New York Times, Thursday, October 15, 1987

Author:William Canine
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
William Canine has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dog's bane : FLEAS
6. Zola heroine : NANA
10. B.&O. stops : STAS
14. Reluctant : LOATH
15. Confrere of Yves and Calvin : OLEG
16. Inventor Elias : HOWE
17. Bewildered : ATSEA
18. A 1967 role for Burt : NAVAJOJOE
20. Palpitatingly : PITAPAT
22. "Pretty little poppy" of song : AMAPOLA
23. An intermission follower : SECONDACT
25. Amphora : VASE
28. South African iris : IXIA
29. Greek letter : KAPPA
33. Id ___ : EST
34. Revise : EDIT
35. Beg : PLEAD
36. Uncompromising : STERN
38. ___-Magnon man : CRO
40. Giraffe relative : OKAPI
41. Rice dish : PILAF
42. Support a seditionary : ABET
44. Citizen of Vientiane : LAO
45. Wind: Comb. form : ANEMO
46. Pedicel : STEM
47. Hemstitches : SEWS
48. Transaction : PROCEDURE
51. Sentimental twaddle : TREACLE
54. Dancer Duncan : ISADORA
58. Retaliation : VENGEANCE
60. ___ Abdel Nasser : GAMAL
61. Ernie K.'s widow : EDIE
62. Huckleberry : FINN
63. Encampment : ETAPE
64. Wands : RODS
65. Boswell or Burns : SCOT
66. Thick-headed : DENSE
1. Set-to : FLAP
2. French novelist: 1850-1923 : LOTI
3. Late Senator from N.C. : EAST
4. Parade command : ATEASE
5. Condition : SHAPE
6. Harmless : NONTOXIC
7. Maple-seed wing : ALA
8. The Silver State : NEVADA
9. Old World lizard : AGAMA
10. Party chatter, sometimes : SHOPTALK
11. A W.W. II prime minister : TOJO
12. M.P.'s concern : AWOL
13. " . . . ___ fine picture": Goethe : SEEA
19. A big win : JACKPOT
21. Vitriolic : ACID
24. Fertilizer : NITRATE
25. Wasp genus : VESPA
26. "Addams Family" member John : ASTIN
27. Monument of a sort : STELE
30. Famed portraitist : PEALE
31. Oblong fruit : PAPAW
32. Farewell, in Cancun : ADIOS
34. Implement a law : ENFORCE
37. Storms : RAMPAGES
39. Tractable : OBEDIENT
43. Outback birds : EMUS
46. Lovely to look at : SCENIC
47. Calm : SEDATE
49. Norwegian kings : OLAFS
50. Blustered : RAGED
51. Kalinin, formerly : TVER
52. Modernize, perhaps : REDO
53. Site of Phillips U. : ENID
55. Mideast land : OMAN
56. Knocks : RAPS
57. Out of the wind : ALEE
59. U.S.N. top dog : CNO

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