : ENTENDRE
45. Author Utley : FREDA
46. School of seals : POD
47. Bitter : ACRID
49. Moderately slow, to Mozart : ANDANTE
53. Hosp. recording : EEG
54. 1,101, to Cato : MCI
57. This may be proper : NOUN
58. Trendy sentry? : AVANTGUARD
61. Honky-___ : TONK
62. ___ up (confined) : PENT
63. A Lauder : ESTEE
64. Pitch black : INKY
65. Closes : ENDS
66. Price list : RATES
1. Start of a tot's chant : ABCD
2. Music to Skelton's ears : HAHA
3. Observed : EYED
4. Country-western star Bandy : MOE
5. Verb for a hypothesis : SUPPOSE
6. Commuter's coin : TOKEN
7. Stop ___ dime : ONA
8. Meeting minutes : ACTA
9. Advice-giving ruminant? : DEERABBY
10. Jamie got the paper? : FARRFETCHED
11. Sub in a tub : OLEO
12. 3 to 1, e.g. : ODDS
13. Hurl : TOSS
18. Winter lunch choice : SOUP
23. Bi-, plus one : TRI
24. Northern escapades? : YANKEEPANKY
25. Pygmalion's statue : GALATEA
27. Immaculate : CLEAN
28. Inclined : LEANT
30. Soho swingers : MODS
31. Air-defense org. : NORAD
32. "To ___ phrase" : COINA
33. Otherwise : ELSE
34. Concha, in architecture : APSE
35. Super Bowl XX athlete : BEAR
38. Foxx holdup? : REDDTAPE
42. Roy Rogers's steed : TRIGGER
44. Pierre's prohibition : NON
45. Guitar part : FRET
48. These once depicted an Indian : CENTS
49. Oppositionist : ANTI
50. Daily palindrome : NOON
51. Easy basket : DUNK
52. Regular : EVEN
54. Houston of TV : MATT
55. Assiniboia native : CREE
56. Fish that are dated? : IDES
59. Furthermore : AND
60. "Birthplace" of songdom : USA

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