New York Times, Tuesday, October 13, 1987

Author:Jones
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. To a distance : AFAR
5. Fragrance : AROMA
10. Rosemary, e.g. : HERB
14. Come in second : LOSE
15. Novarro of silents : RAMON
16. Feat for Scott Hamilton : AXEL
17. Vex : EXASPERATE
19. Here Hannibal was defeated : ZAMA
20. International merchant : EXPORTER
21. Tap : SPIGOT
23. A memorable Coward : NOEL
24. Swindle : STING
25. "An ___ Rhapsody": Ward : OCEAN
28. A Caroline island : YAP
30. "The ___ Reason": Paine : AGEOF
33. Music group : SEXTET
35. German playwright Hochhuth : ROLF
37. Regret : RUE
38. "Off the Court" author : ASHE
39. Jet set : ELITE
41. Surfeit : SATE
42. Jazzman Winding : KAI
43. "___! poor Yorick": Hamlet : ALAS
44. Like some cheese : GRATED
46. Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
48. Pos. opposite : NEG
50. Pitchers : EWERS
51. A Roosevelt : ALICE
53. Jacob's first wife : LEAH
55. Tumult : UPROAR
57. ___ box : PANDORAS
61. Harvest : REAP
62. Clean fish : EXENTERATE
64. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
65. Kind of pie : MINCE
66. Location : SITE
67. Disinformed : LIED
68. Duck down : EIDER
69. Animation : ELAN
1. Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
2. Jimmie of diamond fame : FOXX
3. P.D.Q. : ASAP
4. Use a woofer : RESONATE
5. Alpine crest : ARETE
6. Seldom : RARELY
7. General Bradley : OMAR
8. Pithy remark : MOT
9. "___ of robins . . . ": Kilmer : ANEST
10. Pledge's problem : HAZING
11. Emulate Baron Munchausen : EXAGGERATE
12. San ___, on the Riviera : REMO
13. Sheep sound : BLAT
18. Opposite of supine : PRONE
22. Edith Giovanna Gassion : PIAF
24. Primer pooch : SPOT
25. Honshu city : OSAKA
26. Composer Franck : CESAR
27. Cheer : EXHILARATE
29. Go up : ARISE
31. Exterior : OUTER
32. Gratifies : FEEDS
34. Hill, in Arabic : TEL
36. Regatta unit : LEG
40. Alley : LANE
41. Carpenter's frame : SAWHORSE
43. Large land mass : ASIA
45. "The Cloister and the Hearth" author : READE
47. Married in haste : ELOPED
49. Ricochet : GLANCE
52. ___ fraîche : CREME
54. Stage direction : ENTER
55. River to the Caspian : URAL
56. First opera composer : PERI
57. Hang : PEND
58. Upbraid : RAIL
59. "___ boy!" : ATTA
60. Observed : SEEN
63. Clock-dial number : XII

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