New York Times, Thursday, January 8, 1987

Author:Irene Smullyan
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pharm. watchdog : FDA
4. Groups of rioters : MOBS
8. Drive back : REPEL
13. Miscellany : OLIO
14. In ___ (stagnant) : ARUT
15. "Give ___ man thy ear . . . ": Shak. : EVERY
16. Prophetess without honor : CASSANDRA
18. Baseball great : MARIS
19. Lived dangerously : SKATEDONTHINICE
21. Softly, in Sonora : PASO
22. Cashiers : OUSTS
23. Grossglockner, e.g. : ALP
25. Crescent-shaped part, formerly : LUNET
27. Crew : TEAM
31. Father of Abner : NER
32. Quote : CITE
33. The world according to Arp : MONDE
34. Lived dangerously : TOOKONESCHANCES
38. Forge implement : ANVIL
39. Kick : BOOT
40. Choose : OPT
41. Beheld : SEEN
42. City on the Elbe : PIRNA
44. Western lizard : UTA
45. Bouquet ___ (chef's bunch of herbs) : GARNI
47. Pitcher Nolan ___ : RYAN
50. Lived dangerously : COURTEDDISASTER
56. Of a cubitus : ULNAR
57. Volatile : IGNESCENT
58. Spokes : RADII
59. Control : REIN
60. Killer whales : ORCS
61. ___ Gay., W.W. II plane : ENOLA
62. Inquires, in Dogpatch : ASTS
63. Half of an African fly : TSE
1. Criticism : FLAK
2. View unfavorably : DISAPPROVE
3. N Italian city : AOSTA
4. Lute's cousin : MANDOLIN
5. Church calendar : ORDO
6. Live dangerously : BURNONESBRIDGES
7. Nike or Venus, e.g. : STATUE
8. Send payment : REMIT
9. Site of Northwestern U. : EVANSTON
10. Graceful girl : PERI
11. ___ Blair (George Orwell) : ERIC
12. Defervesce : LYSE
13. School for would-be lts. : OCS
17. Dem. leader in the 50's : AES
20. Presidential monogram : HST
23. Pilasters : ANTAS
24. Former Italian president : LEONE
26. All-purpose trk. : UTE
28. Meets : ENCOUNTERS
29. Maven : ADEPT
30. River of Thrace : MESTA
32. Mountain pass : COL
33. Welcome ___ : MAT
35. Long-billed bird : KINGRAIL
36. Peruse : CON
37. Makes raucous : HOARSENS
42. Grand ___, Evangeline's home : PRE
43. A memorable Gandhi : INDIRA
46. Heart chambers : ATRIA
48. Cries of contempt : YAS
49. Neckwear : ASCOT
50. Salt or smoke : CURE
51. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
52. Ruin : UNDO
53. Any letter in NATO : INIT
54. Suffix with depend : ENCE
55. Some coll. linemen : RTS

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