New York Times, Saturday, January 24, 1987

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Brace : SHORE
6. Packet, e.g. : SHIP
10. Attend : HEED
14. Kind of intelligence : NAVAL
15. Rent : TORE
16. Capp of comics : ANDY
17. Spiel : ORATE
18. Conductor : ELECTRODE
20. Old word of woe : WELLAWAY
22. Spot for the early Mets : CELLAR
23. Article : ITEM
24. A condiment in Calabria : SALE
25. Architectural band : TAENIA
28. What stuffed shirts stand on : CEREMONY
32. Next up : ONDECK
33. Big African antelope : ORYX
34. He wrote "The Assignation" : POE
35. Bit of candy : KISS
36. Andress film: 1965 : SHE
37. Leningrad's river : NEVA
38. Compass dir. : ESE
39. One of the Aleutians : ATKA
41. Cordwood measures : STERES
43. A mistress of Charles II : NELLGWYN
45. Shade of blue : COBALT
46. Diva Mills : ERIE
47. ___ grapes : SOUR
48. Pollen container : ANTHER
51. Evaluate : APPRAISE
55. St. Teresa was one : CARMELITE
57. Danube, to Caesar : ISTER
58. Sortita, e.g. : ARIA
59. Black : EBON
60. Pelts : SKINS
61. Consign to the Devil : DAMN
62. Prohibition : DONT
63. Flavor : TASTE
1. Author C. P. ___ : SNOW
2. Jack rabbit, e.g. : HARE
3. Ellipse : OVAL
4. Cross-ropes on vessels' shrouds : RATLINES
5. School of Greek philosophers : ELEATIC
6. A means of power : STEAM
7. Sacred : HOLY
8. Rage : IRE
9. Nocturnal piglike animal : PECCARY
10. Site of the famed Apollo Theatre : HARLEM
11. Chemical compound : ENOL
12. Mussolini's daughter : EDDA
13. "Your Erroneous Zones" author : DYER
19. Communication service : TELEX
21. Phthisical : WEAK
24. Hebrew vowel point : SERE
25. Sign : TOKEN
26. Aromatic herb : ANISE
27. Lincoln's late cousin : EDSEL
28. He wrote "Gambling": 1929 : COHAN
29. " . . . Mahagonny" is one : OPERA
30. Stone ware : NOVEL
31. Leavening : YEAST
36. One of the Inner Hebrides : SKYE
37. Home of the Cornhuskers : NEBRASKA
39. Concur : AGREE
40. Rapidly rotated : TWIRLED
41. Old English bard : SCOP
42. Cook customer : TOURIST
44. ___ Caves, Nev. : LEHMAN
47. Exhausted : SPENT
48. Pt. of U.S.M.A. : ACAD
49. Old capital of Japan : NARA
50. Purfle : TRIM
51. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
52. "___ to laugh": Pinero : ITIS
53. Remitted : SENT
54. Gaelic : ERSE
56. Nigerian people : IBO

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