New York Times, Friday, October 16, 1987

Author: Wilson McBeath
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Wilson McBeath has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Robin Williams role : GARP
5. Ancient moralist : AESOP
10. Agts.' stats : PCTS
14. Ironworker's item : IBAR
15. Statue's garment : DRAPE
16. Erudition : LORE
17. Flower of 47 Across : BLUEBONNET
19. Suit to ___ : ATEE
20. Stimulus-response device : SENSOR
21. Stripped racing car : DRAGSTER
23. Conception : IDEA
25. Landmark of 28 Down : ALAMO
26. Wicked acts : MISDEEDS
30. City on the Sabine : ORANGE
33. "Who touches ___ . . . ": Whittier : AHAIR
34. Yorkshire city : LEEDS
36. Interdict : BAN
37. Billionth: Comb. form : NANO
38. Resembling certain soil : MARLY
39. Sheltered nook : COVE
40. Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
41. Watery design : MOIRE
42. Arbor : BOWER
43. Of canines, etc. : DENTAL
45. Panhandle city : AMARILLO
47. Subject of this puzzle : TEXAS
49. Religious image : ICON
50. Contestants : AGONISTS
53. Straighten a hose : UNCOIL
57. Actress Lollobrigida : GINA
58. Site of Houston's decisive victory : SANJACINTO
60. Green land : ERIN
61. Adam Bede's creator : ELIOT
62. Acheson or Rusk : DEAN
63. Carbon particles : SOOT
64. Seven, in Bergamo : SETTE
65. Film director Kenton : ERLE
1. Tomcats : GIBS
2. Competent : ABLE
3. Female herring : RAUN
4. Town on the Rio Grande : PRESIDIO
5. Cinema's Renée ___ : ADOREE
6. Piscivorous bird : ERN
7. True grit : SAND
8. Horse or light follower : OPERA
9. Condition in flowers : PETALODY
10. Blood fluid : PLASMA
11. Amphitheater at Dallas : COTTONBOWL
12. Shoe insert : TREE
13. Palmist : SEER
18. Omen : BODER
22. Freshwater fish : GARS
24. Dwight's opponent : ADLAI
26. Like a lion or zebra : MANED
27. "___ thee not . . . ": Shak. : IHAVE
28. Locale of Lackland A.F.B. : SANANTONIO
29. Early Calif. missionary : SERRA
31. Mallet : GAVEL
32. Summer month in Buenos Aires : ENERO
35. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
38. Treacle : MOLASSES
39. Jibe : COINCIDE
41. Kind of skirt : MAXI
42. Mustang, for short : BRONC
44. Lessee : TENANT
46. Pointed : ACUATE
48. Vapid : STALE
50. A long time : AGES
51. Copter's cousin : GIRO
52. Irritated state : SNIT
54. Humdinger : ONER
55. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
56. Famous Ranger : LONE
59. Whit : JOT

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