New York Times, Saturday, October 10, 1987

Author: Jesse Roarke
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 2
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1. Whitman's "Leaves of ___" : GRASS
6. Demeanor : PORT
10. Taciturn one : CLAM
14. Blue Ridge caverns : LURAY
15. Relative of an aulos : OBOE
16. Whet : HONE
17. Without relevance : INAPPOSITE
19. North French river : ORNE
20. Old Egyptian capital : MEMPHIS
21. Menace : THREAT
23. Conductor of liquid : HOSE
24. Wing tip, e.g. : SHOE
25. King's wear : ERMINE
28. Kind of 24 Across : ELEVATOR
32. Mosel feeder : SAAR
33. Fern's reproductive body : SPORE
34. Black cuckoo : ANI
35. Parts of forks : TINES
37. Truncate : LOP
38. Violent : RABID
40. Compass dir. : ESE
41. Natchez ___, early 19th-century road : TRACE
43. Trudge : SLOG
44. Poe's "The Masque of the ___" : REDDEATH
46. Antiknock number : OCTANE
48. Ye ___ Tea Shoppe : OLDE
49. Be guided by : OBEY
50. Sultanate on Borneo's coast : BRUNEI
53. Mrs. Aquino : CORAZON
57. Merit : EARN
58. Basic condition : ALKALINITY
61. Flood, e.g. : TIDE
62. Christmas : NOEL
63. "Sarabandes" composer : SATIE
64. Calumniate : SLUR
65. Senatorial garb : TOGA
66. Live : EXIST
1. Brief look : GLIM
2. Finnish canto : RUNE
3. Ancient Syria : ARAM
4. Blue corundum : SAPPHIRE
5. Type of 23 Across: Var. : SYPHON
6. Sheriff's group : POSSE
7. Sendai sash : OBI
8. Corruption : ROT
9. Baby's mouthpiece : TEETHER
10. Nervous disorder : CHOREA
11. Body of knowledge : LORE
12. Former Indian monetary unit : ANNA
13. Sporting event : MEET
18. Seine feeder : OISE
22. Be irresolute : HOVER
24. Talus : SLOPE
25. Fragrant compound : ESTER
26. Heighten : RAISE
27. Like a lion or horse : MANED
28. Signal period of time : EPOCH
29. Board, in Barcelona : TABLA
30. Edible bulb of the lily family : ONION
31. Elongate elevation : RIDGE
33. Purplish-gray shade : SLATE
36. Commemorative pillar : STELE
39. Son of Hector and Andromache : ASTYANAX
42. Effulgent : RADIANT
45. A Sierra Nevada pass : DONNER
46. One-sixth drachma : OBOL
47. Cherry red : CERISE
49. Fla. city : OCALA
50. These are made at Belmont : BETS
51. Wading bird : RAIL
52. An official language of Pakistan : URDU
54. Form of pasta : ZITI
55. American revolutionary figure : OTIS
56. Tolstoy's declination : NYET
59. Old card game : LOO
60. Rundlet : KEG

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