Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch 

New York Times, Friday, January 9, 1987

Author:Charles E. Gersch
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Charles E. Gersch has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Young seals : PUPS
5. Nemesis of "that wascally wabbit" : FUDD
9. Matelotes : STEWS
14. W.W. II rations : SPAM
15. Baseball family name : ALOU
16. Actress Shire : TALIA
17. Town in Chad : ADRE
18. Pilgrimage site : CANTERBURY
20. Hot ___ (overly eager) : TOTROT
22. Kind of phobia : ACRO
23. One of Ghent's rivers : LYS
24. Wrestling maneuver : SCISSORSHOLD
27. Slide : CHUTE
28. Ai and unau : SLOTHS
32. Violinist Kavafian : ANI
34. Part of the eye : UVEA
37. Like a Stephen King work : EERIE
38. Asian shade trees : PAPERMULBERRIES
42. Dieter's loss : BULGE
43. Play tug-of-war : PULL
44. Prefix with fix : PRE
45. Certain stocks : STEELS
47. Motown mistake : EDSEL
50. Mod music fans : ROCKNROLLERS
55. Oft-sighted obj. : UFO
58. TV actress Williams : CARA
59. He takes a gambol : ROMPER
60. Oldest city in Colombia : SANTAMARTA
63. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
64. A Yugoslav : CROAT
65. Shot the puck too far : ICED
66. Tabula ___ (clean slate) : RASA
67. Overeat : GORGE
68. Matador's quarry : TORO
69. Legislators' votes : AYES
1. H.S. juniors' tests : PSATS
2. "What's ___?": Streisand film : UPDOC
3. Verb form : PARTICIPLE
4. James Bond foe : SMERSH
5. Mr. Do-All : FACTOTUM
6. Diminutive suffix : ULA
7. Portuguese ladies : DONAS
8. What not to get in : DUTCH
9. Go-cart : STROLLER
10. What a sport picks up : TAB
11. Month after Ab : ELUL
12. Lean and tough : WIRY
13. "Simon ___," popular game : SAYS
19. Piccadilly statue : EROS
21. Columbus inst. : OSU
25. Gun an engine : REVUP
26. Active one : DOER
29. Diamond thriller : TRIPLEPLAY
30. Day before aujourd'hui : HIER
31. Mobutu ___ Seko, Zaire's President : SESE
32. N.Y.P.D. circulars : APBS
33. Astro or argo follower : NAUT
35. Chosen, in Chartres : ELU
36. More capable : ABLER
39. River in Bavaria : EGER
40. Move elsewhere : RELOCATE
41. Legendary S.A. king : ELDORADO
46. Con game : SCAM
48. Sign near a sch. : SLO
49. Site of Twain's remains : ELMIRA
51. Asian snake : KRAIT
52. Numbness: Comb. form : NARCO
53. Ebbets Field star : REESE
54. Sp. lasses : SRTAS
55. Dept. of Transp. branch : USCG
56. Casino game : FARO
57. ___ about (date phrase) : ONOR
61. Barrie's "Der ___" : TAG
62. Painter Gerard ___ Borch : TER

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