New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 1987

Author: Eli Wesoff
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1
Eli Wesoff has 93 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Trevino, Watson et al. : PROS
5. Wading bird : STILT
10. Sunday event for some : MASS
14. Goddess of youth : HEBE
15. Baseball's Big or Little Poison : WANER
16. Writer Wiesel : ELIE
17. Via's kin : ITER
18. Get on a soapbox : ORATE
19. Certain facts : DATA
20. Tell it as it is : LAYITONTHELINE
23. Bean and Welles : ORSONS
24. Medical suffix : EMIA
25. Rock star : STING
28. Moss Hart autobiography : ACTONE
32. Short haircut : BOB
35. Part of 45 Across : EISENHOWER
37. ___ apple : ADAMS
40. Mongrel : CUR
41. Brought to bay : TREED
42. "It's Too Late" singing star : CAROLEKING
45. White House monogram : DDE
46. Certain laughers : HYENAS
47. Pentateuch : TORAH
50. Numeric prefix : OCTA
52. Eats away : ERODES
56. Treat : PICKUPTHECHECK
60. Unruffled : COOL
61. Island in the Firth of Clyde : ARRAN
62. Porridge pot : OLLA
63. "Battle Hymn . . . " composer : HOWE
64. Della from Detroit : REESE
65. Maine, e.g., to Pierre : ETAT
66. Word of regret : ALAS
67. Seaport in S Sweden : YSTAD
68. Blind follower : DATE
1. Van Dine's Vance : PHILO
2. Do a new paving job : RETAR
3. Carries out : OBEYS
4. Comics like Chaplin : SERIOS
5. Actress Kurtz : SWOOSIE
6. Mountain lake : TARN
7. ___ the beginning : INAT
8. River in Hades : LETHE
9. Surgeon of a kind : TREEMAN
10. Intercessor : MEDIATOR
11. Pres. Arthur's middle name : ALAN
12. Place : SITE
13. Coral or Red : SEA
21. Blaster's material : TNT
22. Illumination, in Bonn : LICHT
26. Sleuth Carter : NICK
27. Astronaut's garment : GSUIT
29. Was indebted : OWED
30. Poverty : NEED
31. Ground, in Berlin : ERDE
32. One of the B's : BACH
33. Singer Anita : ODAY
34. Uncovered : BARE
36. Cube inventor Rubik : ERNO
38. Glasses not worn by the masses : MONOCLES
39. Not taut : SLACK
43. Sea arm : ESTUARY
44. Made verdant : GREENED
48. Part of a circle : ARC
49. Emulated Santa : HOHOED
51. After, in Arles : APRES
53. Fourth Greek letter : DELTA
54. Ostentatious display : ECLAT
55. Ape Hans Brinker : SKATE
56. Anagram for loop : POOL
57. Hawkeye State : IOWA
58. Waste allowance : TRET
59. "Every cloud ___ silver . . . " : HASA
60. Half of a dance : CHA

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