New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1987

Author: Burns
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "60 Minutes" co-host : SAFER
6. Charitable gift : ALMS
10. Style of jazz singing : SCAT
14. Cognizant : AWARE
15. Ancient Persian foe : MEDE
16. Do honors at teatime : POUR
17. Most dignified : COURTLIEST
19. Coney Island's ___ Park : LUNA
20. Literary monogram : RLS
21. Put on the line : RISK
22. Six, for the big hand : THIRTY
24. Respect highly : ESTEEM
26. Choice : SELECT
28. Castle material? : SAND
30. Puts on hold : DEFERS
32. Largest African antelope : ELAND
35. Dormant : INERT
37. Crewman at Henley : OAR
39. Lincoln Center seat : LOGE
40. Reduces, with "down" : SLIMS
41. Pull up stakes : MOVE
42. Glide at St. Moritz : SKI
43. La ___ of Milano : SCALA
44. Held a watch on : TIMED
45. Not wholly : INPART
47. Predicament : SPOT
49. Follows slavishly : COPIES
51. "___, one vote" : ONEMAN
55. Self-absorption : EGOISM
57. Feels poorly : AILS
59. Part of a royal flush : ACE
60. Pontifical name : PIUS
61. Woo : PAYCOURTTO
64. Concerning : INRE
65. Otherwise : ELSE
66. Miguel ___ (Mickey Mouse) : RATON
67. Musical from a T. S. Eliot book : CATS
68. New Look creator : DIOR
69. Wide-spouted pitchers : EWERS
1. "Le ___ du printemps": Stravinsky : SACRE
2. French-leave group : AWOLS
3. Victim of Mephistopheles : FAUST
4. Fall from grace : ERR
5. Tire with new life : RETREAD
6. "Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
7. Scallions' kin : LEEKS
8. A.M.A. members : MDS
9. Pioneers : SETTLERS
10. Edit film : SPLICE
11. Milieu for Darrow : COURTROOM
12. Polly, to Tom Sawyer : AUNT
13. Cafeteria utensil : TRAY
18. Describe : LIMN
23. Weigh by lifting : HEFT
25. Anglo-Saxon slave : ESNE
27. Swellings : EDEMAS
29. Widen : DILATE
31. Except : SAVE
32. Overhead rail lines : ELS
33. Norse god of mischief : LOKI
34. Henry V won here: Oct. 1415 : AGINCOURT
36. Nothing : NIL
38. Roulette bet : RED
40. Cut corners : SCRIMPED
41. Tiny arachnid : MITE
43. Weakens : SAPS
44. Shaving of a monk's head : TONSURE
46. Balances : POISES
48. Style of shirt : POLO
50. Authority : SAYSO
52. Not glossy : MATTE
53. Greene or Sheen : ACTOR
54. Signs of our times : NEONS
55. Long poem : EPIC
56. Lollobrigida : GINA
58. Jack Frost? : ICER
62. ___ Baba : ALI
63. Cold and damp : RAW

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