New York Times, Monday, October 12, 1987

Author:Joy L. Wouk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hammer part : CLAW
5. Mil. addresses : APOS
9. Columbus sailed from here : PALOS
14. Possess : HAVE
15. Tibetan priest : LAMA
16. O'Day or Bryant of songdom : ANITA
17. Level : EVEN
18. Where Qum is : IRAN
19. Columbus's hometown : GENOA
20. A patron of Columbus : FERDINAND
22. Change : ALTER
23. Part of M.D. : MEDICINE
25. Travesty : CHARADE
29. Mad. Ave. products : ADS
30. Waterston or Wanamaker : SAM
33. ___ tenens (temporary substitute) : LOCUM
34. Penultimate Greek letter : PSI
35. Wine: Comb. form : OENO
36. E. M. Forster book : APASSAGETOINDIA
40. Astronaut Sally : RIDE
41. Track down : DOG
42. "Beauty and the ___" : BEAST
43. Curve : ESS
44. Half a Kikuyu group's name : MAU
45. Author Laurence and painter Maurice : STERNES
47. One who edits : REDACTOR
49. Columbus, to 20 Across : COLON
52. Christopher, to 20 Across : CRISTOBAL
57. Concerning : ABOUT
58. Witches : HAGS
59. Tiny particle : MOTE
60. One of Columbus's ships : PINTA
61. Salinger girl : ESME
62. Actress Sommer : ELKE
63. Toughness : STEEL
64. Herring relative : SHAD
65. Close : NEAR
1. Escoffier, e.g. : CHEF
2. Wash : LAVE
3. State : AVER
4. Make one's way : WEND
5. Brought into agreement : ALINED
6. "Wooden Soldiers" action : PARADE
7. Muscat native : OMANI
8. Mold metal in a certain way : SANDCAST
9. Heathens : PAGANS
10. Anoint, formerly : ANELE
11. Fluff : LINT
12. Siouan : OTOE
13. Mosel feeder : SAAR
21. Mosque leaders : IMAMS
24. Personal: Comb. form : IDIO
25. Irish county : CLARE
26. Southwestern Indians : HOPIS
27. U.S.M.A. and U.S.N.A. : ACADS
28. Trick : RUSE
30. Family car : SEDAN
31. Parsley relative : ANISE
32. Fortress ditches : MOATS
34. Degree : PEG
35. Unique person : ONER
37. Babylonian storm god : ADAD
38. Certain pigments or paintings : GOUACHES
39. "L'Aiglon" co-composer: 1937 : IBERT
44. Like some arithmetic : MENTAL
45. Flower part : STIGMA
46. Pitched : TOSSED
47. Way : ROUTE
48. Towel fabric : CRASH
49. Tops : CAPS
50. Sad news item: Abbr. : OBIT
51. Isolated : LONE
53. Portent : OMEN
54. Tree trunk : BOLE
55. Aleutian island : ATKA
56. Evil look : LEER

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