New York Times, Monday, October 19, 1987

Author:Christopher Sherwood
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Oscar in "The Odd Couple" : SLOB
5. Counterfeit : SHAM
9. Take aback : JOLT
13. Radioactivity measure : CURIE
15. Money in Milano : LIRA
16. Ohio county : ERIE
17. Fla. city : OCALA
18. Slightly open : AJAR
19. Adjective for the Styx : EBON
20. Archer William and son : TELLS
21. Bun holders : BOBBYPINS
23. Longbow material : YEWS
25. Hangs in there : LASTS
26. Divine revelation : ORACLE
29. "High Noon" climax : DUEL
31. Survey : POLL
32. Neck of land : SPIT
34. Say : UTTER
39. Garb for Jaffe : TUTU
40. 1040's grist : TAXES
42. A piece of cake : EASY
43. Thrusts : STABS
45. Birthday secret : WISH
46. Partake of food : DINE
47. Colonial patriot : HALE
49. Causes confusion : ADDLES
51. Korean shoemaking center : PUSAN
54. Out of kilter : AWRY
55. Capone weapons : TOMMYGUNS
58. Top monk : ABBOT
62. Troubadour's tune : ALBA
63. Cabell of baseball : ENOS
64. Create cloth : WEAVE
65. Berliner's quaff : BIER
66. Kind of wire : LIVE
67. Great quintet : LAKES
68. Classify : SORT
69. R.b.i. or e.r.a. : STAT
70. Lease item : RENT
1. Dundee denizen : SCOT
2. Father of Time : LUCE
3. Type of presentation : ORAL
4. Cop's cudgel : BILLYCLUB
5. Thick cuts : SLABS
6. Son, in Córdoba : HIJO
7. Bedouin tribesman : ARAB
8. Cat's-eye or agate : MARBLE
9. Military vehicles : JEEPS
10. Glenn's lap : ORBIT
11. N.F.L. team : LIONS
12. Billfold items : TENS
14. Canvas holder : EASEL
22. Korean border river : YALU
24. Cardinal point : WEST
26. Makes a selection : OPTS
27. One-sided melee : ROUT
28. Can. province : ALTA
29. Sun Belt segment : DIXIE
30. Shoshoneans : UTES
33. Ratchet's partner : PAWL
35. Childhood keepsake : TEDDYBEAR
36. Shadower in a whodunit : TAIL
37. Anglo-Saxon serf : ESNE
38. Bar crossers : RYES
41. "Pygmalion" creator : SHAW
44. Holmes vehicle : SHAY
48. Certain theater supporters : ANGELS
50. Speak sloooowly : DRAWL
51. Salk's conquest : POLIO
52. Shade of brown : UMBER
53. Chic or tony : SMART
54. Tangible wealth : ASSET
55. Small projections : TABS
56. Group of troops : UNIT
57. Celestial phenomenon : NOVA
59. Make pastry : BAKE
60. Kiln : OVEN
61. Run-through : TEST

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